South Sudan

South Sudan

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:29:15 GMT
COVID-19 - Rwanda Donates Medical Kits to Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan
[New Times] The Government of Rwanda has donated testing medical kits to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:05:33 GMT
Rwanda Tests Peacekeepers in South Sudan
[East African] United Nations peacekeeping missions have had to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic by including mitigation measures against the spread of coronavirus where they serve.

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 06:40:48 GMT
Ambassador to Belgium Dies Aged 64
[East African] South Sudan's Ambassador to Belgium, Jwokgwen Severio Yukwan, has died, Information Minister Michael Makuei has confirmed.

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:56:58 GMT
Govt Suspends Construction of Major Highway Over Quality
[East African] The South Sudanese government and a Chinese contractor have suspended the construction of a major highway connecting to Uganda over quality.

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:27:48 GMT
COVID-19 - Mass Testing for Rwandan Peacekeepers in South Sudan
[New Times] Rwanda has started mass testing and sampling for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) targeting its peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

South Sudan Nation

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:38:39 +0000
9-Years down the line, the country’s still crying as we partly celebrate the 9th independence anniversary
By Nhial Gatkuoth Chung, Accra- Ghana, JUL/08/2020. SSN; South Sudanese in 2011 overwhelmingly voted to have their independence state called the republic of South Sudan, there’re huge hopes that independence w’d bring peace and stability ...

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:32:03 +0000
Pres. Salva Kiir uses fear-mongering to impede Gen. Johnson Olony’s appointment as Governor
BY: Duop Chak Wuol, Analyst and Editor-in-Chief of the Independent “South Sudan News Agency,” Jul/05/2020, SSN; President Salva Kiir through his press office recently claimed that he is against the appointment of the Sudan People’s ...

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:04:10 +0000
GPOC Petroleum Employees Threaten to go on Strike: Press Release
Press Release; Workers Trade Union of Petroleum and Mining, GPOC Sub-office Position on GPOC Management’s Threatening Letter dated June 22, 2020 Juba, South Sudan (28th June 2020). The Workers Trade Union of Petroleum and Mining – GPOC Sub-Office...

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 21:12:22 +0000
BreakingNews: Majak Buoi, South Sudanese Dinka, arrested trying to steal $13 million in Boston, USA.
From the Staff, June 22, 2020; A Winchester man is facing a federal wire fraud charge after he allegedly tried to obtain more than $13 million in COVID-19 relief money through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection P...

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:35:09 +0000
East African court bars South Sudan, two firms from exporting oil
By LUKE ANAMI, The East African, JUN/23/2020, SSN; The government of South Sudan and two mining companies have been barred from operating and exporting oil due to spills that have polluted the environment. South Sudan’s Minister for Justice, the Gr...