12 Feb 2016


Dr. Riek Machar Teny, who has been appointed as the first Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan. [File Photo]
President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Thursday appointed Dr Riek Machar Teny as the first Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan as a move to implement the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS) that was signed by the two parties in August 2015.
Herds of cattle arrivng Jonglei State [Photo by Juuk Mading]
Cattle keepers this week have begun returning their cattle to Bor following rising tension in central Equatoria State between the nomadic communities mainly from Dinka Bor and central Equatoria communities who are farmers.
“…… In the statistics, the CNHPR is the best known structure after IGAD and that NPPR which was conceptualized and brought to life by CNHPR with other entities is the next most. Hence, the outreach of CNHPR could be said to be wide despite the many challenges it faced”
Hon. Akech Tong Aleu, GovernornTonj State [File Photo]
Hon. Akec Tong Aleu, Governor of Tonj State says that there is relative calm in his State following rampant cattle raids that has often led to the loss of innocent lives.
The South Sudan embassy in Uganda has issued an alert to its citizens residing in Uganda ahead of the Presidential elections scheduled for next week.
Population of South Sudan is in urgent need of food assistance. [ICRC Photo]
Three UN Agencies which include the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) have warned that the population of South Sudan is in urgent need of food assistance
The Governor of Twic State has issued a gubernatorial decree abolishing the former Warrap’s Twic County and created 6 more Counties for the new State.



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