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NHIAL WICLEEK: South Sudan: A Nati...

NHIAL WICLEEK: South Sudan: A Nation out of Touch with Reality

CALGARY – The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) defines someone who is “psychotic’ as out of touch with reality, likely experiencing false beliefs, known as delusions, or false sights or sounds, known as hallucinations.” Does the current nature of South Sudan situation reflect... FULL STORY »

The United Nations blames regional ...

The United Nations blames regional leaders division for the failure to end ...

THE EAST AFRICAN: The director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Mr José Graziano da Silva, said the South Sudan warring factions were exploiting the divisions among the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (Igad) leaders. Mr Graziano said in a statement issued by the UN... FULL STORY »

London attack: What we know

London attack: What we know

By Associate French Press   London – Six people were killed in a terror attack in the British capital on Saturday when a van smashed into pedestrians on London Bridge before three assailants went on a stabbing spree. The trio were shot dead by the police at the scene. Here is what... FULL STORY »

Trump’s Order 13768 and How It’s Ge...

Trump’s Order 13768 and How It’s Getting Rid of Visa Holders & Immigra...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE myImmigrationAttorney.com Contact: Amanda Berkshire San Diego: (619) 677-5727 Email: ab@Worldwide-Press.com SAN DIEGO – Immigration Expert Steven Riznyk Comments on Trump’s Order 13768 and How It’s Getting Rid of Visa Holders and Immigrants Who Have no Idea it... FULL STORY »

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PRESS RELEASE: JMEC declare their Juba office as operational

Juba: JMEC secretariats have declared that they have fully resumed work in Juba after many weeks away from south sudan. read the press release... FULL STORY »

UN appointed a most feared Netherland General to i...

UNMEDIA – The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Major General (retired) Patrick Cammaert of The Netherlands to lead an... FULL STORY »

New Scientific studies offer new hope for HIV/AIDS pati...

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Policy makers and researchers have been struggling to stop thousands of teenage girls and young women in Africa from becoming infected... FULL STORY »

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next wee...

Gambella – An ethiopian General in the border town of Gambella has disclosed that his country is ready to deploy the IGAD intervention forces to South... FULL STORY »

The Future of Journalism in Africa

TheSTAR – In early 2016, ninety journalists at daily newspapers across Canada lost their jobs. At broadcasters, the story was no different: at least 600... FULL STORY »

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26 Somalis die of starvation as Hollywood steps in

MOGADISHU – Radio Mogadishu has reported that at least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia’s southern region of Jubaland, in the past 36 hours. The government-owned radio station... FULL STORY »

IO military officials in Unity state demands the r...

BENTIU – South Sudan’s armed faction of the IO has demanded the immediate release of James Gatdet Dak, the SPLMIO chairman’s... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United States...

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... FULL STORY »

18 Kenyan students to commit suicide this month if Obam...

NAIROBI – President Obama’s first visit to Kenya, the birthplace of his father, become a sensation among Kenyan. In May, Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in... FULL STORY »

500,000 Kenyan Women Sterilized

NAIROBI – Catholic Church released a report stating approximately 500,000 women may never bear children after being injected with a contaminated tetanus... FULL STORY »

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More Resignations are Underway as another Brig. General Deserted ...

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... FULL STORY »

More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts...

When a few months ago 15 elephant carcasses were found, their tusks cut out, questions were being raised about South Sudan’s commitment to... FULL STORY »

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Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over Deadly Clashes Kill 55 People

KAMPALA – Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday, November 27, after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to... FULL STORY »

16 arrested SPLMIO media team still in detention a...

JUBA – The 16 recently arrested media team of the splm in opposition have not been released as the National security services announced and still... FULL STORY »

Machar’s arrival in Juba pushed to April 18

PAGAK, South Sudan – The leader of the SPLMIO and First Vice President Dr Riek Machar will not come to Juba on 12 of April as requested in the timetable of... FULL STORY »

Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Th...

ADDIS ABABA –  South Sudan’s warring field commanders are summoned to show up in Addis Ababa on Thursday to begin the implementation procedure of... FULL STORY »

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after security as...

JUBA – South Sudan’s government made a surprise u-turn to allow Salva Kiir leave for Addis Ababa after immense pressure from IGAD and international... FULL STORY »

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Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Wants to Charge Aid Workers For Help

FP – South Sudan is wracked by unfettered violence, ethnic cleansing, and famine. But now the government wants to charge aid workers $10,000 to operate in the country. Officials in... 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 »

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 »

SPLMIO: No single general defected to Kiir regime in Pagak. Just street gangs camouflaging...

Pagak/Upper Nile – South Sudan’s SPLMIO dismissed recent reports of defection in their stronghold area of Pagak as fake and media propaganda. The movement said the story was... FULL STORY »

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Enter South Sudan if Juba Doesn’t...

Khartoum – Sudan’s defence minister fired a warning shot at Juba on Saturday calling for an immediate expulsion of Sudanese rebels from South Sudan territory or else. “Sudan will go inside... FULL STORY »

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