Acting city mayor bans nightclubs

By William Madouk Acting Mayor of Juba City Council, Emmanuel Khamis Richard has issued numerous orders suspending all licenses for nightclubs and removing all street vendors in the city. In the orders, after an emergency security meeting on Monday, Khamis, who is also the commissioner of Lainya County, directed the[Read More…]

Juba Traders lose over 100m SSP in power-cuts

By Ephraim Modi Duku Sokiri Central Equatoria State Chamber of Commerce estimates traders incur losses of over 100 million South Sudanese Pounds (SSP), due to irregular power supply in South Sudan city, Juba.   The Chamber of commerce holds power supplier, Juba Electricity Distribution Company Limited [JEDCO], responsible for the loss. Chairperson of Central[Read More…]

We stand tall upon SPLA veterans’ sacrifices-Kiir

By William Madouk South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit, during celebration of the 40th anniversary of SPLA Day, paid tribute to fallen veterans, saying their sacrifices yielded the youngest nation in Africa continent. President Kiir, called those who perished in the liberation war “heroes and heroines.” The head-of-state recalled battalion[Read More…]

Constituencies set to get 45.4 billion SSP

By Ephraim Modi Duku Sokiri Constituency Development Fund Committee at the Revitalized National Transitional Legislative Assembly (R-NTLA) has finalized calculating money meant for development projects at the grassroots. An amounting of 45,400,000,000 South Sudanese pounds has been allocated for 102 constituencies across the country. Each constituency will get 445,098,039 million[Read More…]

Olony’s arrival to Juba a positive step in ending Violence-Activist

By Ephraim Modi Duku Sokiri Executive Director for Community Empowerment for Progress Organization Edmond Yakani has welcomed the decision of Gen. Johnson Olony’s return to Juba. The leader of the Agwelek forces General Johnson Olony along with about two hundred forces finally arrived Juba yesterday to implementation of the peace[Read More…]