Coming just weeks after the launch of a multi-million dollar CCTV and drones project to curb crime in the city of Juba, the Israeli firm behind the project has finally admitted that its software is unable to correctly differentiate one dark South Sudanese face from another especially at night. As a result, no criminal can legally be arrested or convicted of being a ‘domestic rebel’ as crimes continue to reign supreme around town.
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Just days after the launching of the first drone surveillance system in Juba, and the installation of the 11 CCTV cameras originally intended to curb crime, Saakam has learned the scheme has been expanded to track down ‘domestic rebels’ such as illegal sex workers, sinning and adulterous husbands and wives getting all illegal in hotels and brothels across the capital.
Former SPLA Chief of General Staff Gen. Paul Malong is preconditioning that a regional protection force – preferably from Kenya – be present in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, before he sets foot there.
Unaware of an outstanding eviction notice due to months of unpaid rent, South Sudanese students in Zimbabwe have been camping and occupying – in protest – the embassy there for over a month demanding payment of their tuition fees, their allowance and, for some civil serving students – their salaries back home.