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  • Gen. Gatwech claims he’s committed to peace deal implementation August 4, 2021
    General Simon Gatwech Dual, who has proclaimed himself the new interim leader of the SPLM/A-IO, has expressed his commitment to the revitalized peace deal. On Tuesday, 1st Lt.-Gen. Gatwech, through a spokesman, announced the dismissal of Dr. Riek Machar from the leadership of the main peace party on Tuesday. A three-day conference of field commanders […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Athing Mu wins gold for USA August 4, 2021
    Athing Mu, a South Sudanese -American has won gold in the women’s 800m category to become the youngest gold medalist in athletics at Tokyo 2020. Mu finished the race in national record time of 1:55.21 to become the first American to win gold in women’s 800 meters final since 1968. She made her debut on […]
    Jale Richard
  • Nimule police detain six pastors over fistfight August 4, 2021
    Six religious leaders have been detained by the police in Nimule town, Eastern Equatoria State. 50-year-old Daniel Magok, 50; Lazarus Chol, 58; Peter Alier, 50; Abraham Makech, 70; Joseph Akol, 47; and Joseph Kom, 72, are charged with public disturbance. This came after the clerics reportedly fought among themselves over the leadership of the church. […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Central bank stops use of official bank rate August 4, 2021
    The Bank of South Sudan has stopped the use of its official exchange rate for those trading in foreign currencies. “We are happy and we are announcing to you that from today onwards, the central bank is going to stop this daily adjustment of the central bank rate,” Governor Dier Tong, told the media on […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Gen. Gatwech declares self interim SPLM-IO leader, First Vice President August 3, 2021
    First Lieutenant General Simon Gatwech Dual has declared himself the interim chairman and commander in chief of the SPLM/A-IO. The proclamation by the SPLA-IO Chief of Staff is said to be borne out of “a long frustration” over the leadership style of First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar, and the lack of implementation of the […]
    Daniel Danis
  • We were never arrested nor harmed, says Dr. Ting August 3, 2021
    The acting managing director of the Sudd Institute, Dr. Augustino Ting Mayai, has said he was not arrested as it was reported earlier by his colleague. According to Dr. Jok Madut, who is a senior researcher at the thinktank, some of the staff in Juba were arrested and detained by the National Security Service on […]
    Koang Pal
  • Jonglei police probe health worker’s death August 3, 2021
    Police in Jonglei state are investigating the alleged killing of a clinical officer in Duk County. Mabior Manyok Ader was found dead in his room in Pajut Payam on July 28. He was living in the compound of Medicos Del Mundo and worked at Pajut Primary Health Care Center. It is not clear who killed […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Salvage the country from its past mistakes, Awet tells MPs August 3, 2021
    A renowned politician has appealed to the members of the national parliament and the Council of States to salvage the country from its past mistakes. Daniel Awet Akot urges his colleagues in the legislature to embrace the principles of good governance as enshrined in the constitution. Awet, who has been in the national parliament since […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Minor dies in custody in NBGS August 3, 2021
    A teenage boy has died under unclear circumstances while in police custody in War-awar, Northern Bahr Ghazal State. Police say Aguer Acheng, 17, was found dead on Tuesday morning. The deceased was arrested after reportedly climbing over a fence to access a lodge he had paid for the night at War-awar market. He had gone […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • NSS closes down Sudd Institute, arrests Dr Mayai August 2, 2021
    The National Security Service has reportedly closed down the offices of the policy research firm, the Sudd Institute in Juba. According to a senior researcher at the institute, some of its staff have been arrested and detained at the Blue House. The Sudd Institute condemns the actions of the NSS and demands the release of […]
    Ayuen Panchol

RSS Radio Tamazuj – Latest news

  • UNMISS welcomes the swearing-in of members of TNL August 4, 2021
    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has welcomed the swearing into office of 504 members of the Revitalized Transitional National Legislative Assembly and 84 members of the Council of States as a positive step forward in the peace process.
  • OPP agree to share parliamentary seats August 4, 2021
    Leaders of the Other Political Parties (OPP), a signatory to the peace agreement, after a meeting in Juba, agreed to equally distribute 30 legislative seats granted by the 2018 deal, in a bid to resolve differences over earlier appointments.
  • 16 arrested, more than 700 stolen cattle returned in Lakes State August 4, 2021
    Authorities in Lakes State of South Sudan have apprehended 16 criminals and returned more than 700 stolen cattle to their rightful owners in Lakes since last week.
  • Gatwech ousts Machar as SPLM/A-IO Commander in Chief August 3, 2021
    Prominent military leaders of the SPLA-IO have this evening announced the ouster of SPLM/A-IO Commander in Chief Dr. Riek Machar Teny replacing him with Gen. Simon Gatwech Dual, the former SPLA-IO Chief of General Staff.
  • Man dies in police custody in Warawar, Aweil East County August 3, 2021
    The police in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State say a man who was held at the military police detention cells in Warawar payam in Aweil East County on Monday night died under unclear circumstances.
  • Jonglei: Two arrested for demanding removal of deputy governor August 3, 2021
    A group calling itself Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Party Senior Representatives in Jonglei State said two of its members were arrested in the state capital, Bor town on Wednesday last week for allegedly demanding the removal of the state party leader and deputy governor Antipas Nyok Kucha.
  • South Sudan to receive 60,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines next week August 3, 2021
    The South Sudan health ministry says it is expecting to receive its second consignment of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility in the second week of August.
  • Soldier arrested for killing colleague in Mvolo County August 3, 2021
    The police in greater Amadi have detained a soldier of the South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) suspected of killing his colleague in Yeri Payam, Mvolo County in Western Equatoria State.
  • AUDIO: PCCA signatory speaks on security of their members in Juba August 2, 2021
    A leading member of the People's Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) that demands a political change in South Sudan has accused the authorities of cracking down on their leadership in Juba.
  • South Sudan swears in legislators August 2, 2021
    South Sudan has today sworn in hundreds of lawmakers to the Reconstituted Transitional National Legislative Assembly's upper and lower houses in Juba.

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