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Three passenger buses attacked on Juba-Nimule highway

Monday, 10th October 2016
October 10, 2016 (JUBA) - Several passengers traveling from the Ugandan capital, Kampala, across the border to Juba in South Sudan, are feared dead when three passengers' buses came under attack

Three passenger buses attacked on Juba-Nimule highway

Monday, 10th October 2016
October 10, 2016 (JUBA) - Several passengers traveling from the Ugandan capital, Kampala, across the border to Juba in South Sudan, are feared dead when three passengers' buses came under attack 

S. Sudan seeks regional backing against Machar-led rebels

Tuesday, 27th September 2016
September 27, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudan government has started soliciting for support from countries in the region not to host and provide military support to a rebel groups with ambitions to oust the Juba regime through unconstitutional means. (...)

Machar's faction says did not go to Juba for war

Monday, 19th September 2016
Monday 19 September 2016
September 18, 2016 (JUBA) – Officials of the armed opposition faction led by former First Vice President, Riek Machar, have dismissed as "not true claims by President Salva Kiir's government that the opposition leader returned to Juba in (...)

Sudan may close border if Juba does not expel rebels

Monday, 19th September 2016
Monday 19 September 2016
September 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government Sunday it would close border with the South Sudan if the government of President Salva Kiir does not implement its pledge to expel Sudanese armed groups waging war in the two Areas and (...)

Kenya bank linked to money laundering from South Sudan

Sunday, 18th September 2016
September 18, 2016 (JUBA) – Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has been linked to the ongoing money laundering by corrupt government officials in South Sudan, including senior military leaders sanctioned (...)

Nine new counties created in Western Lakes states

Thursday, 1st September 2016
August 31, 2016 (RUMBEK) - The governor of South Sudan's Western Lakes state has announced formation of nine new counties after new states were created last year. The move, officials say, (...)

Kenyatta tells Kiir South Sudanese need peace, not war

Wednesday, 31st August 2016
August 31, 2016 (JUBA) – Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has challenged his South Sudanese counterpart, President Salva Kiir, to implement the shaky August 2015 peace agreement which he signed with his former peace partner, Riek Machar, (...)

South Sudanese president says peace is alternative to war

Wednesday, 31st August 2016
 August 31, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, said there was no need to go back to war over the recent controversial replacement of his former first deputy, Riek Machar. President Salva Kiir addresses the nation from the State (...)

S. Sudaní»s Kiir calls for elections before end of interim period

Tuesday, 16th August 2016
August 16, 2016 (JUBA)- August 16, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, has unexpectedly called for an early election, two years ahead of schedule and before the completion of the (...)

S. Sudaní»s Kiir calls for elections before end of interim period

Tuesday, 16th August 2016
August 16, 2016 (JUBA)- August 16, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, has unexpectedly called for an early election, two years ahead of schedule and before the completion of the implementation of the peace agreement which (...)

South Sudaní»s Kiir rejects deployment of extra troops in Juba

Friday, 15th July 2016
July 14, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir said his government "will not accept a single soldier" to back peacekeepers as demanded by regional leaders and the United Nations. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir

Machar changes military base location outside Juba after clashes

Thursday, 14th July 2016
July 13, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudaní»s First Vice President, Riek Machar, has changed location of his military base and residential area after they came under sustained ground and air attacks for days as they battled forces loyal to President Salva (...)

IGAD says considers sending troops to S. Sudan

Thursday, 14th July 2016
July 13, 2016 (JUBA) - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers at its extraordinary summit held in Kenya said it would consider sending troops to South Sudan. (...)

Evacuation of Ugandans

Wednesday, 13th July 2016