- February 21, 2014: Upper Nile Mining and Petroleum Minister Francis Ayul is reported to have told a foreign media outlet that the state government told oil companies to shut down production at the Gumri and Adar oil fields “because of security precautions”. The government is trying to evacuate foreign oil workers from its Upper Nile region after fighting erupted between the army and rebel fighters in the state capital three days ago.
- February 21, 2014: Senior Church Leader Mgr Roko Taban Mousa said vast numbers of people are ‘in urgent need’ across his diocese of Malakal are risk of starvation as fighting continues after ceasefire. The diocese covers Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei states
- January 2014: South Sudan Crude exports falls for December and January
|July 22, 2011: Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin hosted a delegation of the Lau Nuer community from the greater Upper Nile in his office in Juba and called for a peaceful co-existence, stay united and work for the building of the country. He urged the various communities to participate effectively in the development of education, healthcare, roads and clean drinking water systems especially in the rural areas.|