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Teachers in Bentiu get Skilled in Conflict Resolution and Management

Organised by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Civil Affairs Division, the training in Bentiu brought together teachers from Bentiu Town, Rubkona, Guit

“I have been teaching for three years. Many of my colleagues abandoned their profession and ran to organizations and companies with better pay. My main objective is to bring up my brothers and sisters from the lower level because they are the future of tomorrow.” These words were uttered by…

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Concerned about their representation, Wau women seek strength in unity

Wau’s First Lady, Assunta Fancrasio, acknowledged the importance of unity among women in the area to enhance the effectiveness of their role in the peace process

Women leaders in South Sudan’s Wau area have been urged to unite and be peace ambassadors as the country prepares for the formation of a transitional government in November. The appeal was made during the opening of a three-day women’s peace symposium that brought together more than 30 women leaders…

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Crystal clear signal: You can now listen to Radio Miraya in Tonj

Transmission via the 300-kilowatt equipment, which is part of Radio Miraya’s expansion project in South Sudan, currently spans a radius of about 30 kilometers

At 101.5FM, about 75 per cent of the over 400,000 inhabitants of the Tonj area are now listening to Radio Miraya, run by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). “Now we can listen to Radio Miraya and we will be able to participate in the phone-in programmes so…

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Invitation to cover the visit of the United Nations Security Council to South Sudan

The delegation will meet with President Salva Kiir and other signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan

A delegation of members of the United Nations Security Council, led by South Africa and the United States, will visit South Sudan on Sunday 20 October 2019. The delegation will meet with President Salva Kiir and other signatories to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan…

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Ready: First Batch of Military Trainers for Unified Forces Graduates in Wau

The graduating instructors will be deployed to different training centres in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal area to train and build the capacity of forces merged from the previous warring parties

A significant aspect of the revitalized peace agreement was realized in Wau recently with the graduation of the first batch of trainers for unified forces – a necessary step in the fulfilment of the agreement’s chapter on security arrangements. “We conducted the training for the unified forces instructors as per…

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United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) holds peace dialogue to resolve differences between communities in Greater Lakes

The Rup, the Pathiong and the Pakam communities have a history of cattle raiding and revenge attacks spilling across the border between Western Lakes and Gok

The establishment of a Joint Border Peace Committee and local court expected to handle criminal cases were two of the resolutions agreed on at a peace dialogue organized to tackle persistent intercommunal fighting and gang criminality in a particularly troubled part of South Sudan’s Greater Lakes region. “Then [after the…

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Invitation to “Neighborhood Advocacy for Peace” Event

The one-day event at the Medan Zahara playground in Konyo Konyo will include remarks from members of the National Pre-Transitional Committee

A Neighbourhood Advocacy for Peace event will be held in Juba this weekend to promote understanding of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan and to give community members the opportunity to talk directly to political leaders. The one-day event at the Medan Zahara playground in…

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Phow governor welcomes returnees from Bor protection site (by Mach Samuel)

Johnson Kuol, governor of opposition-controlled Phow to which New Fangak belongs, is pleased with what he has observed

Over the last few weeks, the communities of opposition-controlled New Fangak in Greater Jonglei have welcomed back a significant number of their own, with internally displaced persons returning to their area of origin as they have been reassured of its prevailing peace. “Now that the security situation has improved, we…

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‘Our Peace’: A Forum of Grassroots and National Actors seeks to move forward the Revitalised Peace Agreement

Participants at the forum are discussing how they can use their experience to influence and drive forward the implementation of the all-important peace agreement

At a hotel in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, small groups of men and women – in dozens – gather around conference tables. “The people know that the peace agreement has been signed, but they do not know what the peace agreement is all about, and they want services,” says…

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Indian Peacekeepers help to control major animal disease outbreak in Upper Nile (by Samuel Adwok Deng)

Indian peacekeepers serving in Malakal examined the afflicted cattle to identify the cause of the fatalities and administered vaccinations to curb the risk of further outbreaks

Following a rash of enigmatic livestock deaths earlier this September, local authorities in the Fashoda and Central Upper Nile regions have turned to the bovine expertise of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to help fortify the animals against the malevolent specters. Last week, Indian peacekeepers serving in…