Women in Pariak, Jonglei State, participating in the pilot phase of a Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) brick-making project. The project forms part of the DDR reinsertion programme, which also includes farming, poultry raising and merchandising.
27 April 2013 - Seeking to improve their journalistic skills, reporters and editors from Radio Jonglei attended a training workshop organized by UNMISS in Bor today. In addition to writing and grammar exercises, journalists discussed the importance of their work in South Sudanese development.
South Sudan joined the global community in commemorating World Malaria Day on 25 April under the theme, "Invest in the future: Defeat Malaria". According to the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other partners fighting the disease, malaria accounts for two in every 10 deaths in the country.
22 April 2013 - A week of music, dance and drama brought together the population of Western Bahr El-Ghazal in an unprecedented way since the violent disturbances that rocked the state last December, a state government minister said today during the closing ceremony of a cultural festival in Wau.
22 April 2013 – In a bid to improve health conditions for inmates in Upper Nile State's prisons, staff members of the UNMISS Indian Battalion hospital concluded a training course for corrections officers in basic laboratory techniques today.