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UK envoy Trott appointed ambassador to S.Sudan

The UK Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan – Chris Trott – has been appointed ambassador to South Sudan. “I’m really excited that my next appointment as the next British ambassador to South Sudan ” he confirmed. Ambassador Trott replaces Alison Blackburne who is expected to be transferred to another Diplomatic Service appointment. In […]

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Activist Tells Government Officials To Stop Living In Hotels

An activist has expressed disappointment in some political leaders for allegedly staying in hotels amidst financial constraints. This comes after the incumbent TGoNU said it does not have money to implement the pre-transitional period activities. However, Edmond Yakani, the executive director of the Community Empowerment for Progress Organization, questions why some leaders are being accommodated […]

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Young Tycoon asks Salva Kiir to make him minister of Culture, youth and sports

South Sudanese Young Tycoon also known as Lawrence Lual Malong has approached Salva Kiir with a request to replace Dr Nadia Arop who is the acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. Lual presented complaints to Salva Kiir about how there is a big void in the ministry and would like to fill it. Their […]

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R-JMEC: Gov’t peace ownership key to success

The interim chairman of the Reconstituted JMEC has urged the government to own up the implementation of the new peace deal. It is not clear why Ambassador Augustino Njoroge made the remarks. However, the National Pre-Transitional Committee, which comprises of those who negotiated the accord, has lately been complaining about lack of funds to implement […]

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Government Asks Public Servants To Offer Salaries To Fund Peace

The minister of information says the government has asked the public servants to pay a one-day salary to fund the peace agreement. This, according to Michael Makuei, is part of the civil servants’ contribution to the implementation of the revitalized peace deal. “All the civil servants should donate one-day salary per a month for four months,” […]

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Ruling elites ‘hijack S.Sudan’- Enough Project

A new report is urging the Trump administration and international measures to curb corruption and provide leverage for lasting peace in South Sudan. The US -based Enough Project says violent kleptocratic leaders have hijacked institutions and stoked violent conflict, committed mass atrocities, and created a man-made famine. The report titled ‘a hijacked state’ argues that, […]

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Mundari Tribe demands rice donations from Salva Kiir

The Mundari people of Terekeka in Central Equatoria have raised their complain about unfairness in how the rice donation is being handled in the country. Considering they are located only 75 Km from Juba, they expect to be the first to get rice donations. The youth in Terekeka held a small meeting on Tuesday where […]

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‘Nobody will temper with’ 35% women representation

President Salva Kiir has promised to offer women 35 percent representation as provided for in the new peace deal. According to the revitalized peace agreement, women shall have 35 percent at all levels of the government. Kiir assured the women that this will stand and nobody should violate it. He said women have crucial role […]

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AU gets new boss

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been appointed chairman of the African Union. Sisi takes the office from Rwandan President Paul Kagame – who focused on creating an Africa wide free-trade zone during his tenure. He is expected to focus on the fight against armed groups on the continent and rebuilding efforts of countries recovering […]

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President Kiir urges parties to focus on peace

President Salva Kiir has called on the peace parties to focus on the future of South Sudan despite failure by the western countries to fund the peace agreement. Mr Kiir criticised the donor community for what he said they have adopted ‘wait and see’ attitude in order to stall the implementation of the peace agreement. The […]

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Embassy intervenes in Maj. Achuil’s case

The South Sudan Embassy in Kampala says it is engaging Ugandan authorities in releasing the detained female immigration officer. This comes a day after Eye Radio reported on the detention. Major Josephine Achuil, along with her husband and brother-in-law, were remanded in Luzira Prison in Kampala earlier this week. Kampala authorities accuse them of assaulting […]

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Japan donates $1 million peace funds to NPTC

The government of Japan has offered the National Pre-Transitional Committee $ 1 million . This comes amidst calls to support the agreement institution to facilitate its activities. The NPTC is tasked with drawing a road-map, including preparing a budget for the Pre-transitional period of eight months. Representatives of the two governments signed the MoU of […]

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CTSAM-VM alleges ‘increased’ plans to attack NAS, SSPDF dismisses claims

The ceasefire monitoring body is insisting that government and SPLA-IO forces are planning to launch an offensive against armed group under Gen. Thomas Cirilo in Yei River State. It says Yei River State is witnessing continuous clashes between the SSPDF and the National Salvation Front or NAS, which is a signatory to the December 2017 […]

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Children of Ambassadors “entitled” to diplomatic passports-Official

The ministry of foreign Affairs has finally clarified why it issues diplomatic passports to children of diplomats with ‘strange occupations’. Last month, South Sudanese online expressed anger when such a passport was posted on Facebook by a Kenyan national who found it. It described the holder as daughter of “amassador” – an incorrect spelling of […]

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“Bring NAS leader into agreement,” CTSAM-VM urges IGAD

The ceasefire monitoring body is urging IGAD to bring armed group under Thomas Cirilo into the new peace agreement. The National Salvation Front – NAS – did sign the ceasefire deal in December 2017. However, its leader Thomas Cirilo refused to ink the revitalized peace agreement, saying it does not address the root causes of […]

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Gbudwe MPs warn cabinet against public funds mismanagement

Gbudwe lawmakers have threatened to punish state government officials should any one of them misappropriate public funds this time. Earlier this week, the state  assembly unanimously passed the state fiscal budget for the year 2018/2019 to the tune of 360,957,450 ssp. The Chairperson for Finance, Economy and Development at the assembly warned any government officials […]

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