Twenty-year old Chika Sydney Edward Joshua has only been playing football for six years. But he is already so skilled that he’s reached the national level, playing for the South Sudan Under-23 team.
Boda-boda riders in Bentiu are embracing road safety and joining the growing wave of peace ambassadors in South Sudan. For the first time, the motorcycle taxi operators will be plying the streets and roads of Bentiu, wearing safety helmets and reflective vests.
During the pre-conflict era in South Sudan, January marked the beginning of the season of fullness in the Yei River area. It was around this time that most of the crops from the fields were being harvested and made ready for consumption.
Bangladeshi peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Malakal carried out a successful search and rescue operation on Wednesday night, resolving what would have otherwise been a distressful situation for seven humanitarian workers.
Peter Yuang recently returned home from Uganda, where he had sought refuge. But something is spoiling his return party.
“I returned with a number of children who are ill. But they could not find the medication required at the Bor Hospital,” he says.
Travelers between Bentiu and Leer have commended the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for repairing the major roads in the country’s Northern and Southern Liech areas, as they look forward to improved travel between the two towns and better access to basic services.