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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan

Location: Kapoeta region, Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan Event: A youth organization in the Kapoeta region of Eastern Equatoria State has issued a threat against Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in the region.  Armed groups may attack or attempt to kidnap foreign nationals in the Kapoeta region.  We advise U.S. citizens to not travel to the area. Actions ...
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U.S. Interim National Security Strategic Guidance

Last month, the Biden Administration released Interim National Security Strategic Guidance to convey how America will engage with the world.  The document includes the following section on Africa (on page 11): “We will also continue to build partnerships in Africa, investing in civil society and strengthening long-standing political, economic, and cultural connections. We will partner ...
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Troika Statement on Economic Reforms and the IMF Staff Monitored Programme

South Sudan’s economy is in fundamental need of far-reaching and irreversible reform.  The last year highlighted its vulnerability to external shocks such as the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, changes in oil prices, severe flooding, and desert locusts.  Investment remains too low to support the sustained economic growth needed to cut the dire food insecurity and, in ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan

Location: Border region of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: Armed groups may attack or kidnap foreign nationals in the border region of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  We advise U.S. citizens to not travel to the area of the South Sudan/DRC border. Actions to ...
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U.S. Government Supports COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in South Sudan

March 25, 2021 U.S. Government Supports COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in South Sudan Juba, South Sudan – The United States congratulates South Sudan on the successful start of the COVID-19 vaccine campaign on March 25. This campaign was made possible through the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment, a global initiative to support equitable access to COVID-19 ...
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