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Ethiopia: Murle Attack Death Toll Rises from 104 to 208, 102 Children Abducted

The death toll from Friday’s attack on members of the Nuer ethnic group in Ethiopia’s Gambella province has been increased from 140 to 208. The attackers, who are reportedly members of the Murle tribe from South Sudan, allegedly also abducted Read more ›

Ethiopia: Scores Suspected Dead in Gambella Region as Anuak- Nuer Ethnic Clashes Intensify

Ethnic clashes between the Anuak and Nuer peoples in Ethiopia’s western region of Gambella has left a number of people dead. The violent conflict had reportedly been brewing since September after a murder in a neighboring district. According to Bloomberg, Read more ›

South Sudan marks SPLA Day

The government and people of South Sudan have commemorated the formation of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) on Friday, May 16th. Local sources indicate that a large crowd have convened at the Dr. John Garang Memorial Park to mark Read more ›

South Sudan: Rebel leader agrees to meet President Kiir

The former Vice President of South Sudan, Riek Machar, has agreed to meet with President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa on Friday for discussions aimed at ending the ongoing insurgency that has led to the deaths of more than a Read more ›

South Sudan: Angry mob attack UN base in Bor

A group of Dinka youths have laid siege to a United Nations compound in Bor on Thursday, killing an unknown number of people and injuring many others, including two peacekeepers. Reports indicate that the group had embarked on a peaceful demonstration to Read more ›