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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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

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... FULL STORY »

Economic Distress in South Sudan to Hurt Kenyan Banks, ...

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 »

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Ethiopia

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will attend late PM Meles Zenawi...

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia will hold a state funeral on September 2 for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on Monday after more than 21 years in power.   On August 21, 2012Prime Minister... FULL STORY »

PM of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi is in ‘a good conditio...

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who has ruled the country for 22 years was widely speculated by the opposition figures that,... FULL STORY »

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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 »

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... 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 “The... FULL STORY »

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