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Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan...

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next week depending on the o...

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 Fikadu Meskel, one of the generals recently deployed to South Sudan to rescue more than 100 Ethiopian kids... FULL STORY »

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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 the first quarter alone. The Canadian Media Guild reported 10,000 jobs cut from the print and broadcast... FULL STORY »

The UN Deputy Special Representativ...

The UN Deputy Special Representative Applauds the Appointment of H.E. Husse...

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 Nile Times cleared some clouds hanging in the air as to whether it is time to congratulate South... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian army launching huge milit...

Ethiopian army launching huge military offensive inside South Sudan. Surrou...

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 abducted last week by a group of armed Murle men. The operation bears the authorisation from the federal government... FULL STORY »

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South Sudanese soldier gunned down after killing an Ethiopian sol...

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

Leaked: South Sudan application to join East Afric...

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

Ladu Gore threatens Kiir with mass rebellion if he does...

ADDIS ABABA – one of the high ranking SPLM-Opposition officials charged with treason by the government of South Sudan in the December 15 mutiny has... FULL STORY »

South Sudan and rebels signed a ceasefire

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan government and rebels loyal to former Vice President Dr Riek Machar signed a ceasefire this afternoon in the Ethiopian... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

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

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... 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 outside world.  Her poetry book... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Nationalities Celebration

GAMBELLA – Sudanese strongman, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Al -Bashir arrived in Gambella, Ethiopia this morning to attend an annual Ethiopian event used to celebrate the beauty and... FULL STORY »

UN: 16,000 Children in South Sudan Forced into Fighting This Year

GENEVA: Up to 16,000 children have been forced to join the fighting in South Sudan since the start of this year, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) said Friday. Despite an peace... FULL STORY »

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