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Parties told to respect provisions in agreement

By Mabor Riak magok South Sudan Civil Society Organization Network Forum told principal parties to the agreement to respect the provisions in the Revitalized Peace Agreement signed in September 12th 2018 in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Speaking during the opening of the Civil Society Organization Network Forum on Wednesday...
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HOLDOUT, Khartoum’s meeting for Cirilo, Malong put off

By Opio Jackson The Regional Special Envoys’ meeting with Generals Thomas Cirilo and Paul Malong scheduled for next week in Khartoum has been postponed. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has been engaging the armed opposition leaders who are non-signatories to the Revitalized Peace Agreement to join the peace process....
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Japan calls more donor support for peace

By Opio Jackson Japan Ambassador to South Sudan Seji Okada has called on the international community to support the peace process in South Sudan. Okada said although Japan was not among the TROIKA countries, it had continued to support the peace process in South Sudan. He was addressing the media...
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Mangateen youth sensitised on Peace Agreement

By Martha David In their effort to understand the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R – ARCISS), Youth in Mangateen area gathered at the market on Wednesday to receive coaching on the chapters of the agreement. This was one of the series of youth sensitization...
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Flood devastates Boma, Jonglei

By Nema Juma The authorities of Boma and Jongolei States are calling for an urgent assistance following the devastating flood that killed and destroyed crops, houses and livestock in several villages of the two states. Without specific statistics Boma State Minister of Information, John Kaka said that the ongoing flood...
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Economic crisis crippling South Sudan’s print media

By David Mono Danga South Sudan had a vibrant print media when it separated from Sudan in 2011 with about 35 newspapers and 6 magazines in publication. Today, the industry has only five newspapers in circulation, of which only 3 English dailies. Most newspaper publishers trying to establish a foothold in the country do not last long enough to celebrate...
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Juba city council accused of invading State Chamber’s duties

By Kidega Livingstone The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture branch of Jubek State have raised concerns over what they described as total interference in Chamber of Commerce duties and activities by Juba City Council authorities. The Chairperson for Chamber of Commerce Jubek State, Cosmas Tombe Wani said Juba City...
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MPs spread peace message as Jubek State Parliament reopens

By Wek Atak Kacjang Members of Parliament (MPs) have embarked on spreading message of peace to their respective Constituencies after Jubek State Parliament reopened yesterday. The opening of the 5th session of the 1st Transitional Legislative Assembly under the theme “Work towards Revitalization of Peaceful, United and Prosperous State” that...
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CONFUSION, Mars Nov 12th deadline

By Opio Jackson A civil activist has raised concern over what he described as confusions on the road to 12th November by the parties to the Revitalized-Peace Agreement. Edmund Yakani, the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) said there were several unilateral statements coming out from some...
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Use fuel for agricultural development

By Bullen Bala Alexander Farmers should use the available fuel provided by the bank for Agriculture, Managing Director Agricultural Bank of South Sudan (ABSS) said Rual Makuei Thiang. Thiang appealed to the government to embark on supporting agriculture in the country. In an interview with Juba Monitor yesterday, Thiang said...
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