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16 arrested SPLMIO media team still...

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

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 hours after their arrest. The men named as: 1-Lam John Kwai 2- Sirir Gabriel Yai 3- William Peter Oyath 4- Choul... FULL STORY »

Machar’s arrival in Juba pushed to ...

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 official of the SPLMIO.   James Gatdet Dak, the spokesperson of the Chairman and Commander in Chief, Dr Riek... FULL STORY »

Deputy SPLMIO leader, Gen Ladu Gore...

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 movement communique extended to the Upper Nile Times, the powerful deputy Chairman will jet in Juba along with... FULL STORY »

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

“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 him and former radio journalist Joshua arap Sang. The message was posted on his Twitter and Facebook... FULL STORY »

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South Sudan finally joins IOC and may compete in Rio Olympics 201...

NAIROBI – South Sudan has been accepted as the 206 member of the International Olympic Committee after 4 years of rustless attempt to join the international body. The news come on Friday after... FULL STORY »

Thousands Risk Starvation Amid Nile Blockade

JUBA – Aid agencies say thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in Ugand...

KAJJANSI, Uganda – A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and South... FULL STORY »

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese fr...

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571... FULL STORY »

South Africa Decriminalises Consensual Sex Between Teen...

CAPE TOWN – A controversial South African bill that allows adolescents to consent to sexual acts with each other has been signed into law The South... FULL STORY »

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Ladu Gore threatens Kiir with mass rebellion if he doesn’t ...

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 today launched a scathing attack on Salva... FULL STORY »

South Sudan and rebels signed a ceasefire

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan government and rebels loyal to former Vice President Dr Riek Machar signed a ceasefire this afternoon in the... FULL STORY »

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will attend late PM Me...

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... FULL STORY »

PM of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi is in ‘a good condition and...

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

Sudan and South Sudan pledged to cease hostilities alon...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan and Sudan delegates agree to end hostilities along the disputed undemarcated and oil-rich border but fall short to sign an... 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... FULL STORY »

The Paris Attacks: ISIS Claims Responsibility

PARIS – ISIS adherents began celebrating the horrific terror attacks across Paris late Friday creating hashtags declaring “Paris in flames” well before the devastating scope of... FULL STORY »

Economic Distress in South Sudan to Hurt Kenyan Banks, IMF

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

Self-Defense Forces (SDF) of Japan May Initiate Combat to Rescue Civilians, Allies in Sout...

JUBA – Japanese peacekeeping troops will be allowed to launch offensives against enemy units in rescue missions in South Sudan, probably starting mid-2016, in what would be the first... FULL STORY »

Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday for...

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

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