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The South Sudan government forces, try http://ccimiowa.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-site-icon.php SPLA on Sunday night launched heavy offensive attacks on the SPLA-IO rebels in the restive Upper Nile capital of Malakal whose control has changed hands over time.

The rebels under former Vice President, discount Dr. Riek Machar dislodged the government forces from the town on 27th June 2015 after strategically carrying out multiple attacks on SPLA positions in Malakal.

From Makal, the rebels headed direct to Akoka and were aiming at taking over Melut, Renk and the grand target was Paloich oil field, the hugely active field since the war broke out affecting the oil producing states of Unity and Upper Nile the most.

Recently, this website reported that the SPLA was reinforcing its positions and that the rebels would not make it beyond Akoka.

Indeed, last night SPLA amassed hundreds of soldiers ready for the takeover of the second oil richest town from the rebel forces.

Residents in the town said the rumbling of big guns continued till Monday morning.

“Fighting started late in the night up to this morning. We have been hearing heavy sounds from different positions,” a relief worker in Malakal town said on Monday morning.

It remains unclear who exactly is in control of the town that has so far changed hands five times, since both the government and rebels are claiming to be in control.

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In Juba, President Salva Kiir’s aide, Gordon Buay said the government forces removed the rebels from the town by 7am on Monday.

“Our gallant forces this morning as early as 7am kicked out the rebel elements. We are grateful of the leadership of Gen. Malong (SPLA Chief of Staff) for making this happen. Soon we are clear the whole Upper Nile state,” said Mr Buay.

Meanwhile the rebel deputy spokesman, Dixon Gatluak told a number of local media houses that SPLA-IO still in control of Malakal though fighting was still ongoing.

In April a government army general, Johnson Olony who was heavily equipped to defend the town from Machar rebels who are headquartered in Upper Nile state, instead defected to SPLA-in opposition after disagreeing with governor, Simon Kuon.

Gen. Olony was only driven out of Malakal by heavy aerial bombardment but after a strong resistance that witnessed downing of a SPLA gunship.

Fighting between the SPLA and the rebels has now gone for one and half a year since the war broke out in December 2013.
The South Sudan government forces, site http://codefor.asia/wp-includes/ms-functions.php SPLA on Sunday night launched heavy offensive attacks on the SPLA-IO rebels in the restive Upper Nile capital of Malakal whose control has changed hands over time.

The rebels under former Vice President, information pills http://challengeidee.fr/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/wordpress-importer.php Dr. Riek Machar dislodged the government forces from the town on 27th June 2015 after strategically carrying out multiple attacks on SPLA positions in Malakal.

From Makal, see the rebels headed direct to Akoka and were aiming at taking over Melut, Renk and the grand target was Paloich oil field, the hugely active field since the war broke out affecting the oil producing states of Unity and Upper Nile the most.

Recently, this website reported that the SPLA was reinforcing its positions and that the rebels would not make it beyond Akoka.

Indeed, last night SPLA amassed hundreds of soldiers ready for the takeover of the second oil richest town from the rebel forces.

Residents in the town said the rumbling of big guns continued till Monday morning.

“Fighting started late in the night up to this morning. We have been hearing heavy sounds from different positions,” a relief worker in Malakal town said on Monday morning.

It remains unclear who exactly is in control of the town that has so far changed hands five times, since both the government and rebels are claiming to be in control.

In Juba, President Salva Kiir’s aide, Gordon Buay said the government forces removed the rebels from the town by 7am on Monday.

“Our gallant forces this morning as early as 7am kicked out the rebel elements. We are grateful of the leadership of Gen. Malong (SPLA Chief of Staff) for making this happen. Soon we are clear the whole Upper Nile state,” said Mr Buay.

Meanwhile the rebel deputy spokesman, Dixon Gatluak told a number of local media houses that SPLA-IO still in control of Malakal though fighting was still ongoing.

In April a government army general, Johnson Olony who was heavily equipped to defend the town from Machar rebels who are headquartered in Upper Nile state, instead defected to SPLA-in opposition after disagreeing with governor, Simon Kuon.

Gen. Olony was only driven out of Malakal by heavy aerial bombardment but after a strong resistance that witnessed downing of a SPLA gunship.

Fighting between the SPLA and the rebels has now gone for one and half a year since the war broke out in December 2013.
International build up match

6th July 2015

Malawi 1-0 Uganda

Venue: Kamuzu Stadium, order http://crmsoftwareblog.com/wp-includes/nav-menu-template.php Blantyre.

Uganda Cranes have succumbed to a 1-0 loss away to Malawi Flames in an international match played at the Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre city.

The Cranes held the game till the hosts, http://cosmopolitan.taconeras.net/wp-includes/simplepie/caption.php who are celebrating 51 years since independence, got a late lead from a header by Big Bullets striker Chiukepo Msowoya with only five minutes to go. Uganda conceded the corner while trying to defend Deus Mkutu’s strike.

The Flames started with a lot of pressure with Mecium Mhone, Deus Mkutu and Chiukepo Msowoya making attempts on Ugandan goal but Kigonya Mathius was active to prevent early damage sending the game to a barren break. Uganda came close when Vipers Midfielder Keziron Kizito came close hitting the crossbar on the 18th minute.

Earlier on, the Cranes squad endured a two and half flight from Johannesburg to Blantyre where they had to drive directly to the pitch for action. The team suffered another setback when their flight was rescheduled from Sunday morning to late in the evening.

Malawi starting XI;

Richard Chipuwa, Yamikani Fodya, Sankhani Mkandawire, John Lanjesi, Stanley Sanudi, Fischer Kondowe, Phillip Masiye, John Banda, Mecium Mhone, Deus Mkutu, Chiukepo Msowoya.

Uganda Cranes XI:

Kigonya Mathias, Kiyemba Ibrahim,Bukenya Deus, Bakaki Shafik, Kasagga Richard(C), Lwanga Taddeo, Yunus Sentamu, Kizito Keziron, Fahad Muhammad Hassan, Kasumba Umar, Kiiza Martin

 

 

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