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UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Co...

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Council of Ministers that the Deployment o...

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 of ministers that the deployment of the protection force elapsed, renewing their rejection to the long... FULL STORY »

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the...

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 July 8, 2016, by Salva Kiir’s administration has congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) on her 105... FULL STORY »

SPLMIO: No single general defected ...

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

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 made up by few people who use internet and social media to stir up stories. “The guy whose name was... FULL STORY »

IO military officials in Unity stat...

IO military officials in Unity state demands the release of James Gatdet be...

BENTIU – South Sudan’s armed faction of the IO has demanded the immediate release of James Gatdet Dak, the SPLMIO chairman’s spokesperson before they set the plane in their custody free. The armed IO faction in Panyijiar county of Unity State had this week stranded and held... FULL STORY »

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Ethiopia

The UN Deputy Special Representative Applauds the Appointment of ...

JUBA – Although the Transitional Government of National Unity has been approached with disbelieve, the congratulatory message from one of the special envoys in the Country extended to The Upper... FULL STORY »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid ...

GAMBELA – The death toll from a raid carried out by South Sudanese gunmen in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people and the assailants... FULL STORY »

“I feel like a president…I have never been ...

MALAKAL – Chairman of Joint Monintoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) President Festus Mogae has applauded the reception he was accorded with by... FULL STORY »

The Fire Within: Written by Nyabuoy Gatbel

CALGARY – Born in refugee camp and grew up till the age of 8, Nyabuay Gatbel Puoch was one of a privileged young lady who has shown light into to the... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Natio...

GAMBELLA – Sudanese strongman, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Al -Bashir arrived in Gambella, Ethiopia this morning to attend an annual Ethiopian event used... FULL STORY »

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Kenya

Mabior Garang Was Seen Drinking With Raila Odinga’s Son, Fi...

NAIROBI – Kenya’s former Prime Minister and opposition leader’s son Fidel Odinga was found dead at his Karen (Nairobi) home in unknown circumstances on Sunday. Fidel, the eldest son... FULL STORY »

Kenyan blogger jailed for abusing President Uhuru ...

Nairobi – A Kenyan blogger will serve a maximum of two years behind bars for hate speech aimed at the sitting President Uhuru Kenyatta. The... FULL STORY »

Deadly Attack in Northwest Kenya kills 8 policemen, 12 ...

NAIROBI, Kenya — Heavily armed Gunmen have killed at least 8 Kenyan policemen in an ambush attack occurred on Saturday in Turkana county in the... FULL STORY »

Uganda Sends Fresh Troops to Somalia in an effort to st...

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops... FULL STORY »

Kenyan Soldiers kill over 80 Al shabab militants in Som...

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya’s military confirmed on Friday its soldiers who are part of the AMISOM and Somalia National Army (SNA) killed more than 80... FULL STORY »

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Uganda

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government forces bring the...

YAMBIO – The deadly clashes between the civilians and the government soldiers resulted in the death of 13 people according to the state officials. SPLA army and heavily armed pastoralists of... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in ...

KAJJANSI, Uganda – A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and... FULL STORY »

Africa must quit ICC, the agents of the West – Yo...

NAIROBI – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has called on all African countries to simultaneously quit the International Criminal Court (ICC)... FULL STORY »

UGANDA denied having urged South Sudan rebels to drop t...

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

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Nuer Community Development Service in the United States Condemns Kenyan Government for dep...

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 Community Development Service (NCDS),... FULL STORY »

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Enter South Sudan if Juba Doesn’t turn Sudanese Rebels in...

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... FULL STORY »

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 investigate deadly July clashes between r...

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

New Scientific studies offer new hope for HIV/AIDS patients in Af...

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Policy makers and researchers have been struggling to stop thousands of teenage girls and young women in Africa from becoming infected with HIV every year. Now, three new... FULL STORY »

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