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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 »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death ...

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid Rises to 208; 108 Childre...

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 Sunday. The attack took place on Friday in the Horn of Africa nation’s Gambela region which,... FULL STORY »

16 arrested SPLMIO media team still...

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

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 hours after their arrest. The men named as: 1-Lam John Kwai 2- Sirir Gabriel Yai 3- William Peter Oyath 4- Choul... FULL STORY »

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 »

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Ladu Gore threatens Kiir with mass rebellion if he doesn’t ...

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 today launched a scathing attack on Salva... 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... FULL STORY »

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will attend late PM Me...

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia will hold a state funeral on September 2 for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on Monday after more than 21 years in... FULL STORY »

PM of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi is in ‘a good condition and...

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who has ruled the country for 22 years was widely speculated by the opposition figures that, the... FULL STORY »

Sudan and South Sudan pledged to cease hostilities alon...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan and Sudan delegates agree to end hostilities along the disputed undemarcated and oil-rich border but fall short to sign an... FULL STORY »

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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... FULL STORY »

Economic Distress in South Sudan to Hurt Kenyan Banks, IMF

NAIROBI – Lower growth rates across East Africa and turmoil in South Sudan will have an adverse impact on the performance of Kenyan banks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has... FULL STORY »

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...

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 pastoralists of... FULL STORY »

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