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South Sudanese Man Kills Kenyan Pastor for Making Noise in Church

A South Sudanese man has killed a pastor for reportedly making noise during church services in the Munuki suburb of the capital Juba. The murdered cleric has been identified as Joel Mwendwa and served of Christ’s Ministry in Munuki. Mwendwa was cut severally with a machete, and bled to death. Police in Juba

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Pope Francis Pledges Monetary Aid to Help in South Sudan Crisis

Rome-based Vatican has announced a $500,000 donation from Pope Francis to support South Sudan crisis. The donation, according to a statement, would be channeled through Caritas along with other two Catholic groups working in South Sudan to support education, health and agriculture projects in the country. Caritas International made this announcement on

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DETAILS EMERGE: Second SPLA Reunification Meeting Successful, Museveni to Personally Write to Machar

Three factions of the historical Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) have concluded a second consultations-meeting in Uganda after tasking the Ugandan president with conducting wider consultation with other armed and non-opposition forces in and outside the country. Daniel Awet Akot, Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs and a leading member of the

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Why Machar Rejected Museveni Invitation to SPLA Reunification Meeting

South Sudanese armed opposition leader Riek Machar has declined an invitation for an SPLM reunification meeting brokered by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni saying that his forced confinement in South Africa makes it difficult to take part in this gathering. Machar in a letter addressed to Uganda’s technical adviser facilitating the talks

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Taban Deng’s SPLA-IO Faction Gets Official Spokesperson

South Sudan’s armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) loyal to First Vice-President, Taban Deng Gai has appointed Agel Riing Machar as the movement’s official spokesperson. A former rebel-appointed governor of Warrap state prior to the signing of the 2015 peace deal, Agel fled the South Sudan capital, Juba for Kenya in July last

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Is the South Sudan National Dialogue a Cover up for ‘Genocide’?

A South Sudanese political group has branded the national dialogue initiative, which was recently launched by South Sudan President Salva Kiir as a “sham” and “cover” up for the genocide allegedly taking place in the country. In a statement, South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) urged the global community to

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