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Angry Ethiopian Nuers Curse at Gove...

Angry Ethiopian Nuers Curse at Government Forces while Reporting to Ethiopi...

JIKOW WAREDA – Dozens of local civilians gathered on Jekow River bank cursed at government forces for crossing the border because of imminent threats against them from the opposition forces in Pagak. The two rival forces have reported to have been fighting against each other for control over... FULL STORY »

The South Sudan Government Soldiers...

The South Sudan Government Soldiers Put Down their Guns at Ethiopian Border

GAMBELLA – After a month long battle between the south Sudan forces and the opposition faction allied to Dr. Riek Machar on the border town of Maiwut and Pagak the headquarters of the Opposition, today the government soldiers have resorted to desert and handed over their military hardwires... FULL STORY »

Kiir abruptly changes SPLA to SSPDF...

Kiir abruptly changes SPLA to SSPDF, citizens call it Uganda’s UPDF c...

JUBA – Gen Salva Kiir on Wednesday convened a meeting in Bilpham involving his loyal commanders of the SPLA and declared that Sudan People Liberation Army commonly known as the SPLA will cease to exist as he “tries to modernise the army to an international standard”. General Kiir... FULL STORY »

Troika Condemns the Attack against ...

Troika Condemns the Attack against SPLM-IO Position and Calls for Urgent Re...

UK – The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) that brokered the 2015 peace  process has issued a joint press statement seen by the Upper Nile Times on the Gov.uk site saying the “European Union condemn the continuing violence in South Sudan, especially the Government... FULL STORY »

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Alfred Taban swaps journalism for a seat in the parliament

JUBA – Veteran South Sudanese journalist and government critic, Alfred Taban has decided to quit journalism for a seat in the parliament representing Kajo-Keji constituency through the... FULL STORY »

Besieged Allied Militia of Juba – led Government D...

MATHIANG – News from the ground extended to the Upper Nile Times have indicated that the Juba government militia whom were sent to attack... FULL STORY »

The Government Forces under Salva Kiir and Taban Deang ...

MATHIANG – The genocidal forces of the Juba led government that attacked SPLA-IO position and terrorized civilians yesterday in Mathiang, the capital of... FULL STORY »

The Government Forces under Salva Kiir Attack Longechuk...

MATHIANG – The move by the forces under Salva Kiir Mayardit and Taban Deng Gai amounted to the violation of Salva Kiir’s ceasefire order issued three... FULL STORY »

IO overran the strategic town of Kuek in Northern Upper...

RENK – South Sudan’s armed opposition overran a major strategic town in the Northern Upper Nile State according to the government army based in the... FULL STORY »

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Dozens dead as government forces attacked Adar State’s Khor...

PAGAK – South Sudan forces attacked several villages in Adar state killing 14 people and injured 37 others. On Thursday, hundreds of heavily armed government forces penetrated through the thick... FULL STORY »

Malong refused to board a plane that should have t...

JUBA – South Sudan’s deposed former army Chief Gen. Malong Awan Anei, who has since yesterday staged a “tie lipped rebellion”... FULL STORY »

President Salva Kiir Mayardit Fired Chief of Staff Gen....

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has this evening relief Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Malong Awan with Gen. James Ajongo Mawut. Soldiers are on guards to fight,... FULL STORY »

South Sudan troops created road blocks, prevented UN fr...

YAMBIO – In another grave sign of ethnic cleansing in Eastern Equatoria State town of Pajok, government troops were accused of covering murders and... FULL STORY »

14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: ‘They’re ...

NPR – “They used not to kill women but these days …. they’re killing women, children, elderly even the pastors, the bishops, they... FULL STORY »

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Government Soldiers Engage in a Looting Spree

PAGERI – A source from South Sudan who choose not to be named reported today that yesterday the SPLM forces under Salva Kiir Mayardit had engaged in a looting spree.  With the... FULL STORY »

Salva Kiir deliberately caused famine by using oil revenue for arms imports rather than fo...

UN REPORT –South Sudan’s government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of... FULL STORY »

The ‘mother’ of South Sudan Calls for President Kiir to Step Down on Upfront on Al Jazeera...

South Sudanese politician Rebecca Garang, widow of SPLM founder John Garang, tells Upfront on Al Jazeera: • President Kiir has caused a “manmade famine” • “All of us, as the... FULL STORY »

More Resignations are Underway as another Brig. General Deserted Salva Kiir’s Camp

JUBA – In a move that shook the SPLM-IG, it is now confirmed that Salva Kiir’s regime’s life span is short live.  a short while ago, many South Sudanese high ranking officials... FULL STORY »

South Sudan’s Minister resigns and defects to opposition. c...

JUBA – A South Sudanese Senior Government Minister resigned from his position further casting doubts on the viability of the Transitional Government of National Unity run by President Kiir and... FULL STORY »

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