CableA Sudanese People’s Liberation Army soldier stands guard as a United Nations Security Council delegation arrives at Juba’s airport. File photo: AFP
March 19, 2014 (New York) — A confidential report obtained by the Washington Post Company alleges that the South Sudanese army (SPLA) ordered forces to extort and harass vehicles bringing critical supplies to civilians under UN protection.(…) More
March 19, 2014(WPF) — There are 745 generals in the SPLA. That’s 41 more than in the four U.S. services combined, and second only to Russia’s 887 generals and admirals in the world.(…) More
March 18, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) – As the Security Council prepares to discuss the situation in South Sudan today in New York, the United Nations mission on the ground is reporting fighting between Government and opposition forces in the town of Malakal in Upper Nile state.(…) MoreFormer rebel leader, Johnson Uliny, one of the generals who sustained wounds fighting alongside government troops when the town was retaken by anti-government forces one month ago.(photo Bonifacio Taban)
March 17, 2014 (Nyamilepedia)-– South Sudan’s army battled opposition forces loyal to Riek Machar in the area of Malakal, capital of Upper Nile State on Sunday.(…) MoreIn this December 25, 2013 photo, U.N.’s top humanitarian official in the country Toby Lanzer, left, makes a visit to a shelter in Bentiu, in Unity state, South Sudan.
March16, 2014 (RT) — The South Sudanese government is threatening to reconsider the ‘Status of Forces Agreement’ on UN peacekeeping presence in the country, while ordering its security forces to increase searches of UNMISS and humanitarian vehicles.(…) More