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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 »

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 »

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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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President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Nationalities Celebration

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... FULL STORY »

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 ...

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 »

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