South Sudan to build own pipeline
By Matata Safi in Juba
With South Sudan and its northern neighbour still locking horns over the use of an oil pipeline and export terminal at Port Sudan, the new country is contemplating constructing its own pipeline as a lasting solution to current challenges posed by Khartoum.
Illegal guns recovered in Lainya
By Bullen Lugala in Lainya
More than 700 illegal guns were recovered in the recent concluded disarmament exercise in Lainya County, Central Equatoria State. The official in charge of the exercise, Angelo Akok Kiir appreciated local chiefs in the different payams for encouraging residents to voluntarily surrender their weapons to government authorities.
African union assesses LRA activities in Western Equatoria
By John Gachuku in Yambio
A delegation of African Union officials last week met and held discussions with the state governor for Western Equatoria Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro during a visit aimed at assesing activities of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group.
UNMISS asks South Sudan to increase troops in Jonglei
By Akim Mugisa in Juba
United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is urging government to increase the number of its forces in troubled Jonglei state to counter repeated inter-tribal attacks that have killed hundreds and displaced thousands from their homes.
Fire destroys Omoliha Market in Torit
By Peter Lokale Nakimangole in Torit
Omoliha Market in the Eastern Equatoria capital Torit was once again ravaged by a fire at about 8: 30 pm on February 22. The inferno that destroyed property worth millions was the second fire outbreak at the market in less than one month.
South Sudan reduces expenditure by half
South Sudan minister of Finance and Economic Planning Hon. Kosti Manibe (picture)
When the government of South Sudan suspended oil production, many must have wondered as to how the new country was going to ensure continued service delivery to its people without money from oil revenues.
SACRIFICE AND PATRIOTISM NECESSARY FOR A CREDIBLE MEDICAL SERVICE
Since South Sudan achieved independence on July 9 2011, some citizens exiled by the long decades of war have been steadily returning to the country. South Sudan however faces many challenges in the health sector since the long colonial neglect and subsequent civil war resulted in pitiful health indicators and an acute shortage of health workers.