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South Sudan’s embassy in the ...

South Sudan’s embassy in the UK closed over rent arrears. Ambassador ...

London – South Sudan’s consulate was forcibly closed on Friday after the premise owner called the police last week over a dispute on rental arrears of more than 4 months. The male owner of the premise (whose name is withheld here as the case is going to London courts) called the police... FULL STORY »

The SPLM-IO under Dr. Machar Held a...

The SPLM-IO under Dr. Machar Held a Youth Conference, Saturday September 3,...

EDMONTON – With the theme: “Strengthening our Unity while working for reform, reclaiming back the identity & nationalism, and mobilizing resources” the conference drew various SPLM-IO leaders including the community leaders who are serving in the City of Edmonton and Calgary.  Among... FULL STORY »

The Legitimate First Vice President...

The Legitimate First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Regains Strength

KHARTOUM – The first Vice President Dr. Machar who has walked for 40 days and 40 nights has regained self-strength from long delayed exhaustion. Dr. Machar, who is the pillar of peace, was last seen on media on the eve of July 9, 2016 trying to quell the violence once thought to have been... FULL STORY »

General Taban “wishes” ...

General Taban “wishes” to be considered as Kiir’s running...

JUBA -An aid to Gen Taban Deng Gai has disclosed that his boss wished to be considered as a VP running mate of President Salva Kiir if the elections of 2018 were to happen. The aid who gave his full name to Upper Nile Times but instructed this journalist to instead use his first name as James to... FULL STORY »

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SPLA and UPDF in a huge stand off near Nimule after local residen...

NIMULE – Fighting almost broke out this morning as South Sudan Army and locals in the area accused Uganda of constructing more than 7 km deep inside South Sudan. The stand off was prompted when... FULL STORY »

Two Ugandan helicopter gunships again bombarded ou...

PRESS STATEMENT This afternoon at 12:00PM, two Ugandan helicopter gunships used by the government of South Sudan continuing aerial bombardment at our... FULL STORY »

IGAD should consider axing Museveni from the peace summ...

ADDIS ABABA – As counter-accusation and criticism continue to flare up between South Sudan rebels and Museveni, the SPLM-i-O has intensified the pressure... FULL STORY »

NYIKOTHOWA STRONGLY WARNS JUBA GOVERNMENT THAT THEY WIL...

TORIT – A group calling itself Nyikothowa literally translated as White Army in one of Equatoria Languages has warned Juba Government to respect this... FULL STORY »

ATENY WEK: Former detainees should not be given their o...

JUBA – Salva Kiir’s presidential Press Secretary, Ateny Wek Ateny has lashed out on IGAD mediators for giving a percentage share in the proposed... FULL STORY »

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Peace talks to resume on Tuesday as Salva Kiir refused to release...

ADDIS ABABA – The anticipated resumption of peace talks in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa hits a huge bump as government negotiating team in Juba refused to show up on Monday for Tuesday... FULL STORY »

Bentiu Captured by Rebels

BENTIU – The rebels allied to the former Vice President, Dr Riek Machar Teny have claimed capture of Bentiu town this evening from the... FULL STORY »

Tribal conflict spiral to Kakuma camp as one person fea...

KENYA – Nuer and Dinka South Sudanese refugees in Kakuma camp, Kenya fought last night after a Dinka man, believed to be in his 20s raped and abandoned a... FULL STORY »

Salva Kiir agreed to share power with Riek Machar ̵...

NAIROBI – IGAD leaders from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia who convened a one day summit in Juba on the 22nd of October said that Salva Kiir agreed to share... FULL STORY »

Somalia: Radio owner and Journalist accused of inciteme...

MOGADISHU, Somalia –The Federal Government of Somalia has released on bail two Journalists who were accused of incitement and false reports against the... FULL STORY »

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Leaked Report: Brigdier General Lul Rue Kong, “I was Put to this Position because th...

ADDIS ABABA – In a leaked report, Brigadier General Lul Rue Kong, a defected officer from the SPLM-IO on February 19, 2015, has allegedly testified in a conversation he has had... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Independence Day a Day of Protest in Various Canadian Cities

CALGARY – The Community leaders of the South Sudanese Communities have contacted our correspondence about the pending protest taking place this Saturday as a way to make international... FULL STORY »

Luo Community of Western Bahr el Gazal in Canada Condemns the South Sudan Government for M...

OTTAWA – In a press document extended to the Upper Nile Times, the Luo community of Western Bahr el Gazal in Canada is shocked by the recent indiscriminate killing of innocent... FULL STORY »

The SPLA Army Chief, General Paul Malong is Responsible for Detaining Governor Elias Waya

JUBA – In a strongly worded letter, dated June 25, 2016, which was extended to the Upper Nile Times a day after the deadly clash that was believed to have claimed more than 4,000... FULL STORY »

More than 4, 000 People Killed in Wau Town

WAU – The killing spree that took place in an alleged South Sudan Army attack against her own citizens resulted in the loss of lives of more than 4,000 people and 120,0000 people displaced into... FULL STORY »

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