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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 »

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Ent...

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

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 South Sudan and look for them,” the defense minister said. According to state owned Sudan Media... FULL STORY »

PRESS RELEASE: JMEC declare their J...

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 »

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Ethiopia

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

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... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases insid...

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

Interim period agreed for 3 years: Taban

BAHIR DAR – The head of the negotiation for the SPLM in Opposition, Mr #taban deng Gai has stressed that delegates at the peace talks in Addis Ababa have... FULL STORY »

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Kenya

Grenade Attack in Garissa restaurant Injures Eight

GARISSA, Kenya – A grenade attack on a popular restaurant in Kenyan’s northeastern border city of Garissa has wounded at least 8 people on Wednesday evening, police said. Zippora... FULL STORY »

Kenyan pilot held by South Sudan rebels in Jonglei...

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... 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 resort of... 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 »

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Uganda

Museveni brushes off any chances of Ugandan troops withdrawing fr...

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

Uganda embassy issue security alert for Yei –...

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... 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 »

Ugandan traders file a lawsuit against Government of So...

KAMPALA – A group of 24 Ugandan companies under their umbrella organisation; Uganda South Sudan Grain Traders and Suppliers Association have lodged a... FULL STORY »

The ‘Invisible Children’ documentary video hits by mill...

KAMPALA – Jason Russel, Bobby Bailey and Laren Poole traveled to Africa in 2003 to search for;untold stories; Nobody knows what they found would inspire... FULL STORY »

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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 H.E. Hussein Mar Nyuot, M...

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... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian army launching huge military offensive inside South Sudan. Surrounded Murle mili...

GAMBELLA – A huge and heavily armed Ethiopian troops backed up by elite Gambella police units have forcefully entered deep into South Sudan in a mission to rescue about 120 kids... FULL STORY »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid Rises to 208; 1...

GAMBELA – The death toll from a raid carried out by South Sudanese gunmen in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people and the assailants kidnapped 108 children, an Ethiopian official said on... FULL STORY »

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