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PENDING, six months’ hotel bills unpaid

By: Nema Juma The chairperson of the National Committee for Security and Defense, Angelina Teny said hotels where they stay have not been paid for the last six months, adding that on 17th November, some members of the mechanisms have been evicted. Speaking to the press, the Chairperson for the...
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Faith – Based Organizations urged to reconcile communities

By: Elia Joseph Loful The leadership of National Dialogue Steering Committee has called upon the Faith – Based Organizations to embark on reconciling various communities across the country, Bona Malual, the Rapporteur said. “On a personal point of view, as an individual, I look forward to this conference of our...
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Waging war against illiteracy

By: Sheila Ponnie As South Sudan continues to recover from nearly a decade’s conflict, there is one battle that continues. It’s a war against illiteracy and it is being fought in the classrooms of informal, adult education centres that are being opened in the country. Dianna Robert was sitting in...
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Activist calls for progress in peace process

By: Khamis Cosmas Lokudu Prominent Civil Society activist Edmund Yakani has raised concern over the slow pace of the revitalized peace process despite the 100-day extension. Yakani who is the Executive Director of Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) said seven (7) days have passed by but there is no...
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Gov’t unveils commitment at ICPD25 summit

By: Sheila Ponnie The International Conference on Population and Development programme of Action was adopted in 1994 among 197 United Nations Member states. The ICDP programme is a forward-looking human development plan that put human rights of individuals rather than numerical population targets at the centre of the global development...
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National NGO launches Vocational education to empower women

By Bullen Bala Alexander The Support for Peace and Education Development Programme (SPEDP) in partnership with Women Aid Vision (WAV) launched a two year project to enhance vocational education and training service provision for women, youths and vulnerable groups in South Sudan. The two years project is funded by Enabel,...
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DR. MACHAR, orders his members in Hotels to Vacate

BY Nema Juma Dr. Riek Machar has ordered about 59 members of his party to move out of hotels in Juba and seek accommodation in two named cantonments of Wuna Aliet, Lobojo or go back to Khartoum. The SPLM-IO cited one reason of vacating the hotels as non-payment of accommodation...
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Gogrial State Minister of Gender resigns

By: Wek Atak Kacjang The Minister of Gender and Social Welfare in Gogrial State Abut Kherubino Akec Kolnyin has resigned from her position on Wednesday last week. Kherubino said her resignation came as a result of concern that she is a medical doctor by profession and cannot execute duties and...
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Christians urged to believe in God’s teaching

By Martin Manyiel Wugol South Sudanese Christians at Emmanuel Parish Juba Diocese have been urged to pray and believe in God’s teaching. British Ambassador to South Christopher Trott encouraged South Sudanese congregation to believe in Bible teaching. The senior diplomat said he was blessed to be sent to work in...
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Nine million midwives, nurses needed globally

By: Sheila Ponnie Last week more than 9,500 global delegates from 170 countries participated in the Nairobi Summit which was first initiated In Cairo, Egypt, in the 1994. The goal of ICPD was to encourage partners to make “bold commitments to transform the world, by ending all maternal deaths, gender-based...
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