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  • NCA suspends installation of fibre optic cables along Juba-Rumbek road March 2, 2021
    The National Communication Authority has suspended the installation of fibre optic cables along the Juba-Rumbek road by a private company. The regulatory body accused Muya Fibre Construction Company of violating the terms of the agreement. According to the Director-General of NCA, the company was supposed to install the cables under the ground, but it instead […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Man quits traffic police service for boda-boda taxi March 2, 2021
    A lieutenant in the Traffic Police says he has abandoned his job for a boda-boda business to provide for his family. The 32-year-old man who prefers to be identified only as Isaac graduated from Rajaf Police Training College in 2016 with a specialization in forensic lab – an art of investigating criminal-related incidents. After embarking […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Gov’t threatens to close down a coronavirus testing clinic March 2, 2021
    The Ministry of Health has threatened to close down a private clinic if it fails to summit details of 400 contacts that tested positive for coronavirus. The unnamed clinic has been given until the end of Tuesday to act on the directives, according to Dr. Angelo Goup, operations manager of the COVID-19 Emergency Center at […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Covid-19 vaccines yet to reach Juba – official March 2, 2021
    The approved doses of AstraZeneca have not arrived in the country yet, the Ministry of Health has said. The 864,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccines were supposed to be flown into the country by the end of last month. Dr. John Rumunu, director-general of preventive health service in the ministry of health, confirms the delay […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Lakes: 9 people killed in separate incidents March 2, 2021
    At least nine people have been killed in attacks allegedly orchestrated by armed civilians over the weekend in Lakes State. The first incident is of cattle-related violence whereby at least five people died in Cueibet and Yirol counties. “Other incidents happened in Eastern Bahr el Naam whereby two young men who were herding six heads […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Lakes State revitalized gov’t formed March 1, 2021
    President Salva Kiir has reconstituted the Lakes state government by appointing representatives of the various party to the revitalized peace agreement. Among the appointees are five advisors to the governor, Makur Kulang. He also appointed 17 ministers and 7 county commissioners. In the decree read on the state SSBC TV last evening, President Kiir further […]
    Jale Richard
  • Gov’t to impose ‘severe’ anti-coronavirus measures March 1, 2021
    The Ministry of Health has announced plans to extend the current lockdown and enforce severe measures against those who may violate coronavirus preventive measures. It intends to ensure places that attract crowds are monitored and penalties imposed on those opening up Shisha stalls, bars, night clubs, birthday parties, weddings, betting, cards, and dominoes places. Public […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Official confirms gov’t to waive visa fees for EAC citizens March 1, 2021
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has confirmed the government’s plan to waive visa fees for East African nationals. Over the weekend, President Salva Kiir appealed to the neighboring countries, particularly Kenya and Uganda to allow free movement of South Sudanese citizens across the borders. The president argued that this would facilitate trade, […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Kiir commits to clearing EAC fees March 1, 2021
    President Salva Kiir has appealed to the Eat African Community to restructure the amount South Sudan owes to the regional bloc as it aims to clear all its outstanding dues this year. All member countries are required to pay 8 million dollars annually to the East African Community as contributions. But last year, South Sudan […]
    Jale Richard
  • More dead bodies test positive for Covid—health ministry March 1, 2021
      The Ministry of Health says 9 dead bodies tested positive for coronavirus last week after a posthumous examination was carried out at the military mortuary in Juba. According to the manager of the Public Health Emergency Operations Center, the public health laboratory is confirming more coronavirus death posthumously due to negligence by the public […]
    Jale Richard

RSS Radio Tamazuj – Latest news

  • 7 killed, 6 wounded in Terekeka attack March 2, 2021
    Authorities in Terekeka County of Central Equatoria State say about seven people were killed and six others wounded when armed youth from Lakes's State Awerial County attacked Lor-ja village of Terekeka on Sunday morning.
  • Warrap Governor vows to restore law and order in the state March 2, 2021
    The newly appointed Governor of Warrap state, Gen. Aleu Ayieny Aleu, has warned perpetrators of intercommunal violence and cattle rustlers of imminent and severe penalties if they refuse to abide by the law.
  • Church-owned hospital in Wau reopens after closure due to Covid-19 March 2, 2021
    A church-owned hospital in Wau town of Western Bahr al Ghazal State has resumed operations on Monday, two weeks after it was temporarily closed for fumigation purposes.
  • Ngok Dinka, Misseriya peace conference ends without a deal March 2, 2021
    Delegates from the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities concluded a five-day peace conference in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State’s Aweil town last Friday without an agreement.
  • 3 killed, 5 injured in Uror attack March 2, 2021
    At least three people were killed, five injured, and thousands of cattle raided in an attack on a joint Dinka-Nuer cattle camp in Pajimar village of Uror County, Jonglei State on Saturday.
  • Kenya's President takes charge of the EAC March 1, 2021
    Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday committed to ensuring a more united and prosperous East African Community (EAC) as he took over the chairmanship of the regional bloc.
  • Sherikat trial adjourned yet again March 1, 2021
    The trial of suspects accused of killing civilians during last year’s Sherikat incident has been adjourned yet again after defendants failed to appear for a second time.
  • Tambura police arrest suspected armed robber March 1, 2021
    The police in Tambura County of Western Equatoria State Sunday arrested a suspect believed to have been linked to a robbery last Saturday.
  • 'We need a blood bank' Jonglei residents demand March 1, 2021
    Residents of Jonglei State's Bor Town are calling for the urgent establishment of a blood bank at the Bor State Hospital, the main referral health facility in the state, to save the lives of patients in dire need of blood transfusion.
  • UN boss: Reconstitute legislature, implement security arrangements March 1, 2021
    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) David Shearer has underscored the importance of finalizing the establishment of government institutions per the peace agreement.

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