Posts Categorized: Government

Juba residents set to receive electricity before X-Mas

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Necessary preparations to ensure residents of Juba start using electricity before the end of the year is being made, according to the Minister of Energy and Dams. All machines and equipment required are in place, and the engineers will be arriving in the country next Friday, said Dr Dhieu Mathok. The first testing of the […]

South Sudan to trim off embassy staffs over cash shortage

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South Sudan will reduce the number of staff in its foreign embassies across the world due to huge operational costs, a senior foreign ministry official said Monday. Mawien Makol Arik, Ministry of foreign affairs spokesperson, said the government had deployed 400 diplomats in its embassies and it is working on a strategy to cut the […]

Kenya to allow South Sudanese to enter without visa

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President Uhuru Kenyatta says all citizens from the East African countries, including South Sudanese are now free to enter Kenya without having to acquire a visa. Uhuru says citizens from South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Burundi will be granted permission to also work, acquire land and own businesses in the Kenyan territory. Mr Kenyatta […]

South Sudan President warns foreign ministry against favoritism

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President Salva Kiir has warned the ministry of foreign affairs against employing only sons and daughters of ministers. Since the independence in 2011, the ministry has never announced job vacancies to the general public, according to FM official who requested anonymity. He said the recruitment is done through “backdoor deals”. President Kiir, who was speaking […]

President Kiir reshuffled South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority

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President Salva Kiir has dissolved and reconstituted the Civil Aviation Authority board of directors. The president in a decree on Thursday evening removed the following board members: Agasio Akol Tong – Chairperson Mark Nyipuoch Obang – Member David Ukuir Akuei – Member Capt. Muktahr Swaka – Member Cirillo Mawien – Member Capt. John David Subek […]