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JMEC Chairman set to step down next month

JMEC Chairman, Festus Mogae said he will step down as Chairperson at the end of September 2018. In a Press Release seen by Eye Radio, Mogae said he has written to the Chairperson of the…

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Secondary school exams results released

The long awaited Secondary School Leaving Examinations results have been released by the Ministry of General Education. More than 13,000 candidates took part in the national exams in February. However, the marking process delayed due…

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MPs pass 2018/2019 budget

Members of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly have passed the 81-billion pound fiscal year 2018/2019 draft budget. Last week, the MPs passed the draft budget to its third reading, but with some MPs registering their…

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Secondary school exams results to be released

The long awaited results for the South Sudan Secondary School leaving examinations conducted early this year are expected to be announced on Monday. In February, about 14,000 students sat the delayed 2017 exams all over…

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IGAD suggests how to determine tribal boundaries violated by 32 states

IGAD has suggested that tribal boundaries violated by the 32 states should be determined according to the 1956 colonial mechanisms. In a statement seen by Eye Radio, the regional block proposed that the task should…

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World Vision donates bicycles to ex-child soldiers

More than one hundred children who were recently released from the armed groups in Gbudue State have been donated bicycles. The 106 children were among 128 child soldiers including 38 girls who were conscripted amidst…

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Fact-finding committee to finalize report on Maban incident

The Deputy Minister of Interior said the fact-finding committee set up to investigate the recent attacks on aid workers in Maban is filing a report on the incident. Last month, a group of youth attacked…

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Kiir in Asmara for bilateral talks

President Salva Kiir is in Eritrea to meet his Counterpart, Isaias Afwerki. Kiir left Juba for Asmara on Saturday morning, according to the press secretary Ateny Wek Ateny. This visit comes along the ongoing efforts…

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Gov’t approves 3.6million US dollars for JIA

The Council of Ministers has approved more than three million US dollars to improve services at Juba International Airport, the Deputy Minister of Information and Postal Services has said. Lily Albino Akol told Journalists on…

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Government to export 3 million barrels of oil in September

South Sudan is expected to pump three million barrels of oil crude next September, increasing its exports of 7.14% from the level of its produced in August, said Platts a news agency specialised in energy information on Tuesday. Last July, Khartoum and Juba agreed to repair the damaged oil wells and to resume oil production […]

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Sudanese government extends unilateral ceasefire with rebels

Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Tuesday has renewed its commitment to the unilateral cessation of hostilities on all war zones. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of army officers in the presence of President Omer al-Bashir, SAF Chief of Joint Operations Hashim Abdel-Mutalab said the army is ready to complete the disarmament campaign to enhance peace […]

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SPLM-IO fires back to ambassador Mayen over threats to send Machar back into exile

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) criticized the South Sudanese Ambassador to Khartoum after threatening to send opposition leader Riek Machar back into exile in South Africa. Speaking to the media on Thursday, SPLM-IO’s deputy spokesman Manawa Peter Gatkuoth said that Ambassador Mayen Dut Wol, who is also a member of the government negotiating team, […]

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Over 20 school children drown in Sudan as their boat sinks

At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, according to official media. A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750km north of the capital, Khartoum, with more than 40 children on board, the SUNA news agency reported […]

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Water shortages hit POCs in Juba following deadly fight

South Sudanese citizens who are living in the UN camp in Juba have complained about water shortages following fighting between two groups this week. Speaking to the media on Thursday, several families complained that water is a big problem at the camp since fighting broke out between two groups earlier this week. “The fighting has […]

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S. Sudan U-17 team lose to Uganda

The National U-17 team face a difficult task to make it to the semi-final of this year’s CECAFA AFCON zonal qualifier as they lost 1-6 to Uganda Cubs this afternoon. A poor first-half display from…

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New initiative to clean up Juba city launched

Okay Africa Foundation, a South Sudanese youth organization based in the capital Juba, said Thursday it is launching an initiative to clean up Juba city on Saturday morning. Odhong Ngor, the logistics officer of the organization, told Radio Tamazuj that the launch of the “clean up Juba” campaign will kick off on Saturday. “The initiative […]

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South Sudan’s Chief of Defense Forces travels to China

South Sudan’s army chief Gen. Gabriel Jok Riak traveled to China last month in defiance of a United Nations ban forbidding him from international travel, a US-based watchdog said. Gen Riak was in Beijing for the inaugural China-Africa Defence and Security Forum held last month. Jok Riak was sanctioned by the UN in 2015 for […]

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SPLM-IO team at peace talks defends Riek’s powers

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) has strongly defended full powers of its leader Riek Machar as other groups seek to reduce them at the ongoing peace talks. Under the 2015 peace agreement, the first vice president coordinates implementation of the peace agreement and initiates reforms. He also chairs the cabinet meetings in the absence […]

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