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The Government Forces under Salva K...

The Government Forces under Salva Kiir Attack Longechuk Headquarter, Mathia...

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 month ago calling its forces to refrain from attacking SPLM-IO position. Reliable sources from the ground, particularly, Mathiang have... FULL STORY »

IO overran the strategic town of Ku...

IO overran the strategic town of Kuek in Northern Upper Nile. Government fo...

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 main town of Renk. The skirmish happened yesterday when the opposition group lead by a notorious General Johnson Olony  attacked... FULL STORY »

Dozens dead as government forces at...

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

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 forests of Thoch with little resistance sending unarmed civilians in disarray while on a shooting... FULL STORY »

Malong refused to board a plane tha...

Malong refused to board a plane that should have taken him back to Juba tod...

JUBA – South Sudan’s deposed former army Chief Gen. Malong Awan Anei, who has since yesterday staged a “tie lipped rebellion” after being embarrassingly removed by his C in C, Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit has reportedly refused to board a chartered plane despite talking to... FULL STORY »

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More Resignations are Underway as another Brig. General Deserted ...

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 were... FULL STORY »

Calls For Resignation of Festus Mogae gathers stor...

JUBA – South Sudanese Opposition group, the SPLMIO has been calling for weeks the resignation of Festus Mogae, the chairman of JMEC and... FULL STORY »

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Council of Ministers t...

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... FULL STORY »

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the Commemoration of it...

JOHANNESBURG – The former First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan and the champion of the Compromised Peace Agreement signed on August 17,... FULL STORY »

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... 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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South Sudan troops created road blocks, prevented UN from visiting a scene of a potential ...

YAMBIO – In another grave sign of ethnic cleansing in Eastern Equatoria State town of Pajok, government troops were accused of covering murders and preventing access to UN who for 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 »

14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: ‘They’re Killing Women, Children’

NPR – “They used not to kill women but these days …. they’re killing women, children, elderly even the pastors, the bishops, they don’t spare us,” says a... 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 »

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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