Category Archives: SPLA

The secret ties between South Sudan and Israel

As his country begins the countdown to independence, legendary South Sudanese commander Gen. Joseph Lagu talks about days gone by, and of his people’s secret ties with Israel. By Danna Harman JUBA, South Sudan – In each country he used … Continue reading

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Darfur rebels, Sudan army in second clash in week

From Reuters, January 25, 2011: Sudan’s army clashed with Darfur rebels for the second time in a week on Tuesday, peacekeepers said, and insurgents said they shot down a helicopter gunship, killing at least three people. Fighting has disrupted the … Continue reading

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Interview with leader of SPLA (South Sudan military)

James Hoth Mai (Gen), 51, chief of staff of Sudan People‚Äôs Liberation Army (SPLA), has risen through the ranks since joining the movement, in 1983. When the SPLA introduced conventional rankings, in 2005, he was assigned major general deputy chief … Continue reading

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