South Sudan: Renewed Offensives In Northern Upper Nile!

Soldiers from the South Sudan army (SPLA-IO) patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, in 2014 after dislodging government troops in the area (Photo: Charles Lomodong)

Soldiers from the South Sudan army (SPLA-IO) patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, in 2014 after dislodging government troops in the area (Photo: Charles Lomodong)

June 14, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Latest reports from Upper Nile state confirm that major offensives that last for nearly 3 hours resumed yesterday in Manyo County of Norther Upper Nile.

According to the military sources of SPLA in Opposition, government troops attacked their position at Kaka Payam in search of territorial gain.

The Opposition believes that their forces under Brig. Gen. Peter Lim Bol have repulsed the attack and captured, at least, 5 pick-up trucks mounted with various machine guns and 65 PKMs, a report that Nyamilepedia is yet to independently verified.

According to Dickson Gatluak Jock, who speaks on behave of the military commands of SPLA-IO, Juba has been massing troops in Wedakona, the administrative headquarters of Manyo which the SPLA-Juba captured in March this year, to attack their positions in the county.

Kaka Payam, which has exchanged hands many times, was recaptured last Month by combined forces of SPLA-IO and SPLA-Agwelek after the defection of Maj. Gen. Olony to the Opposition.

According to Dickson Gatluak, the Opposition will not give up on Kaka Payam and others areas, which they occupied after the government abandoned and relocated troops to Paloch oilfields.

“The SPLA/IO forces wouldn’t accept redeployment of government troops in those areas abandoned by government troops but hold by our forces currently in Upper Nile.” Gatluak said.

Gatluak further reiterates that Juba is forcefully recruiting youth in Jonglei and Lake states to attack their positions in Lou-Nuer and Panyinjiar counties.

“For the past one week, high military presence were also seen being deployed in Bor the capital of jonglei state purposely to launch a coordination attack on Lou Nuer’s areas specially Akobo.” Gatluak said.

“Besides that, the government troop are also teaming up in Rumbek North Lake state aiming to attack our positions in Panyijiar Southern part of unity state.” he continued.

In other reports, the Sudanese President, Omar Hassan el Bashir, has officially left Johannesburg, South Africa, after news of his arrest sparked the media as ordered by the South African Court.

“The president finished his business in South Africa and is coming back home,” Sudanese Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman told Bloomberg.

  12 comments for “South Sudan: Renewed Offensives In Northern Upper Nile!

  1. June 14, 2015 at 10:06 pm

    Why Omar Al Bashir in this article!


    • Abuchook
      June 15, 2015 at 4:56 am

      Riek fake PhD in strategic planning from the University of Bradford in 1984 in City of Bradford, England. THIS PhD was mean for killing his own people in very strategy way of murders and mass killings.

      Because he was home schooled, any way Riek Ebola failed his first try thesis of his graduate school. and then asked John Garang for help.


  2. June 15, 2015 at 12:22 am

    what I know so far Government of Kiir will suffered so many los due being peace lover world is crying for peace some few wrong elements are hating peace what is it!!!™


    • June 15, 2015 at 1:18 am

      Let hope for peace to come to south Sudan and pray hard


    • June 15, 2015 at 2:44 am

      you right Gatluak some wrong few elements like Dr Ebola Machar and Gatdet yaka don’t want peace .


    • June 15, 2015 at 12:04 pm

      the jiengs (Danish) kingdom will shall not end and the kingdom of Nuers (Naath) will shall not exist. thanks be to God almighty.


  3. June 15, 2015 at 3:51 am

    Some bodies like Agumut and Adut Magoes I think they have lack of logical reasoning, look to achieve peace is by actions not by feeling. Yeah?
    And you always insulting -insulting- insulting…Dr Machar with out reasonating.
    So let see this movement, Dr. Machar will be your champion master for federalism you like or not.


    • June 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

      loser miki
      Dr Riek Ebola is the who always cussed distraction and lost of human life in south Sudan more than any politicians. he didn’t deserve any respect from me or any south sudanes citizens. be believed me Riek Machar will not be persistent of south Sudan until his death.


  4. June 15, 2015 at 9:35 am

    Hello my people the kingdom of dinka(jange) is soon going to collapes and the only way was to aply any type of equipment to clear them out of greater equatoria and only thing we need ferdurlism in south sudan


  5. June 15, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Don’t bother yourself the war is coming to its conclusion. Rick Macar has lost the war.


  6. June 15, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    it’s obvious to says government has renewed offensive attacks on opposition’s positions. the fact is, it has been on offensive position with intention to smashed the rebellion.


  7. June 16, 2015 at 7:47 am

    your hate talk on machar will not help you. even a best dancer will have to leave a dinkas are traumatised and ever thinking on what to do on the departure of kirr.if you love him, tell him to leave drinking mokoyo the local gin


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