The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has put a seven-day freeze on staff travelling into South Sudan as part of the peacekeeping mission’s support for national-led COVID-19 prevention efforts.
For social creatures of habit, it is a big ask to break away from routine behaviour to keep ourselves and others as safe as possible from the invisible threat, the Coronavirus. Yet adapting to an unwanted reality and heeding expert advice is essential.
Fifty officers serving with the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) in Eastern Equatoria have enjoyed a training session to improve their criminal investigative skills and further their understanding of human rights laws and principles.
The cabinet of South Sudan’s revitalized transitional government of national unity has today been sworn in at the State House in Juba, at a ceremony clearly marked by precautions prompted by the global Covid-19 pandemic.