Thursday 26 December 2013 December 25, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s government said on Wednesday that troops loyal to its administration remain in control of much of Upper Nile, the country’s second largest oil-producing state. Simon Kun Puoch, the Governor of (...)
Monday 18 February 2013 February 17, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Sunday defended its decision to remove 118 senior military officers from active military service and place them on reserve, a move seen as an attempt to transform the security sector, according (...)
Saturday 31 March 2012 March 30, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has instructed governors of the country’s five states bordering the country’s northern neighbour Sudan to mobilize the public for defense. File - South Sudan’s (...)
Monday 3 September 2012 September 2, 2012 (JUBA) - The Governor of Upper Nile State, Brigadier General Simon Kun Puoc, vehemently denied on Sunday allegations that his decision to create a City Council and appoint a Mayor for Malakal town, was an act (...)
Tuesday 1 May 2012 April 30, 2012 (MALAKAL) - The Governor of South Sudan’s Upper Nile State, Simon Kun Puoch, on Monday called for “fair” mediation over the border conflict with neighbouring Sudan, stressing that the value of peace cannot be (...)
Thursday 21 February 2013 February 20, 2013 (JUBA) - The governor of South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, Simon Kun Puoc, on Wednesday called for unity within the leadership of the governing Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), a move seen as a direct response (...)
Wednesday 6 February 2013 February 5, 2013 (JUBA) - The governor of Upper Nile state, Simon Kun Puoc, has failed in his attempt to expel the secretary-general of South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) from the state over a political dispute.
John Kor Dieu, the (...)
Saturday 25 August 2012 August 21, 2012 (JUBA) - The Governor of Upper Nile State, Simon Kun Puoc, on Tuesday accused South Sudan’s main opposition party of having an armed wing backed by neighbouring Sudan.
He accused the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (...)
Friday 24 February 2012 February 23, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir Mayardit has appointed a fifteen member committee to decide on the austerity measures needed to keep the nascent government functioning after loosing 98% of its income (...)
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