28 Aug 2014

IGAD members meeting discuss South Sudan conflict. [Courtesy photo]
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to a fresh ceasefire at talks mediated by the regional group IGAD. Under the deal, the warring sides have six weeks to form a unity government.
HLSS Director Emmanuel Douglas Barigo examining Rose in Magwi PHCU before her recovery [photo by Peter Nakimangole]
Eastern Equatoria state (EES) citizens are grateful for the successful treatment of a four year-old cholera patient, known as Irene Rose, as a result of the care provided by a treatment unit in Magwi. However, cholera cases are still being reported in EES.
Muding Annet demonstrates her sales ability, marketing locally woven fabrics and products. [photo by Jok P Mayom]
South Sudanese Muding Annet Turo describes how she overcame the challenges of her early life through the creation of a handicraft project known as the ‘Lady Lomin Project’.
A member of an East African regional body monitoring a ceasefire in South Sudan died of a heart attack after some monitors were detained by rebels to the north of the country, further complicating a peace process.
Director of Jonglei FM Malek Gutnyin Garweer [Jacob Achiek Jok]
Radio Jonglei, which transmits from Bor on 95.9 FM, has been robbed for the sixth time since its installation in 2010, during the Sudan general election. None of the criminals responsible have so far been caught.
Connecting people- entrepreneur Wandu Steven (L) with some of his customers as he set internet onto their cellphones [photo Joseph Nashion]
Many South Sudanese today have embarked on internet usage, making it a new potential source of livelihood for those who provide the service of setting up internet on phones.
Efisio Kon Uguak [Gurtong file photo taken in 2012]
Veteran Western Bahr El Ghazal (WBGS) politician, Efisio Kon Uguak, has announced his opposition to the creation of the new post of prime minister, a move which is being considered as a potential means of accommodating former VP and rebel leader Dr. Riek Machar.


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