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26 Somalis die of starvation as Hol...

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 said regional interior minister and drought committee chairman Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein had announced... FULL STORY »

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Want...

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 Juba say it’s a way for well-off Western and international aid organizations to shore up the cash-starved... FULL STORY »

More Resignations are Underway as a...

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

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 confined and allowed not to have any say about the country affairs.  Now that the foreseeable tribal... FULL STORY »

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 »

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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

Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday for...

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

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after securi...

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

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government forces...

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

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in Ugand...

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

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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 »

IO military officials in Unity state demands the release of James Gatdet before setting th...

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... FULL STORY »

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... FULL STORY »

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...

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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