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Gov’t urged to incorporate sports in the curriculum  

By Bullen Bala Students in Juba have urged the government to introduce the extra curriculum activities into the new curriculum. According to the students, sport was necessary to promote peace and unity across the country. Senser Ram, a senior one student at Darling Wisdom Academy Secondary School said such competition...
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A 20-year-old girl killed for refusing to marry

By Opio Jackson A 20-year-old girl has been killed in Eastern Lakes state for refusing to marry a man her family had selected for her, according to a government official in Yirol. According to the Amnesty International, the inhumane consequence of this forced marriage that resulted in girl’s death only...
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Yambio graduates over 20 teachers

By Gaaniko Samson Jerry About 20 primary school teachers have graduated from Solidarity Teachers College in Yambio last week. The teachers were awarded with Certificates in primary education after completing a two-year intensive training. Sr. Margret Scott the principal of Solidarity Teachers College hailed the graduates over their maximum discipline....
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Government scoffs at Bobi Wine over Trump petition

L-R: A photo montage of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine his lawyer Robert Amsterdam and US President Donald Trump. By James Kabengwa A petition by Lawyers of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine to the White House has outlined gross rights abuses and lack of...
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SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDERS DIRECT FLIGHTS TO JUBA

South Sudan Investment Road Show concluded in Johannesburg, South Africa with news that South Africa plans to introduce flights to Juba. Last week, South Africa was awash with news about South Sudan’s capital Juba being the next business frontiers for its airlines. The flights will be between South Sudan-Nairobi and...
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Jubek State discusses land matters

By Khamis Cosmas Lokudu khamiscosmas@gmail.com Land ownership in Jubek State dominated a recent dialogue forum organised by partners to find lasting solutions to the myriad challenges facing the sector. Saferworld in collaboration with organization for Nonviolence and Development convened and facilitated a two-day discussion on land related issues in the...
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Celebrating Alfred Taban the hero

  By Paul Jimbo Martin Luther King Junior once said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”. And as if to echo these words, in July 2005, Speaker of the British House of Commons Michael Martin presented the Speaker Abbot Award to one...
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Country mourns veteran journalist

Veteran journalist Alfred Taban in his office (file photo) By Kidega Livingstone & Martin Manyiel Wugol The media industry in South Sudan, regionally and internationally went into mourning on learning the untimely death of an icon, Alfred Taban Logune, the former Editor-In-Chief of  Juba Monitor and Member of Parliament representing...
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 Women leaders tells gov’t respect quota

Political women leaders at a group session at Mauna Hotel (Photo: Moses Gum) By Moses Gum  Women leaders in political parties that are signatories to the Revitalized Peace Agreement have tasked the government to adhere to full implementing of the 35 percent share reserved for them. A group of 42...
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