Prominent opposition leader returns to South Sudan
A long-time critic of South Sudan President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Thursday to help speed up implementation of a peace deal that is running several months behind schedule.
South Sudan military court tries army general for treason
A military court on Monday began hearing the trial of an army general charged with treason for allegedly plotting a rebellion against President Salva Kiir's government.
South Sudan Bans Bleaching Creams
South Sudan in a move to combat bleaching in the country has banned bleaching cream products. The ban was made known today by South Sudan’s Drugs and Food Control Authority (DFCA). The Secretary-General of DFCA, Mawien Atem Mawien said the ban seeks to protect the people of South Sudan from being exposed to harmful chemicals used…
Nigeria’s SystemSpecs, South Sudan firm sign pact
Nigeria's Fintech firm, SystemSpecs and Trinity Technologies of South Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of Afreximbank’s focus on deepening intra-African trade at the ongoing Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2018) in Cairo, Egypt. According to the Executive Director of SystemSpecs, who signed the MoU on behalf of the company, ’DeRemi Atanda,…
South Sudan vaccinates health teams in Ebola epidemic
South Sudan will vaccinate key health workers against Ebola close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, which faces a new epidemic, the World Health Organization said Monday.
Over 125 Girls Raped In Ten Days In South Sudan
In the last 10 days, 125 women and girls have been raped while seeking emergency food in Bentiu, South Sudan, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Friday. "Women and young girls have been coming to the MSF clinic in Bentiu en masse over the past week after surviving horrific episodes of sexual violence," said…
Sahara Energy supports growth forecasts in South Sudan’s oil, power sectors
Sahara Energy International PTE Limited has urged investors to take advantage of emerging opportunities in South Sudan’s upstream, downstream and power sectors in the wake of positive market forecasts and assurances of enabling business environment from the oil-rich nation. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Valery Guillebon, said this at the Africa Oil &…
South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba for the first time in more than two years on Wednesday to take part in a peace ceremony.
South Sudan plane crash toll rises to 20
A total of 20 people died when a plane crashed in South Sudan with an Anglican bishop and four foreigners among the dead, officials said Monday, a day after the deadly accident.
South Sudan rebel chief Machar refuses to sign peace deal
South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar on Tuesday refused to sign a final peace deal with the government that aims to end a brutal civil war, a Sudanese mediator said.