FIFA kicks off certification of ‘Juba National Stadium’ standard

By Bida Elly David The South Sudan Football Association has started certification of the new-faced Juba National Football Stadium that’s being transformed through FIFA grant aimed at pushing it to meet international standard. The certification process started earlier this week following the visit of an expert contracted by the Federation[Read More…]

Mayor bans unauthorized revenue collectors

By Bida Elly David The mayor of Juba City Council yesterday issued an order banning collection of revenues or taxes from traders by Islamic Council or any unauthorized institutions saying that the authority shall undertake serious punitive measures against the violators. This order came following military intervention of the Islamic[Read More…]

State Cabinet approves environmental policy, tasks minister for amendment

By Bida Elly David Central Equatoria State Council of Ministers on Thursday approved a document on the state environmental policy after series of deliberations and directed the minister concerned to finish the final amendment such that it could be tabled for deliberation before the state assembly. An environmental policy is[Read More…]

Gov’t, UNDP empower 20 assembly Clerks

By Mary Poni The national Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs with support from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organized a three day training workshop to empower twenty assembly clerks from the 10 states legislative assemblies which started in Juba yesterday. According to James Francis Kutiyote, the undersecretary in the national Ministry[Read More…]

Livestock not a problem, but people’s attitudes

By Tereza Jeremiah Chuei The Governor of Eastern Equatoria State Louis Lobong Lojore declared that livestock are not the problem but rather the attitudes of people are to blame for cattle-related violence that has often triggered inter-communal violence and subnational conflicts across the country. The governor asserted that stringent rules[Read More…]

Farmers in Lainya receive farm tools and seeds

By James Innocent Organic Farming Advisory Organization well known as FAO has distributed seeds and farm tools to more than one thousand beneficiaries (farmers) in Lainya and Yei River Counties of Central Equatoria State to boost production. Safari Emmanuel working for Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said this month they[Read More…]


WE SHOULD DO BETTER THAN CHARACTER ASSASSINATING OURSELVES When South Sudanese are portrayed outside, most times we are often portrayed as hostile, violent, arrogant, careless spenders who do not know how to spend to develop their own country. Truth is that we do not have such terrible character traits generally[Read More…]