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Major General Bol Akot

Kiir promotes SPLA Commando commander, transfers him to police service

25/06/2017 | 1:00 pm

President Salva Kiir has promoted Major General Bol Akot, the commander of SPLA Commando Division to the rank of Lt.... Read more.

Agel Ring Machar

Agel Machar appointed SPLM-IO spokesperson

16/06/2017 | 8:04 am

Agel Ring Machar has been appointed by the First Vice President Taban Deng Gai as the SPLM-IO information committee chairman and... Read more.

Nimule road attack

15 killed and scores injured in another Nimule road attack

08/06/2017 | 3:12 pm

Police spokesperson, Brigadier Daniel Justin has confirmed that 15 people are dead after an ambush along Juba – Nimule Road... Read more.

South Sudan disabled

War leaves disabled, elderly at special risk

05/06/2017 | 6:29 pm

More than 1 million disabled people are vulnerable to the increasing violence of country’s brutal civil war. Mary Nyakwas lost... Read more.

measles outbreak in South Sudan

15 children die in botched vaccine campaign

02/06/2017 | 9:15 am

Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old... Read more.

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda

Two injured as ethnic violence erupts among South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

02/06/2017 | 7:36 am

Ethnic tension has erupted among the south Sudanese refugees in Lamwo settlement with four of the major tribes ganging against... Read more.

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends a one-day summit on oil on September 3, 2013 in Khartoum. Sudan and South Sudan averted a shutdown of economically vital oil flows and again pledged to implement economic and security pacts that have twice failed to take effect. AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kiir no longer the National Dialogue patron, official

02/06/2017 | 7:24 am

President Salva Kiir is no longer running the national dialogue. Dialogue co-chairman Angelo Beda said Thursday the president relinquished his... Read more.

South Sudanese worker holding a speck of gold

South Sudan to commence commercial gold mining this year

02/06/2017 | 7:11 am

The government has signed a contract with two foreign companies to start commercial gold production in Kapoeta and Jubek States... Read more.

Loang Rout has been named the Victorian Salvation Army’s Young Volunteer of the Year

South Sudanese refugee Loang Rout named Salvation Army volunteer of the year in Australia

02/06/2017 | 6:39 am

WHEN South Sudanese-born Loang Rout came to Australia in 2001, everything in his new life was a struggle — he... Read more.

Abyei

Will Sudan, South Sudan end the conflict over Abyei?

02/06/2017 | 6:07 am

The similarities between the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Pakistani-Indian Kashmir crisis and the Sudan and South Sudan Abyei question are striking... Read more.