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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 »

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuat...

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese from Gambella Border

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571 people were moved from Akobo to Burbiey. The camp-to-camp relocations, which have moved over 40,000 people, are designed to relocate people from... FULL STORY »

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Africa must quit ICC, the agents of the West – Yoweri Musev...

NAIROBI – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has called on all African countries to simultaneously quit the International Criminal Court (ICC) which he accused of carrying agenda of the... FULL STORY »

South Sudan will disintegrate into factional warlo...

KAMPALA – Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has send a stern warning that war in South Sudan will disintegrate the country a part and... FULL STORY »

UGANDA denied having urged South Sudan rebels to drop t...

KAMPALA – A Ugandan senior official has categorically denied recent reports that President Museveni has told the SPLM in Opposition leaders on a recent... FULL STORY »

President Museveni met SPLM in Opposition delegation

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has on Thursday met with the senior officials of the SPLM in Opposition to discuss peaceful means to resolve... FULL STORY »

Fierce fighting in Southern Somalia leaves 55 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least 55 people have been killed on Saturday in a deadly battle between Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabab militants and... FULL STORY »

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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 »

The First SPLM-IO Convention in Canada Took Place, February 28-March 1, 2015 at Afro Top &...

CALGARY – Attended by 54 delegates from across Canada, the convention marked the first democratically elected office of the SPLM-IO in Canada. The participants of this important event... 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 »

UN Security Council Passes Sanctions Regime Against South Sudan

NEW YORK – The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will press rival... FULL STORY »

SECRETARY KERRY: Salva Kiir and Riek Machar Must Put the Interest...

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY March 2, 2015 Secretary Kerry on South Sudan Negotiations The warring parties in South Sudan must seize the current and final round of negotiations... FULL STORY »

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