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MARIAL, bounces back in Gov’t

By Jale Richard President Salva Kiir Mayardit has appointed Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin as his Advisor and Special Envoy. Dr. Marial was appointed by a Presidential Decree broadcast on the state-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation Television on Wednesday evening. Dr. Marial who previously had served as Foreign Affairs and International...
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UNMISS patrols conflict-affected areas in Magwi

LENI KINZLI, UNMISS MEDIA The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has dispatched an integrated patrol to the town of Pajok and surrounding areas in Imotong State in response to heavy fighting that recently took place in the region. The fighting, which broke out on 3 April, is reported to...
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Youth urge more awareness on HIV

By Sheila Ponnie At the first-ever National Youth Conference on HIV/AIDS, youth have called for more awareness on the scourge to reduce its prevalence. The two-day event on HIV, Sexual Reproductive Health, Rights and Gender Equality ended yesterday in Juba and drew youth from all the states. It was aimed...
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Refugees turn to farming for school fees

By Gaaniko Samson Some South Sudanese refugees in Uganda’s Rhino Camp have resorted to farming to raise school fees for their children. Kiden Victoria; a mother of eight children said there was no other way to get money to pay her children in school other than tilling her small plot....
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Calm returns to Amadi after road ambushes

By Bullen Bala Alexander Authorities in Amadi State say calm has returned to Witto and Karikyere Counties after a deadly road ambush. On Monday, a vehicle traveling to Mundri was attacked by armed men killing two people. Manase Doboyi Agoli, the Deputy Governor of Amadi State said the vehicle came...
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Health Minister lauds increasing number of midwives

By Nema Juma The Minister of Health has commended efforts by health partners in increasing the number of midwives in the country. Dr. Riak Gai Kok said in the last six years, the number of skilled midwives has risen to over 800 from only nine. He spoke yesterday during the...
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Refugees in Arua train on hand skills

By Gaaniko Samson A group of South Sudanese refugees in Arua have joined hand skills training to become self-resilient. Those who graduated in tailoring, catering, saloon management and building were already operating their own businesses in Arua town.   Alice Viola, a trainer for hairdressing and catering said they were...
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Lol condemns attack linked to a rebel group

By Jale Richard Lol State Government has condemned an attack reportedly launched by a rebel group, the South Sudan United Front/Army SSUF/A of General Paul Malong Awan. In a statement released yesterday, the state Minister of Information, Anei Anei Juac said the attack early this week in Wathok Korok west...
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CHINA IN EYES

TOPICAL COMMENTARY With Odongo Odoyo. I have a simple and good message that l would like to send to one of my professional colleagues although he still has a long way to reach my being in the tormenting journey of 34 years in this jargon called journalism. Emmanuel, do you...
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