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Measure Military Defection hits Sal...

Measure Military Defection hits Salva Kiir’s Camp

PARIANG – A measure military defection from Salva Kiir’s military ranks and files have hit Division Four in Pariang, Unity State on Sunday January 7, 2017.  The defectors under the command of Maj. Gen. Mabiel Kulang has broken ranks/files with 300 strong soldiers and joined the force... FULL STORY »

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the...

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the Commemoration of its 105 Anniversary

JOHANNESBURG – The former First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan and the champion of the Compromised Peace Agreement signed on August 17, 2015, which was abrogated on July 8, 2016, by Salva Kiir’s administration has congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) on her 105... FULL STORY »

The Top Rebel Commander Allied to D...

The Top Rebel Commander Allied to Dr. Lam Akol Killed

RENK – Multiple Sources from Upper Nile State disclosed to Upper Nile Times today the news of Gen. Yoanis Okiech, a Commander allied to Dr. Lam Akol who spearheaded the attack against SPLM-IO forces around Bouth on January 5, 2017, has met his fate.  This news came after a report of Gen.... FULL STORY »

Armed National Security officers co...

Armed National Security officers confiscated computers at Supreme Court, ab...

JUBA – 16 heavily armed men dressed as National Security officers caused a huge standoff on Thursday at the Supreme Court, forcefully demanding to enter the office of the Chief Justice and asking staffs to vacate their offices for a “security search ordered from above”. The men,... FULL STORY »

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Yei, South Sudan Becomes a Ghost Town

War comes to Yei: South Sudan’s Safe Haven no more New attacks by government and rebel forces in the city of Yei in South Sudan have prompted fresh calls for an arms embargo. By JONATHAN PEDNEAULT,... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United S...

NEBRASKA – In a strong worded letter seen by the Upper Nile Times today November 11, 2016, and signed by Simon Khot Hoth, the Secretary of... FULL STORY »

End Arbitrary Detention of Former Governor in South Sud...

TORONTO – In an urgent action request presented by the Amnesty International, and seen by our correspondence, the body responsible for the human rights... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community in the US Rejects any Meeting with and D...

NEBRASKA – In a strong worded press release seen by the Upper Nile Times correspondence today September 20, 2016, the Nuer Community Leadership in North... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

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16 SPLMIO media team arrested and severely tortured by National S...

JUBA – South Sudan’s national security (NSS) and militias allied to the government have today arrested about 16 media teams belonging to the SPLM in Opposition in a move that put a huge dent to... FULL STORY »

Thousands of SPLM-IO Supporters Stage Huge Rally W...

PAGAK – Tens of thousands of SPLM – IO supporters in Pagak gave General Taban Deng Gai and his team a rock-star reception, cheering and... FULL STORY »

President Kiir Announced 28 States Governors

JUBA – Source in Juba disclosed to The Upper Nile Times that President Kiir announced 28 States Governors.  The move comes at which time both the... FULL STORY »

SPLMIO’s Advance Team Will Not Go to Juba This Fr...

PAGAK – “The first batch of the advance team will not arrive in Juba tomorrow ” as expected. SPLMIO leadership in Pagak cited lack of... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Parliamentary Speaker, Magok Rundial in Gam...

GAMBELLA – South Sudan’s parliamentary speaker Hon Magok Rundial led a delegation of South Sudanese officials to attend an Ethiopian Nationalities... FULL STORY »

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Opposition Supporters Rubbished National Dialogue without Dr. Machar

MELBOURNE – The SPLM-IO supporters across the world rubbished the national dialogue echoed by illegitimate President, referring to it as meaningless.  Three years ago today December... FULL STORY »

A Convoy of Government Soldiers going to Maridi to Attack SPLA-IO Force Destroyed

MARIDI – Heavy fighting involving 14 trucks full of government soldiers ordered to clear SPLA-IO forces in Maridi yesterday at 8:00am, were destroyed leaving the soldiers in... FULL STORY »

UN: ‘Ethnic cleansing under way’ in South Sudan

Fighting between government and rebels has seen deliberate starvation, gang rape, and the burning of villages. A UN commission on human rights in South Sudan has said a steady process of... FULL STORY »

Armed Resistance against Juba is Indispensable

Press Release Dear Reader’ The condemnation of the decision of the SPLM-IO leadership call for resistance against the government of the SPLM by the State Department has fallen in... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

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