SUD SOUDAN | SOUTH SUDAN

10-Jun-2020 to 19:32

High-level partnership launched to fight Covid-19 in Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new partnership bringing together private enterprise and the UK’s leading non-profit humanitarian organisation for children has been formed to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19 in Africa.

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04-Jun-2020 to 17:09

"No plans for Egypt army base" in South Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Sudan's ambassador to Ethiopia has categorically dismissed reports suggesting that his country had accepted a request from Egypt to build a military base in Pagak county.

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25-May-2020 to 23:28

South Sudanese leader denies contracting coronavirus

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has carped at claims suggesting he was taken ill with the novel coronavirus, dismissing the rumour as malicious propaganda.

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19-May-2020 to 13:30

South Sudanese VP tests positive for Covid-19

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The vice-president of South Sudan Riek Machar has tested positive for coronavirus, APA can confirm from his office on Tuesday.

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30-Apr-2020 to 00:18

Amnesty Int’l urges UN to renew arms embargo on South Sudan

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The UN Security Council must renew and strengthen enforcement of the arms embargo on South Sudan, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, exposing new evidence that multiple security forces are breaching it and concealing weapons amid a volatile security situation.

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15-Apr-2020 to 16:32

EAC deploys mobile lab and testing kits to all partner states

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The East African Community under the Mobile Laboratory Project on Wednesday deployed nine mobile laboratories and Coronavirus test kits to all EAC Partner States in a bid to detect and respond to highly infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and Ebola.

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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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