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Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over D...

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over Deadly Clashes Kill 55 People

KAMPALA – Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday, November 27, after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom will be charged with... FULL STORY »

Fidel Castro Is Dead

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, Cuban-Americans are rejoicing. On the streets of old Havana, in Cuba, some are mourning. It’s a measure... FULL STORY »

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

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 Community expressed their dismay saying “we are writing to express our strongest condemnation and... FULL STORY »

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Ent...

Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Enter South Sudan if Juba Doesn’t turn Suda...

Khartoum – Sudan’s defence minister fired a warning shot at Juba on Saturday calling for an immediate expulsion of Sudanese rebels from South Sudan territory or else. “Sudan will go inside South Sudan and look for them,” the defense minister said. According to state owned Sudan Media... FULL STORY »

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Africa

New Scientific studies offer new hope for HIV/AIDS patients in Af...

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Policy makers and researchers have been struggling to stop thousands of teenage girls and young women in Africa from becoming infected with HIV every year. Now, three new... FULL STORY »

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as nex...

Gambella – An ethiopian General in the border town of Gambella has disclosed that his country is ready to deploy the IGAD intervention forces... 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... FULL STORY »

The UN Deputy Special Representative Applauds the Appoi...

JUBA – Although the Transitional Government of National Unity has been approached with disbelieve, the congratulatory message from one of the special... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian army launching huge military offensive inside...

GAMBELLA – A huge and heavily armed Ethiopian troops backed up by elite Gambella police units have forcefully entered deep into South Sudan in a mission... FULL STORY »

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Ethiopia

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 »

Interim period agreed for 3 years: Taban

BAHIR DAR – The head of the negotiation for the SPLM in Opposition, Mr #taban deng Gai has stressed that delegates at the peace talks in Addis... FULL STORY »

The Inter Governmental Authority for Development –...

UNT – Regional politics at Inter Governmental Authority for Development – IGAD is a dirty rotten game played by the so-called “big... FULL STORY »

IGAD peace summit stalled over Salva Kiir and Dr Riek M...

ADDIS ABABA – The weeklong awaited summit of the IGAD states and government that concluded today (Monday) didn’t deliver as expected, as both warring... 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 »

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Kenya

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 Wednesday evening, police said. Zippora... FULL STORY »

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

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... FULL STORY »

Al Shabaab claims deadly Kenya coast shooting

NAIROBI – heavily armed Somali militant group, the al shabaab stormed into the town of Mpeketoni, near the coastal island and popular tourist resort of... FULL STORY »

President Kiir’s son while drunk assaulted his sister

DAILY NATION: South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s son was arrested in Nairobi for assaulting a family member while drunk. He was, however, released from... FULL STORY »

7 SPLM political detainees flew to Addis Ababa to join ...

NAIROBI – the 7 SPLM political detainees freed last month by the government of South Sudan have this evening flew to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa... FULL STORY »

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Uganda

Museveni brushes off any chances of Ugandan troops withdrawing fr...

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yowei Museveni has today brushed off calls by some members of IGAD states and international community to withdraw his troops from South Sudan to give ceasefire... FULL STORY »

Uganda embassy issue security alert for Yei –...

JUBA – The Uganda embassy in Juba have issued what they say as a level one security alert to all passengers along the Yei and Yambio road in... FULL STORY »

Deadly Ebola vaccines Will Not be developed , Scientist...

KAMPALA – Scientists dealing with the researching of the deadly  ebola virus claimed that vaccines dealing with the prevention of the infectious ebola... FULL STORY »

Ugandan traders file a lawsuit against Government of So...

KAMPALA – A group of 24 Ugandan companies under their umbrella organisation; Uganda South Sudan Grain Traders and Suppliers Association have lodged a... FULL STORY »

The ‘Invisible Children’ documentary video hits by mill...

KAMPALA – Jason Russel, Bobby Bailey and Laren Poole traveled to Africa in 2003 to search for;untold stories; Nobody knows what they found would inspire... FULL STORY »

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Americas

South Sudanese Community in Calgary Supported UNMISS presence in ...

CALGARY – Some hundreds of South Sudanese Canadian protesters took to the streets of Downtown Calgary today supporting Hilde Johnson, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of... FULL STORY »

US pledges $ 83 million to help IDPs in South Suda...

JUBA – The Government of United States of America announced on Tuesday an $ 83 million US dollar for the humanitarian assistant to the most... FULL STORY »

4 MORE YEARS: Obamania engulfs Africa, but critical iss...

G&M – From small villages to sprawling cities, most Africans have welcomed Barack Obama&146;s election victory, but with noticeably less... FULL STORY »

defiant Ahmadinejad says Israel will be eliminated

NEW YORK – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday Israel has no roots in the Middle East and would be “eliminated,” ignoring a... FULL STORY »

US threatens to sanction South and North Sudans if the ...

UNITED NATIONS – Reacting to the fast approaching August 2 dateline, the UN’s security council members have strongly iterated that the two Sudans... FULL STORY »

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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 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 »

Prime Minister David Cameron: The Will of the British People be Respected

LONDON – As the result of the EU Referendum turned out in favor of the Brexiting from the EU, British Prime Minister David Cameron, in his addresses to the people live, stressed that... FULL STORY »

You are a Lucifer: Former House Speaker Boehner calls Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer’

USA ELECTION – US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has been called “Lucifer in the flesh” by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner. Mr Boehner, a... FULL STORY »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid Rises to 208; 1...

GAMBELA – The death toll from a raid carried out by South Sudanese gunmen in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people and the assailants kidnapped 108 children, an Ethiopian official said on... FULL STORY »

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