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Male women’s rights champions promote gender equality in South Sudan

By Staff Writer The male women’s rights champions in Juba are facilitating conversations with their peers on gender equality, Sexual Gender-based Violence (SGBV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). The conversation is geared towards creating awareness on the need for gender equality as well as addressing the cases of sexual gender-based violence and intimate partner violence […]Read More

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Respect rights of children in South Sudan: Active Citizen

By Staff Writer Active Citizen South Sudan is redoubling efforts to appeal for respect of child rights as enshrined in South Sudan Transitional Constitution 2011 as amended and Bill of Rights. The entity in its assessment report revealed that most parents have not been considerate of children’s rights in the communities and that it was […]Read More

Health

Malaria in South Sudan: prevention is key

Malaria in South Sudan: prevention is key By MSF “I will stay here until she gets better,” said Rebecca Achol Atak while sitting next to her granddaughter’s bed in Aweil State Hospital. Atong had suffered from severe fever and vomiting before traveling two days on foot with her grandmother to seek medical help. When she […]Read More

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South Sudan media guru says journalists must report bad conducts

By Ruot George and Tapeng Michael Ohure South Sudanese leaders including Members of Parliament must face the wrath of the media for portraying conducts which counter their roles of being exemplary in society, Prof. Chaplain Kara, the Deputy Dean of the School of Journalism and Communication Studies at the University of Juba said. Prof. Kara […]Read More

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Active Citizen moves to educate communities on land rights in

By Staff Writer Active Citizen South Sudan, an indigenous organization in partnership with Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is educating the communities across parts of Juba to enlighten them on land rights. The Land Act, 2009 that regulates land occupancy and protects land rights in South Sudan pays particular attention to protection of customary land rights. […]Read More

Business

South Sudan only furnishing loans with crude revenue meant for

By Okech Francis South Sudan remains locked up in heavy debts which are taking away its oil revenues leaving the war-torn country with barely any finance to restructure its ruined economy, the deputy Minister of Finance, Agok Makur said. Despite rising prices of crude oil, all revenue generated from export goes direct to furnish heavy […]Read More

Regional

6 DEAD INCLUDING 3 SUICIDE ATTACKERS, 33 OTHERS INJURED, 5

Photo from Google The police in Uganda are reporting that a number of people have died following suicide bombing in the capital Kampala on Tuesday, the following is a full statement by the Uganda Police Force. We wish to inform the public that we have registered two separate deadly suicide attacks, within, Kampala City, on […]Read More

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30 female MPs to visit Kenya and Rwanda

By Michael Tapeng South Sudan’s Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has on Monday announced plans to take 30 members of parliament from across the country to visit Kenya and Rwanda  beginning next week. The Ministry says, the first group of the 30 members of parliament will spend five days in Kenya beginning on November 20th, while […]Read More

Health

South Sudan receives 60,000 shots of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Tapeng Michael Ohure South Sudan will receive 60,000 doses of the AstraZeneca by Tuesday, a World Health Organisation official said. The donation by France will be the third batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine received by South Sudan since it got the first vaccines in April. “The latest information that we have received is that […]Read More