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JUBA - 19 Mar

Kiir appoints official acquitted in theft case as oil ministry undersecretary

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on Monday evening issued a decree appointing Mayen Wol Jong as the new undersecretary of the ministry of petroleum after sacking Mohamed Lino.


IGAD to hold meeting on South Sudan next week

The Intergovernmental Authority Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers will meet on 26 March to evaluate the recent South Sudan’s peace talks and propose a way forward, a spokesman...
JUBA - 19 Mar

Government proposes change in venue for peace talks

South Sudan’s government has raised the issue of changing the venue for peace negotiations, according to its spokesman.
BUL NORTH - 19 Mar

3 people killed, 1,500 animals stolen in cattle raid in Bul North: official

Tension is high at Malual and Nyideng areas in Greater Bul County in South Sudan’s Northern Liech State, after three people were on Friday killed in a cattle raid. More than 1,500...
NAIROBI - 19 Mar

Malong did not travel to Khartoum: family

South Sudan’s exiled former army chief, Gen. Paul Malong Awan, has not travelled to the Sudanese capital Khartoum as earlier reported, family members and relatives said.

West Kordofan's doctors blame oil pollution for sharp rise in diseases

A sharp rise in cases of diarrhea and pneumonia diseases among children in Sudan’s West Kordofan State is being blamed by doctors on worsening oil pollution in the state.