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  • SPLM-IO reportedly declined to assent to County allocations deal September 25, 2020
    The main opposition party, SPLM-IO has reportedly declined to sign an agreement on the distribution of local government structures. This is according to the Minister of Interior Paul Mayom Akec, who is also the chairperson for the committee on the allocation of State portfolios. Last week, the government spokesperson said stalemate had emerged over whether […]
    Daniel Danis
  • US announces additional $108 for S.Sudanese in and outside the country September 25, 2020
    The United States has announced nearly $108 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of South Sudan, including those displaced to neighboring countries. The funding includes nearly $97 million from the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and more than $11 million from the USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance. “A Dialogue with […]
    Daniel Danis
  • AUDIO: USAID to unveil “new four-year strategy” for South Sudan September 25, 2020
    The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, says it will soon launch a four-year strategy for its assistance program in South Sudan. The program is meant to build a more self-reliant, self-supporting and self-sustainable South Sudan. USAID said the broad-based comprehensive strategy will also include multi-year programs for each sector -with a focus on […]
    Daniel Danis
  • Uganda detains two S.Sudanese for carrying firearms September 25, 2020
    The Ugandan police are holding two South Sudanese men for entering the country with firearms. The two men are among four people arrested in Atiak on Wednesday after the vehicle they were traveling in was intercepted at Parabongo on Atiak – Gulu – Nimule high way. Aswa Region’s police spokesperson identified one of the suspects […]
    Jale Richard
  • Bor humiliation victims asked to seek legal remedy September 25, 2020
    The secretary-general of Jonglei State has asked the victims of the recent police brutality and humiliation in Bor town to seek redress through the court. Online pictures of young men stripped naked caused a public outrage early this week after they were shown being escorted by police officers along the streets of Bor town. In […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Oil production to resume in some Unity oilfields September 25, 2020
    Production of oil in some parts of Unity State will soon resume, the Minister of Petroleum has said. This comes after the government said it purchased the necessary equipment to expedite the production process. There have been reports of oil pollution in oil-producing areas, including Ruweng, Northern Liech, Southern Liech and Northern Upper Nile. Minister […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Leaders have stolen over $36m since 2016 – UN September 24, 2020
    The United Nations Human Rights Commission has accused some politicians and senior government officials of siphoning off at least $36 million from South Sudan since 2016. The amount is what the institution was able to trace for the last 4 years, according to the commission’s chairperson, adding that much more remains unaccounted for. Yasmin Sooka […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Policeman shoots dead two ex-gov’t officials September 24, 2020
    Two former senior government officials from the defunct Akobo and Maiwut states were shot dead by a police officer in Juba on Wednesday night, police say. The incident reportedly happened near the landmark Hotel while the men were taking tea. According to the spokesperson, Major General Daniel Justin the suspect, Daniel Akech Kur, has been […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Ugandan traders lied about amount Juba owes them – report September 24, 2020
    The demand by Ugandan traders of over $400 million for supplying the government of South Sudan with goods has been inflated, a Uganda-based audit firm has established. The fresh verification of the claims found out that only over six million US dollars of the claims were genuine. In May 2019, Uganda’s parliament approved 900 billion […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Regional leaders expected to witness signing of Sudanese peace deal in Juba September 24, 2020
    President Salva Kiir has sent out invitation letters to various heads of state to attend the final signing ceremony of the Sudanese peace agreement. The event has been slated for October 3, 2020 in Juba. On Tuesday, President Kiir invited his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to participate in the event. South Sudan Deputy Minister […]
    Ayuen Panchol

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