22 Jul 2014

President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar [Photo courtesy of Standard Media, Kenya]
South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has said that there will one day be a reckoning between him and the head of the rebel SPLM-In Opposition, Dr. Riek Machar, over who is responsible for corruption in South Sudan.
 
Yambio County Health Directorate, in collaboration with Population Service International (PSI) on Friday held a County planning meeting on the distribution of treated mosquito nets to the entire population of the County.
abductees from Aweil Centre after their rescue in Aweil West [photo by Abraham Agoth]
With tensions still high among local residents who fear further rebel attacks, the Commissioners of Aweil West and Aweil North counties declared their respective areas to be back on a normal security footing, confirming the rebels have been dispersed and scattered into small, weak groups.
Jonglei State Information Minister Hon. Judi Jonglei Boyories told Gurtong that rebels allied to the former vice president Riek Machar on Tuesday launched a heavy attack on Atar, Ardep in Pigi County of northern Jonglei State, killing Paramount Chief Kuol Matiop.
Striped Hyena- believed to be the species imp-licated in the Rumbek attacks [file photo]
Hyenas attacked 4 villages in Rumbek Central County on Thursday night, killing two people and leading to a further 13 people being admitted to Rumbek Hospital in a serious condition, suffering from bite wounds.
Kiir Senior Secondary school students marching during the 9th July 3rd Anniversary in Wau town [photo by James Deng Dimo]
President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Wednesday called for equality of educational opportunities for children in the country. Speaking in Wau, he strongly advocated for the rights and potential of girls and women.
Authorities in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state (NBGS) today publicly acknowledged rebel attacks in Aweil West and Aweil Centre counties, which have been reported over the past four days.

 

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