The President of the Republic said he would not order the Ugandan People’s Defense Force or UPDF to leave South Sudan until the country is secured and institutions protected.
The President of the Republic said federation should not bring conflict among citizens if it advances the development of the country.
Independence twelve and six kilometres marathon is expected to kick off on Saturday in Juba under the theme: “Run for peace”.
Morobo County Commissioner in Central Equatoria on Wednesday disclosed a official opening of a new government hospital and a radio station during the state independence celebrations on Friday.
Yei River County on Wednesday celebrated the third independence anniversary in Mugwo Payam while the Municipality celebrated at Yei Freedom Square.
Turkana Region Governor in Kenya who led a delegation to Torit, Eastern Equatoria to celebrate the third independence anniversary urged South Sudan leadership to protect independence at all cost.
Lakes State SPLM Youth League representative during the third independence anniversary celebration in Rumbek on Wednesday decried high dowry payment which affects young people.
The ongoing inter-clan clashes in Lakes State are hindering the registration of SPLM members in various payams.
Tonj South County Commissioner in Warrap State returned the 42 Gok communities in Malonpac Payam of Cueibet County in Lakes State.
Amnesty International Deputy Regional Director for Eastern Africa called on the government and SPLM/A in opposition to immediately cease attacks on civilians, accusing them of demonstrating a total disregard for the laws of war.