Taking gender-based violence prevention, response services closer to the most vulnerable

South Sudan has high prevalence cases of gender-based violence according to findings of a nationwide prevalence survey. The alarming level of GBV is due to several causes such as prolonged and escalating conflicts coupled with negative social/cultural norms. Exposure of young people especially girls to GBV, comes with negative consequences[Read More…]

Health Ministry declares Yellow Fever outbreak

Ministry of Health has declared a Yellow Fever outbreak in Gangura Payam, Yambio, Western Equatoria State, following the identification of a case. According to the health ministry, on December 21, 2023, an 18-year-old male from Kangura village experienced symptoms including general body weakness, headache, epigastric discomfort, fever, blood vomiting, and[Read More…]

Central Equatoria state governor, Emmanuel Adil Anthony is credited for appointing the first female mayor, H. W Flora Gabriel Modi, to lead Juba City Council. Unfortunately, the city mayor’s office witnessed lots of squabbles and intermittent appointments of one after the other within a short period. Such job instabilities characterized[Read More…]

By Agoku Christine Taban (Guest writer) Endorsement of the SPLM-IG party flag bearer and launching of SPLM-IO party membership registration in some states are indicators of an eminent democratic election process. This will definitely involve the participation of many legally registered political parties in the country. Leveling political potholes and[Read More…]