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Kiir meets Machar as Juba continues...

Kiir meets Machar as Juba continues to be in high tension. Another shooting...

JUBA – South Sudan’s President, Gen Salva Kiir is locked in a closed door meeting with his First Vice President, Dr Riek Machar to quel the tension in Juba as rival forces between the two leaders continue to contront each others at check points. The meeting was also attended by the... FULL STORY »

Leaked Report: Brigdier General Lul...

Leaked Report: Brigdier General Lul Rue Kong, “I was Put to this Posi...

ADDIS ABABA – In a leaked report, Brigadier General Lul Rue Kong, a defected officer from the SPLM-IO on February 19, 2015, has allegedly testified in a conversation he has had recently with one of his closest friends whom he trusted that “he was appointed as the spokesman for the Sudan... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Independence Day a Day ...

South Sudan Independence Day a Day of Protest in Various Canadian Cities

CALGARY – The Community leaders of the South Sudanese Communities have contacted our correspondence about the pending protest taking place this Saturday as a way to make international awareness about the lack of peace implementation and the ongoing killing of the innocent civilians across... FULL STORY »

Luo Community of Western Bahr el Ga...

Luo Community of Western Bahr el Gazal in Canada Condemns the South Sudan G...

OTTAWA – In a press document extended to the Upper Nile Times, the Luo community of Western Bahr el Gazal in Canada is shocked by the recent indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians in Wau town that took place last two weeks ago resulting into the death of thousands of people. According... FULL STORY »

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IDPs in Juba Express Fear of a Possible Attack during the Second ...

JUBA – Fear rocked the IDPs camp as military personnel surrounded the UN Protection of Civilians’ sites across Juba.  Nyathiel, a mother of two stranded for two years expressed on the phone... FULL STORY »

LEAKED REPORT: South Sudan Security Plans to assas...

JUBA – A reliable source from within national security intelligence in Juba, disclosed to the Upper Nile Times that there was a security... FULL STORY »

Calgarian South Sudanese prepares for the Commemoration...

CALGARY – In a move that shook the town, South Sudanese Calgarians have set the date of commemoration to on December 19, 2015.  The preparation takes... FULL STORY »

SPLA and UPDF in a huge stand off near Nimule after loc...

NIMULE – Fighting almost broke out this morning as South Sudan Army and locals in the area accused Uganda of constructing more than 7 km deep inside... FULL STORY »

Two Ugandan helicopter gunships again bombarded our Mil...

PRESS STATEMENT This afternoon at 12:00PM, two Ugandan helicopter gunships used by the government of South Sudan continuing aerial bombardment at our bases in... FULL STORY »

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Military Governor, Major Gen. Saddam Chayout Manyang Offered Maiw...

MAIWUT – The leadership of Major General Saddam Chayout Manyang yesterday, January 20, 2015 had a consultative meeting and concluded that Maiwut County will, from today, be offered as the seat... FULL STORY »

UN-OCHA: AIDS – Related Deaths Are on the Ri...

NAIROBI – The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has warned of looming rise of Aid related death in... FULL STORY »

Ugandan traders losing businesses in South Sudan

JUBA – The ongoing civil war has taken a huge toll on foreign businesses. Many traders who had been doing booming businesses in South Sudan are now... FULL STORY »

Bill passed but Kenya still in deadlock over controvers...

NAIROBI , Kenya — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Friday signed in a controversial “anti-terror law” that has drawn a criticism from... FULL STORY »

“The conflict is so cruel that nobody has even in...

ADDIS ABABA – The IGAD chief mediator, General Seyoum Mesfin has expressed sadness and worry over the continuation of the South Sudan conflict saying the... FULL STORY »

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Malong offered 15 bulls to SPLMIO forces in Juba

JUBA – SPLA’s General Chief of Staff, Paul Malong Awan has offered 15 bulls to the SPLMIO forces cantoned around Juba “as a gesture of peace and comradeship.” Malong, announced the... FULL STORY »

16 SPLMIO media team arrested and severely tortured by National Security Services

JUBA – South Sudan’s national security (NSS) and militias allied to the government have today arrested about 16 media teams belonging to the SPLM in Opposition in a move that put a huge... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Army Chief of Staff is Militarizing Juba

JUBA – In a move that left many to speculate about the future of peace agreement, the Upper Nile Times has received concrete information that militarization of Juba has taken place... FULL STORY »

Civilians flee to bush as government forces plan a major offensive on IO forces around Wau

JUBA – Civilians in the surroundings of the Western Bhar El Ghazal state city of Wau have flocked to the bushes in thousands in anticipation of a major offensive planned by the government... FULL STORY »

LEAKED: List of 45 Jieng (JCE) elders that masterminded the South...

Juba – Jieng (Dinka) Council of Elders or JCE are a group of elders originating from Dinka ethnic group. The group was formed in 2013, according to its Chairman Ambrose Riiny to counter “the... FULL STORY »

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