May 19, 2022
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Gov’t mulls upgrade of faltering healthcare system

The national ministry of health says it is planning to upgrade the health system from primary healthcare to a tertiary level. Yolanda Awel Deng Juach, the Minister of Health said on arrival from Dakar, Senegal that the government plans to improve the healthcare system through partnership. “In South Sudan, we are only dealing with primary […]

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Enabling our forests to help us overcome multiple crises

The world faces huge challenges in overcoming the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity, the war in Ukraine, the accelerating climate crisis and biodiversity loss. In response to these multiple global threats, we need solutions at scale that are cost-effective and equitable and can be implemented rapidly. Forests and trees offer such solutions and […]

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South Sudan ceasefire on precipice of collapse due to hostilities: monitors            

By Simon Deng South Sudan’s ceasefire is increasingly under pressure of unraveling due to ongoing hostilities in the oil-rich regions of Unity and Upper Nile, said ceasefire monitors on Thursday.                                                     […]

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Juba Echo children discuss importance of education

We give children a chance to discuss issues that affect them

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High-tech takes Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to the next level: CMG

By CGTN The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ended with over 62.814 billion views recorded on China Media Group’s (CMG) multiple platforms, according to the media company. As the country’s rights-holding broadcaster, CMG incorporated the application of the 5G+4K/8K+AI technology in its coverage of the Games and delivered a live broadcast of the […]

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Protecting East Africa’s Natural Capital: The Cost of Inaction

By Nicholas OgugeChief of Party, USAID Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Project Nature underpins every aspect of economic and human well-being. That’s why recent moves by the East African Community (EAC) and the six partner states (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) to counteract environmental threats to the region are so […]

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Children in Juba discuss danger of war

Children discuss why war is bad.

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South Sudan’s politicians slammed for beating drums of war

Politicians in the coalition government have been blamed for putting the country on knife edge amid ongoing bitter fallout over the security arrangements. President Salva Kiir and his First Vice President Riek Machar recently disagreed over the ratios within the unified army command structure.    

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Families pushed to the limit as South Sudan braces for its worst hunger crisis ever

WFP Press Release More than seventy percent of the South Sudanese population will struggle to survive the peak of the lean season in South Sudan this year as the country grapples with unprecedented levels of food insecurity caused by conflict, climate shocks, covid, and rising costs, warned the United Nations World Food Programme today. While […]

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International Women day message from the UN Secretary General António Guterres

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate women and girls everywhere. We celebrate their contributions to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Their ideas, innovations and activism that are changing our world for the better. And their leadership across all walks of life. But we also recognize that in too many areas, the clock on women’s rights is […]

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