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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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The Legitimate First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Regains Stren...

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 peace, was last... FULL STORY »

General Taban “wishes” to be considere...

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... FULL STORY »

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

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 »

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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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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 »

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... 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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