Troubled counterparts hold a closed door meeting in Juba as regional threats mount!

President Yoweri Museveni held a secret meeting with his troubled South Sudanese counterpart, Salva Kiir, in the capital Juba yesterday, Chimpreports has learnt. By Honeywell Dickens Okello Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni (L) meets with South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit in Juba, South Sudan warns rebele chief to comply with ceasefire. Picture: Getty Images February 20, 2014[JUBA] — Sources at […]

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Oil Field Workers Evacuated From Paloch, Upper Nile State.

The Upper Nile State, Petroleum and Mining Minster Hon. Francis Ayul says some oil workers have been evacuated from Adar petroleum site in Paloich. By Jok P Mayom Pipelines criss-cross at the Paloch oil field in South Sudan on Sunday, May 5, 2013, when production resumed at the facility after a 16-month break. JUBA, 19 February 2014 [] – Hon. […]

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South Sudan: Third recapture of Malakal blames on conspiracy from within!

Anti-government forces claims to be in full control of the oil-rich town of Malakal February 19, 2014 [JUBA, ST] – A high ranking military official claimed on Wednesday that an internal conspiracy within the ranks of the South Sudan army (SPLA) had helped rebel forces allied to former vice-president Riek Machar enter Malakal, the capital of oil-rich Upper Nile state. […]

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Despite Truce, Satellites Confirm Malakal Under Attack Again

Adopted from Satellite Sentinel Project February 19, 2014 New Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) imagery shows more than 535 huts in and around Malakal have been destroyed in recent clashes, in direct violation the January cessation of hostilities agreement between South Sudan’s combatant forces (see Figure 1) DigitalGlobe’s analysis confirms that at least 57 huts in a residential area of town […]

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Mass defections at oil producing sites, more recruitments needed!

Minister of Interior calls for recruitment of organized forces Maj. Gen. Peter Gatdet Yak, former leader of SSLA leading anti-government operations in Jonglei state. Photo: past file(nyamilepedia). Feb. 19, 2014 [Miraya] — The Minister of Interior is calling for the recruitment of more organized forces into the oil protection unit. Aleu Ayieny Aleu says most of the forces at the […]

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Rwanda Deploys Peacekeepers in South Sudan

Rwanda Defence Forces have started a relief in place for its peacekeepers deployed in UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). By Edison Akugizibwe RDF relief in place operation for peacekeepers deployed in South Sudan commences February 19, 2014 [KIGALI] — The first contingent of 284 officers and men were airlifted today aboard RwandAir to Juba, South Sudan. The deployment […]

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SPLA general wounded in Malakal fighting

 Gen. Johnson Uliny arrives in Juba, 13 June 2013 (ST) February 19, 2014 [RT] — General Johnson Ulony, the leader of SSDM/A rebel groups that are allied with the government,  has allegedly sustained a critical injury, in the recent fighting in Upper Nile state. The source confirms that Ulony was shot yesterday in Malakal town as he attempts to resist […]

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All we want is peace, women tell UN Women chief

A young boy holds a box of high energy biscuits in the UNMISS compound in Juba February 19, 2014 [UMISS, JUBA] — Women had suffered most during the South Sudan conflict, representatives of displaced women living in an UNMISS protection site in Juba said today while meeting UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka. “When the fighting started, we thought it […]

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Fighting Continues in Warrap State!

REBELS ATTACK WARRAP February 18, 2014 [Warrap] — The Deputy Governor of Warrap state says forces loyal to Dr. Riek Machar have attacked two counties of Warrap state. Yesterday, the Deputy Governor, Aketch Tong Aleu, told Eye Radio that organized forces were on high alert at the boundary with Unity state after being told of an imminent attack by forces […]

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Sad memories and fear in Juba as the conflict spreads to Malakal and Warrap!

JUBA – International flights into South Sudan’s capital Juba are full, motorbikes are weaving between the bumper to bumper traffic and the shops are open. SPLA soldiers stand in a vehicle in Juba December 20, 2013. Photo: Reuters/Goran February 19, 2014 [AFP] — A stark contrast to late December, when only soldiers with heavy machine guns occupied streets after a […]

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