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  • Ambassador Phee presenting her credentials to Pres. Salva Kiir

    Ambassador Phee presenting her credentials to Pres. Salva Kiir

    On July 23, President Salva Kiir accepted the credentials of Amb. Phee as the new United States chief diplomat to South Sudan. The U.S. Embassy in Juba considers the accreditation of Amb. Phee a new impetus for the continuous reinforcement of bilateral cooperation and assistance between U.S and South Sudan.

  • Inauguration Ceremony of College of Law

    Inauguration Ceremony of College of Law

    On Saturday April 11, Michael McCarthy, the Charge d’ Affaires of the United States Embassy in Juba, said at the inaugural ceremony of the University of Juba College of Law: “The Juba University School of Law is an institution that will instill a sense of justice and fairness to the students, and strengthen the rule of law, democratic governance, and access to justice for all”. The 6.5 million dollar facility was jointly funded by the United States and Norway. The Minister of Education, John Gai Yoah, thanked the United States and Norway for their generous support.

  • Launch of the Eye Radio repeater station in Torit

    Launch of the Eye Radio repeater station in Torit

    On Friday April 10th, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Internews launched an Eye Radio repeater station in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state capital, Torit, the Torit repeater will extend first of 10 planned radio repeaters to extend the radio’s reception to approximately 100,000 listeners in Eastern Equatoria state.

  • Special Envoy Amb. Donald Booth Speaks to the Media in Juba

    Special Envoy Amb. Donald Booth Speaks to the Media in Juba

    U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Amb. Donald Booth was in Juba over the last several days to meet with President Kiir, other members of government, academics, elders and members of civil society regarding the peace process and the way forward.

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  • We are Hiring: Political Specialist (FSN Grade 10)

    The Embassy of the United States in Juba is seeking to hire an individual for the Political Specialist position in the Political Section. Incumbent monitors national and regional political developments for the Embassy.

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  • Press Release: USAID Funds Emergency Education for Children in Pibor - Jonglei State
    Press Release: USAID Funds Emergency Education for Children in Pibor - Jonglei State

    The U.S. government today announced an additional $6 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to UNICEF to provide education to children and youth affected by conflict. The additional contribution brings USAID’s total grant to UNICEF for emergency education in South Sudan over two years to $23.5 million.  

  • Closure of Juba International Airport on Weekends

    The United States Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, has been informed that the Juba International Airport will be closed for construction work every weekend from 00:00 Saturday through 24:00 Sunday, beginning the weekend of August 22-23, 2015, through at least the month of April 2016. 

  • 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

    This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter when seeking employment and the steps that governments and businesses can take to prevent trafficking, including a demand for transparency in global supply chains. 

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: SPLM Public Rally

    This is to notify U.S. citizens that the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has a public rally planned on Wednesday, March 18, beginning at 8:00a.m., at the John Garang Mausoleum in Juba. President Salva Kiir is expected to address the audience. The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to limit their movements in the vicinity of the Mausoleum due to the crowds and road closings that can be expected.  

  • U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increase in Crime February 10, 2015

    Data collected by Embassy sources indicates an increase in criminal incidents occurring over the past year.These incidents have affected hotels, international residential compounds, commercial establishments, and government facilities. In Juba, there have been multiple instances of daytime armed robbery at establishments frequently patronized by the international community over the past few weeks and also daytime home robberies. some of these robberies have been violent in nature. 


    The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, The United Kingdom and the Heads of Mission of Canada, Norway, Switzerland and the United States of America issue the following statement in South Sudan 

  • Paleki Ayang: YALI Reflections and New Beginnings

    When I received that email from the Washington Fellow officer informing me that I was selected for the YALI Program and will be at the Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP), University of California – Berkeley, immediately I ‘googled’ the institution in an attempt to get a picture of where I will be attached for six weeks.  

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