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

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... FULL STORY »

End Arbitrary Detention of Former Governor in Sout...

TORONTO – In an urgent action request presented by the Amnesty International, and seen by our correspondence, the body responsible for the... 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 »

The SPLM-IO under Dr. Machar Held a Youth Conference, S...

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

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Gen. Gatdet Yak’s son lured and killed outside UNMISS compo...

BOR – Official from the opposition confirmed the death of the elder son of general peter Gatdet Yak who was killed outside of the UNMISS protection camp in Jonglei state’s capital Bor. Yak... FULL STORY »

SPLM in Opposition Appointed Powerful Relief Chief...

PAGAK – Hon. Gatwech Peter Kulang Executive Director South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SSRRA) had reshuffled the humanitarian... FULL STORY »

Defection rocks Malong Awan family as son in law joins ...

NAIROBI – Angok Arthur Akuien Chol, the son in law of the SPLA Chief of Staff, Gen Paul Malong Awan has joined the SPLM in Opposition in a first... FULL STORY »

2 arrested and VP Wani Igga among the list of the money...

JUBA – Chief Administrator in the office of the President of the Republic and an executive Chief Executive serving the president were arrested this week... FULL STORY »

Pagan Amum arrives in Juba in a SPLM reunification effo...

JUBA – Former SPLM Secretary General, Pagan Amum Okiech arrived in Juba today to discuss with the leadership of Salva Kiir ways of putting the Arusha... FULL STORY »

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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 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. Mac...

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 15, 2016,... FULL STORY »

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