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Raila Odinga, an opposition leader ...

Raila Odinga, an opposition leader rejects poll results showing presidentia...

NAIROBI  – Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as “fake” and said their own tally showed they were winning. Tuesday’s contest between President Uhuru... FULL STORY »

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynas...

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynasties

By AFP: Country on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga which has heightened claims of vote rigging and fears of violence. The final days of campaigning have been... FULL STORY »

Nhial Bol Aken: There is a reason w...

Nhial Bol Aken: There is a reason why i quit journalism for politics

Nhial: Let me be clear again Fellow citizens, friends and relatives have been repeatedly questioning me about why I left journalism and also why I joined IO and later on resigned from it. Honestly I will deal with the first part, journalism. The issues which pushed me out my profession are related... FULL STORY »

Alfred Taban swaps journalism for a...

Alfred Taban swaps journalism for a seat in the parliament

JUBA – Veteran South Sudanese journalist and government critic, Alfred Taban has decided to quit journalism for a seat in the parliament representing Kajo-Keji constituency through the belligerent group headed by Gen Taban Deng in Salva Kiir government. Alfred, a veteran of many decades of... FULL STORY »

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in Giant Swamp

 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: NYAL, South Sudan — In a swamp where people fleeing war survive on water lilies, the world’s newest country envisions a World Heritage site. The war came to Leer... FULL STORY »

End hostilities, abuse of human rights in South Sudan, JMEC tells IGAD

THE STAR KENYA: The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in South Sudan has decried increased hostilities among government and opposition parties. They also raised the red flag on... FULL STORY »

Reporters killed. media houses closed down. South Sudan government decided to close down f...

By Reporters without borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the South Sudanese government’s announcement that it is refusing to issue or renew visas for 20 foreign... FULL STORY »

The United Nations blames regional leaders division for the failure to end the war in Sout...

THE EAST AFRICAN: The director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Mr José Graziano da Silva, said the South Sudan warring factions were exploiting the divisions among the... FULL STORY »

IO overran the strategic town of Kuek in Northern Upper Nile. Gov...

RENK – South Sudan’s armed opposition overran a major strategic town in the Northern Upper Nile State according to the government army based in the main town of Renk. The skirmish... FULL STORY »

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