Gov’t explores community engagement to reduce disaster risks

By Charles K Mark   As South Sudan commemorates International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction, government urges humanitarian agencies to collaborate with communities to help address disasters. The United Nations General Assembly in 1989 designated October13, as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) to promote a global culture[Read More…]

CES procures cars for officials

By Charles K Mark   Central Equatoria State government has procured six brand new Toyota Land Cruisers hardtop vehicles for some State and Local Government officials. State Ministry of Finance, Planning and Investment bought the vehicles. Deputy Governor, Sarah Nene Rodento handed over the vehicle keys to the beneficiaries on[Read More…]

Police officer kills self with grenade

By Yang Ater Yang   A police officer in Rumbek town, Lakes State of South Sudan, has succumbed to a hand grenade explosion that he detonated under unclear circumstances, injuring six other family members. The police spokesperson in the state, Maj. Elijah Mabor Makuac, confirmed the incident to the No.[Read More…]

Army engineers upset of redundancy

By William Madouk South People’s Defense Force’s engineering corps expressed disappointment that it is not receiving any road contracts. Addressing the delegates at the just concluded National Economic Conference Dr. Pierre Atilio-Ekwa, said contracts are only awarded to civil companies, stating that the Army is only allowed to guard the[Read More…]