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South Sudan Gets New Chief of Military Intelligence

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has appointed a new chief of military intelligence through an executive order. Kiir replaced Major-General Chock-rach Angich with Major-General Rin Tueny Mabor, ending months of speculations over possible candidates for the position. Tueny, former Eastern Lakes State governor has held various positions in the government. The president gave

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Panic as South Sudan Militants Invade Uganda, Raise their Flag in Lamwo

South Sudan militants have invaded and taken over Ngomoromo Village in Lokung Sub-County Lamwor District, Northern Uganda, The Tower Post has learnt. According to NBS senior broadcast journalist Solomon Sserwanja, the village is located 12KM into Uganda. He said the militants have hoisted a South Sudanese flag in the area, a symbol

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Kiir Orders Release of Two Machar Colleagues on Death Row

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit has ordered the release of James Gatdet Dak, a former spokesman of opposition leader Riek Machar. In his speech during the peace celebrations in Juba on Wednesday, Kiir said although Gatdet has been sentenced to death, his release is a gesture of peace. In November 2016,

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Two Years Later, Machar Back in Juba for Peace Celebration

South Sudan’s main opposition leader Riek Machar has Wednesday morning arrived in the country’s capital Juba, more than two years after he fled on foot into exile. Machar returned to the country to take part in the peace celebration today. The opposition leader is leading a small delegation. He was received at

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