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UJOSS advocates for women rights

By: Ruot George Female journalists in South Sudan have been challenged to use their numerical strength to advance gender equality in the media sector. The Union of Journalists of South Sudan appealed to the female journalists, who are the majority in the media fraternity to use their positions to lobby for women rights issues. UJOSS […]Read More

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Ministry of Health with support from WHO strengthens Ebola Virus

By the World Health Organization To strengthen the capacities to detect, investigate and respond to suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), WHO supported the Ministry of Health to deploy a multidisciplinary team of epidemiologists, clinicians and infection prevention and control (IPC) officers, and risk communication experts to Morobo and Yei River counties of Central Equatoria State […]Read More

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Juba’s little Kalisto who rose too high

By Patrick Oyet Witch doctors in the South Sudanese capital Juba trembled at the mention of his name, roadside vendors fled at his site and top-flight generals saw their barricaded homes broken through. Kalisto Ladu Wani will be remembered for long for actions that people in South Sudan dare not do. A gubernatorial decree in […]Read More

Health

HIV infections on the rise in South Sudan amidst inadequate

By Simon Deng    HIV infections are on the rise among South Sudanese and yet the government isn’t funding initiatives to curtail it, commission dealing with the disease is inadequately funded, Achol Ayom, the Deputy chairperson for HIV commission said. Plans to deal with the virus has solely been left with nongovernmental organisations, Ayom said […]Read More

Health

South Sudan: 60,000 AstraZeneca vaccines set for distribution

By Tapeng Michael Ohure Some 60,000 doses of Astrazeneca vaccine will be distributed across 53 counties in South Sudan. The World Health Organization and the South Sudan’s Ministry of Health confirmed receipt of the 60,000 doses of the newly received third batch of the Astrazeneca vaccines. The batch was received on Tuesday, the 16th of […]Read More

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Chinese goodies for children’s home

By Paul Jimbo A group of Chinese medical doctors have feted a local children’s home with an early Christmas gift. The 15-member 9th bench of Chinese medical team gifted the Confident Children Out of Conflict with foodstuffs, footballs and other nutritional supplements. Team leader Dr Ding Zheng said the aid came from the People’s Republic […]Read More

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Juba City residents warned against sabotage

By: Ruot George Juba City residents have been cautioned against frustrating efforts by authorities to restore order and sanity in the city. Acting Mayor of Juba City Council, Solomon Pitia Sambur said efforts by the city council management to render basic services are being frustrated by a section of residents. Sambur who is also the […]Read More

Sports

FIFA optimistic Juba Football Stadium will promote sport in South

By Tapeng Michael Ohure The delegation from the Federation for International Football Association (FIFA) is in South Sudan’s capital to assess progress of work at Juba National Football Stadium. FIFA is investing 6$ million to reconstruct South Sudan’s football stadium to an internationally accepted standard. The upgrade includes expanding the facility from a 2,000 to a […]Read More

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Journalists tipped on parliamentary reporting

BY: Ruot George At least 45 South Sudanese journalists have been trained on constitutional-making and parliamentary reporting. The two days event at Juba Landmark Hotel was organized by the Union of Journalists in South Sudan with support from United Nations agencies on 16 and 17th Nov. 2021. UJOSS president Patrick Oyet said the training sought […]Read More

Politics

Resolution of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of

Adopted at the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on November 11, 2021 Preamble Since its founding in 1921, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has remained true to its original aspiration and mission of seeking happiness for the Chinese people and rejuvenation for the Chinese nation. […]Read More