Thursday January 19, 2017

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Refugees Insisted to Remain in Nyin...

Refugees Insisted to Remain in Nyinenyang Camps, While UN Prefers Penyido o...

GAMBELLA – The UN refugees agency UNHCR plus I .O .M are planning for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees currently settling in Nyinnyang to eastern part of Gambella which has been seen as more suitable than the current location. More than 57,000 south Sudanese refugees who fled the... FULL STORY »

Muhammadu Buhari Has Been Officiall...

Muhammadu Buhari Has Been Officially Declared the Winner of the Nigeria’s P...

ABUJA – Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party was revealed to have won the election after Goodluck Jonathan, leader of the sitting People’s Democratic Party, called the former military leader to concede defeat. Buhari is said to have won the closely fought election by... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces discovered more re...

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases inside South Sudan

GAMBELLA – Ethiopian forces, the EPRDF (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary and Democratic Front) have claimed to have discovered more Ethiopian rebels areas and bases inside South Sudan after a “successful” operation last week to clear out former Mengistu Haile Mariam fighters... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces launched a major o...

Ethiopian forces launched a major offensive on their rebels inside South Su...

GAMBELLA – On Tuesday a fierce and intensive fighting occured between the Ethiopian regional special forces or EPRDF and the rebels of Ethiopia in South Sudan territoy, North East of Pagak in Maiwut County Upper Nile state. Speaking on the phone from Gambella,The deputy representative of the... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

South Sudan will disintegrate into factional warlordism – Museveni warns

KAMPALA – Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has send a stern warning that war in South Sudan will disintegrate the country a part and create more factional leaders similar to... FULL STORY »

UGANDA denied having urged South Sudan rebels to drop their demands

KAMPALA – A Ugandan senior official has categorically denied recent reports that President Museveni has told the SPLM in Opposition leaders on a recent visit to Uganda that asking for... FULL STORY »

President Museveni met SPLM in Opposition delegation

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has on Thursday met with the senior officials of the SPLM in Opposition to discuss peaceful means to resolve the conflict in South Sudan.... FULL STORY »

Fierce fighting in Southern Somalia leaves 55 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least 55 people have been killed on Saturday in a deadly battle between Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabab militants and Somalia’s Jubbaland militia backed by... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese Seek a Chance to Live Without Fear

ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda — Peter sat in the shade of a large tree in northern Uganda’s Adjumani district, still terrified that the violence he and his family left behind will catch up with... FULL STORY »

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