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When fierce fighting broke out in Bor in 2013, Diu Billiu Majok and his family ran for their lives to the United Nations base there.
The Civil Society Network in Eastern Equatoria State is developing new strategies to secure additional funding and improve collaboration with state authorities. Their goal?
Music has the power to break all existing barriers between communities. This forms the motto of Amal Jazz Band, a unique ensemble of musicians who promote peaceful coexistence and social cohesion through their performances.
“I remember being very scared as a child. Ambushes on dirt roads were common and people would be robbed, beaten and killed.
“We, as young South Sudanese, have the potential to actualize positive change and transform South Sudan into a model of peaceful coexistence.” This passionate statement was made by Ripai Justin, a youth leader in Yambio,
Fresh momentum must be injected into South Sudan’s peace process to stop citizens from becoming disillusioned by delays and to hold elections on time, the UN’s top envoy to South Sudan told the Security Council on Wednesday.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has completed emergency road repair work between the Bor Airport and the Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology.
UNMISS engineers doing what they do best: repairing an important road, this time in flood-stricken Bor.
Some seven years after the outbreak of civil war in 2013, the Protection of Civilians site in Bor, South Sudan, has been re-designated as a conventional camp for Internally Displaced Persons.
This motorbike, still wrapped in plastic, and nine others will help police in Jonglei do a better job.
The South Sudan National Police Services in Greater Jonglei have received ten motorbikes from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to improve their mobility and hence ability to protect civilians.
Civil society representatives in Eastern Equatoria State gathered to better coordinate their activities and service delivery.
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Elbow-bumping and announcements of measures to keep COVID-19 at bay marked swearing in of new ministers:
The cabinet of South Sudan’s revitalized transitional government of national unity has been sworn in at the State House in Juba, at a ceremony clearly marked by precautions prompted by the global Covid-19 pandemic. The 35 ministers, eight of whom are women, and ten deputy ministers, made their pledges in the presence of President Salva Kiir, First Vice President Riek Machar and the other four Vice Presidents, but with considerably less fanfare than the swearing in of the transitional presidency.
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