South Sudan is the world’s newest nation. Its 12 million population are also amongst the youngest in the world with half aged under 18.
The finding of a military court that 10 soldiers were guilty of committing violence against civilians at the Terrain Hotel in Juba, South Sudan, has finally delivered justice for the survivors and the family of the journalist murdered in the attack.
Carpentry, brick laying, perhaps a spot of hairdressing. Or why not give connecting electrical or solar-powered devices a crack? Back in April, such a veritable vocational training smorgasbord was up for grabs for 115 young men and women in Malakal.
Mangateen, relatively near central Juba. A makeshift camp for some 3,500 recently and voluntarily relocated displaced persons. We are standing outside a huge warehouse made to look small by the hundreds and hundreds of people calling it their home.
Almost 3500 internally displaced people have been successfully relocated from the UN Protection of Civilians site in Juba to a new site within the community in a joint effort between the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and humanitarian agencies.
Ceasefire monitors and an integrated team of the UN Mission in South Sudan(UNMISS) have gained access to the conflict-affected counties of Baggari and Mboro near Wau after two months of restrictions due to armed clashes in the area.