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26 Somalis die of starvation as Hol...

26 Somalis die of starvation as Hollywood steps in

MOGADISHU – Radio Mogadishu has reported that at least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia’s southern region of Jubaland, in the past 36 hours. The government-owned radio station said regional interior minister and drought committee chairman Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein had announced... FULL STORY »

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Want...

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Wants to Charge Aid Workers For Help

FP – South Sudan is wracked by unfettered violence, ethnic cleansing, and famine. But now the government wants to charge aid workers $10,000 to operate in the country. Officials in Juba say it’s a way for well-off Western and international aid organizations to shore up the cash-starved... FULL STORY »

More Resignations are Underway as a...

More Resignations are Underway as another Brig. General Deserted Salva Kiir...

JUBA – In a move that shook the SPLM-IG, it is now confirmed that Salva Kiir’s regime’s life span is short live.  a short while ago, many South Sudanese high ranking officials were confined and allowed not to have any say about the country affairs.  Now that the foreseeable tribal... FULL STORY »

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 »

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

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... FULL STORY »

IO military officials in Unity state demands the r...

BENTIU – South Sudan’s armed faction of the IO has demanded the immediate release of James Gatdet Dak, the SPLMIO chairman’s... FULL STORY »

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over Deadly Clashes Kill 5...

KAMPALA – Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday, November 27, after fierce clashes between security forces and a... FULL STORY »

Nuer Community Development Service in the United States...

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... FULL STORY »

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

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

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Ethiopia

The UN Deputy Special Representative Applauds the Appointment of ...

JUBA – Although the Transitional Government of National Unity has been approached with disbelieve, the congratulatory message from one of the special envoys in the Country extended to The Upper... FULL STORY »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid ...

GAMBELA – The death toll from a raid carried out by South Sudanese gunmen in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people and the assailants... FULL STORY »

“I feel like a president…I have never been ...

MALAKAL – Chairman of Joint Monintoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) President Festus Mogae has applauded the reception he was accorded with by... FULL STORY »

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... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Natio...

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

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Kenya

Deadly Attack in Northwest Kenya kills 8 policemen, 12 officers m...

NAIROBI, Kenya — Heavily armed Gunmen have killed at least 8 Kenyan policemen in an ambush attack occurred on Saturday in Turkana county in the north-west of east African Country, Police... FULL STORY »

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

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

Kenyan pilot held by South Sudan rebels in Jonglei Stat...

JUBA – The Kenyan pilot who was last month held by the rebels belonging to Dr Riek Machar was yesterday released and taken to the custody of the Kenyan... FULL STORY »

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Uganda

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 principal... FULL STORY »

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government f...

YAMBIO – The deadly clashes between the civilians and the government soldiers resulted in the death of 13 people according to the state... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in Ugand...

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

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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 »

PRESS RELEASE: JMEC declare their Juba office as operational

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 investigate deadly July clashes between r...

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

The SPLM-IO Mission in Canada Condemns the Recent an Illegal Atte...

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 the... FULL STORY »

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