Kiir meets Rebecca Nyadeng and Former Detainees in Kampala for SPLM for Dinka unity


By Masura on 07/20/2017 President Salva Kiir who traveled to Kampala, Uganda this morning has met Rebecca Nyandeng and Former Detainees in presence of Ugandan president at State House Entebbe. The meeting was part of President Museveni’s initiative to unite divided SPLM leaders in a bid to bring peace in the country. “Museveni has this afternoon received…

Cameroon government moves to ease 2019 AFCON fears


By Leocadia Bongben Sports Minister Ismael Bidoung has assured the public that Cameroon will be ready for 2019 Cameroon’s Sports Minister has said that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead in the country despite concerns over the pace of preparations. Recent reports suggest that stadium construction is behind schedule while Cameroon also…

The dirty work of West, The Troika condemns the continuing violence in South Sudan, especially the Government of South Sudan’s current offensive against SPLM-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) forces near Pagak


Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 20, 2017 The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Norway, and the European Union. Begin Text: The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and the European…

Breaking News: US hits Iran with new economic sanctions


At least 16 individuals and entities targeted for backing ‘illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity’. US says it is targeting Iran for allegedly contributing to regional tensions [AP File] The US government has unveiled new economic sanctions against Iran, targeting at least 16 individuals and entities for supporting what it said was “illicit Iranian…

Tillerson to Shutter State Department War Crimes Office


Critics charge top U.S. diplomat with giving the green light to perpetrators of mass atrocities. BY COLUM LYNCH JULY 17, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is downgrading the U.S. campaign against mass atrocities, shuttering the Foggy Bottom office that worked for two decades to hold war criminals accountable, according to several former U.S. officials….

Breaking News: Dinka SPLA denies advancing on rebel stronghold of Pagak


File photo: Rebel fighters hold up their rifles as they walk in front of a bushfire in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State in 2014. (REUTERS) File photo: Rebel fighters hold up their rifles as they walk in front of a bushfire in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State in 2014. (REUTERS) South…

A Dinka Tonj governor accused of stealing solar systems from relief office


File photo: Governor Akec Tong Aleu. (Gurtong)   July 17, 2017,The suspended coordinator of Tonj South’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) has instead accused the governor of Tonj Akec Tong Aleu of stealing solar systems and furniture from RRC office in Tonj South County. This comes after Governor Akech Tong Aleu accused the RRC coordinator…