Month: December 2017

FOUR YEARS OF WAR IN SOUTH SUDAN LEAVES SEVEN MILLION IN NEED Global organization Mercy Corps calls for urgent cease-fire

DECEMBER 14, 2017 JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – On the fourth anniversary of the start of the conflict in South Sudan, Mercy Corps is calling for an immediate cease-fire, which the global organization says is urgently needed to save lives in the country. In four short years, four million civilians out of a population of 12

Going the Distance for Peace: South Sudanese Educators and Policy Makers to Focus on Youth by Training Secondary-School Teachers

  The majority of the population in South Sudan is under thirty years of age. However, ongoing conflict, high unemployment and lack of consistent access to education risks leaving the generation of youth without the skills to politically, economically, and socially grow the world’s newest nation. Peace and the stability it provides are paramount in South

National dialogue team arrive in Torit says governor

By Stringer: – Charles Lonuha, Monday, 18 December 2017 Torit-Imotong state governor Tobiolo Alberio Oromo said the advance teams of national dialogue have arrives in Torit Capital. He calls three pillars of government of greater Eastern Equatoria State, County commissioners; syndicated and religious leaders based organization and the general public to attend the rally on

National dialogue need collective responsibility says Governor

By Charles Lonuha, Wednesday, 13th-12-2017 Torit- Authority of Imotong state governor Tobiolo Alberio Oromo said National dialogue need collective responsibility both youth, women, stakeholders, church leaders and among others to put their effort together to bring everlasting peace in the Country. Speaking during rally at Torit freedom square after his one month visit to Pageri

Media Briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan Mr. David Shearer Juba Conference Room UNMISS Tomping Site – Juba – 12 December 2017

Opening Remarks: Good morning and thanks for joining me today for this press conference. I’d like to talk to you first about UNMISS’ road rehabilitation plan. Then I’ll make a couple of quick comments about the High-Level Revitalization Forum before taking your questions. A well-maintained and reliable road network is vital to economic development and