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A country can prosper if there are good laws

National Constitutional Amendment Committee (NCAC) Chairperson, Gichira Kibara (File Photo) No country can prosper without good laws, says NCAC chair, and calls for national goodwill in the country’s constitutional amendments. The National Constitutional Amendment Committee (NCAC) is established under Chapter 1 Article 13 of the Agreement for the Resolution of...
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Economists Forum for Nile Basin

Renowned economists from within and beyond the Nile Basin this week met in Entebbe, Uganda for a two-day forum, under the auspices of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), aimed at taking stock and exchanging experiences in integrating economic perspectives for efficient water resources management in the Nile Basin. The forum,...
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Financial constraints delay exams marking -official

Students sitting for secondary school examinations By Moses Gum Degur Financial constraints have delayed the marking of the 2016/2017 Secondary School Certificate Examinations, the examination secretary, Mading Manyok Ajak has said. Speaking to Juba Monitor in an exclusive interview, Ajak said the release of the secondary school certificate examination results...
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Kiir restructures SPLA leadership

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit (File Photo) By Sasuk Taban President Salva Kiir has restructured the leadership of SPLA general staff through a Republican order. In a Republican order aired on South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC) on Monday, President Kiir restructured the SPLA general staff to comprise of; the...
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Women trained on butter and honey procession

Women during the training By Rose Keji Benjamin Over 80 women from business union have acquired skills in butter and honey processing, entrepreneurship, business trade management in order to promote local production. The women were also trained on cosmetics production such as body lotion, shops, and mosquitoes jelly. The Executive...
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Seven killed in Yei clash

David Lokonga Moses, Governor of Yei River State (File Photo) BY David Mono Danga Seven people have been killed and several others injured as a result of fighting between the government forces and rebels in Yei state on Monday, Governor David Lokonga Moses has confirmed. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday,...
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General Malong’s Regime

By Staff  Writer Lieutenant General Paul Malong Awan Anei is the fifth Chief of Staff of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA).  President Salva Kiir Mayardit just renamed the SPLA as South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) when he restructured the army into three institutions, namely the ground force, air force...
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Traders say food prices reduce gradually

By Rose Keji Benjamin Local traders in Suk Libya said prices of food commodities in the market are gradually reducing due to the impact of the 25 trucks of foodstuff being imported by the government. Anet Kiden, one of the traders in Suk Libya who sells food items says, the...
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SSHRO Report on Human rights violations

The South Sudan Human Rights Observatory (SSHRO), an independent rights body, has released its first publication on human rights abuses in South Sudan. The report documents the egregious violations against civilians that took place in the month of April, where 473 alleged cases of killings were received and investigated by...
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Civil society welcomes renaming the army

Edmund Yakani, Executive Director CEPO By Jale Richard Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO), a Civil Society in South Sudan, has welcomed the move by President Kiir to rename the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) to South Sudan Defense Force (SSDF) in a series of decrees passed on Monday. “It...
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