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Taskforce to involve quarter councils in COVID-19 awareness

By Nema Juma The Incident Manager of COVID-19 Dr. Richard Lako said they would engage the members of the quarter councils in terms of response to COVID-19. Dr. Laku said the Citizen Taskforce got an opportunity to do the study and they discovered that most of the people in the...
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Governor calls on Western Equatoria to embrace peace

By Bullen Bala Alexander The newly appointed Governor of Western Equatoria State has called on the different communities to embrace peace through reconciliation and forgiveness. Alfred Futuyo Karaba said without forgiveness and reconciliation there would be no sustainable peace in the country. “I am calling on you the communities of...
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Eleven female gang members arrested in Torit

By Kabaka Quintous Leone  Police in Torit town of Eastern Equatoria have arrested a group of 11 female girls who were involved in a gang related fight last week. The girls with the age ranging from 11-17 years wore trousers and mini-skirts and were moving with Pangas, the police said....
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UNIVERSITY of Juba switches to online studies

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon The University of Juba is switching to online learning amid the coronavirus uncertainty and lectures are set to resume on August 31st, the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Akec confirmed. As part of Coronavirus preventive measures, President Salva Kiir in March ordered the closure of schools and...
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Abducted women’s families applaud efforts to release them

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon The families of the two abducted women have welcomed the efforts taken by the Presidential Envoy to Rome negotiation to have initiated a joint communication with Thomas Cirilo with the Vatican aimed of releasing the women. Dr. Marial Benjamin, the government Special Envoy to the Rome...
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Jonglei, Pibor in peace Process

By Wek Atak Kacjang Inter-community peace dialogue between Jonglei State and Pibor Administrative Area kicked off on Saturday in Panyagor County to bring to an end the persisting inter-communal flights, child abduction and  cattle raiding in the area. Early this month, President Salva Kiir Mayardit formed committees to go in...
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Rumbek Youth Sports Association distributes hand washing items

By Mabor Riak Magok Rumbek Youth Sports Association (RYSA) on Saturday launched a distribution of coronavirus handwashing items to all residents of Rumbek Town to prevent the spread of the virus. The coronavirus handwashing items includes soaps, coronavirus banners and tape jerricans to residents of Malualkodi, Malakia, Akuac and Malualakan. Speaking...
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Students concerned over lack of electronic learning equipment

By Peter Gatkuoth Since March 20, 2020, the educational radio program for children was launched on Radio Miraya and other radio stations to enable children to continue with their learning while schools remained closed. The education facilities have been shut down due to COVID-19 pandemic. The program aimed to ensure...
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Mabior Garang denies resigning from SPLM-IO

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon The former Deputy Minister of Interior, Mabior Garang has disowned a letter being circulated in  social media that he had resigned from the SPLM-IO headed by Dr. Riek Macher Teny Yesterday, a letter on social media and other online news agencies claimed Garang had resigned from...
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Lakes State governor vows to stop cattle raiding

By Bullen Bala Alexander The newly appointed governor of Lakes State, Makur Kulang Liei has vowed to stop cattle raiding and communal fighting in his State. There have been routine communal violence and cattle raiding in Lakes State in which hundreds of people lost their lives. Speaking during the opening...
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