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Over six million people face acute food insecurity

By Bullen Bala Alexander About 6.5 million people in South Sudan more than half of the population would be in acute food insecurity, the government and three UN agencies said. In a joint press release by the Government of South Sudan, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...
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MACHAR Comes in, as Kiir dissolves gov’t today

By Sheila Ponnie President Salva Kiir Mayardit yesterday said he would dissolve the government today and appoint Dr. Riek Machar as the First Vice President. At the same time, Kiir and Machar agreed to form the Unity Government tomorrow to fulfill the deadline of the extended 100 days of the...
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National Dialogue Conference set for next Month

By Mandela Nelson Denis The National dialogue conference is set to take place on the 16th of March just weeks after the formation of the government of national unity. Angelo Beda, the Co-Chair of the National Dialogue while addressing the African Union Security Council revealed that the conference would attract...
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Ruweng residents demand better health services

By: Opio Jackson Located in the northern part of South Sudan, Ruweng is the most oil-producing area in South Sudan, about 80 % of the country’s oil is produced here. The oil field in Ruweng is owned and operate by the Chinese Greater Pioneer Operating Company (GPOC). However, since the...
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Calm returns to Renk County after protest

By Wek Atak Kacjang Authorities in Renk County said calm has returned to the county after four consecutive days’ demonstrations by the residents against the return to ten states. After President Salva Kiir dissolved the 32 states and returned the country to 10 states and three administrative areas, Renk residents...
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Politicians told to leave hotels as peace looms

By: Opio Jackson A renowned civil society activist has called on the politicians who have been living in the hotels to quit the apartment to reduce government expenses. Edmund Yakani, Executive Director Community Empowerment for Progress Organization said there was no need for the politicians to keep living in the...
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Radio Emmanuel staff on strike over low payment

By: Elia Joseph Loful Staff working for Radio Emmanuel, a Catholic Radio station based in Torit on Thursday staged a sit-down strike demanding better payment. In a petition signed by eight staff and extended to the media, the staff urged Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Torit His Lordship Stephen...
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Former officials in Amadi ordered to return assets

By Bullen Bala Alexander The Secretary General of the former Amadi State has ordered all former states’ employees to return back all the state assets. Addressing the high level committee formed on Monday, Benjamin Commander Gayos said his order was to speed up the implementation of the Presidential decree that...
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GROUPS Meet AU delegation

By: Mandela Nelson A team of 15 members from the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Committee who arrived in the Country on Tuesday had a busy schedule as they met eight groups who are key players in the peace process and the formation of the Transitional Government of National...
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Gov’t amends constitution to include 10 states

By Kitab A Unango The cabinet has passed a resolution to amend article 162/1 of the constitution to incorporate the ten states and the three Administrative areas. The Council of Ministers during its extraordinary meeting No: 1/2020 chaired by the First Vice President Taban Deng Gai yesterday approved the amendment...
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