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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 »

President Salva Kiir Mayardit Fired...

President Salva Kiir Mayardit Fired Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Malong Awan

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has this evening relief Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Malong Awan with Gen. James Ajongo Mawut. Soldiers are on guards to fight, former Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Malong distributed guns to dinka Aweil………in Jebel Dinka His house is surrounded by soldiers.... FULL STORY »

Government Soldiers Engage in a Loo...

Government Soldiers Engage in a Looting Spree

PAGERI – A source from South Sudan who choose not to be named reported today that yesterday the SPLM forces under Salva Kiir Mayardit had engaged in a looting spree.  With the economic downturn and the sharp rise in dollar, the depreciating pound is not doing any better.  Such situation has... FULL STORY »

South Sudan troops created road blo...

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

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 past three days attempted 4 times to reach the town. According to the UNMISS, government troops and allied... FULL STORY »

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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,... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United S...

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... 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 »

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 »

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Pagan Amum arrives in Juba in a SPLM reunification effort

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 agreement of the SPLM into practice. Pagan... FULL STORY »

Over 100,000 People in South Sudan to escape fight...

GENEVA – The UN refugee agency on Tuesday reported that heavy fighting over the last two months in South Sudan’s Unity and Upper Nile states... FULL STORY »

Obasanjo promised to publish AU commission of equiry re...

PAGAK – General Olusegun Obasanjo, the former Nigerian president and current chairman of the African Union commission of enquiry on South Sudan conflict... FULL STORY »

President Kiir Left the Country Amid No Acting Presiden...

JUBA – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit left the country on Friday May 15, 2015, as South Sudan rebels under Dr. Riek Machar Teny and their allies... FULL STORY »

Government Militias, Lake State Youths attacked Mayandi...

BENTIU – On Monday morning the armed men from Lake State and SPLA/Juba faction attacked one of the counties in Liech state.Mayandiit county which is... FULL STORY »

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Calls For Resignation of Festus Mogae gathers storm as experts call him “ineffective...

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

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Council of Ministers that the Deployment of the Regional ...

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 statement made by the council... FULL STORY »

Measure Military Defection hits Salva Kiir’s Camp

PARIANG – A measure military defection from Salva Kiir’s military ranks and files have hit Division Four in Pariang, Unity State on Sunday January 7, 2017.  The defectors under the... FULL STORY »

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 SPLM-IO... FULL STORY »

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