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Citizens should utilize the vast land

The Swedish ambassador to South Sudan and Sudan Han Henric Lundquist said this country has great economic potential and called on all citizens to utilize their vast land. He made the remarks on Tuesday during the celebration of Swedish day in Juba. “There is great economic potential mostly in agricultural...
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SPLA accuses Sudan of supporting rebels

The Sudan People’s liberation Army (SPLA) has accused the Sudanese government of supporting rebels to fight the government of South Sudan. Speaking in a press conference at the military headquarters yesterday, the acting army spokesperson Col. Santo Domic Chuol said the military has gathered enough evidence that the Sudanese government...
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Improve lives of vulnerable women

By Judith Omondi Before a new borehole was installed in their village, the women of Adokhol community did not have much time for basic personal grooming. For them, fetching water was virtually a fulltime occupation, for which they walked long distances with jerry cans on their heads, especially in the...
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Juba Teaching Hospital stocks with drugs

Juba Teaching Hospital that had been hit hard by scarcity of drugs two months ago has been stocked with enough drugs, said the director of pharmacy of the hospital. Dr. Nathaniel Mogga said the main referral Hospital in the country has received drugs last month as donations from NGOs like...
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Over 14,000 teenagers live with HIV

The African Network for Care of Children and Adolescents (ANECCA) dealing with people living with HIV/AIDS says there are 14,000 teenagers living with the Virus in the country. The Network said that the figure was alarming adding that something needs to be done to abate the threat. Speaking to Juba...
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Resolve Judges’ grievances -Activist

Close to two months after justices and judges announced a nation-wide strike, a human rights organization is now calling on the government to solve the grievances of the judges to ensure respect for human rights and rule of law in the country. Reech Malual, the Executive Director of Screen of...
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Gov’t to control small arms

An official from the Ministry of Interior, Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control has reiterated government’s commitment to control small arms and light weapons in the country. Earlier this month, civil society organizations and women groups called on the government to prevent small arms and light weapons from...
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JICA needs peace to resume suspended projects

Japanese International Corporation Agency (JICA) has assured the Transitional Government of national Unity (TGoNU) of its commitment in the completion of the suspended projects if peace is restored in the country. Speaking during the handover ceremony of 450KW generator to South Sudan Urban Water Cooperation, the public relation Advisor at...
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Boma State in dire need of food

Authorities in Boma state are warning that more people could starve to death if no immediate response is taken to rescue the population. Speaking to Juba Monitor yesterday, the Coordinator of Boma state, Fiji Nyatu Lopole said currently there is no food in the state especially in areas outside Pibor...
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Salary delay upsets public schools

Pupils are saying salary delay in government institutions will have negative impact on the country’s education as most teachers don’t show up for lessons delivery. Akor William, a pupil at Juba One Girls primary school said teachers are so reluctant to enter classes whenever they come to school, “The teachers...
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