Yambio, Sudan Newswire

Yambio, Sudan Newswire

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  1. Juba delegation visits W. Equatoria state as nine dead in clashesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese government has dispatched a team comprising legislators, traditional leaders, prominent community personalities to Yambio, capital of Western Equatoria state, following a two-day clashes between local youth and armed members of Dinka ethnic group which left at least 9 people dead. The fighting erupted on Friday and continued on Saturday despite lack of early report on the violent incident.

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  2. South Sudan army chief orders shoot to kill in Western Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army chief of general staff, General Paul Malong Awan, has given orders, instructing government soldiers in Western Equatoria state to shoot anyone resisting his directives. SPLA) soldiers sit before the start of celebrations on the 31st anniversary of the SPLA in Juba May 16, 2014.

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  3. Violent tribal clashes in South SudanRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    Scores of young people and government soldiers were killed in violent clashes between armed tribal groups in South Sudan, said a minister. The casualties took place in Yambio, capital of western Equatoria state, on Saturday, said Information Minister Charles Kisanga, who did not give a specific number of victims, reported Xinhua.

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  4. W. Equatoria suspends observing martyrs' day after gunman shot dead civiliansRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in Western Equatoria state in South Sudan have announced a decision suspending preparations marking annual commemoration of martyrs' day after a gunman shot dead at least two civilians on Wednesday in the state capital, Yambio, causing panic among the local population. It was not clear what prompted the tragic shooting although authorities and military sources gave conflicting accounts of the events preceding the incident, with state officials claiming it could be retaliation for an attack in which three government soldiers were killed in Birisi, an area outside the state capital, Yambio.

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  5. W. Equatoria state urges local cooperation over rising insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state have appealed to the local populations to fully extend their cooperation to the government agents over increasing insecurity in the state in order to get information and provide adequate security and protection to the citizens. Arrow Boys seen here in May 2010, patrol a village in south Sudan in an attempt to defend themselves from attacks LRA rebels Maridi county commissioner, Wilson Thomas Yanga, told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday that the frequency in attacks carried out by "unknown gunmen" in the area is due to lack of cooperation and trust between the security forces and the local populations.

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  6. At least one person and seven cows died in Maridi county shootingRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Clashes erupted between Lakes state pastoralists armed youth and a group of unknown gunmen in Maridi county of Western Equatoria state on Monday morning. Cueirial Akech, chairman of Dinka traders in Maridi county told Sudan Tribune on Monday that clashes erupted at midnight on Sunday when unknown person threw hand grenade into a cattle camp, killing seven cows on the spot and left many more cows with injuries.

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  7. S. Sudanese army comes under another attack in Western EquatoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army came under yet another deadly attack on Thursday in Yambio county in Western Equatoria state. Senior national and state government officials continue to contradict themselves over how to describe the emerging situation.

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  8. W. Equatoria youth group deny links with pro-Machar rebelsRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The leader of a new resistance movement in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state has denied their alleged links to the armed opposition led by former vice-president, Riek Machar. Wesley Welebe Samson said his group, locally known as the Nyarango Boys, was not behind the recent insurgency in Mundri county.

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  9. South Sudan army accused of killing top Western Equatoria officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army has been accused of killing based on ethnicity a senior official in Western Equatoria state after soldiers loyal to the administration under president Salva Kiir came under fire from alleged attack by rebel forces on Thursday. W. Equatoria State Speaker Bukulu Edward Mandeson , Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro, WES Governor and Samson Arabi, Commissioner Mundri West campaign for separation in Southern Sudan's independence referendum.

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  10. S. Sudan rebels claim capture of Mundri town, officials denyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese rebel faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, claimed their forces have captured Mundri town in Western Equatoria state. "The spokesperson in the office of the chairman and commander-in-chief,SPLM/SPLA, do hereby announce the capture today [Friday] of Mundri town in Western Equatoria state by our gallant forces under the overall command of Major General Elias Lako Jada," Machar's spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak said in a statement issued on Friday evening.

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  11. The Bats and the BeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Neatorama

    SOUTH SUDAN, 2013 - On our way into the Bangangai Game Reserve, a protected area of lowland forest and glades, we pass an open-air bushmeat market. It looks like any African vegetable market, except the tables are lined with rows of blackened monkey arms, as well as bushbucks, dik-diks, even pangolins - an endangered species.

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  12. W. Equatoria governor sacks county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The governor of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state has sacked, through an executive order, the commissioner of Yambio county, allegedly in response to demands from citizens. In a separate order, governor Joseph Bakasoro removed the state advisor for local government, Joseph Sabuni whom he re-appointed an advisor for economic affairs.

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  13. USAID launches radio repeater station in E. Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The United States aid arm , Internews, and Zain Telecommunications Company last week launched an Eye Radio repeater station in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state capital, Torit. This, officials said, was the first of 10 planned radio repeaters to extend the radio's reception to all South Sudan's states and their rural communities.

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  14. South Sudan: bishop welcomes postponement of electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Catholic World News

    In a radio interview, Bishp Edward Hiiboro Kusala of Tombura-Yambio said that the postponement was a prudent decision, allowing time for a census, the drafting of a constitution, and further efforts to end a civil war that erupted in December 2013. Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation .

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  15. Western Equatoria downplays outbreak of fresh rebellionRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The government of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state said it would not tolerate its territory being used as a launching pad for any military activities aimed at destabilising the region. "This is not part of our culture.

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