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South Sudan marks army day peacefully despite threats of protests

South Sudan marked army day smoothly on Thursday, with government saying that there were no signs of street protests in the day. ...
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South Sudan launches digital technology to boost investments, trade

South Sudan said on Tuesday it has launched a digital technology that will provide online information to probable investors in a bid to boost...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

Joint UN, AU mission in South Sudan to shore up peace process

A high level mission from the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived in South Sudan...
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Chinese envoy urges more support for peace, stability efforts in South Sudan

China has called for continued efforts to support the warring parties in South Sudan to reach consensus on outstanding issues within the signed peace...
Sector North Commander visits Ghanaian Battalion in South Sudan

Sector North Commander Calls on Ghana’s Battalion in South Sudan

Brigadier General Johnson Kofi Akou-Adjei, the Sector North Commander of the United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS), has reminded the Ghanaian Battalion there...
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South Sudan refutes allegations over two missing opposition figures

South Sudan on Wednesday said it was not responsible for the disappearance of two opposition figures in the Kenyan capital in 2017 after the...
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South Sudan insists extension on unity government formation will amount to a breach

South Sudan on Thursday maintained its position of forming a transitional unity government (TGoNU) on May 12 as warring parties meet in Ethiopia to...
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South Sudan intensifies battle against measles and polio

South Sudan's ministry of health and partners have launched a massive measles and polio vaccination campaign. The health ministry, the World Health Organization (WHO), and...
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Afreximbank gives US$500 million to South Sudan

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a 500 million U.S. dollar financing facility to South Sudan to fund power transmission, infrastructure and...
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South Sudan oil stream not affected by political emergency in Sudan

The political crisis in Sudan has not affected oil flow from South Sudan's oil fields after the two neighboring countries announced resumption in August...
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South Sudan: political Parties Act to be Revised

South Sudan will amend the Political Parties Act that was ratified in 2012 in a bid to create a favorable political environment as part...
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South Sudan to Modify 4 Security Bills to Boost Peace Deal

South Sudan's constitutional body has submitted the long-awaited amendments to four security sector-related bills to the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in a...
oil

South Sudan plans on increasing oil production in three folds for 2019

South Sudan plans to nearly triple daily oil production from the current 350,000 barrels daily to around 1 million barrels daily by end of...
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Despite Outstanding Troubles South Sudan will still form a unity government

South Sudanese much-awaited Transitional Unity Government (TGoNU) will be formed in May, amid doubts by the opposition who cite delays in unifying the army...
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AfDB & ATI’s support to South Sudan leads to US$ 27.62m in commercial risk...

South Sudan has this month realised a record $27.62 million in commercial risk insurance cover through the efforts of the South Sudan government, the...
Education

School established to cater for special needs in South Sudan

A primary school has been established in Nimule, South Sudan for the first of its kind, to support children with special needs. The Cede Primary...
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In spite of Funding Constraints South Sudan’s Peace Process on

South Sudan's recently signed revitalized peace agreement is on course and that the country needs regional support to help achieve key outstanding issues like...
football

South Sudan finds new Coach for failing at 2019 AFCON qualifiers

South Sudan's football governing body is looking for a new head coach to replace current caretaker coach Ramzi Sebit. The Bright Stars have failed to...
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WFP warns conflict is worsening food insecurity in South Sudan

The ongoing conflict in Yei region has compounded the already worsening food insecurity in South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Thursday....
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Local solutions key to success of South Sudan peace deal

Homegrown solutions are needed to bring sustainable and durable peace in conflict-torn South Sudan, a conflict resolution expert has said. Ashad...
Abiy Ahmed (R), Ethiopian Prime Minister and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) disembark from a plane at Juba International Airport in Juba, capital of South Sudan, March 4, 2019. Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort to restore peace and stability in the world's youngest republic. (Xinhua/Daniel Majack)

Leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea in South Sudan to Promote Peace and Integration

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort...
Ghanaian Peacekeepers In South Sudan

South Sudan: Ghanaian Peacekeepers Open Veterinary Clinic

The Ghana Battalion (GHANBATT) currently serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) under the Command of Lt Col Albert Sison Ogaja...
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South Sudan’s faction dismisses senior members over leadership wrangle

The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) led by First Vice President Taban Deng Gai on Tuesday dismissed two of its senior members,...
Malaria

Chinese Embassy in Sudan Donates Anti Malaria Drugs

The Chinese Embassy in South Sudan has donated anti-malarial drugs worth over five million yuan (744,000 U.S dollars) to strengthen the country's ability to...
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Opposition Party in South Sudan Ignores Reunification Process

South Sudan's main opposition group, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO or SPLM/A-IO), has rejected a merger with the ruling Sudan People's Liberation...
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Regional truck drivers protest at Uganda-South Sudan border

More than 200 truck drivers from the East African region have parked their vehicles at the Uganda-South Sudan border protesting the killing of their...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

Opposing parties in South Sudan advised to seek peace

The warring parties in South Sudan should hasten implementation of a peace agreement signed late 2018 in order to secure financial support from the...
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South Sudan‘s hope of peace deal shattered

By the time Angelina Gatbang Biel left her home in Malakal, a town in northeast of South Sudan about five years ago, everything including...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

South Sudan Promises to Stop Using Children in Armed Conflict

South Sudan vowed on Tuesday to end recruitment of and use of children in armed conflict as the country makes effort to end more...
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South Sudan: Conflict and Poverty linked to child marriages

Rising poverty and hunger following five years of brutal civil war in South Sudan is driving many families to marry off their young daughters...