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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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Machar Rebels Invited for IGAD Revitalisation Meeting

South Sudan’s armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) has been invited to attend the high-level peace revitalization forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 17-22 December. “You may recall that the IGAD [Intergovernmental Authority on Development] assembly of heads of state and government at its 31st extra-ordinary summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on

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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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PHOTOS: Machar Rebels’ Life After Fleeing Pagak Town

Following government attack on Machar rebel stronghold town of Pagak, there have been different reports with both government and armed opposition fighters claiming to be in control of the town. The Tower Post cannot independently confirm which SPLA faction is in control although its known that Machar rebels fled the town

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Machar Rebels Speak Out on Attempted Abduction of their Spokesperson in Uganda

South Sudan armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) allied to South Sudan’s former first vice president Riek Machar has condemned a foiled attempt to kidnap one of their officials from the Ugandan capital, Kampala last week. Unknown armed men briefly abducted South Sudan rebel spokesman, Paul Lam Gabriel in Uganda, but was released

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All Set for Re-integration of ex-Machar Rebels into National Army

The re-integration of former rebels loyal to South Sudan’s former First Vice President, Riek Machar into the national army (SPLA) starts soon, spokesperson Brig. General, Lul Ruai Koang said. The army official disclosed this on Sunday following the visit of senior military officials to the state. The delegation was in the

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Fresh Clashes as Machar Rebels Move to Recapture Pagak Town

The government forces and rebel fighters loyal to the exiled former First Vice President Riek Machar clashed Friday morning in Pagak town, causing panic and security concerns in the area, among conflicting reports from both sides. Pagak served between 2014 and 2016 as the headquarters of the overall leadership of the

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Losing Pagak is Not the End of Our Rebellion – Machar Rebels

South Sudanese armed opposition fighters loyal to former First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar have said that government recapture of their stronghold town of Pagak didn’t mean the end of their rebellion. The remarks were made by the rebel deputy chief of staff, Lt. Gen James Koang Chuol while speaking exclusively

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