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Weekend clashes between civilians a...

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government forces bring the death tol...

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 Dinka ethnic groups clashed with civilians in the town of Yambio of Western Equatoria State last... FULL STORY »

South Sudan finally joins IOC and m...

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 Friday after members of IOC called a meeting and decided the fate of the young athletic body member.   South... FULL STORY »

Thousands Risk Starvation Amid Nile...

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 food. The river is a transportation lifeline in a country with few all-weather roads or airstrips, but it... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Tr...

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in Uganda

KAJJANSI, Uganda – A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and South Sudanese, to fight in the South Sudan war, The Independent has learnt.  The training is reportedly part of a deal worth millions of dollars between... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases inside South Sudan

GAMBELLA – Ethiopian forces, the EPRDF (Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary and Democratic Front) have claimed to have discovered more Ethiopian rebels areas and bases inside South... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces launched a major offensive on their rebels inside South Sudan territory

GAMBELLA – On Tuesday a fierce and intensive fighting occured between the Ethiopian regional special forces or EPRDF and the rebels of Ethiopia in South Sudan territoy, North East of... FULL STORY »

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring Parties in South Sudan to Release Minor Armed Recruits

NAIROBI – The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, has reiterated his calls for both warring parties in... FULL STORY »

UN Special Representative for Children Refuted Government Claims of Releasing Kidnapped Ch...

NAIROBI – No children have been released in South Sudan following reports of child soldier recruitment, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and... FULL STORY »

I want Salva Kiir to come to Addis and pick up where we left off ...

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 Ababa and “kick off from where the... FULL STORY »

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