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JUBA - 24 Jun

South Sudan independence celebration cancelled due to economic crisis

South Sudan's government has announced that it cancelled a plan to hold a celebration of the country's independence on the 9 July anniversary this year due to economic crisis.


Anyuak community of Pochalla petitions for separate state

The Anyuak tribe in Boma state, one of South Sudan’s newly created states, has presented a petition to President Salva Kiir demanding the split of Boma into two states, a youth...

2 killed, 4 injured in attack on Kwerijik area

At least two people were killed and four others seriously wounded after an attack on Kwerijik, an area west of the capital Juba, multiple sources said.
JUBA - 25 Jun

Kiir transfers pro-government militia commander to police service

President Salva Kiir has issued a republican decree transferring a militia commander from the SPLA army to South Sudan Police Service (SSPS) on Friday.
JUBA - 24 Jun

Senior officials split from Kiir's SPLM faction, form new political party

Senior officials have split from the Sudan’s Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) faction allied to President Salva Kiir and formed a new political party.
JUBA - 23 Jun

SPLA denies 'private militia' pulled out from frontlines after sacking of Malong

South Sudan’s army has denied reports that the Mathiang Anyoor pulled out of frontlines in various defensive positions, where government troops are fighting against opposition...