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Two perish in grenade explosion

By Chol Makol Riak Police authorities in Jonglei state’s capital Bor have reported that two children have died and four others wounded after a grenade explosion over the weekend. The incident happened on Saturday morning at Langbar “D” suburb where six children were involved in the incident. Maj. Majak Daniel[Read More…]

Gov’t urged to restore local structures

By Philip Buda Ladu The Government of South Sudan has been urged to restore a functional governing structure at the local government level especially in Kajo-Keji County which has been disabled by the conflict in the country as citizens hope to voluntarily return home from the displacement camps. Ambassador Steven[Read More…]

Bring Kalisto back-Juba residents

By Masmina Turuju Ejidio Juba residents are calling upon the state government to reinstate the Juba City Former Mayor Kalisto Lado Faustino. Kalisto was fired by the Central Equatoria State Governor Emmanuel Adil on Thursday evening. The news of his relieve had gone viral on social media with netizens expressing[Read More…]

City Council looting traders – Chamber

By Taban Henry The continuous imposition of high charges by the City Council Authorities is frustrating traders in Juba. The traders who elevated their complaints to the Central Equatoria State Chamber of Commerce said the charges levied by the City Council were abnormal, leaving some businessmen to close their shops.[Read More…]

Lakes State launches voluntary disarmament

By Chol Makol Riak Authorities in Lakes State have initiated Peaceful disarmament of illegal firearms in the hands of local populations across the State. According to a government official, the local chiefs are tasked to lead the exercise at their localities across Lakes State. Speaking to No.1 Citizen Daily Newspaper[Read More…]

Bor: 15 escaping prisoners rearrested

By Chol Makol Riak At least 15 gang members who escaped from prison have been allegedly re-arrested. Last month, more than twenty gang members escaped from prison in Malual-chat army garrison after being given a master key to unchain themselves and escaped. Thereafter authorities, rearrested twenty people including two police[Read More…]

Oil spills kill over 300 cattle

By Yien Gattour Mead At least 358 cows and 270 goats have died in Rubkona County in Unity State after drinking water contaminated by oil spilled water. William Gai Tut, one of the cattle owners said their cattle are now facing a lot of challenges as most of the water points[Read More…]