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Morobo County residents call on armed forces to unite to protect civilians

At the two meetings, participants identified challenges related to the protection of civilians and listed possible actions to resolve them

People in Morobo County, south of South Sudan’s capital Juba, have voiced concern over armed forces creating problems among local communities rather than protecting them, with women in particular having been subject to unwanted attention. In Morobo town the situation is okay, but in the villages incidents of harassment, looting…

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Top Speakers at South Sudan Energy Summit: Norway, Ethiopia and Somalia Ministers plus Finance and Private Sector Leaders

Regional and international speaker confirmations speak to South Sudan's increasing role as the hub for energy development in the Nile Basin and east Africa

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce a strong lineup of high-level speakers confirmed for this year’s South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP) 2022 (https://bit.ly/3Ny83jx) – taking place from September 13-14 in Juba. Representing a first for SSOP, Terje Aasland, Minister of Petroleum and Energy of Norway,…

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China, Canada, Egypt, Turkey and more: South Sudan Energy Summit Welcomes Global Delegations

As the fifth edition of South Sudan Oil & Power approaches, international confirmations from China, Turkey, Egypt, Canada, Netherlands, South Africa, Somalia, India, and Kenya have been confirmed to consolidate the country’s position as a gateway to doing business in east Africa

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce that this year, the South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP) (https://bit.ly/3a3EWa0) conference – which takes place from September 13-14, 2022, at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Juba – has more international confirmations than ever before. Now in its fifth edition,…

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    • The third deployment of a joint special mobile court in Gette, Western Bahr El Ghazal, sought to marry traditional justice systems with the formal legal mechanisms in South Sudan to resolve disputes between farmers and livestock herders. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS
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Rule of Law Gets a Boost with Joint Special Mobile Court Resuming Operations in Gette

Since 2020, UNMISS has supported an exclusive judicial system - the Joint Special Mobile Court (JSMC)

“Rule of law forms the foundation of any democracy,” explains Anees Ahmed, a senior official from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). A lawyer by training, Mr. Ahmed, in his role within the UN Peacekeeping mission’s Rule of Law Section, uses its mandate to elaborate. “We are tasked…

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    • A recent UNMISS workshop for 30 prisons officers in Renk, Upper Nile, sought to build capacities on human rights standards as well as uphold the rule of law. Image Source: Samuel Adwok/UNMISS
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Human Rights Workshop in Renk Leads to Spirited Discussions

The workshop’s focus: Sensitizing 30 prisons service officers in Renk county on human rights standards

“Human rights are at the heart of upholding the rule of law in South Sudan,” said Major General Aggrey Mojok. Major General Mojok is the Director of the South Sudan National Police Services (SSNPS) in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, and was speaking at a training organized by the United…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Events: The Gateway to Doing Business in Africa

In a post-COVID-19 landscape, ECP’s events serve as official gateways to unlocking investment and doing business in Africa

As the leading investment platform for the African energy sector, ECP (EnergyCapitalPower.com) has facilitated numerous deals and partnership agreements among global and African stakeholders through its world-class events. In 2021, ECP was responsible for the first large-scale energy event to take place on the African continent since the onset of…

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Eritrean national commemorate Martyrs Day

The commemoration event in South Sudan was attended by the Mayor of Juba, Ambassadors and Charge d’Affairs of Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria and the African Union

Eritrean nationals in South Sudan and Denmark commemorated Martyrs Day with patriotic zeal featuring various programs. The commemoration event in South Sudan was attended by the Mayor of Juba, Ambassadors and Charge d’Affairs of Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria and the African Union. At the occasion,…

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Aiming to stop the risk of cholera transmission in Juba

Cholera spread through contaminated food and water and it can spread quickly and widely in overcrowded, unclean conditions

With support from WHO and Health Cluster partners, the Ministry of Health is targeting to vaccinate over 633 000 people against cholera in Juba county of South Sudan. "The oral cholera vaccine (OCV) confer immunity up to a maximum of three years. We appreciate the efforts of the state Ministry…

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UNMISS-funded skills training gives hope, builds self-reliance among displaced people in Juba

Tailoring, baking and soap-making are the three overarching tiers of this skill-building exercise; each course is attended by 10 women and 5 men

“We tailor skills training programmes to not just focus on theoretical knowledge but actually help people earn livelihoods,” says Lauro Ohiyo, a Protection, Transition and Reintegration Officer working with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). “We believe its an essential tool that contributes to protecting civilians by empowering…

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World Bank Report: With Peace and Accountability, Oil and Agriculture Can Support Early Recovery in South Sudan

The report suggests a focus on the country’s use of its main endowments of natural capital—oil and arable land—is warranted in the early stages of recovery

Economic recovery has stalled in South Sudan amid a multitude of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate shocks and dwindling oil production, and most recently, the adverse effect of the broad-based rise in commodity prices brought on by the war in Ukraine. The latest World Bank economic analysis for South…