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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 »

You are a Lucifer: Former House Spe...

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

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 fellow Republican, has also reportedly said he will not vote for Mr Cruz if he becomes the nominee. Their rift... FULL STORY »

Ethiopian army launching huge milit...

Ethiopian army launching huge military offensive inside South Sudan. Surrou...

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 to rescue about 120 kids abducted last week by a group of armed Murle men. The operation bears the authorisation from the federal government... FULL STORY »

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death ...

Gaajaak Massacre – The Death Toll From Raid Rises to 208; 108 Childre...

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 Sunday. The attack took place on Friday in the Horn of Africa nation’s Gambela region which,... FULL STORY »

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

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 (UNICEF) said Friday. Despite an peace... FULL STORY »

Economic Distress in South Sudan to Hurt Kenyan Ba...

NAIROBI – Lower growth rates across East Africa and turmoil in South Sudan will have an adverse impact on the performance of Kenyan banks, the... FULL STORY »

Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Th...

ADDIS ABABA –  South Sudan’s warring field commanders are summoned to show up in Addis Ababa on Thursday to begin the implementation procedure of... FULL STORY »

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after security as...

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... FULL STORY »

Weekend clashes between civilians and Government forces...

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

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Dr Riek Machar and President Kiir signed a deal to end the crisis...

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 Salva Kiir Mayardit have signed a deal to end all... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese soldier gunned down after killing a...

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

Ladu Gore threatens Kiir with mass rebellion if he does...

ADDIS ABABA – one of the high ranking SPLM-Opposition officials charged with treason by the government of South Sudan in the December 15 mutiny has... FULL STORY »

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More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts over the future of wildlife

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... 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,... FULL STORY »

“I feel like a president…I have never been received like this anywhere in Sout...

MALAKAL – Chairman of Joint Monintoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) President Festus Mogae has applauded the reception he was accorded with by residents and IDPs of Malakal town... 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 outside world.  Her poetry book... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Nationalities C...

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

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