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.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Head of Office in Aweil, Ataklti Hagege Hailu has urged the signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCISS) to commit themselves to the agreement for the brighter future of the country.
Cattle feces may not be very appealing, yet they can, in fact, be highly useful. Just ask a group of hundred women in the Greater Warrap area, who are learning how to turn cow dung into charcoal. Increased security and improved inter-communal relations may be added bonuses.
During a security incident at a base operated by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in the capital Juba on Saturday, two civilian contractors were shot by a peacekeeper and died as a result of their injuries.
Bentiu-based female police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are encouraging the police force in the war-torn country to recruit more women to better respond to cases of sexual and gender-based violence.