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The SPLA Army Chief, General Paul M...

The SPLA Army Chief, General Paul Malong is Responsible for Detaining Gover...

JUBA – In a strongly worded letter, dated June 25, 2016, which was extended to the Upper Nile Times a day after the deadly clash that was believed to have claimed more than 4,000 people is now confirmed to have originated from Gen. Paul Malong Awan. The putting behind bar of Governor Elias... FULL STORY »

More than 4, 000 People Killed in W...

More than 4, 000 People Killed in Wau Town

WAU – The killing spree that took place in an alleged South Sudan Army attack against her own citizens resulted in the loss of lives of more than 4,000 people and 120,0000 people displaced into the UN Protection of Civilian Sites in Wau Town. The attack came at the eve of a heightened dispute... FULL STORY »

Taban not happy with the Mining Min...

Taban not happy with the Mining Ministerial portfolio. “But will not defect...

JUBA – SPLMIO’s chief negotiator and the newly appointed Minister of Mining in the transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU), Lt Gen Taban Deng Gai has expressed huge dissatisfaction in his role as the Minister of Mining, according to his aides and assistants at the Ministry of... FULL STORY »

‘New York Times Published an Incorr...

‘New York Times Published an Incorrect Article on Justice and Accountabilit...

FP – “The New York Times South Sudan Op-Ed That Wasn’t” This week, the New York Times published an op-ed purportedly written by South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, who was recently reinstated as first vice president after leading a bloody two-year insurgency.... FULL STORY »

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Two Ugandan helicopter gunships again bombarded our Military base...

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 Panyikang County, Tonga and Nyijuat... FULL STORY »

IGAD should consider axing Museveni from the peace...

ADDIS ABABA – As counter-accusation and criticism continue to flare up between South Sudan rebels and Museveni, the SPLM-i-O has intensified... FULL STORY »

NYIKOTHOWA STRONGLY WARNS JUBA GOVERNMENT THAT THEY WIL...

TORIT – A group calling itself Nyikothowa literally translated as White Army in one of Equatoria Languages has warned Juba Government to respect this... FULL STORY »

ATENY WEK: Former detainees should not be given their o...

JUBA – Salva Kiir’s presidential Press Secretary, Ateny Wek Ateny has lashed out on IGAD mediators for giving a percentage share in the proposed... FULL STORY »

Machar: Gen Gatdet and Gen Garhoth will be redeployed e...

PAGAK – The chairman of the SPLM in Opposition, Dr Riek Machar has told the Upper Nile Times that two of his Generals he dismissed yesterday will be... FULL STORY »

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SPLM conference in Pagak kicks off on high note

JUBA – The highly anticipated opposition conference taking place in the South Sudan border town of Pagak kicked off in a blistering fashion as delegates from all the rebels held areas convened... FULL STORY »

Opposition conference in Pagak to officialy kickst...

PAGAK – The highly anticipated meeting of the SPLM In Opposition, a rebel group allied to the former vice president Dr Riek Machar is set to... FULL STORY »

2015 South Sudan elections don’t have to be free ...

JUBA – The Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Professor Abednego Akok Kacuol has said that for South Sudan government and... FULL STORY »

‘Sudanese’ planes seen hovering over Nasir,...

NASIR – Three fighter jets believed to be belonging to the neighbouring Sudan were seen hovering over the Upper Nile State town of Nasir causing fear... FULL STORY »

South Sudan state media mocks IGAD peace summit

JUBA – The government news agencies have begun to question the effectiveness of the recently agreed principles to form a unity government between the... FULL STORY »

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 4 | 28 March 2016

Following clashes in the south of Mundri West County in mid-February 2016, humanitarian partners managed to deliver food in Bari on 27 February and an inter-agency humanitarian team... FULL STORY »

Dhieu Mathok accused Malong and Kiir of conspiring to deny his late uncle a traditional bu...

JUBA – SPLMIO secretary General Dr Dhieu Mathok Wol harshly criticised the intention of both General Malong and Salva Kiir who (according to him) are forcefully trying to burry his... FULL STORY »

6 killed as IDPs in Malakal aided by government forces fought among themselves

MALAKAL – UN reports at PoCs in Malakal, Upper Nile State have disclosed to the Upper Nile Times that sporadic clashes have been happening since yesterday between IDPs.  The report... FULL STORY »

The Chairman of the SPLM-IO Accepts his Appointment as the First Vice President of South S...

CAIRO – The Chairman of the SPM-IO, who is also the First Vice President Designate, Dr. Machar, has accepted his appointment as the First Vice President of South Sudan.  In a move... FULL STORY »

Government Forces Plan to Attack SPLM-IO Cantonment Sites

PAGAK – According to Dickson Gatluak Jock Nyuot, Deputy military Spokesperson for SPLM-IO has stated that “government forces are planning to attack the SPLM-IO forces’ cantonment... FULL STORY »

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