As the agile peacekeepers sang, danced and performed incredible acrobatic maneuvers on stage, crowds of their Indian and international United Nations colleagues rushed to join them in a spectacular celebration of India’s Republic Day in South Sudan.
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.