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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 »

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 »

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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 i...

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

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next wee...

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... 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 »

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Ethiopia

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 Ababa have agreed in principle for an interim... 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 »

Rebels and IGAD mediators trade blames over collapse of...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan rebels also known as the SPLM in Opposition and IGAD mediation team in Addis Ababa are at loggerheads over who to blame for... 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

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. The meeting... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese Seek a Chance to Live Without Fear

ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda — Peter sat in the shade of a large tree in northern Uganda’s Adjumani district, still terrified that the violence... FULL STORY »

Museveni brushes off any chances of Ugandan troops with...

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

Uganda embassy issue security alert for Yei – Yam...

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 the western... 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 »

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Americas

Thousands in Calgary Protest Against President Salva Kiir Visit t...

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

South Sudanese Community in Calgary Supported UNMI...

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

US pledges $ 83 million to help IDPs in South Sudan

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

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Sudan’s Defence Minister Vow to Enter South Sudan if Juba Doesn’t turn Sudanese Rebels in...

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... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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