Tag Archives: South Sudan

South Sudan To Adopt Swahili As Official Language

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Swahili is all set to become one of the official languages of South Sudan and the government has requested Tanzania to send teachers equipped with the language to introduce it in school curriculum in the country. Swahili is currently the official language of Tanzania apart from Uganda and Kenya. Rwanda too is considering making the language official soon making it ...

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General James Ajongo Appointed As New Army Chief Of South Sudan

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Just one day after the sack of General Paul Malong from the designation of Army Chief, South Sudan President Salva Kiir appoints General James Ajongo as the next boss of army. Sworning in as the new Army Chief, Ajongo said he will try to implement the security arrangements that was stipulated in the 2015 peace agreement to end the years ...

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South Sudan Army Chief Paul Malong Sacked

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South Sudanese army chief Paul Malong has been fired after it was alleged he was involved in ethnic cleansing and war crimes, and many senior generals resigned. As of now it is not yet very clear whether Malong will be appointed to another position. President Salva Kiir has appointed General James Ajong as the new army chief. South Sudan is ...

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South Sudan Delays Peace Talk To End Conflict

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South Sudan has suspended the National Dialogue Steering Committee following very less percentage of members has yet reported for the duty. The committee members were appointed by President Salva Kiir and only 20 percent of them turned up in the war-ravaged country. The minimum strength required is fifty-plus. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said, “It has been postponed until further ...

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Passenger Jet Crashes In South Sudan’s Wau Airport In Juba

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A passenger jet plane carrying forty passengers and five crew members onboard of South Supreme Airlines crashed at an airport of South Sudanese capital Juba on Monday while landing. At least 37 people have been injured and no death has been reported. Most of the injured were injured from a nearby hospital soon after first air and the rest are ...

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Somalia, South Sudan Most Corrupt In Africa: Transparency International

North Korea is declared as the most corrupt country in the world by Transparency International. Somalia and South Sudan follows at the second and third places. The research body has found Denmark to be the least corrupt country in the world followed by New Zealand and thereafter Finland. Surprisingly United Kingdom too is corrupt and is placed at the 10th ...

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South Sudan Fighters Encouraged To Rape As Form Of Wage

A new report by United Nations, backed by same from Amnesty International, writes the fighters in South Sudan have been encouraged to rape women in lieu of wages. UN has called South Sudan is having one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world. The report of Amnesty International writes government forces have deliberately suffocated to death dozens ...

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