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UN: ‘Ethnic cleansing under w...

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 ethnic cleansing is under way in the country, involving massacres, starvation, gang rape and the destruction of... FULL STORY »

Yei, South Sudan Becomes a Ghost To...

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, Human Rights Watch. Yei was a beacon of relative stability in South Sudan’s long conflict. A... FULL STORY »

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Nuer Community Development Service in the United States Condemns Kenyan Gov...

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), the Nuer Community expressed their dismay saying “we are writing to express our strongest condemnation and... FULL STORY »

End Arbitrary Detention of Former G...

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 action to stop the arbitrary arrest and illegal detention of Elias Waya Nyipuoch, former governor of Wau... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

The SPLM-In Opposition Youth League in Canada Deno...

CALGARY – In a strong worded letter extended to the Upper Nile Times yesterday by the Chairman of the SPLM-IO Youth League Gatluak Bichiok strongly... FULL STORY »

Hundreds of Nuer congregants refused to attend the Sund...

JUBA – The Nuer dominated Presbyterian Church in Juba was today hard-hit by low turnout of regular members who refused for the first time to show up in... FULL STORY »

We will storm Juba anytime if IGAD can’t act quic...

JUBA – In a major sign of a possible all out war, a senior SPLMIO military General has sent out a stern warning that his forces will have no option... FULL STORY »

General Taban Deng Gai Fired from SPLM-IO

JUBA – A reliable source has told the Upper Nile Times that General Taban Deng Gai, who is a Mining Minister and as well the Chief Negotiator for the... FULL STORY »

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Kiir Disolves South Sudan States Establishes 28 States to “Decent...

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 see the newly established 28 states by... FULL STORY »

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

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

Commissioners reaffirm their allegiance to the SPLMIO l...

Pagak – Three commissioners of greater Maiwut reaffirmed their commitment to the SPLMIO leadership saying that nothing would divert their way even if the... FULL STORY »

HRW: Troops Under President Salva Kiir ‘Crushed Civilia...

BENTIU – South Sudanese government troops crushed fleeing civilians with tanks, then reversed to check they had killed them, carried out public gang... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

The SPLM-IO under Dr. Machar Held a Youth Conference, Saturday September 3, 2016

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

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... FULL STORY »

Under UNSC Resolution 2206, War crime suspects in South Sudan will not escape – US w...

WASHINGTON – The United States’ Department of State has sent out a stern warning to South Sudan’s warring factions on Saturday that its no more a business as usual at the... FULL STORY »

‘Lost girl’ returns to South Sudan to find hundreds s...

CBCNEWS – Rebecca Deng, who fled to Winnipeg in 2005, back in South Sudan to start women’s centre A South Sudanese woman who fled to Winnipeg a decade ago says she’s in shock after... FULL STORY »

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