Tuesday December 12, 2017

Author: Ali Sadig Farah

JUBA downplays the ongoing escalati...

JUBA downplays the ongoing escalating rifts with Khartoum

KHARTOUM – South Sudan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Bernaba Marial Benjamin has dismissed the ongoing rift between the two Sudans as a “minor diplomatic hiccup caused by misunderstanding” between the two sovereign states and promised that it will be swiftly sorted... FULL STORY »

Sudan denied having bombed Maban Co...

Sudan denied having bombed Maban County, Upper Nile State

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s defence Chief Abdel Rahim Hussein has denied any of his airforces’ wrong doing in the bombing that took place in the South Sudan’s Maban County of Upper Nile State. On Wednesday, suspicious planes believed to be Antinovs type hovered over Maban County of Upper... FULL STORY »

Museveni brushes off any chances of...

Museveni brushes off any chances of Ugandan troops withdrawing from South S...

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yowei Museveni has today brushed off calls by some members of IGAD states and international community to withdraw his troops from South Sudan to give ceasefire plans discussed in Addis Ababa a chance.  Museveni through the presidency sources in Kampala said that... FULL STORY »

President El Sisi: I will not allow...

President El Sisi: I will not allow the Grand Renaissance Dam damage Egypt&...

CAIRO: Newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said on Sunday that the grand Renaissance Dam currently in construction by Ethiopia in Benshangul State should not be used as a scapegoat to damage a sisterly relationship between Egypt and Ethiopia saying Egypt will not allow any... FULL STORY »

Ladu Gore threatens Kiir with mass rebellion if he doesn’t step down

ADDIS ABABA – one of the high ranking SPLM-Opposition officials charged with treason by the government of South Sudan in the December 15 mutiny has today launched a scathing attack... FULL STORY »

7 SPLM political detainees flew to Addis Ababa to join peace talks

NAIROBI – the 7 SPLM political detainees freed last month by the government of South Sudan have this evening flew to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to participate in the ongoing... FULL STORY »

Major General James Koang Chuol declares himself governor of Unity State

BENTIU – A top South Sudan army commander James Koang Chuol based in the key oil-producing Unity State have defected to rebel forces, the country’s army spokesman said on... FULL STORY »

President Salva Kiir offered to talk to Dr Riek Machar on preconditions

JUBA – President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has today called out on Dr Riek Machar for a talk to halt the ongoing fighting around the country.  Kiir and his government accused Dr Riek... FULL STORY »


KHARTOUM – #fire raged and explosions tore through the night sky early Wednesday at the Yarmouk military factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, witnesses and state-linked media... FULL STORY »

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