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Film makers enhance skills enhancing training

By Elia Joseph Loful    Film makers in Juba have started a 12-day training aimed at enhancing their production skills. At least 10 film makers are attending the training workshop at the American Ambassador’s residence. Speaking to Juba Monitor in exclusive interview, Simon Bingo the Director of Juba Films Festival said...
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FATHERS, Blamed over early marriages

By Kitab A Unango As the world struggles to end child marriage by 2030, fathers in South Sudan have been blamed for perpetuating the vice. Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Nadia Arop Dudi yesterday said mothers of young girls do not have a strong say when it comes to decision...
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Yirol Communities in Kampala Mark Independence Day

By Martin Manyiel Wugol South Sudanese in Uganda have continued to celebrate the 8th Independence Anniversary in Kampala. Last Saturday, Yirol communities in  Kampala marked the event under the theme “Sovereignty is a responsibility". The event was attended by members of different communities from the greater Yirol area including Yirol...
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Medical students sit Ethiopian exams

By Elia Joseph Loful At least 90 medical students at Juba Teaching Hospital have started sitting examinations to qualify them for Ethiopian Medical School scholarship. The examination was witnessed by Zelalem Birhan Alemu, the Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Ethiopia in Juba and the Minister of Health...
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Aguer Tips Tonj Students on Importance of Education

By John Sylvester Timba Former Governor of Jonglei State Philip Aguer has encouraged students from Tonj State to prioritize education. He said education will enable the youth take a lead in nation building, peace and develop of the country. “Students should take collective responsibility in promoting peace, nationalism and patriotism...
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Governor Agok Appoints Deputy, Culture Minister

By Mabor Riak Magok The Western Lakes State Governor Mahmuod Solomon Deer Agok has appointed his deputy and a minister to fill the Cultur docket. In a Gubernatorial Decree issued on Sunday, Governor Agok appointed Stephen Mathiang Deng Monydit Deputy governor. In another decree he appointed Zechariah Magot Ater as...
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Oil workers call off strike

Peter James Loruba A group of geologists working for the China National Logging Company (CNLC) have called off the strike they started early this month after intervention from the Transitional National Legislative Assembly. The group led by their team leader Peter Ladu said they have decided to call off the...
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Register for Pre-paid Electricity, Urges Minister

By Nema Juma Members of the public have been urged to register for the pre-paid electricity meters at Juba Power Station. Energy and Dams Minister Dr. Dhieu Mathok Dhieu decried the low turnout of people turning up to register for the pre-paid electricity token meters. “Over the last two months,...
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Motorcyclist decry regard for female riders

By Wek Atak Kacjang The Chairlady for South Sudan Civil Society Network has urged South Sudanese to stop abusing female motorcycle riders while cycling in town. “I am not happy when people call me boda-boda when I am not. I am currently riding motor bike around Juba but people say...
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