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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 »

Gen Tany Ginye killed along with hi...

Gen Tany Ginye killed along with his 2 sons. Gen Okiech wounded and narrowl...

KODOK – One of the South Sudan’s fearsome warlord and veteran of numerous battles, Gen Gatwech Chan popularly known as Tang Ginye was killed today in a fierce battle with the rebels of SPLMIO near Hamra, a small village near Kodok and Kuek of Upper Nile State, according to SPLMIO. Gen... FULL STORY »

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End Arbitrary Detention of Former Governor in South Sudan

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

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

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

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

EDMONTON – With the theme: “Strengthening our Unity while working for reform, reclaiming back the identity & nationalism, and mobilizing... FULL STORY »

The Legitimate First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Reg...

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.... FULL STORY »

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SPLMIO’s Advance Team Will Not Go to Juba This Friday as Se...

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

South Sudan Parliamentary Speaker, Magok Rundial i...

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

Kiir Disolves South Sudan States Establishes 28 States ...

JUBA – Newly established states in a decree by Lt. General Salva Kiir Mayardiit today (with their new states capitals in bracket). The Opposition SPLM-IO... FULL STORY »

East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan Read...

DAILY NATION – Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan have now moved closer to firming a common SIM card registration system as they move to curb rising... FULL STORY »

Government appeals for deadline extension beyond August...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan Government’s delegation to the peace talks in Addis Ababa have asked for further extension of deadline beyond the... FULL STORY »

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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 »

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... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United States Condemns Kenyan Government for dep...

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 Nuer Community Development Service (NCDS),... 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 deaf ears... FULL STORY »

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