24 Jul 2014

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.
 
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.
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.
Paul Dhel Gum Warrap State Minister of Information [File]
Warrap State’s Minister for Information and Telecommunications has revealed that his state’s government radio station now reaches half of South Sudan’s states.
Left: Western Bahr El Ghazal Governor Rizik Hassan. Right: Warrap State Acting Governor Akech Tong Aleu [Gurtong]
Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal states (WBGS) have formed a fact finding committee tasked with judgment over the Jur River County headquarters at Nyiakok, which was inaugurated by President Kiir only last week.

 

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