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Congratulations Awut and Nunu

By Anna Nimiriano I would like to congratulate Awut Deng Acuil and Jemma Nunu Kumba for their new appointments and long serving in the Ministerial positions. These appointments have not just come like that; it is because of the good work that they have done since the time of liberation...
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DO MORE TO INCREASE FOOD PRODUCTION

By Paul Jimbo Recent reports indicate that more than six million people in South Sudan are in dire need of food assistance. These figures also indicate that some one million children are among those under threats of serious starvation. South Sudan, the world youngest nation has been faced with chronic...
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JUBA ROADS AT THE MERCY OF FATE

Trade is basically the movement and exchange of goods and services but people are involved in this movement. When an economy engages in any form of production whether agricultural or manufacturing then that country needs a ready market for its end products. When experts offer services, they are compensated for...
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KEEP EYES ON THE PEACE PROCESS

Topical Commentary By Paul Jimbo “The process of achieving peace is by no means an easy work; we know that no peace agreement has ever been perfect. There is no plan B, there is only plan A,” says Guang Cong, UNMISS Civil Affairs Director. According to Mr Guang, the peace...
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LAZINESS SHOULD NOT BE CONDONED

Laziness is one sure way of inviting poverty into your life. Even just spending a lot of time in bed is a clear manifestation of some form of laziness. At the end of the day, nothing good comes out of laziness or even idling. In Juba today, the culture of...
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ENSURE QUALITY WORKS ON OUR ROADS

In most cases, we continue complaining about the quality of works by majority of contractors assigned to undertake construction of our roads, more so paved or tarmacked roads. We have dedicated substantial amount of resources towards infrastructural development and this is aimed at boosting traffic flow, at the end of...
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Let us embrace each other to foster peace

TOPICAL COMMENTARY By Paul Jimbo Several organizations including peace monitoring bodies and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan seem very keen to ensure South Sudan’s peace process survives the test of the times. They are in agreement that the November 12 deadline for the formation of a Transitional Government...
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South Sudan participation in EAC

By Anna Nimiriano Since South Sudan joined the East Africa Community (EAC), it has raised the name of the country to some levels. Uncertainly, if it is not because of conflict in the country, many good things could have happened in several states. Government could have benefiting a lot and...
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TIGHTEN THE NOOSE ON TAX EVADERS

TOPICAL COMMENTARY By Paul Jimbo We have been treated to very good news about the country’s prospects in non-oil revenue collections. With peace within the horizon we can only expect better figures from NRA in future days because the organization has proved that it is actually doable. The fact that...
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REGULATE SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL

Over the past few months, there have been complaints regarding sale of expired or adulterated alcoholic drinks. A spot check on most shops in Juba city established that most unlicensed outlets sell alcoholic beverages with little regards to any laws regulating the sale and consumption of the same. Some of...
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