National News

Gov’t to spend $70mto print textbooks

Minister Deng Deng Hoc Yai speaking to Journalists By Kidega Livingstone      The government through the ministry of General Education and Instruction will spend about$70 million for transportation and printing cost of national curriculum textbooks before the beginning of February next year. The $70 million will be used for printing of...
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Customs revenue drops by nearly 50%

Brig. General Akol Ayii, acting director general for customs service   By Jale Richard South Sudan’snon-oil revenue, the second largest revenue source has dropped drastically since 2013,  acting Director General,customs service said yesterday. Brig. Gen.Akol Ayii Madut said the decrease in revenue collection is due to the insecurity in the...
Opinion

The Truth

Where are South Sudan National OperationalPolice, 777?   By James LaduModiAsukGwate   By definition, the word police refer to an organized civil force in acountry, which keeps law and order. Men and women aremembers of such force. But do our operational national police keep law and order as expected by...
Opinion

Two wrongs don’t make a right

By Nana Alfred Sometimes we want to do the right thing but in a wrong way, we never really put thought into it and just react. But two wrongs can never make a right! A person will never accept his/her wrongs if you approach him/her in a wrong way nor...
National News

S. Sudanese Pound further weakens against U.S. dollar

Women carrying babies are commonly seen queuing at commercial banks and forex exchange companies in Juba. Trade in dollars has now become a lucrative business in South Sudan (ST/File)   (ST) South Sudan’s local currency (SSP) further weakened, in the first week of January, against the U.S. dollar ($) indicating...
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Torit mayor survives death on Christmas festival

Torit municipal council mayor Eddy William Ponsiano   By Thomas Lodovico Oryem   TORIT – Torit municipal council mayor Eddy William Ponsianosurvived death by unknown gunmen who attacked him at HaiNivisha in Torit on Christmas festival.   Mayor Eddy told the press that his home at Nivisha was attacked at...
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Media houses in Torit urged to expand coverage

By Thomas Lodovico Oryem   TORIT- Imotong state government spokesperson and minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sportsurged media houses to expand their level of coverage to unreachable areas. Josephine Akulang calls on the state media houses to expand coverage to other counties of the state for wider knowledge of...
National News

Torit – Juba road closed, says authority

By Thomas Lodovico Oryem     TORIT –Torit municipal council authorities temporarily closed Juba – Torit road due to insecurity saying the move will save lives of travelers, as there is high number of civilians who were killed and injured. “Any vehicle,boda-bodaand anybody going to Juba or Magwi should wait...
Cover Story

Imotong State MPs to campaign for Peace

By Thomas Lodovico Oryem   TORIT- Imotong state legislative assembly breaks its session till March 2017 to allow Members of the Parliament (MPs) to visit their constituencies and campaign for peace and unity. Ben Loki Palatino, the assembly speaker has called on Mps to use their recess to visit their...
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