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The Burundian refugee soap maker who is fighting coronavirus in Kenya

Little did he know that his cottage enterprise would become a major weapon in the fight against coronavirus in one of the...

Electricity supply resumes in Bor

Electricity supply has resumed in Bor town of Jonglei state after two months without power.  In November last year,...

IDP hit by severe water shortage in Mangalla

Internally displaced persons in Mangalla Payam of Central Equatoria state are faced with severe scarcity of water within the camp and are...

Terekeka peace committee to begin peace dialogue

A peace and reconciliation committee to resolve communal conflicts in Terekeka County of Central Equatoria State is set to begin grass-root consultations to...

Ethiopia: Mekelle’s banks reopen for first time since Tigray war

Banking services have resumed in the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region for the first time since conflict broke out there on...

With 400,000 dead, leaders plead for South Sudan peace

Renewing their pledge to visit South Sudan, Pope Francis and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury urged the political leaders of the...

Christmas Rush: Upcountry Buses Double Fares Over COVID-19 With 50pc Capacity

NAIROBI, Kenya - Public Service Vehicles doubled fares for passengers traveling upcountry for the Christmas festivities, in what operators blamed on the...

Rwanda Should Stop Locking Up the Poor

The African Court on Human and People’s Rights has held that states’ laws enabling the detention of people who, often because of...

Kenyan Doctors Strike Over Pay, Working Conditions

Kenyan doctors Monday joined clinical officers and nurses in a nationwide strike that is likely to make it harder for patients to...

Profile: Wani Michael, from refugee boy to continental recognition

Wani Michael,30, the executive director of the Okay Africa Foundation (OAF), who also doubles as a South Sudanese civil society activist was...

Religious Crisis hits Bor as Juba High Court Injunction halts the defrocking of Bishop Akurdit

Tomori, NCMP - A man was shot by Bor town police in a case described as religious struggle at Langbaar "B" Church...

S. Sudan: Aid efforts ramped up as millions face hunger

The UN and other aid agencies will be scaling up food assistance in South Sudan in the coming months with the aim...

NMS to Build New Hotel, Supermarket in Nairobi

DERRICK OKUBASU - Nairobi Metropolitan Services boss Mohammed Badi has revealed that the new Green Park terminus will host a supermarket and a hotel.

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South Sudan changes time zone

South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the government spokesperson has...

Dr. Emmanuel Taban recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans: From refugee to COVID-19 expert

Dr. Emmanuel Taban, a South Sudanese physician who lives in South Africa, is being recognized by the New African Magazine as one...

Kenya Boniface Mwangi: Using images to battle corruption

After years spent risking his life photographing protest movements against government corruption, Kenya’s most prominent photojournalist laid down his stills camera to...

Ethiopia says Sudan invasion violates bilateral agreements on border issues

On Wednesday, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Borders Commission organized a briefing for the diplomatic community in Khartoum.