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Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring P...

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring Parties in South Sudan to Release Minor A...

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 south Sudan to release child soldiers. This came after the latter refuted the government’s claim of releasing... FULL STORY »

The First SPLM-IO Convention in Can...

The First SPLM-IO Convention in Canada Took Place, February 28-March 1, 201...

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 had expressed excitement with lots of ululate. One of the themes adopted in this convention was  “a call... FULL STORY »

UN Special Representative for Child...

UN Special Representative for Children Refuted Government Claims of Releasi...

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 Armed Conflict said in a statement. “No children have been released from the SPLA (Sudan People’s... FULL STORY »

UN Security Council Passes Sanction...

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 leaders into ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands in the world’s newest country. The... FULL STORY »

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UNICEF calls for more South Sudan aid

JUBA – The United Nations children’s agency, #unicef is calling for increased support from the international community as South Sudan edges towards a full scale famine. The calls come... FULL STORY »

Uganda blames South Sudan rebels for the failed me...

 ADDIS ABABA – The government of #uganda squarely blamed the rebels group lead by former vice president Dr Riek Machar for the failures of... FULL STORY »

Kiir arrives in Addis Ababa for peace talks

ADDIS ABABA – The president of South Sudan, Salva kiir Mayardiit has this afternoon arrived in Addis for another face to face talks with the rebel... FULL STORY »

Dr Peter Adwok Nyaba joins the SPLM in Opposition, appo...

ADDIS ABABA – One of the SPLM’s most senior member, peter Adwok Anyaba previously in house arrest since December 31, 2013 in Juba has decided to to... FULL STORY »

MSF: No Surgery Operation in Unity State

BENTIU – Violence in hospitals and the destruction of medical facilities are denying medical services to many of South Sudan’s most vulnerable... FULL STORY »

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UGANDA denied having urged South Sudan rebels to drop their demands

KAMPALA – A Ugandan senior official has categorically denied recent reports that President Museveni has told the SPLM in Opposition leaders on a recent visit to Uganda that asking for... 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 the conflict in South Sudan.... FULL STORY »

Kenya security forces have raided & closed down four Mosques in the coastal city of M...

MOMBASA, Kenya (The Upper Nile Times) – Kenya security forces have raided & closed down four Mosques in the coastal city of Mombasa this week, a move that is part of  what... 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 Somalia’s Jubbaland militia backed by... FULL STORY »

Al shabaab Militants abduct 4 doctors, 2 drivers near Kenyan bord...

GARBAHAREY, Somalia —  The Al Qaeda-linked militant group of Al shabaab has abducted 4 doctors near the border town of Beled Hawo located in Somalia’s south-westren Gedo province, residents... FULL STORY »

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