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S. Sudan Militants Invade Uganda, Repulsed by UPDF on Wednesday Night

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) was Wednesday night involved in a night battle with suspected Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) militants who had invaded Uganda, The Tower Post reports. The militants had reportedly entered the country through the West Nile region border into areas of Metu and Dufele in Moyo District. According

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Easter Clashes: S. Sudan Rebels Rebuff Gov’t Army in Upper Nile State

South Sudan rebels say they repulsed an attack by pro-government forces in the areas of Ketbek and Padanyang in the Upper Nile state region on Saturday and Sunday morning. The rebels’ deputy spokesperson, Lam Paul Gabriel said that the attackers were repulsed with “heavy defeat”. “The regime’s forces left their position in

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S. Sudan Rebels Want Machar Released Unconditionally

Sudan People’s Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has formally requested the unconditional release of its leader confined by the East African bloc of IGAD in South Africa. The major stakeholder in the peace revitalization forum made his claim in a letter to the nominated Ethiopian new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who

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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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Three Killed as S. Sudan Rebels Clash

Clashes within the rebel faction of South Sudan United Movement/Armed Forces (SSUM/A) at South Sudan border with Sudan left three soldiers dead, an official said. The senior rebel official loyal to General Peter Gatdet Yaka confirmed the incident occurred at an undisclosed border area. He said misunderstanding occurred between officers from the

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Machar Rebels: South Sudan Gov’t Army Targeting Civilians

South Sudan rebels under the leadership of the country’s former First Vice President, Riek Machar have accused government forces of allegedly targeting civilians in rebel-held areas in violation of a unilateral ceasefire President Salva Kiir declared in May. In a statement, the rebel spokesperson Brig. General William Gatjiath Deng accused President

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