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Back to land to end hunger

Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security and Kornelio Kon Ngu during the International World Food Day By Sheila Ponnie The government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has said land should be given for farming in order to end hunger in the country. Speaking during...
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House endorses Peace Agreement

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Paulino Wanawila Unango By Morris Dogga The Transitional National Legislative Assembly on Monday unanimously ratified the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ACRSS) a month after it was signed. The revitalized agreement was presented before the lawmakers by the...
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EAC Free trade law soon

The Commissioner General of NRA, Dr. Olympio Ottipoe (photo by Kitab A Unango): By Viola Matela The Commissioner General of the National Revenue Authority has reiterated that the country needed to fully implement a free trade regulation. He said that South Sudan being a member of EAC was under obligation...
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Conference National Dialogue needs SSP 300M

Alfred Taban Lo Gune, the Head of Information Committee, National Dialogue Steering Committee (photo by Woja Emmanuel) By Woja Emmanuel Wani About three hundred and thirty three million South Sudanese pounds is needed for the regional conferences which probably will start later this month, according to Alfred Taban, the head...
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Women urge parties to implement 35 percent

By Moses Gum Parties to the conflict have been urged by to ‘unreservedly’ implement the 35 percent participation and representation of women as provided for in the Revitalized Peace Agreement. The call was made yesterday by South Sudan Women’s Coalition for Peace (SSWCP), a coalition of more than 50 diverse...
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Revenge killing left one dead in Rumbek

By Mabor Riak Magok Revenge killing over girl who was allegedly impregnated three years ago in Rumbek County of Western Lakes State has left one person dead on Saturday. The Commissioner of Rumbek County, Manyiel Riak Manyiel had confirmed the incident but said calm has returned to the communities of...
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Education is key to peaceful coexistence -UNHCR

(L-R) UNHCR country representative Johann Siffointe and Prof Julia Akeer Vice-Chancellor of Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology during the inauguration of its Library in Bor (photo by Opio Jackson) By Opio Jackson The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Country Representative Johann Siffointe said education was the...
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IT IS DONE Machar, SSOA sign the deal

Dr. Riek Machar signs the Agreement on Power Sharing and Governance on August 5th, 2018 (file photo): By Jale Richard  Rebel leader Dr. Riek Machar yesterday signed the preliminary Revitalized Peace Agreement two days after initially refusing to sign it due to what he called unresolved issues. Machar signed the...
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Registration for Miss Jonglei Contest announced

  Jonglei Hall of Fame Awards Chief Executive Officer Mr. Yuot Dut Akech (photo by JHFA team): By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon  Jonglei Hall of Fame (JHFA), a local youth awards initiative that happens annually has announced registration for Miss Jonglei 2018. The event is set for December 26th as part...
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