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UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Co...

UNMISS Slams the Decision by the Council of Ministers that the Deployment o...

JUBA – On a press statement seen on UNMISS website by the Upper Nile Times correspondence today, the spokesperson for the UNMISS force deliberated on the statement made by the council of ministers that the deployment of the protection force elapsed, renewing their rejection to the long... FULL STORY »

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the...

Machar Congratulates the ANC on the Commemoration of its 105 Anniversary

JOHANNESBURG – The former First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan and the champion of the Compromised Peace Agreement signed on August 17, 2015, which was abrogated on July 8, 2016, by Salva Kiir’s administration has congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) on her 105... FULL STORY »

SPLMIO: No single general defected ...

SPLMIO: No single general defected to Kiir regime in Pagak. Just street gan...

Pagak/Upper Nile – South Sudan’s SPLMIO dismissed recent reports of defection in their stronghold area of Pagak as fake and media propaganda. The movement said the story was made up by few people who use internet and social media to stir up stories. “The guy whose name was... FULL STORY »

IO military officials in Unity stat...

IO military officials in Unity state demands the release of James Gatdet be...

BENTIU – South Sudan’s armed faction of the IO has demanded the immediate release of James Gatdet Dak, the SPLMIO chairman’s spokesperson before they set the plane in their custody free. The armed IO faction in Panyijiar county of Unity State had this week stranded and held... FULL STORY »

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Nuer Community Development Service in the United States Condemns ...

NEBRASKA – In a strong worded letter seen by the Upper Nile Times today November 11, 2016, and signed by Simon Khot Hoth, the Secretary of Nuer Community Development Service (NCDS), the Nuer... FULL STORY »

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Enter South Sudan ...

Khartoum – Sudan’s defence minister fired a warning shot at Juba on Saturday calling for an immediate expulsion of Sudanese rebels from South... FULL STORY »

PRESS RELEASE: JMEC declare their Juba office as operat...

Juba: JMEC secretariats have declared that they have fully resumed work in Juba after many weeks away from south sudan. read the press release... FULL STORY »

UN appointed a most feared Netherland General to invest...

UNMEDIA – The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Major General (retired) Patrick Cammaert of The Netherlands to lead an independent... FULL STORY »

New Scientific studies offer new hope for HIV/AIDS pati...

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Policy makers and researchers have been struggling to stop thousands of teenage girls and young women in Africa from becoming infected... FULL STORY »

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Ethiopia

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 “The... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian ...

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

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese fr...

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571... FULL STORY »

Refugees Insisted to Remain in Nyinenyang Camps, While ...

GAMBELLA – The UN refugees agency UNHCR plus I .O .M are planning for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees currently settling in Nyinnyang to... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian forces discovered more rebel bases inside Sou...

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

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Kenya

Kenyan blogger jailed for abusing President Uhuru Kenyatta

Nairobi – A Kenyan blogger will serve a maximum of two years behind bars for hate speech aimed at the sitting President Uhuru Kenyatta. The sentence composed of 1 year behind bars or Ksh200,000... FULL STORY »

Deadly Attack in Northwest Kenya kills 8 policemen...

NAIROBI, Kenya — Heavily armed Gunmen have killed at least 8 Kenyan policemen in an ambush attack occurred on Saturday in Turkana county in the... FULL STORY »

Uganda Sends Fresh Troops to Somalia in an effort to st...

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops... FULL STORY »

Kenyan Soldiers kill over 80 Al shabab militants in Som...

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya’s military confirmed on Friday its soldiers who are part of the AMISOM and Somalia National Army (SNA) killed more than 80... FULL STORY »

Grenade Attack in Garissa restaurant Injures Eight

GARISSA, Kenya – A grenade attack on a popular restaurant in Kenyan’s northeastern border city of Garissa has wounded at least 8 people on... FULL STORY »

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Uganda

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 »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in ...

KAJJANSI, Uganda – A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and... FULL STORY »

Africa must quit ICC, the agents of the West – Yo...

NAIROBI – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has called on all African countries to simultaneously quit the International Criminal Court (ICC)... 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 »

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Americas

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... FULL STORY »

SECRETARY KERRY: Salva Kiir and Riek Machar Must P...

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY March 2, 2015 Secretary Kerry on South Sudan Negotiations The warring parties in South Sudan must... FULL STORY »

Thousands in Calgary Protest Against President Salva Ki...

CALGARY – Demonstrators carry signs bearing slogans “Stop Genocide,” “Salva Kiir Must Go,” and “President Kiir Must Face ICC”. Thousands of... FULL STORY »

“Actions speak louder than words” – U...

WASHINGTON – A high level South Sudanese delegation to the United States were told that their actions must carry more weights than the nice words they... FULL STORY »

The High Profile Delegations from the SPLM under Dr. Ma...

CALGARY – The City of Calgary has expeirenced one of the South Sudanese colourful events. In attendance were the Justic Minister Johnason Denis, acting... FULL STORY »

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Fidel Castro Is Dead

USNEWS – Thousands fled Cuba after he came to power, and relations between the U.S. and its island neighbor forever changed. In the streets of “Little Havana,” in Miami,... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese in Canada Hold a Conference on Refugee Crisis

CBC NEWS – Majority of South who are resident in Canada are living in Alberta particularly Calgary and Edmonton. South Sudanese diaspora in Canada are struggling as they watch their... FULL STORY »

The SPLM-IO Mission in Canada Condemns the Recent an Illegal Attempt Removal of Dr. Machar

CALGARY – In a strong worded press release written by the leaders of the SPLM-IO in Canada, and seen by the Upper Nile Times correspondence, stressed the mission’s statement on... FULL STORY »

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next week depending on the orders from IGAD...

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... FULL STORY »

The Future of Journalism in Africa

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... FULL STORY »

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