Early warnings of a potential revenge attack by the Rup community on their Pakam neighbours in the Greater Lakes area prompted the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to organize a peace sensitization forum to prevent such developments from materializing.
Pajok Primary School in the Magwi area registered less than 200 new students in 2018, but that number has doubled. The new enrolment figure for 2019 now stands at 374, thanks in part to returning refugees and internally displaced people.
Seasonal migrations and a frequent scarcity of grazing pastures and water holes have resulted in recurrent skirmishes in the area between Boma and Kapoeta in the Eastern Equatoria region. The fighting comes at the price of severe food shortages.