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AUG

South Sudan In Focus

Sudanese opposition coalition have named a candidate for the post of prime minister; Civil society activists in Juba say mistrust between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar is delaying the implementation of the peace deal; Juba City Council authorities have ordered demolition of structures on road reserves south of Juba International Airport 
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AUG

South Sudan In Focus

The South Sudan government waives visa requirements for Tanzanian citizens entering South Sudan; the commissioner of South Sudan’s national revenue authority collects five million U.S dollars in July; reaction is mixed among Sudanese citizens over the U.S decision to ban former Sudanese chief of intelligence Salah Gosh and his family from traveling to the United States.
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AUG

South Sudan In Focus

The regional bloc Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) summons the parties to South Sudan’s revitalized peace agreement to explain the slow progress in implementing the peace deal; President Salva Kiir meets Darfur rebel leader; members of South Sudan’s national dialogue want the police to arrest gangs on the streets of Juba town.
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AUG

South Sudan In Focus

A South Sudanese lawmaker says "political recklessness" and poor decisions have exposed South Sudan to severe stress; government forces and rebel commanders in Yei River state apologize for the human rights abuses committed in the state; the United Nations is encouraging religious leaders to promote family planning to reduce maternal mortality rates in South Sudan.
12
AUG

South In Focus

Six people were killed and three others are missing after a pick-up truck overturned on Luri Bridge on the outskirts of Juba town; a group of women activists in South Sudan are working to increase the number of women in leadership positions; two communities from Jonglei and Eastern Lakes states have signed a peace agreement to end conflict over fishing rights.
09
AUG

South Sudan In Focus

Unknown gunman shot and wounded a female student at Juba University hostel; a South Sudanese nurse at the military hospital in Juba  receives Florence Nightingale Medal for courage and devotion; South Sudan Business and Employers blame City Council officials for multiple taxes
07
AUG

South Sudan in Focus

Unidentified gunmen open fire on a commuter taxi travelling along Juba-Bor road; a group of South Sudanese men call for a tax exemption on feminine hygiene products; and South Sudanese athletes prepare for the upcoming 2019 All-Africa Games.
06
AUG

South Sudan in Focus

Ongoing fighting results in numerous civilian deaths in Maiwut town; human rights experts in Malakal help girls learn life-saving skills in times of conflict; and basketball star Luol Deng encourages  South Sudanese youth to pursue a career in sports.
02
AUG

South Sudan in Focus

Political party officials in South Sudan hold a two-day forum to discuss implementing the revitalized peace deal; the South Sudan health ministry says the government is considering maternity leave extensions for breastfeeding mothers; and South Sudan receives additional funds to fight malaria, tuberculosis and HIV.
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AUG

South Sudan in Focus

Communities in South Sudan's oil fields say they have not received their share of oil revenue as required by law; Sudan's Transitional Military Council arrests perpetrators in connection with a shooting rampage that killed eight student demonstrators; and Rwanda briefly closes its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo over the deadly Ebola outbreak. 
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JUL

South Sudan In Focus

South Sudanese are remembering their compatriots who died in the fight for independence by lighting candle; south Sudan’s first vice president calls on police officers to be professionals; the New York based Human Rights Watch is calling on authorities in South Sudan to release six Juba airport officials arrested by the National Security in 2018
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JUL

South Sudan In Focus

The deputy chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and a faction of SPLM-north rebels led by Malik Agar singed a cessation of hostilities agreement to end fighting in Southern Kordofan and Blue Niles states;  unidentified gunmen burned three passenger vehicles, abducted two Ugandan nationals and injured two civilians in separate attacks near Yei town; an American diplomat in Juba is calling on the South Sudan government to release political detainees as per the 2018 peace deal.

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