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South Sudan Security Confiscate Entire Juba Monitor Print

Juba, South Sudan:  News reports reaching us at Radio NILO indicate that the entire Thursday print of the Juba Monitor newspaper was confiscated by security agents at Juba Airport. The editor was then summoned to the Ministry of Information for further questioning. South Sudan's government has been accused of taking draconian measures against the free press... Read Article


JUBA SOUTH SUDAN. President Salva Kiir of South Sudan declared a state of emergency in the two rebel held states of Jonglei and Unity. He has ordered the armed forces of his country to fight dissident soldiers who rebelled and are now allied to his former deputy Riek Machar... Read article.

Sports News Round Up 

Kenya's Rugby Seven's team in S.A. Action

Kenya's rugby sevens squad leaves Nairobi on Friday 3 January 2014 for a training camp in South Africa ahead of the USA Sevens tourney, which is the fourth round of the 2013-2014 HSBC Sevens World Series.

The national team will use the Sevens Premier League tournament on the eleventh and twelfth of January in South Africa as a build up to their USA campaign.

In the line up of players heading for the training in South Africa are former captain Humphrey Kayange...

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Phone Companies restore Supply of Scratch Cards

State residents especially in Torit have rushed to restore happiness as they expressed contentment to the sector dealers and urged them to continue with uninterrupted supplies to avoid scarcity of the cards. Customers were spotted buying scratch cards for Zain, MTN, Vivacell and Gemtel urging their government to improve the security situation and ensure normalization of supplies from Juba...  Continue reading

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Uganda in South Sudan: Rational military power or selfish meddling? A debate

By Angelo Opi-aiya Izama

... it was explained to me Dinka factions, one led by De Mabior and another by Salva Kiir Maryadit were expecting a face-off. De Mabior had apparently ordered Salva’s arrest. During the week and before his plane went missing military handlers of his guards were forced to, according to one source, separate armed representatives of the two factions by housing them in different parts of the city to avoid a violent confrontation... Read Full Article

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