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South Sudan: Traitor Riek Machar ‘Under House Arrest’ In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar, who fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in August after fierce fighting, is being held in South Africa to stop him stirring up trouble, diplomatic and political sources said on Tuesday. Removing Machar from circulation would be a blow to his rebel SPLA-IO faction in its three-year war with President Salva Kiir’s mainstream SPLA, and could sway a conflict the United Nations has been sponsoring.

Riek Machar Has Never Been A Wise Leader

AFRICANGLOBE - When Ethiopian rebels were on verge to overthrow the government of Magistu Haile Mariam in 1991 I was at Tharpam which is one hour a half journey from Itang refugee camp in Ethiopia. As the rebels were advancing towards Addis Ababa, Kuol Deng Kuol the man in charge of Red Army (jiech Ahmer) in Tharpam was informed that the rebels had defeated SPLA and Ethiopian forces in the fierce battle of Damdolla town which left many SPLA comrades dead as well as Ethiopian soldiers and the only way was to go back to Sudan in what was later named by UN agencies as Trek Back to Sudan.

Fresh Border Clashes Erupt Between South Sudan and Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - Fresh fighting at the border between Sudanese forces and the South Sudanese army (SPLA) has killed an unconfirmed number of people. Casualty reports vary between 8 and 28 people dead in the area of Warguet, also known to Arab tribes as Samaha. At least 50 people of the Rizeigat tribe originating from East Darfur were wounded.

Rebels Killed Over 50 Sudanese Soldiers in South Kordofan

A rebel group on Thursday said it killed more than 50 Sudanese soldiers during battles in Sudan's South Kordofan State which has been witnessing...

South Sudan’s First Lady Vows to Join SPLA Forces At Frontlines

South Sudan's first lady on Friday said she is ready to mobilize women to join the country's national army (SPLA) forces at the front...

South Sudan’s Show of Strength

When President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir told the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), 'Either we end up in Juba and take everything or...

South Sudan Announces Pullout of Oil-Rich Heglig

Sudan announced on Friday that its armed forces defeated South Sudan army and regained full control of oil-producing region of Heglig, shortly after Juba...

South Sudan Army Repulsed Northern Attacks on Heglig

South Sudan on Sunday said its army (SPLA) repulsed an attack by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) on Kuek in Upper Nile state, and...

South Sudan Shuts Down Oil Production in Captured Town

South Sudan's government on Wednesday suspended oil production in the disputed oil-rich area of Heglig following the capture of the area on Tuesday by...

Half of Sudan's Blue Nile State Displaced by Arab Attacks

Half of Blue Nile state's residents have been displaced because of the recent clashes between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Arab government's forces, according to sources in the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N).

Thousands Flee Blue Nile Clashes Into Ethiopia

Around 2500-3000 people have fled to Ethiopia to escape recent clashes in the north Sudanese state of Blue Nile, reports emerged on Sunday.

Bishop Accuses Khartoum of 'Ethnic Cleansing' in Nuba Mountains

At the moment Khartoum has unleashed all their might and armament against the Nubians. They say they are against SPLA. There is no SPLA. It is the civilians who are killed and among them are the vulnerable groups; the children, women and the elderly