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South Sudan doubts credibility of Ugandan suppliers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government of South Sudan doubts the credibility of Ugandan traders who supplied goods and services to the country. This was revealed by Uganda’s Ambassador to South Sudan, Ronnie Balya, in Juba on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, while meeting members of Parliament from the …

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Gov’t seeks 50,000 acres of agricultural land for refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is seeking for 50,000 acres of land for agricultural activities for South Sudan Refugees. Adjumani district refugee desk officer Titus Jogo says each refugee household will be given 1 acre of land to cultivate. This he says is to support the food and financial …

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New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | Stephen, 12, romps confidently around the sunlit courtyard, weaving in between wheelchair-bound patients as he plays with the other children, his prosthetic leg barely a hindrance. When he was five years old, the car he and his family were travelling in hit a landmine …

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Pope kisses Machar, Kiir feet

Pope hopes for S.Sudan peace as leaders end Vatican retreat Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  Pope Francis called Thursday for warring South Sudanese factions to respect the latest armistice after a two-day Vatican retreat aimed at shoring up the fragile peace. “I express my heartfelt hope that hostilities …

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South Sudan refugees storm Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 50 South Sudanese fleeing hunger and purported fresh insecurity in their country crossed to Kitgum district on Sunday evening. They have currently pitched camp at Kitgum Central Police Station. Kitgum District Police Commander, Moses Bwire, says the refugees mainly children, women and …

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ISO faulted for failing to investigate South Sudan payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The select committee investigating the payment of 151 billion shillings to Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services to South Sudan have faulted the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) for failing to investigate the demands of traders who supplied goods to South Sudan. Officials from …

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MPs want to meet South Sudan government over compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The select committee on South Sudan compensation has said they are planning to meet officials from South Sudan over compensation of Ugandan traders. The committee chaired by Ann Maria Nakabirwa was set up to investigate the payment of 41 billion Shillings to 10 Ugandan companies …

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