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Eight die in South Sudan salary cargo plane crash

A cargo plane transporting money for the UN’s World Food Programme has crashed near the South Sudanese capital, Juba, killing […]

South Sudan oil production plummets to 170,000 bpd due to COVID-19

South Sudan oil production has dropped to 170,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 185,000 bpd due to disruptions caused by […]

African Union suspends South Sudan over failure to pay annual fees

Continental body African Union has suspended South Sudan for failing to pay annual contributions accumulating to over USD9 million (Sh900 […]

South Sudan extends COVID-19 lockdown

South Sudan has indefinitely extended a partial lockdown imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s COVID-19-taskforce on Tuesday extended […]

South Sudan records third case of COVID-19

South Sudanese authorities on Thursday confirmed a third case of coronavirus involving a 28-year-old woman. Dr. Makur Koryom, the Undersecretary […]

South Sudan confirms second COVID-19 case

South Sudan Ministry of Health on Tuesday evening confirmed the second case of coronavirus, bringing the total number to two.  […]

UN pledges to work with South Sudan to prevent spread of COVID-19

JUBA, The UN has vowed to work closely with South Sudan and the World Health Organization (WHO) on the prevention […]

South Sudan confirms first case of COVID-19

South Sudan on Sunday confirmed the first person to test positive for COVID-19.  Riek Machar, South Sudan’s First Vice President […]

South Sudan imposes curfew amid COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan has imposed a 30-day night-time curfew as part of measures aimed at forestalling the spread of COVID-19 into […]

South Sudan receives Jack Ma’s medical supplies to fight COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan on Tuesday received medical supplies donated by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation to tackle the COVID-19 […]