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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 »

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over D...

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 him killed 55, police said. King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom will be charged with... FULL STORY »

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Nuer Community Development Service in the United States Condemns Kenyan Gov...

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), the Nuer Community expressed their dismay saying “we are writing to express our strongest condemnation and... FULL STORY »

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Ethiopia

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese from Gambell...

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571 people were moved from Akobo to Burbiey. The... FULL STORY »

Refugees Insisted to Remain in Nyinenyang Camps, W...

GAMBELLA – The UN refugees agency UNHCR plus I .O .M are planning for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees currently settling in Nyinnyang... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases inside Sou...

GAMBELLA – Ethiopian forces, the EPRDF (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary and Democratic Front) have claimed to have discovered more Ethiopian... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces launched a major offensive on their re...

GAMBELLA – On Tuesday a fierce and intensive fighting occured between the Ethiopian regional special forces or EPRDF and the rebels of Ethiopia in South... FULL STORY »

I want Salva Kiir to come to Addis and pick up where we...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan’s SPLM-i-O leader, Dr Riek Machar has called on his opponent in South Sudan civil conflict Salva Kiir to come to Addis... FULL STORY »

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Kenya

Kenyan pilot held by South Sudan rebels in Jonglei State released

JUBA – The Kenyan pilot who was last month held by the rebels belonging to Dr Riek Machar was yesterday released and taken to the custody of the Kenyan ambassador to South Sudan in Juba. The... FULL STORY »

Al Shabaab claims deadly Kenya coast shooting

NAIROBI – heavily armed Somali militant group, the al shabaab stormed into the town of Mpeketoni, near the coastal island and popular tourist... FULL STORY »

President Kiir’s son while drunk assaulted his sister

DAILY NATION: South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s son was arrested in Nairobi for assaulting a family member while drunk. He was, however, released from... FULL STORY »

7 SPLM political detainees flew to Addis Ababa to join ...

NAIROBI – the 7 SPLM political detainees freed last month by the government of South Sudan have this evening flew to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa... FULL STORY »

President Kiir releases 7 political prisoners to Kenya

NAIROBI – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has today released the 7 political detainees he and his government promised to release to the... FULL STORY »

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Uganda

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. The meeting... 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... FULL STORY »

Museveni brushes off any chances of Ugandan troops with...

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yowei Museveni has today brushed off calls by some members of IGAD states and international community to withdraw his... FULL STORY »

Uganda embassy issue security alert for Yei – Yam...

JUBA – The Uganda embassy in Juba have issued what they say as a level one security alert to all passengers along the Yei and Yambio road in the western... FULL STORY »

Deadly Ebola vaccines Will Not be developed , Scientist...

KAMPALA – Scientists dealing with the researching of the deadly  ebola virus claimed that vaccines dealing with the prevention of the infectious ebola... FULL STORY »

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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 Africa

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... FULL STORY »

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next week depending on the orders from IGAD...

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 Sudan as soon as possible. Gen... 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 jobs lost across the sector in... FULL STORY »

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 »

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