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JUBA - 17 Feb

Sexual violence rampant in South Sudan's Unity region: UN

Government allied militia forces continue to commit brutal sexual violence in South Sudan’s northern Unity region, the United Nations said in a new report on Friday.

NEW YORK - 17 Feb

UN chief appoints new commander of UNISFA force

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam of Ethiopia as Force Commander of the United Nations...
JUBA - 17 Feb

Regional dialogue conference to begin in Wau at end February: Beda

South Sudan will, starting at the end of February, hold its first regional conference on the country’s national dialogue, an official disclosed.
YEI - 17 Feb

Poor exam results due to low teachers’ pay in Yei River State: minister

Candidates who sat last year’s primary leaving examinations in South Sudan’s Yei River State poorly performed due to poor quality of teachers who are not motivated, an official...
JUBA - 15 Feb

Kiir appoints new chief of military intelligence

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Thursday evening appointed a new chief of military intelligence through an executive order.
WASHINGTON - 15 Feb

South Sudan 'a hijacked state': report

South Sudan is “a hijacked state” and its system of “violent kleptocracy” has seen leaders seize institutions, stoke violent conflict and commit mass atrocities, US-based advocacy...