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South Sudan Rebel General Overthrows His Boss

A top rebel commander of the South Sudan Liberation Movement (SSLM) has declared himself leader of the movement, ousting his boss General Bapiny Monytuil. The South Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SSLM/A) is a member of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) faction that signed the revitalized peace agreement. General Jacob Nyier told Radio

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South Sudan FVP Taban Deng’s Security Guard Killed

A security guard at the South Sudanese first vice president Taban Deng’s residence in Juba was killed on Sunday. The security guard was identified as Lance Corporal Toang Jal Nyoak. Daniel Justin Boula, spokesperson of the South Sudan Police Service reportedly told Radio Tamazuj that police authorities couldn't immediately ascertain how the

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South Sudan: Gov’t Soldier Killed as Rebels Ambush Military Convoy

At least one SPLA soldier was killed and several others injured when rebel troops ambushed a military convoy in Wau on Monday, according to military officials. SPLA spokesman Lul Ruai Koang told Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday that the attackers ambushed the military convoy on the road between Wau and Mboro. “One soldier

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Machar Sets Stringent Conditions for Him to Attend Peace Celebration in Juba

South Sudan’s opposition leader, Riek Machar, has set conditions for his return to the capital Juba to attend peace celebrations, a senior opposition official said. On Saturday, President Salva Kiir invited Riek Machar to attend peace celebrations in Juba. Manawa Peter Gatkuoth, the deputy head of the SPLM-IO committee for information, told

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Protests Break Out in Bidi Bidi Settlement Over Relocation of Food Centers

South Sudanese refugees in Bidi Bidi resettlement camp in northern Uganda on Tuesday held peaceful demonstrations to protest delays in food distribution and relocation of food distribution centers. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Wednesday, Viola, one of the refugees said they did not receive food rations for two months. “We have been

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S. Sudan: Gov’t Forces, Machar Rebels Clash in Northern Liech State

Government troops and opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Rieck Machar clashed on Monday in Kuergeng County of Northern Liech State, despite a ceasefire agreement signed between the warring parties in Khartoum and on-going peace talks. Both parties have accused the other of starting the attack. In a public statement on Monday

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Fresh Clashes Erupt in South Sudan Amid Peace Deal Completion

South Sudan’s main rebel group (SPLM-IO) say they recaptured from government troops two areas ofYei River state. “This morning, our gallant forces under a joint command of Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Lemi Lo Mukaya, Col. Samuel Gai and Col. Noel Lomeri launched a coordinated counter-attack after the SPLA captured Jamara and Kupera

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