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Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan...

Ethiopia will deploy to south sudan as soon as next week depending on the o...

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 Fikadu Meskel, one of the generals recently deployed to South Sudan to rescue more than 100 Ethiopian kids... FULL STORY »

The Future of Journalism in Africa

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 quarter alone. The Canadian Media Guild reported 10,000 jobs cut from the print and broadcast... FULL STORY »

Prime Minister David Cameron: The W...

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 he will step down as the Prime Minister of the British.   The move comes at which time 52% per cent of... FULL STORY »

The UN Deputy Special Representativ...

The UN Deputy Special Representative Applauds the Appointment of H.E. Husse...

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 Nile Times cleared some clouds hanging in the air as to whether it is time to congratulate South... FULL STORY »

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More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts over the futur...

When a few months ago 15 elephant carcasses were found, their tusks cut out, questions were being raised about South Sudan’s commitment to wildlife conservation, given that the country has not... FULL STORY »

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

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

UN: 16,000 Children in South Sudan Forced into Fighting...

GENEVA: Up to 16,000 children have been forced to join the fighting in South Sudan since the start of this year, the United Nations children’s agency... FULL STORY »

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Ethiopia

IGAD Welcomes Peace & Reconciliation Platform

JUBA – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has welcomed the formation and launch of the National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) in South Sudan. The supportive... FULL STORY »

Dr Riek Machar and President Kiir signed a deal to...

ADDIS ABABA – Former Vice Vice President of South Sudan and the leader of the SPLM in Opposition Dr Riek Machar and his former boss President... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese soldier gunned down after killing an Eth...

GAMBELLA, Ethiopia – A dangerously armed SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldier was yesterday killed in the Ethiopian region of Gambella... FULL STORY »

Leaked: South Sudan application to join East African Co...

ARUSHA (Tanzania) – The application by South Sudan to join the EAC (East African Community) is all but rejected by member states of the region according... FULL STORY »

Dr. Riek Machar arrives in Ethiopia for face to face me...

GAMBELLA – The leader of the rebel faction of the Sudan People&146;s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party, Dr Riek Machar Teny has this afternoon... FULL STORY »

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Kenya

President Kiir releases 7 political prisoners to Kenya

NAIROBI – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has today released the 7 political detainees he and his government promised to release to the custody of Kenyan government after more than... FULL STORY »

Kenya, South Sudan step up campaign to build Eldor...

NAIROBI, #kenya – Addressing the reporters at his office after meeting Kenya Ministry of Roads and Bridges Franklin Bett said, “the two... FULL STORY »

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Americas

President Obama calls for a peaceful dialogues between Juba and K...

WASHINGTON –  US President Barack Obama called for an end to fighting between Sudan and South Sudan and negotiations between the leaders of the two countries to settle their... FULL STORY »

American Peace Corps to train South Sudanese Teach...

JUBA – The United States Government funded volunteer organization, Peace Corps has pledged to help train various teachers around South Sudan... FULL STORY »

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16 arrested SPLMIO media team still in detention and in squalid condition despite GoreR...

JUBA – The 16 recently arrested media team of the splm in opposition have not been released as the National security services announced and still in squalid and unhumanly condition 24... FULL STORY »

Machar’s arrival in Juba pushed to April 18

PAGAK, South Sudan – The leader of the SPLMIO and First Vice President Dr Riek Machar will not come to Juba on 12 of April as requested in the timetable of JMEC, according to a senior... FULL STORY »

Deputy SPLMIO leader, Gen Ladu Gore will arrive in Juba on Sunday

Pagak – SPLMIO’s deputy chairman, General Ladu Gore is expected to be in Juba on Sunday afternoon to prepare for the arrival of his chairman, Dr Riek Machar earlier next week. In any... FULL STORY »

Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful! – Ruto reacted to ICC freedom

“Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful.” This is how Deputy President William Ruto reacted after the International Criminal Court (ICC) declared a mistrial in the case facing... FULL STORY »

New FIFA president Gianni Infantino visits war-torn South Sudan

NEWLY-elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited war-torn South Sudan on Wednesday, the world’s newest nation, on one of his first official trips since taking up the post. Infantino, who... FULL STORY »

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