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COVID-19 and conflict threaten health system and ceasefire in South Sudan

South Sudan is facing the twin threat of COVID-19 and an uptick in violence that risks unraveling a fragile ceasefire and derailing...

Intense fighting in eastern South Sudan once again forces thousands to flee

According to the information received by NCMP from the MSF in South Sudan, thousands of people have fled into the bush in...

COVID-19|An Overview of the pandemic in South Sudan as Some Juba schools resume business.

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached South Sudan on 5 April 2020. As of 21 June, there are 1,916 confirmed cases and 35 deaths...

Rwandan Startup Using Artificial Intelligence to Scale Up COVID-19 Testing

As the world awaits medical breakthroughs to understand and curb the Covid-19 pandemic, bets are that solutions will come from developed markets.

Virus outbreak could spin ‘out of control’ in South Sudan

It began with a dry cough, weakness and back pain. For Reagan Taban Augustino, part of South Sudan’s small corps of health...

Museveni to give Covid-19 address tonight

President Museveni is expected to give yet another Covid-19 address tonight (Monday) at 8pm, his spokesperson, Mr Don Wanyama, has said.

Uganda’s oldest listed firms catch virus jitters

Uganda’s oldest listed companies, Uganda Clays and Bank of Baroda, are looking to see how the economy survives and recovers from effects...

Jubilee Insurance, Nairobi Hospital trade accusations over Sh357million debt

Jubilee Insurance has responded to Nairobi Hospital’s decision to drop it from its list of cover providers. In a...

Kenya records 104 new cases of Covid-19, totaling to 4,478

The country has recorded another 104 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours from 2,820 samples collected. Health CAS...

Uganda reports 19 new COVID-19 cases as total reaches 724

Uganda’s ministry of health on Tuesday said it has registered 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in...

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EU grants Rwanda 10 mln euros for private sector dev’t, job creation

Rwanda and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday signed a financing agreement for 10 million euros to support the country’s private sector...

Nine years later, South Sudan is still a nation in waiting

“What was the point of independence if we are still destitute and in chaos?” a woman from Duk county in Jonglei state,...

Salva Kiir Mayardit Address to the Nation on the Ninth Anniversary of the Country’s Independence

His Excellency, Good evening fellow citizens. I come before you this evening to wish you...

UNHCR calls on South Sudan leaders to reinvigorate peace efforts on 9th anniversary of independence

Nine years since South Sudan gained independence and became the world’s youngest nation, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is calling on the...

With schools closed, child labour on the rise in lockdown Uganda

Every morning soon after dawn, 10-year-old Moses leaves home carrying trays of hard-boiled eggs and walks for half an hour to sell...
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