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Kiir bans officials from using SPLA for personal security orders withdraw

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has has issued an order, banning all top government officials from using the national army (SPLA) for personal protection...
IEBC Manager for ICT Chris Msando [PHOTO: KENYA TODAY]

Kenya elections. Electoral body ICT boss kidnapped

A deputy ICT director at the Kenya's electaral body [Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission' has gone missing, the electoral agency’s chairman Wafula Chebukati revealed. The...

Expect no peace without Machar in talks-Bishop

Bishop Santo Loku of the Auxiliary Catholic Dioceses of Juba said President Salva Kiir and his main political rival are responsible for the more...

Juba troops defeat I-O to capture Maiwut town

The government-allied opposition faction said its troops have captured Maiwut, a town located 400 kilometres north-east of the capital Juba, a move confirming reports...

Why peace in South Sudan can’t be archived without Riek Machar

Civil society activists say a move to exclude South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar from a regional peace process will ensure that South Sudan...

Kenya elections; Winner to be declared within 24hours-IEBC

Kenya's IEBC has announced plans to announce August 9th election results within 24hours after ballots are cast. IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati made the announcement...

South Sudan president cancels church service over security matter

South Sudan President Salva Kiir last Sunday cancelled without prior notice a planned church service for peace and reconciliation over security concerns. South...
Raila Odinga

NASA reveals Uhuru’s plan to use police to rig polls~Full statement

NASA has today released a press statement in which they expressed fear that incumbent president Uhuru having failed the country by ''presiding over runaway corruption,...
Kiir Salva

Embattled Salva Kiir in Uganda to meet Museveni

Just days after declaring a state of emergency in parts of South Sudan, President Salva Kiir has rushed to Kampala for bilateral talks with Uganda's President...
A photo showing bodies of victims of tribal clashes taken on May 29, 2013

Dozens killed in South Sudan’s inter-tribal clashes

18 people have been confirmed dead and over 30 seriously wounded in clashes between Apuk and Aguok communities of South Sudan’s Gogrial state, an...
South Sudan children

Stop the war; Yei children cry out to South Sudan’s war lords

Children suffering from ongoing violence and poverty are urging political leaders to restore peace in the South Sudanese town of Yei. The situation in Yei...
Salva Kiir

Salva Kiir’s gov’t blocks online news websites

South Sudan’s government has blocked access to popular news websites, the Sudan Tribune , Radio Tamazuj, and Nyamilepedia accusing them of “hostile” reporting. Information Minister...
Election violence in Kenya's past elections. GOVT WARNS SOCIAL MEDIA AGAINST PROMOTING VIOLENCE

Kenya elections: Gov’t warns social media activists

Kenya's government has warned Whatsapp group Administrators  against  promoting violence by allowing spread of falsehood and hate speech on their platforms during the campaign period. “Ultimately Kenyans will...

Salva Kiir arrests national TV boss for not broadcasting his speech

South Sudan's president Salva Kiir has arrested head of South Sudan's state television  after failing to carry a live broadcast of President Salva Kiir's...

South Sudan and Uganda; DRC’s wildlife trafficking hubs-Report

A news report has revealed that South Sudan and Uganda act as critical way points for the illegal trafficking of elephant tusks, pangolin scales,...

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