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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 »

More elephant killings in South Sud...

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

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 yet put their civil strife behind it. Now, reports are coming in that another 17 elephant have been... FULL STORY »

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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 from using the Nile River to deliver relief... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in ...

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

18 Kenyan students to commit suicide this month if Obam...

NAIROBI – President Obama’s first visit to Kenya, the birthplace of his father, become a sensation among Kenyan. In May, Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in... 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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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 ceasefire workshop

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... FULL STORY »

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after security assurance

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 community. Kiir, one of the principal... FULL STORY »

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