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14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: &...

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

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 14-year-old mother who fled South Sudan. The buses line up at the Invepi refugee camp in northern Uganda. One... FULL STORY »

The ‘mother’ of South Sudan Calls f...

The ‘mother’ of South Sudan Calls for President Kiir to Step Down on Upfron...

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 leaders of South Sudan, we did not lead our people properly.” • “Our leaders are using the name of their... FULL STORY »

More Resignations are Underway as a...

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

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 confined and allowed not to have any say about the country affairs.  Now that the foreseeable tribal... FULL STORY »

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 »

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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 »

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... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United States...

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... 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 »

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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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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... 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 spearheaded the attack against... FULL STORY »

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 perpet...

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 country. The... FULL STORY »

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