South Sudan’s oil industry is steadily recovering as a power-sharing government that ended five years of civil war remains in place, with production increasing to more than 170,000 barrels a day.
South Sudan’s defense minister, Angelina Teny, acknowledged “issues” in implementing the peace deal
The names of the appointed MPs were announced on the national broadcaster, South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC), on Monday night.
Activists and civil society groups say the move is long overdue.
In November, Russia estimated that Sputnik V will cost under $20 per person on international markets.
Aliandro Lotok, State Governor's press secretary, said unknown gunmen launched the attack on Camp 15 area at around 1 a.m. on Sunday
“We don’t know who attacked, but a force came and attacked, burnt houses, and killed five of us,” Lam told local radio Tamazuj.
Anyone who fails to wear a mask or observe social distancing rules will be charged 6,000 South Sudanese pounds, the equivalent of about $10 on the black market
This would be the second IMF deal with South Sudan since Africa’s youngest nation joined the lender in 2012.
Officials from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), a Uganda Police investigations unit say the victim only identified as Malisa lost the money in a fake dollar scam involving four fraudsters.
“It is in our best interest to ease the movement of people and goods within the region in order to facilitate trade and investment as well as contributing to our end goal of East African regional integration,”
Dier Tong Ngor, governor of the Bank of South Sudan, said the bank will soon embark on a nationwide campaign to educate the public on the new banknote features.
In November 2020, envoys wrote to IGAD to lift restrictions on Machar.
“Let them earn their living in other ways other than writing fictitious reports"
Museveni on Monday while trying to explain his stance on politics of ethnic identity said South Sudanese are actually not black, blue people.
The women brought the men to court and won.
"There is a need to fight corruption because there is no investor who can go to a country where corruption is prevailing," Igga told journalists in Juba.
The government is contractually obliged to allocate Jedco hard currency as it collects payments in South Sudan pounds.
Major components in the unity governments are far from over.
Kiir says efforts by his government to cultivate the country from the rubble of war have been frustrated by the diplomatic blackout.
Ceasefire monitors on Tuesday reported that the SPLA-IO forces arrested and detained UN staff and civilians at Farajalla village in Western Bahr El-Ghazal State.
The Security Council first imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in May 2018, which it renewed a year later and again in May 2020.
Ethiopia’s military is fighting battle-hardened troops in the northern Tigray region, threatening the stability of the entire Horn of Africa region.
Kiir said despite the delays and setbacks, a ceasefire created by the IGAD-brokered deal in 2018,is holding, parties are committed and the country will not go back to war.
Danilowicz said Washington’s main objective in South Sudan is to ensure its political leaders restore stability across the country
Violence has soared in recent months between rival communities, often over cattle raiding which has led to cycles of brutal revenge killings.
Last month, opposition military chief of staff Simon Gatwech Dual expressed frustration with the continued house detention of Machar
The coronavirus pandemic and oil-price shock inflicted severe economic disruption, leading to a sharp decline in the nation’s growth and reversing some early gains from political stability.
The rebels led by renegade general Thomas Cirillo Swaka have accused the government of President Kiir of serial attacks amid talks spearheaded by the lay Catholic social service organization, the Community of Sant'Egidio in
The country is still beset with violence and corruption, following decades of inter-tribal, inter-factional conflict.
Two aid groups have suspended operations in parts of eastern South Sudan after gunmen killed two of their workers late last week.
Kampala says a statement from South Sudanese army spokesperson Maj. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang is false.
His comments punch holes in the holding ceasefire.
A warehouse belonging to the Swiss-headquartered charity Medair in Renk was torched on Thursday
Maama Garang wonders whether the youths will be "proud of what they have inherited from us, or will they be liberated enough to ensure that the injustice of today doesn’t turn into hatred of tomorrow."
"Citizens should not just be sitting and waiting for the government to resolve issues for them," the Minister said
The hybrid court’s formation is agreed on in the country’s peace agreement which is currently undergoing implementation, bringing opposition groups in one government to run for three years.
“Most of the citizens are actually holding currency in their houses, and most of them hold the currency because they fear that when they take their money to the bank,"
Ethiopian company, GS Construction, was last year contracted by Fifa to renovate the stadium to international standards.