July 1, 2015 (JUBA) - Officials from South Sudan’s peace committee have started community consultations in Warrap state after weeks of grassroots campaigns in Juba.
In a statement issued Wednesday, the Committee for National Reconciliation and Healing, said it conducted consultations in 39 payams of Warrap.
Peter Kuot, the committee’s communication manager, said the community consultations were facilitated by the 55 peace mobilisers trained in the state between April and May.
June 30, 2015 (RUMBEK) – A new health institution has been opened in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the state health ministry are supporting
According to the state health minister, Tong Deng Anei, Aweil Health Science and Training Institute will only target midwives, clinical officers and nurses.
Those who complete training, he told Sudan Tribune Tuesday, be awarded diplomas.
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June 25, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Khartoum state on Thursday announced the allocation of 9.5 million (1 million dollar) Sudanese pound to solve water crisis, while women in some areas of the state took to the street to protest the water problem.
The announcement was made following a meeting the new governor Abdel Rahim Hussein held with the Khartoum State Water Corporation (KSWC) in presence of the state minister for infrastructures, finance minster and commissioners of the state counties.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
June 26, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan Peace talks will resume later in July in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the regional bloc mediating the talks, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) disclosed.
At a press conference he gave on Thursday, IGAD lead mediator, Seyoum Mesfin, said negotiations between South Sudan’s government and opposition faction (SPLM-IO) led by former vice president, Riek Machar, will resume next month shortly after the Ramadan fasting is over.