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Ugandans, South Sudanese win Russian state scholarships

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Russian Embassy in Kampala has approved a list of candidates from Uganda and South Sudan proposed for the Russian State Scholarship. The 16 Ugandans and five South Sudanese win scholarships to study at the Russian universities within the quota for international students provided …

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South Sudan pledges to stop illegal entry of forces into Yumbe

Yumbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The South Sudan government has pledged to stop its troops from entering and destabilizing Ugandans in Fitina Mbaya and also return all the property and money looted from Ugandans in Goboro in Yumbe district. The South Sudan Military Attache’ to Uganda, Brigadier General Thik …

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WHO declares South Sudan free of the polio virus

JUBA, South Sudan | XINHUA |  The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared South Sudan free of the poliovirus. “South Sudan’s complete documentation for wild polio virus free status has been accepted. With this feat, WHO’s Africa Region is set to be declared wild poliovirus free 2020,” the WHO South …

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S.Sudan leaders reach key deal on control of states

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan’s main rivals on Wednesday sealed a deal on control of the country’s 10 internal states, an issue seen as the biggest threat to peace since a unity government was formed in February. President Salva Kiir and former rebel leader and now vice president Riek Machar, whose 2013 …

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COVID-19 community testing starts in Elegu

Elegu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has commenced testing of members of the community around the Elegu border post in Amuru district. The town which shares a common border with South Sudan approximately 100 kilometres north of Gulu has in recent weeks recorded a spike in …

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