The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) endorsed South Sudan having ten states but the government rejected this.  
Occurred in Ethiopia, South Sudan on February 10, 2020, at 12:16 AM
Reported by JJ via Voice / telephone on February 12, 2020, at 1:25 PM in Odobu, Uganda
Also heard by 5 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed false and is of high priority – here's why:
The South Sudanese president has signed an order establishing the 10 states.
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Location Reported by Via Date
Odobu, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 12-Feb-2020 @ 1:25 PM
Omugo 6, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 12-Feb-2020 @ 11:10 AM
Akino, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 11-Feb-2020 @ 4:05 PM
katiku 2, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 11-Feb-2020 @ 12:05 PM
Ocea A, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 11-Feb-2020 @ 9:30 AM
Ofua Zone, South Sudan anonymous Voice / telephone 10-Feb-2020 @ 12:17 AM

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