'Attempted Coup' In South Sudan Fails

A curfew has been put in place in an effort to calm the situation in Juba after heavy gunfire overnight reportedly by rival factions within the military.

Soldiers of the Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA) .

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    Deutsche Welle, 16 December 2013

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  • Sudan:  Victims Juba Cannot Reach Hospital in Time, Staff Unable to Come

    Radio Dabanga, 16 December 2013

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  • South Sudan:  UN Appeals for Calm in South Sudan

    The Star, 16 December 2013

    The United Nation Mission in South Sudan has appealed for calm following fighting involving Presidential guards in South Sudan's capital in Juba. read more »

  • South Sudan:  Heavy Gunfire Erupts in Capital

    Voice of America, 16 December 2013

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  • South Sudan:  Attempted Coup in South Sudan

    The Star, 16 December 2013

    Heavy fighting is going on in South Sudan's capital Juba involving presidential guards. Unconfirmed reports say some soldiers had tried a coup resulting in the heavy gunfire. Phone ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Salva Kiir Blaming Troops Loyal to Machar for Fighting Juba

    Radio Dabanga, 16 December 2013

    President Salva Kiir says troops loyal to his former vice president Riek Machar are behind a coup last night in South Sudan. But Riek Machar has denied any involvement to Radio ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  SPLM - Save Yourselves Before You Save the Nation!

    South Sudan News Agency, 16 December 2013

    "Robecca Nyandeng de Mabior, presidential advisor and member of the Political Bureau, however responded on Bakhita radio FM on Tuesday, rebuking those who were still recalling the ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  SPLM On the Brink (opinion)

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    "If we dwell on discussing presence and the past, we shall find that in between we have lost the future, said the British former war time Prime Minister Winston Churchill." read more »

  • South Sudan:  Fighting Erupts in Juba, Casualties Unknown

    South Sudan News Agency, 16 December 2013

    A fight has occurred late Sunday night between different groups of the presidential guards. The clash happened when one unit of the presidential guards was being suspected of ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Tension High in South Sudan After Attempted Coup

    The Star, 16 December 2013

    Heavy fighting was reported in South Sudan's capital Juba following an attempted coup last night, leading to the closure of the Juba International Airport. The military say they ... read more »