Monthly Archives: April 2014

South Sudan: Leader of South Sudan’s rebel forces threatens to attack Juba

The leader of South Sudan’s rebel forces is threatening to attack the capital, Juba.Riek Machar said he will also target his country’s oil fields until President Salva Kiir, who he calls a dictator, is removed from power.Machar made these comments to journalists on Monday before a wave of violence in Unity state this week.Hundreds of people in the oil-rich state

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Uganda: UPDF will not help South Sudan government to fight rebels in Bentiu!

April 16, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Ugandan People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda, clarified that his troops will not rescue the troubled government of South Sudan in Bentiu, Unity state. Uganda has participated in liberating the three cities of Bor, Malakal and Bentiu after they were overran by the armed opposition in December. The oil rich city of Bentiu

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Rebels claim killing hundreds including top army general in Bentiu

April 16, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudanese rebels claimed they have killed 510 soldiers including a top general while fighting the South Sudan army (SPLA) over the control of the strategic state capital of Unity state, Bentiu, for the last three days. Lt. Col. Peter Riek Gew, a militarily spokesperson for Unity state told Sudan Tribune over a phone interview

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TRIBALISM IGNITES THE CURRENT AND PREVIOUS CONFLICTS IN SOUTH SUDAN

By Daniel Wuor Joak April 16, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Several nationals and foreign writers have been addressing this concern for a number of years and extensively made researches on it where they thoroughly figured out that “Tribalism” is the main obstacle to future peace and harmony to communities living in South Sudan. Both British colonial power and successive Sudanese regimes in

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