The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said it considers the coup attempt to oust the transitional government in Sudan as a blatant attack on the process of consolidating peace in Sudan.
"Nearly 100 males - including 25 adults - were circumcised over the weekend."
The clampdown followed a declaration last month by the People’s Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) calling for a peaceful public uprising.
The new speaker was addressing a new session of parliament, which for the first time since the peace deal that ended the civil war is made up politicians from the governing party as well as former rebels.
Internet monitoring site NetBlocks confirmed the disruption.
But Puok Both Baluang, Machar's spokesman said the news was "not true", adding that the two parties had earlier discussed a 50:50 breakup.
South Sudan is reeling from escalating communal violence and a deepening humanitarian crisis, made worse by an ongoing political stalemate.
The Juba court on Monday also ordered Ali Thomas, known as Mama Amira Ali to pay 35 million South Sudanese pounds (about $87,000) to Kuol in compensation.
At least 32 people were reported dead in the clashes that broke out on Saturday.
Over the weekend, clashes within one faction in the national unity government may have left as many as several dozen people dead, according to officials.
The other side denied having suffered heavy losses and having launched an offensive.
The regional bloc said the situation in South Sudan required urgent attention.
The military wing said Machar had "completely failed" to show leadership and greatly weakened the party.
Last week, a coalition of civil society groups launched a public campaign to demand political change after the 10 turbulent and bloody years of independence.
The two men have signed several deals to end a war that, fuelled by long-standing ethnic tensions, is estimated to have killed more than 400,000 people, finally forming a national unity government last year.
For the Nilotic community of South Sudan, cows are important sources of cash and prestige
After civil war forced Samuel Dhol Ayeun to flee South Sudan as a teenager to neighbouring Uganda in 2013, memories of watching friends die of preventable diseases due to inadequate medical care inspired his goal of becoming a doctor.…
South Sudan’s oil production has declined by half from almost 200,000 barrels a day in 2014, according to Energy Intelligence Group data.
The government of South Sudan and the U.N. signed a status of force agreement on August 8, 2011, to allow U.N. peacekeepers to operate in the country.
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.