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  • Newborn babies with defects on the rise in Ruweng – Lawmaker August 16, 2019
    The rate of newborn babies with defects is on the rise in Ruweng State, an MP representing the state at the Council of States has said. Last month, a baby was born without a limb. Hon. Mary Ayen said the baby is currently being observed by doctors in a hospital in Kenya. The lawmaker added that […]
    Koang Pal
  • Kiir reverses decision to close down some embassies August 16, 2019
    President Salva Kiir has abandoned his earlier decision to close down foreign missions in some European countries, the government spokesperson has said. Two months ago, the ministry of foreign affairs said plans were underway to close South Sudan’s embassies in France, Norway, Ghana, Kuwait, and Italy, blaming the economic crisis for it. The spokesperson of […]
    Koang Pal
  • Family of the victim of police brutality in Yambio seeking justice August 16, 2019
    A family in Gbudue is seeking justice after a group of policemen beats to death their beloved one over an allegation of witchcraft. Late Angelo Bakoyogo, aged 35, was arrested by police on Wednesday last week after the community accused him of killing people using magical powers. According to a relative, the late was taken […]
    Koang Pal
  • Ministry of health conducts Ebola outbreak preparedness exercise August 16, 2019
    The ministry of health has conducted simulation exercise on the outbreak of Ebola on Wednesday in Juba, Nimule, and Yei, said a statement by the World Health Organization. The simulation exercise was part of the country’s preparedness efforts to prevent, as well as to manage any possible suspected cases of Ebola in the country. South Sudan […]
    Koang Pal
  • Ukel freed without charges August 16, 2019
    The veteran politician and signatory to the new peace accord, Joseph Ukel Ubang, has been released a day after he was arrested by the national security service in Wau State. Joseph Ukel, who represents the United Sudan African Party or USAP in the new peace agreement, was detained on Wednesday and flown to Juba yesterday […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Rannerberger indeed hired to smooth Juba-Washington DC relations August 16, 2019
    An international lobbyist group has confirmed to Eye Radio that the Kiir administration did hire it to smooth relations with the United States. Gainful Solutions, a U.S-based lobbyist for both Private Sector and Foreign Governments, has been given a three-year contract to persuade Donald Trump and the American investors to consider restoring relations and businesses […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Presidential jet proposal angers citizens August 15, 2019
    Some members of the public have rejected the proposal to buy presidential jet, saying it is not worth it given the current economic situation. On top of insecurity in some parts of the country and the lack of food, the South Sudan economy is reportedly in crisis. The pound has declined in value, and the […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Why MPs should endorse Kiir’s jet purchase proposal August 15, 2019
    An MP says the national parliament should approve a proposal to buy a presidential jet as a thank-you to President Salva Kiir for offering them car loans recently. Last year, 400 MPs received $40,000 each, an amount which totaled about $16 million. They were to spend it on vehicles after some of them said they […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • Crown Hotel to be bulldozed in 7 days August 15, 2019
    Jubek State authorities say they will bulldoze business properties along the May Road near Juba International Airport. According to the state minister for physical infrastructure, these are some parts of Crown Hotel, Sahara Hotel and other several buildings along the road. The planned demolition comes after the city authorities and state government surveyed the airport […]
    Ayuen Panchol
  • NRA collects more non-oil revenues August 15, 2019
    The National Revenue Authority has announced that it collected $5 million and another 1.5 billion pounds in the month of July alone. This brings to $41 million and over 8 billion pounds the total collection from the non-oil revenue in the last seven months. All this money has been wired into the single treasury account. […]
    Ayuen Panchol

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