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Tribally motivated deadly clashes b...

Tribally motivated deadly clashes between local youths and SPLA leaves 4 de...

YAMBIO – A deadly clash erupted yesterday morning between local youths of Western Equatoria State and SPLA army identified as recent trainees of the militia Mathiang Anyor in Birisi Boma of WES. The fighting happened when the SPLA units (mostly Dinka) went on a purge and attempted to arrest... FULL STORY »

South Sudan In Line For Olympic Sta...

South Sudan In Line For Olympic Status

JUBA — Torn by civil war and facing a humanitarian crisis, South Sudan is finding hope on the sporting front: The world’s newest nation is in line for international recognition that would allow it to send a team to next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Gaining Olympic status, some say,... FULL STORY »

After Malakal, Rebels threaten to s...

After Malakal, Rebels threaten to storm the main oil field

MALAKAL – South Sudan’s rebels issued a stern warning to the government troops in the oil field of Paloch that the recent success in the capture of Malakal “will not stop there if the aggression against their forces continued” in areas near the oil field. Maj Gen Mabor Dhol,... FULL STORY »

Six killed and a child wounded at P...

Six killed and a child wounded at Punyido refugee camp in Ethiopia

GAMBELLA – At least three men and a woman from South Sudanese refugees were killed yesterday in Punyido refugee camp in Ethiopia. The incident occurred on Monday in block one where gunmen believed to be from Anyuak tribe who are also the host community around the camp attacked refugees,... FULL STORY »

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Defected General blames Duoth Guet for taking part in ethnic Nuer cleansing

JUBA – The newly defected high profile Brigadier General Gabriel Gatwech Puoch claimed that the massacre in Juba was not committed by Salva Kiir and his presidential guards alone.... FULL STORY »

UK Royal jet C -130 is not an invasion force – UN

JUBA – Royal soldiers who accompanied the super jumbo UK Royal aircraft C-130 have denied that the aircraft is “part of the destablising campaign against Juba” as feared... FULL STORY »

Juba forces plan a coordinated attack on opposition strongholds in Nhialdiu and Maiwut

BENTIU – A reliable source from the Ministry of defence told this news paper this morning that the government troops are on the move to make twins attacks in Unity state and Upper... FULL STORY »

Embarrassed. Finance Minister Deng Athorbei stormed COMESA meeting uninvited. South Sudan ...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan finance Ministry diplomats suffered a rather diplomatic humiliation yesterday after their delegation landed in a COMESA (common market for Eastern and... FULL STORY »

Wau Shilluk a ghost town. Juba faction hard hit with defections i...

MALAKAL – About 700 SPLA Juba soldiers defected and joined the armed opposition after a heavy fighting in Pinythiang yesterday. SPLA Juba faction’s split came after the killing of the... FULL STORY »

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