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  • Up to 3,000 patients undergo cataract surgeries Gogrial State February 23, 2019
    Around 3000 people are suffering from cataract in Gogrial have been targeted in free eye surgeries in the area. Eye specialists from Egypt have been carrying out the operations since Sunday. “We have received a team of medical doctors from the Arab Republic of Egypt,”  Nyang Malueth, the state information minister, confirmed. Mr Malueth said […]
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  • Why social media users are angry at SSBC management February 22, 2019
    South Sudanese online have expressed anger at the SSBC management for what they call “persistent” poor English Grammar in the news broadcast. On Wednesday’s evening news bulletin, editors misspelled both the title and the name of the source. The source was the Minister of Trade and Industry, Paul Mayom. But in the caption, all this […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • S.Sudan, Vietnam to strengthen ties February 22, 2019
    South Sudan and Vietnam have signed a joint communiqué on establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. The deal was signed at the headquarters of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations in New York on Thursday. The head of South Sudan’s mission to the UN, Ambassador Akuei Bona Malwal, signed on behalf of the […]
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  • Rights violations “a commonplace” in S Sudan February 22, 2019
    A United Nations investigation team says it is outraged by the latest human rights violations in South Sudan. The report released yesterday by the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan documents increased incidents of rape, abductions, sexual slavery and brutal killings within the last 12 months. Even after signing of the new revitalized […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Torit MP succumbs to malaria February 20, 2019
    A member of parliament at the Torit Legislative assembly has died following a short illness.   Honorable Aziz Atari Aziz passed away on Sunday shortly at a health facility in Torit town after he was diagnosed with malaria. “It has been a difficult moment for us all in the state and in the villages it […]
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  • UK envoy Trott appointed ambassador to S.Sudan February 20, 2019
    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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  • NRA generates 1.2 billion SSP in January alone February 20, 2019
    The National Revenue Authority says it collected a total sum of 1.2 billion pounds in January alone.  “All these resources am talking about have been transferred to Central Bank for the ministry of finance to use,” the NRA commissioner general, Olympio Attipoe announced this during a press conference on Tuesday. Established last year, the NRA […]
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  • Quit living in hotels, activist tells leaders February 20, 2019
    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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  • EU condemns Yei River renewed clashes February 19, 2019
    The European Union has condemned the renewed clashes in Yei River and Amadi states. According to the peace monitoring body, RJMEC, the fighting between government soldiers and forces loyal to General Thomas Cirilo erupted in the state on the 19th of January. In Amadi state alone, 9 people, including a civilian were killed between February […]
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  • NPTC presents $285 million budget for pre-transitional period February 19, 2019
    The national pre-transitional committee has presented a 285 million-dollar operational budget to the R-JMEC. The council of ministers  approved The budget during its extraordinary meeting in Juba last week. “This is a commitment on the side of the government and that’s why they had to approve it as presented by NPTC,” Gabriel Changson, the co-deputy […]
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