26 Jul 2014

President Kiir and Rebel Leader Riek Machar after signing a cease fire agreement in May 2014. [Reuters]
The SPLM Caucus in Jonglei State Legislative Assembly has condemned in the strongest term possible the continuous violations of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement signed between the Government of South Sudan and the Rebels of Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on 9th May this year.
Executive members of BYU in Nairobi Kenya [Gurtong]
The members of Bahr el Ghazal Youth Union (BYU) in Kenya have called for the formerly detained South Sudanese politicians to return to their country to work for peace for the local population, or else join the rebel movement of Dr. Riek Machar.
Authorities in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, are mourning the death of Hon. Alpayo Adet Majuong, the state minister of Agriculture, Fishery, Forestry and Animal Resources.
Governor Rizik Zackaria Hassan speaking at Wau freedom square on Wenesday last week. [Gurtong]
Thousands of Wau town residents marched in the town today, strongly supporting the proposal to relocate South Sudan’s capital from Juba to the capital of Western Bahr El Ghazal state (WBGS).
Youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state yesterday refuted claims of a massive movement among them to join the rebel movement led by former vice president Dr. Riek Machar.
White Army soldiers. [File/courtesy photo]
Judi Jonglei Boyoris, Jonglei state Minister of information and communication, told Gurtong that South Sudan army (SPLA) forces have found 45 dead bodies lying on the ground yesterday [Tuesday] after rebel forces launched an attack on the government position in Ayod town.
Upper Nile University entrance. [File]
The administration of the war-affected Upper Nile University (UNU) has scheduled examinations to take place on 28 July 2014. Due to logistical challenges facing students trying to sit their exams, all three exam centres will be outside Upper Nile state (UNS) and one outside South Sudan altogether.


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