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South Sudan Demands Withdrawal of Ugandan Troops from it Soil

Prior to its invasion, Ethiopia settled its troops on an Eritrean Soil of Adi Murug at the pretext of pursuing remnants of the Afar Opposition. Is this a similar precedent to South Sudan too from a client state Uganda? Need to watch out!

“Now that there is peace in South Sudan, the presence of Uganda soldiers is irrelevant,” Officials

By James Eriku,

South Sudan leaders in Magwi County in Eastern Equatorial state are demanding that Uganda immediately withdraws its soldiers from their territory, describing continued presence of UPDF on their land as inappropriate.

The leaders claim that the Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers were taken to the area to flush out the LRA rebels out of the area but even after finishing their mission, the soldiers are allegedly still in the area, engaging in dubious exploitative activities including illegal lumbering and distribution of Sudanese land to Ugandans. Continue reading South Sudan Demands Withdrawal of Ugandan Troops from it Soil