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South Sudan’s Minister resign...

South Sudan’s Minister resigns and defects to opposition. casting dou...

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 FVP Gen Taban Deng Gai. Lt Gen Gabriel Duop Lam was a Law Enforcement officer in then Jonglei State... FULL STORY »

Calls For Resignation of Festus Mog...

Calls For Resignation of Festus Mogae gathers storm as experts call him ...

JUBA – South Sudanese Opposition group, the SPLMIO has been calling for weeks the resignation of Festus Mogae, the chairman of JMEC and custodian of the South Sudan Peace agreement viewing him as an obstacle to the resuscitation of the peace agreement brokered last year by IGAD and Troika... FULL STORY »

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Co...

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Council of Ministers that the Deployment o...

JUBA – On a press statement seen on UNMISS website by the Upper Nile Times correspondence today, the spokesperson for the UNMISS force deliberated on the statement made by the council of ministers that the deployment of the protection force elapsed, renewing their rejection to the long... FULL STORY »

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 »

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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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Thousands of SPLM-IO Supporters Stage Huge Rally Welcoming Advanc...

PAGAK – Tens of thousands of SPLM – IO supporters in Pagak gave General Taban Deng Gai and his team a rock-star reception, cheering and dancing as the team were landing in Pagak, SPLM –... 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... 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 »

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 »

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

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... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

UNSC authorises UNMISS to use maximum force against sexual perpetrators in a new mandate

NEW YORK – UN Security Council in a new mandate to UNMISS ordered the UN force in the country to use any maximum power to prevent sexual atrocities committed by armed groups in the... FULL STORY »

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...

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 disarray.  Our... FULL STORY »

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