Growing up, Upendo Musa Kazumba always wanted to be a uniformed officer of the law – a traffic officer to be precise.
South Sudanese boys who are in conflict with the law will no longer have to share prison space with adult inmates after ground was broken for the construction of a Juvenile Reformatory Centre in the capital, Juba.
Today, the United Nations Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General, Mr. Moustapha Soumaré, and the Minister of Interior, Hon. Michael Chienjiek Geay, broke the ground to establish South Sudan’s first Juvenile Reformatory Centre (JRC) in Juba.
Traders at a protection of civilians site in Bentiu have praised United Nations peacekeepers for their speedy response after they put out a fire that threatened to raze some 120 shops with essential merchandise for the internally displaced people.
Moustapha Soumaré, deputy head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, has praised the resilience, determination and progress demonstrated and made by South Sudanese women in making their concerns count in the ongoing peace process.