Thursday January 19, 2017

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Machar’s arrival in Juba pushed to ...

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 official of the SPLMIO.   James Gatdet Dak, the spokesperson of the Chairman and Commander in Chief, Dr Riek... FULL STORY »

Hallelujah! God is great. Our God i...

Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful! – Ruto reacted to ICC ...

“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 former radio journalist Joshua arap Sang. The message was posted on his Twitter and Facebook... FULL STORY »

More elephant killings in South Sud...

More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts over the future of wildl...

When a few months ago 15 elephant carcasses were found, their tusks cut out, questions were being raised about South Sudan’s commitment to wildlife conservation, given that the country has not yet put their civil strife behind it. Now, reports are coming in that another 17 elephant have been... FULL STORY »

“I feel like a president̷...

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

MALAKAL – Chairman of Joint Monintoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) President Festus Mogae has applauded the reception he was accorded with by residents and IDPs of Malakal town of Upper Nile State this week. Mogae toured the war torn Malakal as part of the disaster assessment this week... FULL STORY »

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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 (NPPR) in South Sudan. The supportive... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese soldier gunned down after killing an Eth...

GAMBELLA, Ethiopia – A dangerously armed SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldier was yesterday killed in the Ethiopian region of Gambella... FULL STORY »

Leaked: South Sudan application to join East African Co...

ARUSHA (Tanzania) – The application by South Sudan to join the EAC (East African Community) is all but rejected by member states of the region according... FULL STORY »

Dr. Riek Machar arrives in Ethiopia for face to face me...

GAMBELLA – The leader of the rebel faction of the Sudan People&146;s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party, Dr Riek Machar Teny has this afternoon... FULL STORY »

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Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday for ceasefire workshop

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... FULL STORY »

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after security assurance

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

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government forces bring the death toll to 14 in Yamb...

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... FULL STORY »

South Sudan finally joins IOC and may compete in Rio Olympics 2016

NAIROBI – South Sudan has been accepted as the 206 member of the International Olympic Committee after 4 years of rustless attempt to join the international body. The news come on... FULL STORY »

Thousands Risk Starvation Amid Nile Blockade

JUBA – Aid agencies say thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief... FULL STORY »

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