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Travel Warning WARNING: Many governments advise against all travel to South Sudan. See the warning on the South Sudan article for more information.
(Information last updated Sep 2020)

Yei is a city in the Equatoria region of South Sudan.


Yei is a business hub near the borders with Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, which attracts many traders. Roads are being re-built and the airport ensures the steady flow of goods. However, activities are hampered by the ongoing conflict with the Lord's Resistance Army. A curfew is in place during nights and the neighboring countryside is still prone to violence.

Get in[edit]

Map of Yei

The small Yei Airport is served by regular flights from Entebbe International Airport. These commercial flights are operated by EagleAir Uganda. NGO and Missionary personnel are also served by the Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). Charter services may also be available from Kampala.

The road from Kaya at the Ugandan border has been repaired, reducing travel time to about two to three hours. However, many other roads are in bad shape.

Get around[edit]




  • 1 Yei Central Market.


  • 1 Adis Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant.



  • Executive Guest House, +256-477101469. 13 rooms, shower and WC in nearby building.
  • Referendum Hotel (On Kaya road, after the bridge), +256-477121973. Offers 18 rooms, restaurant and night club on-site.


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