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Kadipo community demands for county

The Suri Kadipo communities of Mewun Payam in Boma state are demanding for a county, saying that the community is being  marginalized by the both national and state governments of Boma regarding service delivery. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, the area Member of Parliament, John Dungi Tilohore said the people...
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Chiefs condemns revenge killing

Western Lakes state suspected armed youth killed Maror Jongkuc in Akor village after conclusion of a 2-day peace conference under the auspice of Governor Matur Chut in Rumbek town. Speaking to Juba Monitor, the Executive Chief of Akok section of Rup community, Madol Mading Maguar said the killing occurred on...
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UNHCR trains Gov’t officials on refugee protection

About 45 government officials from different entities have been trained in human rights and refugee protection by the United Nations High Commission for Refugee. The two day training was aimed at strengthening their knowledge of the fundamentals of refugee protection, documentation issued to asylum-seekers or refugees, detention, court practices in...
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AMWISS demands media partnership for gender equality

The Association of Media Women in South Sudan has called for partnership with media houses to help civil society organizations and stakeholders to promote gender equality. Mary Justo Tombe, the Chairperson of AMWISS said cooperation with the media would  strengthen vulnerable groups capacity building, networking and advocacy for social justice...
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Climate change is real in South Sudan-Taban

The impact of climate change in the country is worrying and it needs more efforts from development partners to combat it, First Vice President Taban Deng Gai has said. “It is a deep cause of worry for all of us, consequently we need to come together with our international development...
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Sudanese security arrests S. Sudanese in Kosti

South Sudanese refugees in White Nile State in Sudan say they are being arrested and detained by police in Kosti town. The Governor of White Nile says the arrests are over security reasons. Some South Sudanese have told Eye Radio that they are arrested on the streets of Kosti and...
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Cholera kills more than 60 people

A cholera outbreak in South Sudan’s Namurunynag State in Eastern Equatoria has killed more than 60 people in one month, local Governor Louis Lobong Lojore said. Lojore said the death toll could be higher as some occurred in remote locations and went unrecorded. He told a Juba-based radio station on...
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ACCOUNTABILITY BEFORE NATIONAL DIALOGUE

The Chairman of the United Democratic Salvation Front (UDSF) said there should be accountability first before talking about National Dialogue in the country. In an exclusive interview with Juba Monitor yesterday, Eng. Joseph Malwal Dong said he proposed the idea of the National Dialogue in 2009 when he met President...
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Snakebites added to list of Neglected Tropical Diseases

World Health Organization has added snakebites to its list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD). The addition which came into effect yesterday was welcomed by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF). Snakebites are estimated to kill over 100,000 people every year more than any other disease on the list of tropical...
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Jonglei, Boma investigation team to visit Pibor

An investigation committee formed by the First Vice President to investigate the conflict involving the youths of Jongei and Boma is to visit Pibor to meet with the government officials and communities. Speaking on phone from Bor where the committee has been meeting with government officials and communities, Maulana John...
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