May 19, 2022
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Nairobi Express Highway

https://fb.watch/d25b1hN9Va/ The Nairobi expressway was commissioned to the public on a trial basis on Saturday, and motorists will be allowed to use it for the next three weeks before its official launch.So far 11,000 vehicles have registered to use the road. Kenyans have expressed their joy over the reduced traffic time they’ll spend when using […]

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SPLM calls for end to internal disquiet ahead of elections

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has called for calm within its rank and file as it seeks to steer clear of internal squabbles for power and positions ahead of the anticipated elections in 2023. “We want members of the SPLM to be united, what brought the problem was internal wrangle, we do not want […]

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President Kiir heads to Abu Dhabi

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has left Juba for Abu Dhabi to join world leaders in paying tribute to the late UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and to offer his condolences to the newly elected President of UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the family and the entire […]

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South Sudan risks returning to conflict, says deputy speaker

By Awan Achiek The First Deputy Speaker of parliament has warned the country risks returning to another conflict if deep lying grievances are addressed by the transitional unity government. Nathaniel Oyet Pierino, made these remarks during the orientation workshop for members of parliament in Juba on Tuesday. “Any critical objectives of the peace agreement is […]

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Be impartial – Governor Cleto to media

The Governor of Western Bahr-el-Ghazal State Sarah Cleto Rial has appealed to media institutions in South Sudan to be impartial in covering national affairs. In reference to the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, Cleto said media coverage has been in favour of one party, which the country has known since the war of liberation. “The […]

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South Sudan, Uganda vow to fight human trafficking

By Awan Achiek South Sudan and neighboring Uganda have agreed to work together to counter human trafficking across their porous borders. Gen. Atem Marol Biar, South Sudan’s Director General for Nationality, Passport and Immigration, revealed on Monday that officials from the two countries recently discussed issues of human trafficking along their common borders. Biar recently […]

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South Sudan’s tycoon advises locals to engage in farming

By Awan Achiek South Sudanese tycoon Ayii Duang Ayii has urged South Sudanese to opt for agriculture since the country’s oil proceeds have been sold in advance up to 2027. Duang who is the Chairperson of South Sudan Business Community, said Saturday that South Sudanese should not put all their hopes on the oil windfall since […]

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South Sudan’s tax man to set up corporate strategic plan

South Sudan’s National Revenue Authority (NRA) has started consultation on developing it’s 5-year corporate strategic plan. Africano Mande, Deputy Commissioner-General of the NRA, said they will soon start consultations to on the key corporate strategic plan that will target growing the non-oil revenue tax base. “We have started (consultations) with Malakal, and we will be […]

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High taxes choking local hoteliers in South Sudan

By Simon Deng Local hoteliers in South Sudan will soon be kicked out of the hotel and hospitality industry by foreign players due to high taxes.  Gabriel Mabior Chiping, the Secretary General for Hotel and Catering Association, said Saturday that they have already petitioned the mayor of Juba city council to help ease the heavy […]

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Women demand justice after 6-year-old raped and killed in Aweil town

By Awan Achiek The recent rape and killing of 6-year-old girl in Awei town of Northern Bahr el Ghazal sparked protest as South Sudanese women bloc demand justice for victim of pervasive sexual violence. On 3rd May, a 42-year-old suspected Sudanese trader, Saber Abusom reportedly defied and murdered 6-year-old girl, Abuk Lual Lual and dumped […]

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