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Salva Kiir Threatens To Personally Run Military if Road Attacks Continue

Salva Kiir

JUBA — President Salva Kiir has threatened to personally lead military operations against armed groups in central South Sudan if gunmen continue to attack civilians along a key road. Kiir said Thursday that he would go to Yei River state to plan military operations if the gunmen do not stop shooting at civilians traveling on the Juba-Yei road. Check also: South Sudan ...

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Sudan’s Machar Now Aims His Fire At Museveni

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Last week’s deadly attack on three buses on their way from South Sudan to Uganda could well be the start of something serious: runaway former vice president Riek Machar may just have opened a front against Uganda. Check Also: Riek Machar Finally Becomes South Sudan’s Vice-president The attackers killed, abducted and took phones and cash from victims, most of whom are ...

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S.Sudan Rebels Hold 6 Ugandans, Demand A Ransom Of 3 Million Uganda Shillings

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Suspected S.Sudan rebel group operating near the border is demanding  ($890) ransom in order to release six Ugandan traders they are holding, security officials have said. Check also: South Sudan Rebel leader Machar flees the country Leaders in Lamwo District, at the northern border, reported that eight Ugandan timber dealers were abducted while cutting trees in Lubone, S.Sudan on Sunday. ...

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South Sudan Government Rejects UN Proposal To Send More Peacekeepers

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JUBA – South Sudan on Wednesday rejected a U.S. proposal for the U.N. Security Council to send 4,000 additional troops / peacekeepers to the East African country to restore calm,[9] saying it “seriously undermines” its sovereignty and threatens a return to colonialism.[4] Check also: Amid South Sudan Evacuations, Some Locals Are Turned Back Government spokesman Michael Makuei said the proposal ...

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