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2 speed boats drowned and a governm...

2 speed boats drowned and a government colonel is missing as ceasefire tatt...

JONGLEI – South Sudan’s armed opposition claimed on Tuesday to have sunk 2 government gunboats destined for Jonglei’s rebel held areas. The boats consisted of barges and gunboats were heading to Pow el Zaraf when they were ambushed according to the rebel spokesman, Col... FULL STORY »

Two MSF aid workers killed in South...

Two MSF aid workers killed in South Sudan

Separate attacks claim lives of logistician, community health worker, humanitarian group says The humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders says two of its workers have been killed in separate attacks in villages in South Sudan. The group, also known by the French name Medecins Sans Frontieres,... FULL STORY »

Makuei wants peace talks moved from...

Makuei wants peace talks moved from Ethiopia

JUBA – South Sudan’s Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth criticised the way Ethiopia and other IGAD countries handle peace talks in Addis Ababa and suggested a new venue needs to be discussed for the talks to move forward. Makuei in a speech yesterday evening in Addis Ababa... FULL STORY »

Warring parties disagree on demilit...

Warring parties disagree on demilitarisation of Juba and other towns

ADDIS ABABA – The two warring parties of the South Sudanese conflict continue to disagree on the security arrangement matter for the second day in a row as the rebels demand (in line with IGAD document) that Juba should be demilitarised. According to an official from the Opposition faction... FULL STORY »

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Johnson Olony might not be the last high ranking military General to defect to the opposit...

JUBA – A recent military command leadership meeting in Juba on the crisis in Malakal painted a gloomy hope for the SPLA in Government as more Generals particularly those in the... FULL STORY »

S. Sudan soccer team to participate in Saskatoon World Cup – Soccer Tournament

Saskatoon, CANADA – The Saskatoon World Cup soccer tournament is a celebration of diversity and cultures as well as an opportunity for local soccer players to showcase their talents on... FULL STORY »

US squarely blames Juba government for ongoing atrocities committed in Unity State

JUBA – The US embassy in Juba (South Sudan) ayed blame on the government forces for their recent offensive that targetted civilians in Nhialdiu and other areas of Unity State calling... FULL STORY »

Machar agrees to hybrid “impartial” court setup

PAGAK – South Sudan’s former Vice President and leader of the rebels SPLM in Opposition, Dr Riek Machar has echoed a call by the US secretary of state, John Kerry who in an... FULL STORY »

SPLM-i-O fighters accuse Juba forces of poison gas attack in Renk...

RENK – Rebels forces of SPLM in Opposition have accused Juba regime and its allied forces of poisonous banned chemical weapon attack in Amdhalwic near Renk last week. Col Chol Tut, a rebel... FULL STORY »

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