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  • Training of unified forces suspended for a month over coronavirus March 28, 2020
    The government has suspended training activities of the necessary unified forces for a month over coronavirus fears, the spokesperson of SSPDF has said. According to Gen. Lul Ruai, the Joint Transitional Security Committee – JTSC came up with a resolution to suspend the training of the forces to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The government […]
    Koang Pal
  • Lawmaker raises alarm, as hundreds escape quarantine center in Renk March 27, 2020
    At least over 5 hundred people who crossed the border from Sudan have escaped quarantine center in Renk – Upper Nile state, an MP representing Renk County has said. A week ago, more than 1,000 South Sudanese living in critical condition at the border of Sudan-South Sudan were denied entry to South Sudan, this is […]
    Koang Pal
  • Gov’t to prosecute citizens evading coronavirus screening March 27, 2020
    South Sudanese entering the country illegally will be tested, quarantine for 14 days and taken to court, the High-Level taskforce on coronavirus has said. This comes after reports of South Sudanese from the affected countries evading health checkpoints and disappear into communities. The committee also has resolved to establish screening points at the major crossing […]
    Koang Pal
  • Islamic council suspends Friday prayers, all Islamic activities March 27, 2020
    The South Sudan Islamic Council has suspended Friday prayers and all Islamic activities as a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus. The Islamic council said this order serves as a directive to all Islamic council branches in all States, Imams of mosques and all Islamic centers across the country to stop any activities […]
    Koang Pal
  • S. Sudan Red Cross deploys 1,400 volunteers for coronavirus campaign March 27, 2020
    The South Sudan Red Cross has deployed 1, 400 volunteers, as it launches an awareness campaign on coronavirus. The volunteers who were trained by the Red Cross will be deployed in their 17 branches and units across the country. In a statement seen by Eye Radio, the Red Cross stated that the volunteers will engage […]
    Koang Pal
  • Kenya confirms first coronavirus death March 27, 2020
    Kenya’s government on Thursday has confirmed the country’s first death from the coronavirus outbreak as the pandemic continues to spread across the globe. A 66-year-old Kenyan man is the first person to die of the coronavirus in the country. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement yesterday that the man died at the […]
    Koang Pal
  • Gov’t urged to sensitize the organize forces on coronavirus March 27, 2020
    A civil society activist has called on the government to sensitize and orient the organize forces on coronavirus as they enforce the night curfew order. Early this week, President Salva Kiir imposed a night curfew across the country for 30 days as a preventative measure against COVID-19. This is aimed at stopping the possible spread […]
    Koang Pal
  • S. Sudan to set up more screening points for coronavirus March 27, 2020
    The high-level task force on coronavirus has resolved to establish screening points at the major crossing border points. This comes as the number of people affected by coronavirus is increasing in the neighboring countries. According to the minister of health, there are only four screening points in the country. They include Juba International Airport, Nimule-Elegu […]
    Koang Pal
  • Kenyans cautioned against “irrational use” of untested Covid-19 drugs March 27, 2020
    The Kenyan government has warned against the “irrational use” of drugs touted as a treatment for Covid-19. The warning comes after Kenyan medics expressed concern over a spike in demand for the drugs. They are chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, which are sold only on a prescription basis. However, citizens have managed to bypass this and access […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Covid-19: Kenya president, top officials take salary cut March 26, 2020
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the Executive branch of the government will be taking voluntary salary cuts. Today [Thursday], the Ministry of Health, Chief Administrative Secretary told reporters that the number of coronavirus cases in Kenya has risen to 31 after three more patients tested positive for COVID-19. This week, President Kenyatta stated that […]
    Koang Pal

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