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WEATHER MEN-Predict heavy rains in the country

By James Atem Kuir Heavy rainfalls above 100 millimeters are expected this week, in Upper Nile State as well as in eastern parts of the country, IGADweather forecas has shown. In its weekly weather forecast released this week, the IGADClimate Prediction and Application Center (ICPAC), predicted that wet extreme conditions...
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Women on media advocacy strategy

By Tereza Jeremiah Chuei Women stakeholders in a three-day workshop discussed ways of enhancing their participation in the forthcoming general elections. The discussion focused on how avenues such as media could achieve the women's agenda. The consultations facilitated by UN women aimed at empowering, strengthening, and building women on the...
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World Food Programme distributes items to IDPs in Lainya

By Hassan Arun Cosmas The World Food Programme through Plan International distributed food items to IDPs in Lainya County, Central Equatoria State. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, the Lainya Commissioner Emmanuel Khamis Richard appreciated the partners for the support to the county residents and pleaded for continuous aid provision. Richard...
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Teachers urged to take Covid-19 vaccine

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto A refugee leader in Ulua settlement in Adjumani district, Tumba Jimmy urged teachers in all the settlements that were not vaccinated to get inoculated against Covid-19. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, Tumba Jimmy said the government of Uganda had failed to reopen schools because some teachers...
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Court sets eight community chiefs free in Jonglei

By Deng Ghai Deng A court in Jonglei State capital Bor on Thursday dismissed a case against eight community chiefs who were arrested by the police in Bor town two weeks ago and charged with the crimes against the State including treason, sedition and sabotage.   Speaking to media yesterday, Justice...
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PEACE-Monitor team in Yambio

By Baraka John A High-powered delegation headed by Ceasefire Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM) led by the chief of staff touched down yesterday in Yambio for assessments on the Tambura conflict in Western Equatoria State. The team comprised of RJMEC, IGAD, Women Block, Civil Society and the national...
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Religious leaders concerned with shrinking civic space

By James Atem Kuir Religious leaders said they were deeply concerned by the closing space as a result of the arrest and detention of activists and critics, urging the government to enhance, protect the core civic freedoms to expression, speech and assembly. Of recent, there have been reported arrests by...
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Women decry rampant cases of early marriage

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto Women in Palorinya refugee settlement in Obongi district have decried about the rampant cases of teenage pregnancy and early marriages which they said if not addressed, may degenerate into a much worse situation for the society in the future. They now want a concerted effort to...
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