Bangladeshi peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan have handed over an assortment of medicines and scholastic materials to citizens in the rural area of Achong-Chong in Western Bahr-el-Ghazal State.
Two former governors of the now defunct Jonglei and Boma States, Philip Aguer and David Yau Yau respectively, came to Bor to say farewell to the peacekeeping mission’s Head of Field Office, Deborah Schein, who will retire at the end of the year and as private citizens used the visit t
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has been working with civil society groups in Yambio to empower local community leaders, faith-based organizations and youth to foster reconciliation and improve social cohesion.
Nimble and robust action taken by Ghanaian peacekeepers based in Leer in Unity State earlier this week has most likely saved both lives and property, as they dispersed a group of armed men breaking into an international non-governmental organ
Students at the Bandar School in Malakal have acquired new computer skills thanks to a basic, week-long course provided by peacekeepers, mostly from India, serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
A continuing vacuum of power at the local government level is making it difficult to “nip in the bud” intercommunal violence ahead of the traditionally volatile dry season in South Sudan, according to the UN’s top envoy in the country.