Tuesday, July 22, 2014 05:00 PM
Oye! News from Africa
The elderly and weak have been left to fend for selves as the civil war devastates the war-zone, relief workers have said as they seek to deliver aid to some five hundred families in the war zone with the help of the Shilluk King. Family sizes here usually stretch into several
President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Wednesday warned parents against forcing their daughters into early marriage, or viewing them as a potential source of wealth [through bridewealth traditions].
“When we talk about education, we must have to offer similar right to our children without
“In my place here in Aweil North county, people are hearing that there are rebels coming from Western Bahr el Ghazal and Aweil West, crossing the river coming to Aweil North. When they arrived in Aweil North, they crossed the river as they were coming to Aweil North, the army destroyed them and
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) confirmed the incident. An officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that 13 people had been admitted in Rumbek hospital and two people had died. He also confirmed that one hyena was killed while attacking the project development unit (PDU) on
The vaccine was launched during an event staged at Al-Sabah Children’s Hospital. The National Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Martin Elia Lomoro, said that South Sudan is expected to vaccinate 451,500 children below the age of one year by the end of 2014. Dr. Lomoro stressed that the
In a press conference held in Aweil this morning, government spokesperson Hon. Jackline Nyibol Benjamin Ajonga confirmed clashes with rebels in two counties of the state. She said the forces, who she accused of targeting civilians, were overrun by the SPLA, with heavy causalities on the rebel
He said that people should take advantage of the relative peace to cultivate on a large scale, to satisfy their families and those away from the state. During a telephone interview, the Commissioner expressed his gratitude to the people of Ezo County for their continuing positive response to the
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