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East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan Readies to Stem Crime vi...

DAILY NATION – Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan have now moved closer to firming a common SIM card registration system as they move to curb rising crimes perpetrated through mobile devices. Regulators and information communication and technology ministers of the four countries met on... FULL STORY »

Government appeals for deadline ext...

Government appeals for deadline extension beyond August 17

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan Government’s delegation to the peace talks in Addis Ababa have asked for further extension of deadline beyond the proposed August 17, Upper Nile Times was told. The regime’s negotiators cited the bulkness of the document for the extension saying a lot of... FULL STORY »

Commissioners reaffirm their allegi...

Commissioners reaffirm their allegiance to the SPLMIO leadership

Pagak – Three commissioners of greater Maiwut reaffirmed their commitment to the SPLMIO leadership saying that nothing would divert their way even if the recently relieved generals decided to rejoin the government. Speaking to the Upper Nile Times yesterday in Maiwut, the commissioner of... FULL STORY »

HRW: Troops Under President Salva K...

HRW: Troops Under President Salva Kiir ‘Crushed Civilians With Tanks’...

BENTIU – South Sudanese government troops crushed fleeing civilians with tanks, then reversed to check they had killed them, carried out public gang rapes and burned people alive, a rights group said Wednesday. The report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) has shocking allegations of atrocities... FULL STORY »

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2 arrested and VP Wani Igga among the list of the money laundering suspects within the pre...

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

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... FULL STORY »

Over 100,000 People in South Sudan to escape fighting and food shortages

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 has displaced more than 100,000 people... FULL STORY »

Obasanjo promised to publish AU commission of equiry report “as soon as possibleR...

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

President Kiir Left the Country Amid No Acting President, officia...

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 advanced to Malakal, the capital city of... FULL STORY »

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