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Egyptian aid cargo flights to Juba rescheduled

The first Egyptian cargo planes expected to arrive to Juba yesterday has been delayed due to some logistical issues, an official in the Egyptian embassy has told Juba Monitor. Mahmoud Ahmed said the cargo that was supposed to bring humanitarian assistance to South Sudan did not make it due to...
Let's Speak Out

Media Authority is a saboteur

As the chairman of the communications department in the secretariat of the steering committee of the national dialogue, our work in the department has not been easy. People outside the country are largely skeptical of the dialogue. They think those of us who agreed to participate in the dialogue have...
News

President Kiir to resolve Gogrial communal fight

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has promised to resolve the pro-long communal fighting in Gogrial state to resolve the matter. He told the two communities of Apuok and Aguok in the meeting at J1 on Sunday that the dispute between Aguok and Apuok had taken long with little effort by the...
Sports

Juba Premier League results

Etihad FC managed to secure three points after a one nil win over Hilal Fc on Sunday in the Juba Premier League. On Saturday Rainbow drew 1-1 with Munuki and on Friday Gudele beat City Fc by 3 goals to 1. Rabit Fc remains on top of the premier league...
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Good journalists are truth tellers

Too often, the security personnel mistake Social Media for Traditional Media. Politicians have often uttered scornful words in public, intimidating and threatening the lives of journalists for being the watchdogs of the society even for contents that are published on social media platforms such as; Facebook, Twitter, What’s App, personal...
Opinion

We need peace, unity and solidarity

As a citizen and son of western Lake State, I am boldly calling for peace, unity and solidarity among our communities to live a better life. My people, the inter-clans conflict we have been exercising among ourselves has done more harm than good on every individual socially, politically, and economically....
Opinion

CULTURE OF CRIME

A few days after the Easter break, a friend was parking his vehicle to enter the Vivacell office to verify his data card which had an error. Suddenly a motorbike snatcher came quickly and grabbed his bag from his hand in brand daylight. When I heard of this incident, I...
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Not yet time for SPLA reunification

The Acting Spokesperson of Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) Colonel Santo Domic Chol says the army is yet to get reports of reunification into a single army from SPLA leadership. Last year during the opening speech of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA), President Salva Kiir Mayardit announced that, the...
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CORRUPTION: Responsible for 2013 conflict

Corruption is one of the factors that led to the violence that we are facing now, said Edmund Yakani. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, Yakani, the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) said before the violence in 2013, there was dismissal of some cabinet members because of...
Editorial

The new eac logo with our common friend behind it

That the East African Community (EAC) has released 25,000 USD locally for re-designing of the new logo after the admission of South Sudan in the regional block caught our eyes as we sat with my colleagues, the chief designer and his assistant. We were discussing how they could participate and...
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