Tuesday June 27, 2017


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No Travel Ban on SPLM-IO Leader, Sa...

No Travel Ban on SPLM-IO Leader, Says Dr. Machar

JOHANNESBURG – Source close to Dr. Machar, the Chairman of the SPLM-IO, caught in a gun battle for more than three years, disclosed to the Upper Nile Times that Dr. Machar is right now calling his supporters worldwide that no travel ban has ever been issued for him to travel home.  The... FULL STORY »

Troika denied having requested the ...

Troika denied having requested the removal of the Finance Minister and the ...

JUBA – Troika countries, namely the US, UK and Norway have categorically denied having authored a letter requesting the removal of the Finance Minister, Hon Deng Athorbei and Bank Governor Cornilo Koryom Mayik ; in exchange for funding support to the South Sudan government. Earlier this week,... FULL STORY »

Sirir Rut – We Are Release An...

Sirir Rut – We Are Release And The IOM Will Prevail

JUBA – Sirir Gabriel Yiei Rut, and the rest of the Advance Team Media Team who were arrested last Tuesday have been releases. Sirir Gabriel Rut confirmed on his Facebook page about 1 hour ago. “Brothers and sisters of my beloved country South Sudan, I am happy to see your worried messages... FULL STORY »

Arrests of SPLMIO supporters show g...

Arrests of SPLMIO supporters show government’s disinterest in peace impleme...

JUBA – General Taban Deng, the Chief negotiator of the SPLM in Opposition has lashed out at the government for “its continuous arrests” of the SPLMIO supporters in Juba and in Aweil. Taban said that the mass arrest constitutes a huge violation to the peace agreement. “The government of... FULL STORY »

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LEAKED REPORT: South Sudan Security Plans to assassinate SPLM-IO members

JUBA – A reliable source from within national security intelligence in Juba, disclosed to the Upper Nile Times that there was a security intelligence meeting, which took place on... FULL STORY »

Kiir’s Nation Address Postponed Over “Unpreparedness” – Presidency

JUBA – South Sudan’s embattling president, Salva Kiir’s expected address to the nation was called off Thursday for what the presidency called as “lack of... FULL STORY »

TOR MACHIER: South Sudan crimes: Perpetrators remain anonymous

By Tor Madira Machier POLITICS – Another highly anticipated event, the publication of the report of the African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS), has also passed.... FULL STORY »

Gen Gatdet Yakah, Gen Garhoth Gatkuoth dismissed by the rebels leadership

PAGAK – South Sudan’s rebels conducted a major shake up to their rebel leadership in a move seen as rekindling the peace process going on in Ethiopia. Dr Riek Machar, the rebel... FULL STORY »

S. Sudan Expel UN official In Unity State

BENTIU – Political leaders in South Sudan’s Unity state have voted to expel a United Nations diplomat in response to a report accusing the army and other armed groups of abusing civilians. A... FULL STORY »

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