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JUBA - 21 Aug

Muslims in South Sudan celebrate Eid al-Adha

South Sudan Muslim believers celebrate today the feast of Eid al-Adha across the country. The ceremony in the capital Juba was held in “Al-Zahra" Square, where Muslims believers praised the prayer of Eid and performed prayers.

By Deng Vanang - 21 Aug

Opinion: Kofi Annan: a portrait of hope in turmoil

Kofi Atta Annan, a UN’s Seventh Secretary-General from 1997- 2001 and first of its kind to run the world body from sub-Sahara Africa peacefully passed away on Saturday aged 80.
JUBA - 20 Aug

Prominent academic Jok Madut jailed in Juba

One of South Sudan's most prominent academics, Professor Jok Madut Jok, was arrested and jailed in the capital Juba this afternoon.
JUBA - 20 Aug

Festus Mogae intends to step down as JMEC chair

Botswana's ex-president Festus Mogae said that he intends to step down as head of the peace monitoring commission for South Sudan peace deal in September.
JUBA - 20 Aug

Rebel officer Chan Garang rejoins government

A South Sudanese rebel officer, Chan Garang Lual, has defected to the government, severing ties with former army chief tuned rebel leader Paul Malong.
JUBA - 20 Aug

South Sudan's parliament passes $600 million budget

South Sudan’s parliament passed on Monday a budget of 81.5 billion South Sudanese pounds ($600 million) for the 2018-19 fiscal year.