50 episodes

South Sudan in Focus is a 30-minute weekday English-language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.

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South Sudan in Focus is a 30-minute weekday English-language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.

    South Sudan in Focus - January 21, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 21, 2022

    Authorities in Warrap State's Gogriel East County are pursuing a suspected member of the South Sudan People’s Defense Force who reportedly killed two women with a knife and shot another man in Konglong Boma this morning before escaping; A presidential spokesman has condemned a recent statement made by U.S Senator Patrick Leahy calling on the South Sudan President Salva Kiir and First Vice Resident Riek Machar to step down; An education official in Twic County of South Sudan’s Warrap State says hundreds and possibly thousands of students missed school for more than two weeks because of to the Twic Olympics that ended this week; Two top US diplomats say assistance to Sudan will remain suspended while threatening measures against those blocking the transition to democracy

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus - January 20, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 20, 2022

    Thousands of people are fleeing their villages in Kapoeta East County of South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria State due to hunger; Local leaders and communities in Twic County of South Sudan’s Warrap State have welcomed the revival of the Twic Olympics. The games are aimed at promoting peace and unifying communities in the area; Members of the South Sudan Chollo (Shiluk) community living in Khartoum have welcomed a recent agreement that they say will enable them to go back to their ancestral land

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus - January 19, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 19, 2022

    A presidential committee formed last year to address the issue of land grabbing and illegal settlement in the South Sudan capital, Juba, says it is mapping plots illegally seized to address conflicts from rampant land theft; Also, authorities in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area say the main market in the area has run out of stock after traders stopped transporting in goods due to the insecurity along the road from Juba; The Central Committee for Sudanese Doctors has withdrawn all its medical workers from the military, police and the national security service-owned hospitals across the country, as part of a call for country-wide civil disobedience

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus - January 18, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 18, 2022

    Some South Sudanese political analysts warn the deals the SPLM-In Government signed with the SPLM-In Opposition Kit-Gwang faction and the Agwelek group may hamper efforts to restore peace and stability across the country; Residents in the Western Bahr el Ghazal State capital Wau say they are living in fear after the South Sudan People’s Defense Force or SSPDF heavily deployed soldiers in parts of the town; The Central Committee for Sudanese Doctors says at least seven people were shot and killed and scores were wounded by the Sudanese security forces during protests on Monday

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus - January 17, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 17, 2022

    The leader of the SPLA-IO breakaway Kit-Gwang faction, Simon Gatwech, signed an agreement in Khartoum Sunday to be integrated into the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF); Authorities in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State say they are searching for suspects after an explosion at a party killed at least 2 people and injured dozens of others in Aweil West County; Education officials in South Sudan’s Twic County of Warrap State say thousands of children have missed school for three straight months due to flooding that destroyed classrooms and made roads impassable

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus - January 14, 2022

    South Sudan in Focus - January 14, 2022

    Western Bahr el Ghazal State in South Sudan has suspended its government operations in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19; Authorities in Maban County of Upper Nile State say nearly 2,000 South Sudanese living in a refugee camp in Ethiopia have returned in recent weeks after fighting between Ethiopia’s government and rebels reached the camp.

    • 30 min

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