Gov’t to protect Ethiopian peacekeepers

By James Atem Kuir The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the government will give protection to Ethiopianpeacekeeperswho recently refused to return home for fear of persecution. The 15 Ethiopian peacekeepers serving under UNMISS who were due to rotate back to Ethiopia refused to board a flight...

Community up in arms to remove Ruweng chief administrator

By Bullen Bala Alexander RuwengCommunity is demanding the removal of the Chief Administrator ofRuwengAdministrative Area saying they are dissatisfied about disappearance of 5 percent of oil money allocated tothe community. The document seen by Juba Monitor, signed by Ruweng chiefs, youths and women group, accused the Chief Administrator for sponsoring...

Grenade explosion claims life

By Baraka John One person died and six (6) others were injured after a grenade explosion in Yambio County, Western Equatoria State yesterday. Mr Jackson Khamis, an eye witness said the grenade was thrown by a prison warden after disagreement with his fellow colleague on whom to hold the grenade....

State leaders told to prioritize service delivery

By Hassan Arun A civil society Activist in Yei River County Central Equatorial State is calling on the newly appointedCentralEquatorial State leaders to prioritize service delivery to the citizens. Speaking to Juba Monitor in an interview, Daniel Friday MartinCoordinator of Community Empowerment for Progress Organization calls for security stability in...

Active Citizen on human rights campaign

By Correspondent In an effort to educate locals on their fundamental rights, Active Citizen South Sudan, a National Organization operating in the country has embarked on door-to-door campaigns on Basics of Human Rights. The group is urging the communities to protect people’s rights despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year, the...

South Sudan Cup to start in Bor

By Okan Thomas Onyango The Bor Local Football Association (BOLFA) has confirmed that the long-awaited South Sudan Cup 2021 will start on Saturday in Bor, Jonglei State. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, the Secretary of BOLFA, John Ayor said the main objective of the tournament that is to start on...

Refugees to benefit from business grant

By Gaaniko Samson Jerry    Refugees in Uganda Rhino Refugee camp and the host communities will benefit from the Grant Capital business supported by International Labour Organization (ILO). The initiative aimed at reducing the negative impact posed by Covid-19 pandemic that has led to the collapse of several businesses in...

PROTECTION-UN peacekeepers seek asylum

By Okan Thomas Onyango/James Atem Kuir Fifteen (15) out of 169 Ethiopian peacekeepers that were scheduled to return home and who refused to board a flight home at Juba International Airport earlier this week remained behind seeking asylum. On Monday, well-placed sources told Juba Monitor that a brawl broke out...

Students continue to protest over unpaid arrears

By Bullen Bala Alexander South Sudanese students who graduated in Zimbabwe from 2018 to 2021 have threatened to continue with protests until their demands are fulfilled. According to the student representative Maker Makur, although the Ministry of Finance had promised to clear the arrears towards the end of this month,...

Covid-19 cases soar to over 7,000

By James Atem Kuir Covid-19 cases have soared to 7,098 after 167 fresh cases were registered past 48 hours according to the ministry of health Covid-19 daily report released yesterday. The new cases were confirmed out of 694 samples tested by the public health laboratory and three private labs testing...
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