Central Equatoria State

Youth urged to embrace entrepreneurship, shun crimes

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto   Juba County legislator has urged youth to desist from unlawful lifestyles to embrace education and entrepreneurship. Chairperson of standing specialized committee for information, youth, and sports, David Pitia Jada said youth should concentrate on improving their livelihoods. Jada made this remark during an inspection of[Read More…]

Over 500 children receive National Identity forms

By James Innocent   United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and National Refugee Affairs Commissioner in collaboration with South Sudan Police, distributed South Sudan National Identity forms to over 547 beneficiaries in Yei. These forms were specifically targeted at households comprising returnees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and host communities[Read More…]

World Bank team assessing Yei power project

By James Innocent   World Bank delegation visited Yei River County, Central Equatoria State to assess electricity demand and discuss a potential power rehabilitation project. Led by Country Director Firas Raad, the delegation was joined by government officials, representatives from UNOPS, and civil society organizations. Yei County Commissioner Aggrey Cyrus[Read More…]

Yei communities dialogue for lasting peace

By James Innocent   Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI) conducted a transformative three-day dialogue in Libogo and Nyori areas of Lasu Payam, Yei River County. Over 70 participants from diverse stakeholders in Yei River County converged to dialogue on how to foster peace and reconciliation between long-standing adversaries, Libogo[Read More…]

Dialogue calls for civil-military cooperation

By James Innocent   A three-day civil-military dialogue has successfully concluded in Lasu Payam, Yei River County, Central Equatoria State. The dialogue, brought together over a hundred participants, including community leaders, military officials, partners, youth representatives, religious leaders, and government officials from various departments. It aimed at fostering peace, reconciliation,[Read More…]

Yei farmers receive inputs

By James Innocent   Over 500 farmers in Yei River County, Central Equatoria State received valuable farming inputs from Organic Farming Advisory Organization (OFAO), a national organization. Returnees, host communities, and internally displaced people were the main beneficiaries. The initiative, titled “Promoting Ecosystems and Communities for Enhanced Livelihoods through Understanding[Read More…]

CES opens new abattoir

By Jurugo Emmanuel Ogasto   Central Equatoria State Ministry of Animal Resources, Fisheries and Tourism and in partnership with the private firm Zabad for Trading and Investment Company Ltd inaugurated a new abattoir in Juba’s Gumbo-Shirkat area. The inauguration ceremony was held on Wednesday, under the theme “Clean meat, healthy[Read More…]