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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 »

UN appointed a most feared Netherla...

UN appointed a most feared Netherland General to investigate deadly July cl...

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 violence in Juba, South Sudan, in July 2016, and the response of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The... FULL STORY »

New Scientific studies offer new ho...

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 new studies help explain the persistent high rate of infection among them and what might be done to reduce... FULL STORY »

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Kiir arrives in Addis Ababa for peace talks

ADDIS ABABA – The president of South Sudan, Salva kiir Mayardiit has this afternoon arrived in Addis for another face to face talks with the rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar.  The meeting is... FULL STORY »

Rebels and IGAD mediators trade blames over collap...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan rebels also known as the SPLM in Opposition and IGAD mediation team in Addis Ababa are at loggerheads over who to... FULL STORY »

IGAD is confident of a new and inclusive South Sudan go...

ADDIS ABAB – IGAD secretariats and members of mediators team in Addis Ababa have a renewed confidence about the formation of an interim government in... FULL STORY »

IGAD Welcomes Peace & Reconciliation Platform

JUBA – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has welcomed the formation and launch of the National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation... FULL STORY »

Dr Riek Machar and President Kiir signed a deal to end ...

ADDIS ABABA – Former Vice Vice President of South Sudan and the leader of the SPLM in Opposition Dr Riek Machar and his former boss President Salva Kiir... FULL STORY »

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Kenya

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

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 to participate in the ongoing peace... FULL STORY »

President Kiir releases 7 political prisoners to K...

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

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Uganda

Deadly Ebola vaccines Will Not be developed , Scientists say

KAMPALA – Scientists dealing with the researching of the deadly  ebola virus claimed that vaccines dealing with the prevention of the infectious ebola disease will never be... FULL STORY »

Ugandan traders file a lawsuit against Government ...

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

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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; 108 Children Kidnapped

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... FULL STORY »

16 arrested SPLMIO media team still in detention and in squalid condition despite GoreR...

JUBA – The 16 recently arrested media team of the splm in opposition have not been released as the National security services announced and still in squalid and unhumanly condition 24... FULL STORY »

Machar’s arrival in Juba pushed to April 18

PAGAK, South Sudan – The leader of the SPLMIO and First Vice President Dr Riek Machar will not come to Juba on 12 of April as requested in the timetable of JMEC, according to a senior... FULL STORY »

Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful! – Ruto react...

“Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful.” This is how Deputy President William Ruto reacted after the International Criminal Court (ICC) declared a mistrial in the case facing him and... FULL STORY »

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