South Sudan: Ten Killed in Communal Clashes

South Sudan: Ten Killed in Communal Clashes

JUBA, 13 March 2021 – Ten people have been killed and nine others injured in clashes between the Pakam and Gok communities in the Lakes State of South Sudan. Four people from the Gok community were killed and two injured, according to Makuac Chol, the executive...
South Sudan: President Kiir is Not Sick

South Sudan: President Kiir is Not Sick

JUBA, 9 Mrach 2021 – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir does not have serious health complications, his press secretary, Ateny Wek Ateny, said Tuesday. The statement from the press secretary debunks media reports that neds a heart transplant. The rumors started and...
South Sudan: Plane Crash Kills Ten People

South Sudan: Plane Crash Kills Ten People

JUBA, 5 March 2021 – Authorities in South Sudan confimed Wednesday that a small plane had crashed the evening before in its eastern Jonglei State, killing all ten people on board. South Sudan’s Minister of Transport Madut Biar Yel confirmed the crash which...
South Sudan: Threat to Shutdown Private Labs

South Sudan: Threat to Shutdown Private Labs

JUBA, 3 March 2021 – Public health authorities in South Sudan have threatened to shutdown COVID-19 private laboratories over the issuance of fake test results. Last December, the country’s National Taskforce on Coronavirus gave permission to Mid-Blue, a private...
South Sudan: Mask Enforcement Measures

South Sudan: Mask Enforcement Measures

JUBA, 1 March 2021 – Authorities in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, have introduced a new measure dubbed “go back home” and aimed at enforcing mask-wearing in the South Sudanese capital. Under the measure, officials or security agents from Juba...
Kenya: Lifting Visa Restrictsions for South Sudan

Kenya: Lifting Visa Restrictsions for South Sudan

NAIROBI, 28 February 2021 – Kenya will remove all visa restrictions to South Sudan, according to an announcement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. The announcement was made Saturday in Nairobi during the virtual East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit....
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