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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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PHOTOS: Rebel Group Starts in Sacked Army Chief Malong’s State

A new rebel group has emerged in war-torn South Sudan’s Trouble in South Sudan, further complicating attempts to resolve the conflict in the world’s youngest nation. The rebel group named South Sudan Patriotic Army (SSPA) has set its base in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal State. SSPA is being commanded by Lt

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New Army Chief Ajongo: We will Try to Pacify South Sudan

The newly appointed Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) Chief of General Staff Gen James Ajonga has promised to attempt and stabilise South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation. Gen Ajonga was appointed Tuesday night in a decree that saw President Salva Kiir show Gen Paul Malong Awan the exit door. Ajonga says he

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President Kiir Speaks Out on Gen Malong’s sacking, Guarantees His Security

Three days after President Salva Kiir relieved Chief of General Staff of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), Gen Paul Malong Awan, the president has issued a statement assuring the sacked general of his security. On Tuesday, President Kiir replaced Gen Malong with Gen James Ajongo Mawut. Malong then left Juba for

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