Sheila Ponnie is a South Sudanese journalist based in Juba, South Sudan.
(IGAD) has wrapped up a three-day training for journalists from east Africa’s Djibouti, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda on disinformation and countering violent extremism the report is 4:30 into the program.
Residents of the South Sudan capital, Juba, say commodity--and especially food-- prices have increased rapidly over the past few days making it difficult for families to survive;
A local artist is using comedy to lessen the trauma from years of violence, insecurity, and a dire humanitarian situation in South Sudan. The report begins at 9:24 into the VOA South Sudan In Focus broadcast.
Women account for 70 to 75 per cent of informal cross-border trade in Africa's sub-Saharan region. But, empowering the economic future of women in cross-border requires access to finances.
In response to accusations of child trafficking, the government has temporarily limited child adoptions in South Sudan.
COVAX Gavi Vaccine Arrives in Juba, South Sudan
COVAX Gavi Vaccine arrives Juba 2021
South Sudan has held a peace Olympics to help reconcile communities divided by conflict. The “Twic Olympics” this year marked its 20th anniversary in Twic County.
Old Fangak County in Jonglei state, remained one of the areas ravaged by violent floodwaters. As many seek refuge in drylands, some are left trapped in their circumstances; people with disabilities form part of this category.
Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Angelina Teny addresses a gathering during the recent assessment of Rajaf Training Centre. [Sheila Ponnie, City Review]
Secondary School students morning walk to class as schools reopen in Juba, South Sudan. [Sheila Ponnie, City Review]
Lack of reliable internet impacts musican's youtube options.
Eight years after South Sudan's independence, hunger continues to plague the world’s youngest nation. Sheila Ponnie reports from Malakal and Upper Nile South Sudan.
Men4Women is a group of boys and men advocating policies that make sanitary hygiene products more accessible to girls. Sheila Ponnie reports from Juba.
Sheila Ponnie reports from South Sudan where, due to years of conflict and poor environmental conditions, malaria may be gaining a new foothold.