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ECSS Bishop of Rajaf Diocese retires

Bishop Enock Tombe of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan has announced his retirement as Bishop of Rajaf Diocese, a position he held for 8 years. Speaking during a church service at Rajaf Cathedral yesterday,…

Jubek initiates literacy class for school dropouts

Jubek state in collaboration with UNESCO has initiated a literacy class for school dropout girls, according to the Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare. Rose Lisok Paulino said the plan is to allow continuity…

NGOs urged to address street children’s challenges

Jubek State’s Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare called on Non-governmental organizations to work together towards addressing challenges facing street children in the country. Rose Lisok Paulino said there are overlapping roles being played…

11 suspects arrested in connect with Tonj clashes

Tonj State government said it has arrested about eleven young people suspected of participating in inter-communal clashes in the state last month. Those arrested include suspected ring leaders and others who took part in clashes…

Taban calls for end to violence in Jonglei

The First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, has called for an immediate end to the cycle of violence in Jonglei State. Jonglei state has been witnessing communal conflicts that led to loss of lives and…

4 people die of unknown disease in E. Lakes

Four people have died of an unknown disease characterized by nose bleeding and high fever in Yirol East County, according to health officials in Eastern Lakes. Doctors said other symptoms include gum bleeding and vomiting…

Older couple burnt to death in Juba

A man and his wife died when their house caught fire in the early hours of the morning in Dar es Salaam area of Juba on Christmas eve. The couple who burnt beyond recognition were…

US sanctions Bol Mel

The United States Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned South Sudan’s businessman and head of the ABMC construction company, Benjamin Bol Mel. Bol who is also the chairperson of the Chamber of Commerce is accused by…

Kiir makes changes in SPLA top leadership

President Salva Kiir made numerous changes in the army’s top leadership on Thursday evening. He relieved Lt Gen. Malek Ruben, the assistant of defense forces, inspector general, and Lt Gen. Dr. Malual Ayom, the assistant…

Primary Leaving Examinations to commence on Monday

The Ministry of General Education has confirmed that the first unified Primary Leaving Examinations will begin on Monday as rescheduled. The PLE was initially arranged to take place from the 5th to 8th of December,…

Five memorable Manchester derbies

Manchester United clash with bitter rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday in a Premier League summit meeting that will go a long way towards deciding this season’s title race.Record-setting City are leading the…

Troika reiterates calls for end to hostilities

The US, UK and Norway called for an end to hostilities as a sign of commitment to the forthcoming revitalization Forum. According to IGAD, the High Level Revitalization Forum will commence on 15 December. The…

Scores killed in Jonglei attacks -official

At least 40 people are reported dead in a latest attack in Jonglei state. According to Jonglei state Minister of Information, armed youth attacked Duk Panyang and Pajut areas in greater Duk area on Tuesday…

Corruption convicts’ families appeal for pardon

Families of the ten individuals convicted of the corruption scandal at the Presidency have appealed to President Salva Kiir to forgive and pardon their convicted relatives, the defense lawyer has said. The ten officials were…