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Kiir Commends Museveni as Uganda, South Sudan Army Propose Joint Training

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has lauded President Yoweri Museveni for the continued support accorded to the war-ravaged, youngest nation on the continent. Kiir, in a message delivered to Museveni by South Sudanese army chief of general staff, General James Ajonga Mawut commended Museveni for the solidarity he has shown for

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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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American Journalist Killed in South Sudan

A 26-year-old American freelance journalist was Saturday shot dead while covering a battle between the South Sudan government forces and armed opposition fighters. Christopher Allen was killed during the battle in the town of Kaya, near the Uganda-Congo border. In the heavy fighting, reports indicate, 16 rebels were also killed. Allen was reportedly

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Kiir Orders S. Sudan Army, Police Not to Cooperate With Regional Forces

South Sudan Head of State Salva Kiir has ordered the army, police and other security organs in the country to not at any instance cooperate with the deployed regional forces. Kiir argues that actions of the regional force could end up undermining the sovereignty of Africa’s youngest nation. “Whatever they want to

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S. Sudan Gov’t Disclaims Kiir Adviser Ateny’s Comments on Kenya Elections

South Sudan government has disowned comments in which a presidential spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny urged Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga Jaramogi to concede defeat before the final results were announced. The cabinet affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomuro said comments attributed to Ateny were his personal opinions. “As the government and the

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