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S. Sudan V.P Wani Blames Religious Leaders for Promoting violence

South Sudan vice-president, James Wani Igga has, accused the clergy of promoting violence in Africa’s youngest nation. Wani says instead of preaching about unity and reconciliation, clerics have resorted to spreading hate messages. "Some clergymen have resorted to preaching against personalities in this country. They are misinforming believers that President Salva Kiir

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LGBT Activist Flees South Sudan Amid Threats from National Security Operatives

A sexual minority activist has fled South Sudan after facing threats from the country’s national security operatives. Asan Juma, the executive director for Access for All [AfA], said she ran into trouble for championing the rights of gays and lesbians. She claimed his community-based organization is being targeted by the South Sudanese

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Fallen S. Sudan CDF: Who Was Gen. James Ajonga

South Sudanese Chief of Defense Forces Gen. James Ajonga Mawut has Friday morning breathed his last in an Egyptian hospital where he had undergone a kidney operation. Gen. Ajonga started his military career in 1984, when he was among a group of South Sudanese students who abandoned their studies at Rumbek

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BREAKING: S. Sudan Army Chief Ajonga Dead

South Sudan Army Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) James Ajonga Mawut has Friday morning passed on in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt. Gen. Ajonga who has been admitted in Cairo underwent a successful kidney operation earlier this week. He was scheduled to travel to Germany for further treatment but was denied entry. Ajonga

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Juba: Machar Rebels, Gov’t Forces in Fresh Clashes

Government and opposition forces allied to rebel leader Dr. Riek Machar clashed on Thursday morning around Luri, West of Juba. Rebel commander of Division 2A Major General Benjamin Gore Gabriel said government forces attacked and captured their defensive positions in Wululiet and Lokioro area, about 4 Kilometres from Luri. “Our fighting started

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Plot to Assassinate Gen. Malong Unearthed

A senior member of South Sudan United Front (SSUF), an opposition movement led by former military chief of staff, General Paul Malong Awan, claimed they have unearthed an alleged plot by the Juba government to “assassinate” their leader. “It has come to our attention that the Government of South Sudan has

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