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04 October 2015 - (By Fr. Alfred Mawadri and Fr. Pedro Tacuri) - Lumko originally know as a “Missiological research and training institute” was founded by Bishop Rosenthal of Queen town Diocese, South Africa, in 1962. It became well known as a centre for cultural studies and the learning of the African Languages. Later the ownership of the institute was taken over by the Southern African Catholic Bishop’s Conference (SACBC).
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04 October 2015 – (Catholic Radio Network – 03 October 2015) - SPLM/A-In Opposition leader, designated First Vice President under August 17th and 26th Compromise Peace Agreement says President Salva Kiir’s creation of 28 states in the Republic of South Sudan is unilateral and a clear violation of the Peace Agreement on the resolution of conflict based on ten states.
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03 October 2015 - The President of the Republic of South Sudan, RSS announced on South Sudan TV, SSTV, on Friday 2nd October 2015, the following new states, making the RSS into 28 states in total instead of 10 states formerly.
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04 October 2015 - (www.sudantribune.com – 02 October 2015) - A senior commander for South Sudanese armed opposition allied to former vice president, Riek Machar, said they have been forced to recapture Koch and Leer counties on Friday due to continues offensive by government and its allied militias’ south of Bentiu town, capital of the oil-rich Unity state. In an inclusive interview with Sudan Tribune via satellite phone on Friday, the SPLM-IO overall commander for Unity state Major General Simon Maguek Gai, said their forces have responded in self-defence, accusing forces associated to President Salva Kiir for not holding ceasefire agreement.
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03 October 2015 - (www.sudantribune.com) - South Sudanese army (SPLA) and authorities in the oil producing Unity state have warned of resumption of full scale war with the armed opposition faction led by the first vice-president designate, Riek Machar, unless there is immediate intervention by the East African region and the international community to contain the ongoing clashes between the rival forces. Colonel Philip Aguer, military spokesperson of the SPLA told reporters on Friday that clashes involving government forces loyal to president Salva Kiir and armed fighters allied to Machar have been taking place for the past three days in southern parts of Unity state.
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03 October 2015 - (www.sudantribune.com JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has unilaterally decreed expansion of the current 10 states to 28 federal states in the country in an unexpected move announced on the official South Sudan Television (SSTV) on Friday evening, prompting reaction from the armed opposition leader, Riek Machar, that the unilateral move was a serious violation of the peace agreement.