Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Informing and Influencing

a Fair, Equal and Empowered Citizenry in

South Sudan

RSS Eye Radio

  • Diego Maradona dies aged 60 November 25, 2020
      Football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November.   It was then announced he was to be treated for alcohol dependency.   One of the greatest players of all time, Maradona was captain […]
    Jale Richard
  • Kajo-keji: soldiers urged to vacate public buildings November 25, 2020
    Two religious leaders from Kajo-keji are calling on the government and the opposition parties to order the withdrawal of their forces from schools, churches that they have occupied in the area. According to Bishop Joseph Aba Duduka of Liwolo Diocese, the forces of the SPLA-IO and those loyal to Gen. Moses Lokujo are still living […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Peace soldiers demand answers on their delayed graduation November 25, 2020
    Some soldiers at the military camp near Juba are seeking clarification from the government on when exactly they will graduate. Those at Rombur training center have raised concerns over the continued postponement of their graduation. They said they have undergone training and have been waiting for a word on their unification and deployment since 2019. […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Confident Dr Machar says peace pact will be fully implemented November 25, 2020
    The first vice president says he is confident that the revitalized peace agreement will be fully realized despite the slow pace of its implementation. Dr. Riek Machar, who spoke publicly for the first time since returning to Juba in February, reassured the public that he is still committed to the terms of the agreement. He […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Luol to coach the boys at the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers November 25, 2020
    South Sudan Basketball Federation President Luol Deng will coach the senior men’s national team at the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in the Rwandan capital from November 25-29. The former Chicago Bulls forward has his work cut out as the world’s youngest sovereign state looks to find a place at the high table of African basketball. […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Yei teacher found dead near his house November 25, 2020
    A secondary school head teacher was found dead on Tuesday in Yei town, Central Equatoria State. The late Afimani Gophine was a Ugandan national who came to South Sudan in 2008. His body was found in a pond near his home. His deputy, Pastor Hennery Shandia, says the circumstances surrounding the death of the school […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Governor Futuyo ‘illegally’ appoints Yambio mayor November 25, 2020
    The governor of Western Equatoria has appointed a new mayor for Yambio town, violating the responsibility sharing ratio at state and local government levels. Governor Alfred Futuyo appointed John Singira new mayor of Yambio town on  31 October 2020 in the absence of the other parties. Contrarily, the revitalized peace agreement stipulates that, the positions […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Coach appeals for financial support as Bright Stars eye AFCON November 24, 2020
    South Sudan’s national football team head coach has appealed for more financial support as the Bright Stars hope to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. “I know the federation is trying all that they can to make this team do its best, but the thing here is, let it be the responsibility of everyone […]
    Jale Richard
  • 16 Days of Activism: Juba teaching hospital treats over 5 rape victims per day November 24, 2020
    As South Sudan joins the International community for the campaign against gender-based violence, more than five rape victims are treated every day in the Juba teaching hospital, a doctor has said. This year, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is marked under the global theme: “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, […]
    Koang Pal
  • Ten deminers killed this year — Mine Authority November 24, 2020
    Ten deminers have been killed by government and opposition forces across the country since the beginning of this year, the South Sudan Mine Action Authority has said. “We can talk of ten deminers who have been killed this year,” Jurkuch Barach who heads the Mine Action Authority told Eye Radio on Monday. “They get you […]
    Jale Richard

RSS Radio Tamazuj – Latest news

  • Jonglei artists donate to flood victims November 25, 2020
    About 240 households displaced by floods in parts of Jonglei state on Monday received a donation of relief food aid from the Jonglei Artistes Union.
  • Lasu residents agree to promote peaceful co-existence November 25, 2020
    Residents in South Sudan’s Lasu Payam in Yei River County of Central Equatoria State have agreed to promote peace and reconciliation activities in the area to enhance good civil-military relations and peaceful co-existence in the community.
  • Ethiopia sent home soldiers of Tigrayan ethnicity from UNMISS November 25, 2020
    Ethiopia has sent home three soldiers of Tigrayan ethnicity from the U.N. peacekeeping force in South Sudan, a diplomatic and security source told Reuters, weeks after conflict broke out between the federal government and northern region of Tigray.
  • South Sudanese refugees expelled from Ethiopia November 25, 2020
    At least 2,000 households in Lotimor Payam of Kapoeta East County in Eastern Equatoria State are in dire need of humanitarian aid after being forcefully repatriated back home from Wawa Refugee Camp in Ethiopia by authorities there.
  • Opinion | SPLM/SPLA-IO: Alive in war, dead in peace November 25, 2020
    Neutralized by an ineffective 2018 peace deal, with its head no longer the roaring beast of yesteryears, SPLM/SPLA-IO is now ensnared in the toughest dilemma to cross its most shakiest bridge.
  • Aweil police investigate teenager over deadly blast, burglars arrested in Aweil North November 25, 2020
    Police and local authorities in Aweil South County in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State have arrested a teenage suspect, Kuol Akoch Deng, following last week’s grenade blast that claimed the life of a 20-year-old youth, Malong Bol Arikin, in the area of Panthou.
  • Renovated surgical ward inaugurated in Yambio November 24, 2020
    The national Minister of Health Elizabeth Acuei on Monday inaugurated the renovated surgical ward at Yambio State Hospital as officials called for the adherence of Covid-19 preventive measures in Western Equatoria State.
  • 'Gen. Olony must be appointed as per peace deal’- SPLM-IO November 24, 2020
    A senior member of the Sudan People Liberation Movement In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) in the Revitalised Transition Government of National Unity (RTGONU) in Juba says his party is not ready to submit any undertaking to guarantee Gen. Johnson Olony's appointment as governor of Upper Nile State.
  • South Sudan has until 2026 to clear all anti-personnel mines November 24, 2020
    The government of South Sudan has been granted a five-year extension until 9 July 2026 to clear all antipersonnel mine fields in the country.
  • Flood displaced in dire need of food aid in Twic East November 24, 2020
    About 30,000 people whose homes were destroyed by the floods in Twic East County of Jonglei state remain without food, shelter, and healthcare services since August, local officials have said.

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