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[Nation] Juba -- Authorities in South Sudan are facing the dilemma of whether to keep schools shut in the fight against Covid-19 or re-open them and save children from continual child labour.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended parties to the South Sudan peace process for the progress achieved in recent months despite the health and economic difficulties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
[WHO] 8 July 2020, Juba - Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and other partners have vaccinated over 94 019 children aged 6 to 59 months against measles in Aweil East County, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State to interrupt the transmission...
[East African] The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution demanding an immediate 90 days' cessation of hostilities in conflict zones around the world due to the impact of the novel coronavirus.
[WHO] Juba, 3 July 2020 - the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) today handed over 160 oxygen concentrators to South Sudan's Ministry of Health to support the country in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
[Nation] The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday approved a $4.16 million grant to South Sudan to support emergency response to the Covid-19 pandemic and strengthen the country's fragile health system.
[UNFPA] Bentiu -Staying at home may be the safest way to avoid infection with the coronavirus, but for women and girls in Bentiu, South Sudan, it means greater vulnerability to gender-based violence.
[WHO] Since the start of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in South Sudan, the Ministry of Health through its call centre, interactions with community resource persons, the media, and other informal sources have been receiving reports of unexplained deaths in communities.
[New Times] The Government of Rwanda has donated testing medical kits to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
[New Times] Rwanda has started mass testing and sampling for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) targeting its peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
[East African] The regional body that midwifed the South Sudan peace has warned that Covid-19 pandemic could impact negatively on the implementation of the 2018 agreement.
[The New Humanitarian] London/New York -Is the UN premature in encouraging people to leave its congested protection sites due to the threat of the coronavirus?
[East African] Various South Sudanese stakeholders are expressing fears that the country is likely to experience a catastrophic level of coronavirus infections if authorities do not strictly enforce measures.