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Why South Sudan Gov’t Grounded All UN Planes

Government in South Sudan has suspended all flights by United Nations planes across the country, accusing the international body of deviating from the right procedure of application for flights. Information Minister Michaell Makuei Lueth confirmed the development saying the flights were suspended because the Regional Protection Force (RPF) decided to move

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President Kiir’s Office is S. Sudan’s Big Spender – Report

President Salva Kiir’s office is top on the list of government agencies that havehiglhy inflated their budgets, an observation report tabled before parliament this week indicates. According to the report, the president’s office was given a budgetary allocation of 1.3 billion ended up making an overturn of 3.2 billion. Doctor David Mayo,

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Fear as Machar Rebels Warn Civilians Living in Gov’t Army Barracks to Vacate

The deputy chief of staff of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) allied to former first Vice President Dr. Riek Machar has advised civilians living with in government army barracks o relocate. Lt. Gen James Koang Chuol said these civilians mainluy children and women risk being caught up in fire if

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Ugandan War Planes Attacked Our Base in Upper Nile State – Machar Rebels

South Sudan rebels loyal to former First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar have accused the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) of carrying out air strikes on their base in Upper Nile state. The claim was made by rebel spokesperson Brig. Gen. William Gatjiath Deng who said two heavily armed Ugandan gunships

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Salva Kiir: War, Oil Prices Sinking South Sudan Economy

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir delivered his state of the nation address in commemoration of the country’s independence. The world’s youngest nation, South Sudan government was unable to conduct her 6th independence anniversary due to lack of funds. Salva Kiir blamed the economic situation on oil prices and the war has dogged

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FRAGILE: Salva Kiir, ex-SPLM Detainees Disagreement over Sacked Minister Threatens Peace, Unity Govt

A row between a faction loyal to President Salva Kiir and former former SPLM detainees over sacked foreign affair ministers has exacerbated, leaving peace and unity in the world’s youngest nation hanging on a thread. Some 11 months since the sacking of Cirino Hiteng in July last after he allegedly attended

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