A South Sudanese Catholic female activist who was nominated in July among ten contenders of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Award is the overall winner of the institute’s inaugural 2020 Women Building Peace Award.
The leadership of Sudan Relief Fund (SRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing food, safe drinking water, clothing, shelter, medical attention and hope to the people of Sudan and South Sudan, is carrying out an evaluation on projects being implemented in the two countries.
Catholic Bishops in South Sudan have announced the lifting of the suspension on the celebration of Mass in public effective September 20 and urged the faithful to strictly adhere to the safety guidelines put in place to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
On International Literacy Day celebrated September 8, a South Sudanese Bishop has challenged young people in South Sudan to invest in reading to gain knowledge to help build the East-Central African country, cautioning against the growing tendency of the youth in the nine-year-old nation to assign themselves academic titles not conferred upon them by institutions of higher learning.
The leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) has, in a report shared with ACI Africa, provided an overview of some of COVID-19 interventions undertaken in various parts of the world, including Africa.
For the first time in four months, a Catholic Diocese in South Sudan opened doors to eager Christians who thronged their respective places of worship for their first public Mass since the closure of places of worship in the East-Central African country as a strategy to tame the spread of COVID-19.
Esbella Paul Modi faced harsh criticism from her family and her friends when she announced that she had decided to pursue a technical course after she completed high school studies where she performed exceptionally well.
A South Sudanese Bishop has, in an editorial message published on his Diocese’s website Thursday, September 3 explained why COVID-19 restrictions offer an opportunity for spiritual growth.
As frustration mounts in South Sudan owing to closure of schools and the protracted suspension of public worship, the Archbishop of Juba has called for patience as stakeholders plan the safe way to allow for liturgical celebrations in public and resumption of schooling.
At least 25,000 households that are part of hundreds of farming groups in South Sudan have embraced the latest farming techniques to improve productivity and to create more sources of livelihood thanks to a project initiated by Religious Sisters ministering in the East-Central African country.
In a three-year initiative, Caritas Switzerland is seeking to improve the livelihoods of at least 20,000 deprived South Sudanese in a County within the Catholic Diocese of Torit, an official has told ACI Africa.
In an array of challenges that Missionaries in South Sudan face, poor transport structures in the East-Central African country is one of the biggest headaches, hindering access to parishes and outstations tucked in the remotest parts of the nine-year-old country.
Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Sudan are preparing young people with productive technical skills “to face life with dignity” as they grow up to serve their country, the Director of Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre (DBTC) in the Country’s Catholic Diocese of El Obeid has told ACI Africa.
It has taken the effort of two Religious Orders ministering in South Sudan to build 26 primary schools, which have kept thousands of children in school in the aftermath of the struggle for independence that left many children orphaned in the nine-year-old East-Central African country.
Seven months after South Sudan formed the national unity government that was meant to end war and initiate peace and harmony in the world’s youngest nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Diocese of Tombura-Yambio has expressed worry over the incomplete formation of the political administrative units to make up the government.
Arkangelo Ali Association (AAA) in South Sudan, an organization which runs Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programs in the Diocese of Rumbek has made available COVID-19 guidelines that were specifically developed for TB patients in view of managing the condition in five of the ten states of the country.
Days after civilians attacked a Catholic Parish that hosted members of the military within South Sudan’s Diocese of Rumbek, the Priest in charge of the Mission Center has recounted the ordeal to ACI Africa.
Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has, during the Diaconate and Priestly Ordination last Saturday, told those to be ordained to consider themselves “instruments in the hand of God” in their apostolate.
Members of Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Zambia and South Sudan are realizing feeding programs in the two African countries through a food donation initiative, which Salesian Missions, the U.S.-based development arm of SDB is facilitating, a report sent to ACI Africa indicates.
The Catholic Youth Coordinator in South Sudan’s Juba Archdiocese has urged young people belonging to different tribes in the country that have experienced protracted tribal conflicts to embrace intermarriages as a way to foster long-lasting peace in the East-Central African nation.