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South Sudan: Upper Nile deputy governor denies capture of Malakal by rebels

Source: Radio Tamazuj

Upper Nile state deputy governor Awiir Dau Agany dismissed as “lies” reports that opposition fighters captured Malakal last week, describing the security situation as stable in the town. 128 more words


South Sudan: Clashes near Doleib in Upper Nile State

Source: Radio Tamazuj

The SPLA-Juba acting spokesman has confirmed clashes broke out on Thursday morning in Doleib area of Upper Nile State, launched by rebels from northern Jonglei. 153 more words


Renk farmers can’t plant because of insecurity and lack of funds

Source: Radio Tamazuj

The Farmers Union in Renk County in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state complained about insecurity and lack of funding during this year’s planting season. 96 more words


South Sudan: Fighting Picks Up As 'Month of Tranquility' Ends

Source: Voice of America

NAIROBI — Days after the end of a “month of tranquility” in South Sudan, army officials say there has been fighting in Upper Nile and Unity states, two of the hotspots in the nearly six-month-old conflict in the young country. 295 more words

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“Religious leaders, including a Catholic archbishop, have called for prayers for peace and urged government and rebel forces in South Sudan to lay down their arms and allow a tenuous ceasefire to take effect. 181 more words

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South Sudan says in control of main oil fields in Upper Nile

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South Sudan government has said it is in full control of the main oil producing areas of Upper Nile state with production remaining at 160,000 barrels per day. 218 more words

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On the march on Bor, planes, and the parade of envoys

1. On the march on Bor

I’ve lost count of the number of references to the ‘White Army’ in the media reports of recent days.  The militia’s name appears to be innocuous: 969 more words

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