Mao: Withdraw Ugandans Army(UPDF) from S.Sudan.

The Democratic Party (DP) President, Norbert Mao, has called upon the government of Uganda to withdraw UPDF from the war-torn South Sudan capital Juba. Written by Nixon Segawa  UPDF armored convoy on South Sudan soil, reenforcing the Ugandan troops in the country. Photo credit; CR! January 7, 2004[Kampala] — A UPDF armoured convoy has just entered Juba this afternoon to […]

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How I Almost Got Arrested With A South Sudanese Ex-Minister

 Written by Gregory Warner                  A military tank patrols along one of the main roads in the South Sudanese capital of Juba on Dec. 16, 2013, when a city-wide curfew was declared.STR/Reuters /Landov January 6, 2014[NPR News] — South Sudan’s then-Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Peter Adwok Nyaba (center) celebrates the first anniversary of the country’s independence in […]

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Kiir Backs Bashir to Fight For South Sudan Oil!

 Al-Bashir with his South Sudanese counterpart, Salva Kiir Mayardiit! January 6, 2014[JUBA] — Sudan and South Sudan have begun talks to deploy a joint force to protect oilfields in the South threatened by rebels, Sudan’s foreign minister says. The news comes after Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir flew to South Sudan to discuss the unrest there with his counterpart, Salva Kiir. […]

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Khartoum: Bashir To Visit Juba Amid Conflicts In Juba

Photo Credit: Global Solution/ICC January 5, 2014 [KHARTOUM] – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir will visit South Sudan Monday, state radio said, as negotiators in Ethiopia prepared formal ceasefire talks over three weeks of fighting in the world’s youngest country. Radio Omdurman said Sunday that Bashir would meet his southern counterpart, President Salva Kiir, in Juba for talks on the conflict […]

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South Sudan: ADF Globemaster Transport Plane Flies Supplies Into South Sudan As Ceasefire Talks Delayed

South Sudan: ADF Globemaster transport plane flies supplies into South Sudan as ceasefire talks delayed ABC/Reuters Photo: United Nations officials supervised the off-loading of humanitarian aid from Australia. (Sgt W Guthrie) An Australian Defence Force Globemaster transport plane carrying humanitarian supplies landed in South Sudan, as peace talks between the government and rebels were delayed and gunshots were heard in […]

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South Sudan: Dr. Riek Machar Backs Agreement to End Violence and Calls for presecution

Written by Peter Clottey           The former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, addressing the 68th Session; General Assembly of the United Nation. UN Photo January 5, 2014[VoA]–Former South Sudan vice president Riek Machar says groups demanding the immediate cessation of hostilities are “jumping the gun,” insisting representatives of the two warring factions holding peace talks in Ethiopia […]

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South Sudan: Peace Talks Begins in Ethiopia as Battle Returns To Juba!

Artillery fire pounded Juba’s government district Saturday even as warring factions met for the first time on the eve of direct talks in Ethiopia to pull South Sudan back from the brink of all-out civil war. Members of the delegation opposed to South Sudan’s government attend talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to try and broker a ceasefire between South Sudan’s […]

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What Next For A Lasting Peace And Unity In South Sudan?

By Jacob Akol                                 The ten states of South Sudan grouped in the three historical provinces of the Sudan, Greater Bahr el Ghazal(green) Greater Equatoria(blue) and Greater Upper Nile(yellow) January 3, 2014[]…“We should use this crisis as an opportunity to revisit what we recognized before the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Independence.” Asks Jacob J. Akol 1. Suppose there is an […]

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Breakdown in South Sudan

What Went Wrong — and How to Fix It Written by Alex de Waal and Abdul Mohammed   The South Sudanese people made extraordinary sacrifices to achieve independence two and a half years ago. That makes their leaders’ abject failure to build a viable South Sudan since then all the more galling. Now, a political crisis imperils the nation. But there is a […]

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Riek Machar: Kiir wants to provoke a tribal war in South Sudan

Former Vice President Riek Machar on South Sudan civil war, Addis Ababa peace talks Written by Mustafa Sirri January 1, 2014[London, Asharq Al-Awsat]—Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsatvia satellite phone from somewhere within the rebel-held territory of South Sudan, former vice-president Riek Machar laid the blame for the ongoing civil war firmly on the shoulders of embattled president Salva Kiir. Clashes between […]

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