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FOREIGNER first Coronavirus case in Juba

By Sheila Ponnie  South Sudan has confirmed it’s first case of the coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic becoming the last country in the East African Region to do so. The patient is a female aged 29 years old working for the United Nations (UN) who arrived in the country from Netherlands via...
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No total lockdown-Gov’t

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon The government has clarified that it does not intend to impose a total lockdown of the country although the the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been registered in Juba. Panic and fear gripped the city residents as rumors circulated that the government was going to...
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LEAVE WRANGLES BEHIND IN THE GOVERNORSHIP

Topical Commentary With Odongo Odoyo African Union (AU) Head of Mission in the country, Ambassador Joram Mukama Biswaro is documented urging parties to the agreement to resolve the impede surrounding the appointments of the state governors His call came barely few days after President Salva Kiir Mayardit told the country...
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Fight Coronavirus, stop community violence

Anna Nimiriano Editor in Chief Juba Monitor Yesterday First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar announced the first case of Coronavirus disease confirmed in South Sudan.  The virus was found to have in a UN staff and confirmed as the first case in South Sudan. The patient was confirmed positive but...
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Peace body worried over delay to form states gov’t

By Kitab A Unango The delay in formation of the states’ governments since the inception of Transitional Period on February 22nd is unfortunate, according to the peace-monitoring body. It is more than one month and two weeks since the Transitional Period began on February 22 with  President Kiir announcing his...
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ILLEGAL ENTRY AT BORDER POINTS SHOULD BE STOPPED

It should be appreciated that the government has taken to spraying airports and main entry border points to combat the scourge of the coronavirus pandemic which is tearing the world apart. What should not be left to chances are the small border points where reports are indicating that some people...
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Persons with disability demand equal representation

By Elia Joseph Loful The Association for persons with disabilities is calling on the Revitalized Government of National Unity to consider them at different levels of government. Articles 26 of the transitional constitution of South Sudan, states that every citizen shall have the right to take part in any level...
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Gov’t urged to provide daily update on Coronavirus

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon A civil society group has urged the government to give daily update on information concerning the status of the coronavirus in the country to avoid rumors and misinformation. The activist said the civil population was overwhelmed by circulating rumors on social media and offline that do...
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Artists join fight against Coronavirus pandemic

By Mandela Nelson Denis South Sudanese music legends have joined the global fight against coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping out the mankind. Several artists in South Sudan have composed songs to create public awareness on the deadly virus. According to the World Health Organization latest report, South Sudan, Lesotho and...
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Telecommunication companies urged to reduce tariff

By Wek Atak Kacjang South Sudan Youth Organizations coalition are appealing to telecommunication companies and network providers to cut call rates and offer free data to subscribers during coronavirus pandemic period.   The group made the statement during their second press conference on Wednesday in Juba that was intended to...
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