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Deminer killed in South Sudan's Upper Nile state

09 March 2018 08:14:23 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

March 8, 2018 (MALAKAL) – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in South Sudan has confirmed that a deminer working for a contracting partner suffered serious injuries while working at a demolition site and later died in hospital. A second deminer, UNMAS said in a statement, received minor injuries in the incident which took place at Melut in South Sudan's Upper Nile region on 7 March 2018. UNMAS South Sudan Programme Manager, Tim Lardner, said the mine action community in South (...) - News / South Sudan , Upper Nile State , Mines, Unexploded Ordinance (UXOs) & demining

Vice All News Time09 March 2018 08:14:23


Government to send investigation team to Malakal and Wau over recent killings

22 February 2016 08:41:44 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

February 21, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudan government on Friday said it will soon dispatch a high profile of investigation team to the oil rich Upper Nile state's capital Malakal and Western Bahr el Ghazal state's capital, Wau, to investigate the recent inter-communal clashes which left dozens killed in the towns. The announcement came hours after the national council of minister's urgent meeting on Friday over the report of rampant insecurity in the two states when clashes between Shilluk and (...) - News / Upper Nile State

Vice All News Time22 February 2016 08:41:44

South Sudan rival forces trade accusations over fresh clashes in Unity state

29 September 2015 21:43:27 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

September 29, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudanese rival forces have traded accusations over renewed fighting in Unity and Upper Nile states despite ongoing United Nations summit in New York in support of implementing the peace agreement signed in August by the parties to the 21-month long conflict. The clashes occurred just hours leading to the meeting due to be addressed by the president Salva Kiir and his main political rival and former vice president, Riek Machar, in New York. Presidential (...) - News / Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) , SPLM/A In Opposition , Upper Nile State , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Vice All News Time29 September 2015 21:43:27

Upper Nile state launches peace deal implementation drive

16 September 2015 07:33:36 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

September 15, 2015 (JUBA) - Authorities in South Sudan's oil-producing Upper Nile state have launched a campaign to create awareness on the recently-signed peace accord. Speaking exclusively to Sudan Tribune Tuesday, the caretaker governor of Upper Nile, Chol Thon urged citizens to shun rebellion and embrace peace. “People have been asking and I also have been asking this question time and again: what happened to the culture of unity, culture of love, culture of forgiveness, culture of (...) - News / South Sudan peace process , Upper Nile State , Politics

Vice All News Time16 September 2015 07:33:36

Sudan's IDO suspends humanitarian activities in Upper Nile

13 July 2015 07:15:48 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

July 11, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Islamic Dawa Organization (IDO) in Sudan announced the temporary suspension of its humanitarian activities In the Upper Nile Sate as fighting between the warring parties continue to escalate in the region. The humanitarian group which is headed by the former Sudanese president Abd al-Rahman Siwar al-Dhahab said its premises were destroyed during the fighting between the government and rebel forces In statements to the official SUNA, al-Dhahab reiterated the (...) - News / Upper Nile State

Vice All News Time13 July 2015 07:15:48

S. Sudan army heavily deployed as rebels claim control of Malakal

29 June 2015 06:48:37 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

June 28, 2015 (JUBA)- The South Sudanese government said it deployed more troops in the strategic Upper Nile capital, Malakal just hours after the opposition forces loyal to the country's former vice-president claimed to have taken full control of the oil-rich town. Upper Nile's information minister, Peter Hoth Tuach, however, said fighting was still continuing, insisting that government forces were getting reinforcement from the army's 1st and 7th division as well as the country's special (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition , Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) , Military , Upper Nile State , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Vice All News Time29 June 2015 06:48:37

Rebels claim recapture strategic Malakal town in Upper Nile

28 June 2015 12:35:19 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

June 28, 2015 (NAIROBI) – South Sudanese armed opposition faction led by former vice- president, Riek Machar, said their forces have captured Malakal, state capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile state, on Saturday after hours of fierce battle with government troops. In a statement to the media on Sunday, rebel leader's official spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak, said the town fell under full control of the opposition fighters at around 10pm. “Upper Nile state's capital, Malakal, is under our full (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Vice All News Time28 June 2015 12:35:19

S. Sudan's Upper Nile state relocates headquarters to Renk town

06 June 2015 00:54:46 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

June 5, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan's Upper Nile state government has resolved to relocate its headquarters to Renk, a town farther north near the Sudanese border, in the light of sustained fighting between rebels and government troops over the control of the oil-rich state capital, Malakal. In the meeting held on Thursday, it was decided by the council of ministers in which it resolved to move to Renk, according to state information minister, Peter Hoth Tuach. “The state capital (...) - News / Upper Nile State

Vice All News Time06 June 2015 00:54:46

Upper Nile governor returns to the state capital

31 May 2015 06:48:07 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

May 30, 2015 (JUBA) – The governor of South Sudan's Upper Nile state, Simon Kun Puoc has returned to the oil-rich region after government troops gained its control from rebels. The state information minister, Peter Hoth Tuach said the governor landed in Paloch, the country's main oilfield which has heavy military presence “The governor returned today . He was accompanied by several officials, including the minister of finance and was received on arrival by the deputy governor and (...) - News / Military , Upper Nile State

Vice All News Time31 May 2015 06:48:07

UN peacekeeper injured in Upper Nile state shooting

29 May 2015 10:16:33 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

May 28, 2014 (JUBA) – A United Nations peacekeeper was injured when shots were fired outside the UN compound in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal on Thursday. “The mission is deeply concerned that despite reassurances given by both parties, such an incident occurred this afternoon and reiterates its strong call upon all the parties to respect the sanctity of UN installations and staff,” Stephane Dujarric, a UN spokesperson, revealed. Meanwhile, senior UN officials warned of the renewed (...) - News / UNMISS - United Nations Mission in South Sudan , Upper Nile State , South Sudan peace talks

Vice All News Time29 May 2015 10:16:33