2 Kenyan pilots arrive back home after being released from South Sudan

Two Kenyan pilots who were being held captive in South Sudan after their plane crashed in a rebel controlled territory are back home. Captain Pius Frank Njoroge and his co-pilot Kennedy Shamalla were eventually re-united with their families in an emotional ceremony shortly after arriving at the Wilson Airport Tuesday afternoon marking the end to …

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THIS WEEK: US, AU pile pressure on South Sudan leaders

THIS WEEK: US, AU pile pressure on South Sudan leaders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Union has joined the United States in considering sanctions against those blocking peace in South Sudan. African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat said that “the time has come” for sanctions as a way of ending war in the …

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BRIEFING: Experts Warn on UTL as Zambia is Ordered to Pay $380m for Repossessing Zamtel

This is Tuesday’s ChimpReports’ Morning Intelligence Briefing: For readers willing to share sensitive stories, expose scandals and speak truth to power can drop the tips strictly via WhatsApp contact: +256778146841 or email us on info@chimpreports.com. Kagame Moves to Reform African Union   The incoming Chairperson of the African Union and Rwanda President, Paul Kagame, has appealed for […]

BRIEFING: Gen Malong Warns on Assassination Plots; Army Tight-lipped on D9 Club Boss Arrest

This is Monday’s ChimpReports’ Morning Intelligence Briefing: For readers willing to share sensitive stories, expose scandals and speak truth to power can drop the tips strictly via WhatsApp contact: +256778146841 or email us on info@chimpreports.com. UPDF Maintains Silence on Arrest of D9 Club Boss ‘Smart’ Magara The military remains tight-lipped on the arrest of Protus Magara, the […]

AU chief says time for South Sudan sanctions

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat said Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of the most intractable wars facing African leaders as they meet in Ethiopia. At the opening of the 30th annual African Union summit in Addis …

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South Sudan Ambassador to Russia Resigns

The South Sudanese ambassador to Moscow, Telar Ring Deng has resigned without giving reasons. Ambassador Deng who was also representing the volatile African nation as non-resident ambassador in 6 other Eastern European nations, handed his resignation letter to President Salva Kiir through the minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Thursday “I, Ambassador Telar […]

Taxation Shouldn’t be Hindrance to Trade; Museveni Tells Investors

President Yoweri Museveni has assured prospective investors that the issue of taxation should not be raised as a hindrance to trade. ‘‘Taxation can be discussed later. Trade channels to obtain viable products is the most important issue,’’ he said. The President was yesterday holding a meeting with a group of 20 investors from Sudan with […]

Taxation Shouldn’t be Hindrance to Trade; Museveni Tells Investors

President Yoweri Museveni has assured prospective investors that the issue of taxation should not be raised as a hindrance to trade. ‘‘Taxation can be discussed later. Trade channels to obtain viable products is the most important issue,’’ he said. The President was yesterday holding a meeting with a group of 20 investors from Sudan with […]

2 pilots held captive in Akobo S.Sudan after crash landing on January 7th

The fate of two Kenyan pilots whose aircraft crash landed while flying from juba to Akobo in South Sudan, during a humanitarian mission hangs in the balance, after they were kidnapped and held captive by rebel forces who are now seeking a 20 million shillings  ransom before releasing them. Nine other passengers who aboard the ill …

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COMMENT: South Sudan’s wars

  SOUTH SUDAN: The revitalisation process can restore the tainted credibility of key players if they avoid previous mistakes. COMMENT | Duop Chak Wuol |  Countries are created in line with international treaties and norms, and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the deciding factor for any organised society that wants to become a …

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Morning Intelligence Briefing: NFA ED Refuses to Quit; Gen Malong Warns Salva Kiir

This is the sixth edition of ChimpReports’ new Morning Intelligence Briefing. For readers willing to share sensitive stories, expose corruption scandals and speak truth to power can drop the tips strictly via WhatsApp contact: +256778146841   Board Plots to Retain ED Mugisha Despite Expiry of His Term of Office The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is […]

Morning Intelligence Briefing: Kayihura Camps in Greater Masaka; Rwanda to Protest National’s Arrest 

This is the fourth edition of ChimpReports’ new Morning Intelligence Briefing. For readers willing to share sensitive stories, expose corruption scandals and speak truth to power can drop the tips strictly via WhatsApp contact: +256778146841. Murders: IGP Camps in Greater Masaka   The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has camped in Bukomansimbi and Lwengo […]

U.S. Orders Curfew amid Heavy Fighting in South Sudan

United States has directed its nationals in South Sudan capital Juba to minimise movement following a heavy gun battle between armed men and government troops. “Following reported incidents of armed altercations on the outskirts of Juba on Thursday, January 4, 2018, the U.S. Embassy has implemented a temporary curfew change for its personnel,” the U.S. […]

South Sudan: Gen Malong’s Wife Denies Plot to Topple Salva Kiir

South Sudan’s former army Chief of Staff, Gen Paul Malong is not planning to start a rebel movement, his family announced Sunday morning. Malong’s wife, Lucy Ayak Malek, denied the reports as “false” and “bogus.” In a statement seen by ChimpReports, Ayak said his husband was yet to meet any dissident groups since he arrived […]

Morning Intelligence Briefing: South Sudan VP’s Life in Danger; Uganda Responds to Rwanda

ChimpReports on Jan 4 started publishing Daily ‘Morning Intelligence Briefing’ notes. The ‘Morning Intelligence Briefing’ will be published weekdays at 9 a.m under the coordination and supervision of the site’s Managing Editor, Giles Muhame. The briefing will entail a specialized analysis of trending news topics in Uganda and neighbouring countries with emphasis on regional security, […]

South Sudan: Security Beefed Up as VP Gen Taban Plans to Visit Rebel Territory

South Sudan armed forces are tightening security in several parts of the country as Vice President Gen Taban Deng prepares for a massive tour to sensitise masses to embrace peace. Gen Taban, a former ally and confidant of former Vice President Dr Riek Machar, is expected to visit Waat in Beih State, Nasir in Latjor […]

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