Doctors on strike in Yirol, Lakes State

By John Agok Doctors working for CUAMN Africa International have down their tools in Yirol, demanding reinstatement of their cut off allowances for night shifts and Sundays. Speaking to Juba Echo via phone, Makuei Ijong, the Director for Yirol Hospital in Eastern part of Lakes State said, “Doctors are now on a peaceful strike which […]Read More


Hai Amarat Classic Hotel to Shutdown

One of the famous hotels in Juba, Hai Amarat Classic is scheduled to close today because of disagreement between its shareholders. One of the two shareholders who preferred anonymity alleged that disagreement between them could not be resolved, he had suggested that the assets be divided but since there was no agreement, they went to […]Read More


NGO urges gov’t to allocate $20 million to Youth Fund

By Simon Deng  and Merio Jimmy Okay Africa Foundation, a Juba-based NGO has urged the transitional unity government to allocate 20 million U.S dollars to the Youth Enterprise Fund to enable skilling of youth. “We are requesting the government to prioritize enacting the Youth Enterprise Development Fund Bill and then with the recent loan secured from […]Read More


Check B Magic to sue DJ Cent for brand rights

Check B Magic, the “SOKO” hitmaker and founder of the Able Disabled Organization (ADO) has said his legal team is in the process of filing a lawsuit against DJ Cent, Mr. No Rest for image and brand rights infringement, defamation among others. This is after DJ Cent made a Facebook post offering a free audio […]Read More


More than 800,000 South Sudanese may face reduced access to

Over 800,000 South Sudanese may face reduced access to life-saving health care by June: IOM warnsThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) warns that more than 800,000 people in South Sudan who rely on IOM for their health care may face reduced access to life-saving services by June if urgent calls for humanitarian funding are not […]Read More


Ex- army General defects to Malong’s faction

By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon, Juba The former South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) General, Stephen Buay Rolnyang has defected to South Sudan United Front (SSUF), Gen. Paul Malong’s party after nearly two years at home since he was released. Buay has been in Juba following his release in 2019 before he confirmed his defection on […]Read More


More than twelve officials abandon Gen. Malong for ruling party

By Awan Achiek A group of 12 officials from South Sudan United Front/Army has defected and joined the ruling party under President Salva Kiir, one month after resignation from Gen. Paul Malong’s party The South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF) is led by Gen.Paul Malong Awan, the former Chief of Staff of the country’s national army alongside others.  […]Read More


Schools reopen in South Sudan after more than a year

South Sudan’s government on Monday reopened all schools both after 14 months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The reopening of schools followed an assessment done by the Education Ministry in partnership with education and health partners to ascertain their readiness. South Sudan’s vice president for Service cluster and Chairperson for National Task force […]Read More


12 killed during cattle raid over the weekend in Gogrial

By Denis Ejulu At least 12 people were shot dead and 21 others wounded during cattle raid on Saturday in Gogrial East of Warrap State. Peter Ayom Bul, Gogrial East County Commissioner revealed that the raiders from Bul Nuer community also looted 1,300 heads of cattle in Apuk village. “I send my heartfelt condolences to […]Read More