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S. Sudan Gov’t Planning to Kidnap Refugees in Uganda – Machar Rebels

South Sudan rebels allied to the country’s former First Vice- President Riek Machar claimed that the South Sudanese government was planning to kidnap and track down refugees in Ugandan resettlement camps and Kampala town. Lam Paul Gabriel SPLA-IO deputy spokesperson told news outlet, Sudan Tribune that they got intelligence that the

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Easter Clashes: S. Sudan Rebels Rebuff Gov’t Army in Upper Nile State

South Sudan rebels say they repulsed an attack by pro-government forces in the areas of Ketbek and Padanyang in the Upper Nile state region on Saturday and Sunday morning. The rebels’ deputy spokesperson, Lam Paul Gabriel said that the attackers were repulsed with “heavy defeat”. “The regime’s forces left their position in

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Riek Machar Refuses to Meet South Sudan Dialogue Committee

Former South Sudan Vice President Dr Riek Machar has for the second time rejected a request by the National Dialogue Steering Committee to meet him in South Africa. South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa had accepted the task trying to talk to Machar to meet the steering committee. But the committee has

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Machar Rebels Open Doors for All Defectors to Return

South Sudanese rebels loyal to former first Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar have said doors are open to those who opted to defect because of either administrative problems or personal grievances to return and freely rejoin the armed opposition struggle. The development followed the surprise return of Maj. General Saki Palaoko,

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Bloodbath as Gov’t Forces, Machar Rebels Attack Taban Deng’s Army Base

Rival forces in South Sudan conflict have resumed clashes in Bieh state after armed opposition loyal to the former first vice president Dr. Riek Machar captured a county commissioner together with several other officials. Pro-government opposition faction under the first vice president Taban Deng Gai issued a statement on Sunday saying

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‘Salva Kiir Using National Dialogue to Cover Up His War Crimes’

A South Sudanese opposition leader has said President Salva Kiir is not qualified to lead a national dialogue but just using the move to cover up his war crimes. South Sudan’s opposition National Democratic Movement (NDM) party leader Lam Akol added that Salva Kiir’s dialogue would not help pacify the world’s

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Salva Kiir Blames South Sudan Refugee Crisis on Social Media

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir has blamed the grown number of people who fled the country as refugees on social media and hate media. Kiir says the millions of civilians who left Africa’s youngest nation were driven by propaganda manned by those conspiring against his government through social media. “The people who

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