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Rebel alliance claims attack on personal assets amounts to a violation of the ceasefire agreement

The new alliance of opposition forces has filed a strong worded complaint with IGAD – the regional body trying to mediate a peaceful settlement in the world’s newest nation – accusing the government in Juba of another ceasefire violation after a series of seemingly non-violation associated but highly damaging attacks launched by Juba against interests directly and indirectly related to the members of their group.

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Kiir’s Press Secretary hijacks Radio Miraya to read out new MTN telephone numbers

Following the shutdown of the telecom firm Vivacell, Ateny Wek Ateny – the Press Secretary in the Office of the President- is said to have ‘hijacked for some minutes’ a talk show of the UN-sponsored Radio Miraya to read and repeat a long list of new MTN mobile telephones numbers (private and official) of himself, senior government officials, institutions and some JCE members.

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Panic on Wall Street as South Sudan threatens to devalue the US dollar in protest of the US Arms Embargo

Near panic is spreading in Wall Street following reports that South Sudan is threatening to devalue all 160 billion US dollars “within its reach” as a bold reaction to the recently imposed arms embargo on the country, and has given Trump’s administration a week to reverse their actions or face their own demise – a spokesperson of the government told reporters today.  Continue reading “Panic on Wall Street as South Sudan threatens to devalue the US dollar in protest of the US Arms Embargo”

Church, government find single mother’s choice of baby’s name weird

A single mother in Juba has been the talk of the town, the subject of talk-show and headline news after a priest in a baptism ceremony refused point blank to christen her baby boy the name she had chosen.
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Malong: Ateny Wek unfit to label me a rebel

Following the labeling of ex-SPLA Chief of General Staff by Presidential Spokesperson Ateny Wek as “a rebel”, the former was quick to rubbish him back saying the Presidential Spokesperson is “a nobody and unfit to pronounce my name let alone label me as a rebel.”

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Family sues award winning film-maker for the dowry of 260 cows for his four daughters

The renowned South Sudanese filmmaker/ producer behind the award-winning movie Zawaja Gali ‘Marriage is Expensive’ is due to appear before a traditional court after the father of four educated girls is suing him for damages on the return of his investments.

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