Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

The minister of state for foreign affairs Okello Oryem has expressed concern over an alliance of opposition groups in South Sudan, that may threaten a fragile peace agreement between the main foes Salva Kiir and Reik Machar. Okello Oryem was commenting on the preliminary power-sharing deal signed last week, between the South Sudan government and […]

Museveni proposes four vice presidents, larger cabinet for South Sudan

Museveni proposes four vice presidents, larger cabinet for South Sudan

South Sudan rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar has once again been offered the position of vice presidency in a new government structure meant to accommodate the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – in Opposition (SPLM-IO) and other rebel groups. The development follows talks held a State House – Entebbe on Saturday involving South Sudan President, Salva […]

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

The United States has claimed that South Sudanese elites are hiding assets and buying property in Uganda. The revelation was made by the US Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Ms Sigal Mandelker who asked President Yoweri Museveni to stop South Sudan political leaders from buying property using corruption proceeds. We also know that much of […]

Museveni finally speaks on reports that Uganda soldiers have re-entered South Sudan

Museveni finally speaks on reports that Uganda soldiers have re-entered South Sudan

Imposing an external “trusteeship” government on South Sudan to try to end a three-year ethnic civil war and potential genocide in the world’s youngest nation would only make its security situation worse, the Government of Uganda says. Patience towards President Salva Kiir’s government in Juba has worn thin as the refugee numbers have grown, fuelling […]

Museveni, Salva Kiir defeat Americans as UN Security Council rejects arms embargo

Museveni, Salva Kiir defeat Americans as UN Security Council rejects arms embargo

After President Museveni’s impromptu visit up north on Thursday, the UN Security Council on Friday rejected a US-drafted resolution on imposing an arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan amid divisions over how to pressure leaders to end the three-year war. READ: Museveni rushes Juba to help Kiir after UN announces vote on arms embargo […]

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Joint deployment started on Sunday, October 23 The governments of Uganda and South Sudan have agreed to deploy a joint police force along their common border to stem the rampant killings of travellers. Since forces loyal to South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar resumed fighting four months ago, at least five […]

Marchar rebels ask ransoms for 41 abducted Ugandans

Marchar rebels ask ransoms for 41 abducted Ugandans

rebel group believed to be loyal to the former First Vice President Riek Machar A suspected rebel group has asked for ransom to release Ugandans captured during ambushes along the Nimule – Juba road, Gen Makur Maruol, the Inspector General of the South Sudan National Police services has said. Until end of August, a total […]

Salva Kiir army bosses killed in Uganda accident

Salva Kiir army bosses killed in Uganda accident

Three soldiers of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) died on Monday evening in a car crash in northern Uganda, in Yumbe District. The soldiers from Kajo-Keji barracks in South Sudan were involved in a head-on collision at Gojuru village in Kuru Sub-county along Yumbe-Koboko road. The Police PRO for West Nile sub region, Ms […]