BREAKING NEWS: IGAD Fails To Invite South Sudan Main Opposition Leader Riek Machar To Its Revitalization Forum

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Dec 12, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — The eight-country East African regional trade bloc, tasked to mediate South Sudan conflict, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development(IGAD) has circumvented inviting South Sudan’s main armed opposition leader, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, chairman and commander-in-chief of the SPLM/A in Opposition. According to an invitation letter, extended to Nyamilepedia Press, the IGAD council agreed during its recent meeting in […]

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BREAKING: Hundreds of Thousands Expected To Mourn And March During The 4th Commemoration of December 15th

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Dec 12, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — In less than forty eight(48) hours millions of South Sudanese around the world are expected to commemorate the 4th December 15th genocide that was orchestrated in the national capital of the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, in December 2013. December 15th, as it is known today, is the day when South Sudan civil war started among […]

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Ghost Nation: An ethnic-cleansing campaign by the government threatens to empty South Sudan

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In his heart, Simon Yakida knew he was digging his own grave. By Nick Turse, Dec 12, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– A few days earlier, clashes between government troops and rebel forces near Bamurye, Yakida’s village in South Sudan, had left three soldiers dead. Now the local military commander stood before him, gesturing at one of the bodies. He told Yakida, “Killing you […]

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What makes Bona Malwal more South Sudanese than Abyei people?

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By Biong Deng Biong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, December 12, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Recently, South Sudanese have become aware of the Bona Malwal position that Abyei is not South Sudan. This is not new to Abyei people, since he made it clear to them in 2005 that Abyei will only become part of South Sudan “over his dead body”. The reason for […]

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CALL FOR CEASEFIRE IN LAKE STATE CLANS CLASH

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For Immediate Release, By Dak Bouth, Nairobi, Kenya 10th December 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– ‘‘While our people, the people of South Sudan, are passing through these difficult times in their long history of struggle for freedom, justice, equality and prosperity, it is not possible for me to remain unperturbed by, indifferent or insensitive to this unprecedented trepidation, immense suffering, fragmentation and internecine fighting […]

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THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 10 DECEMBER 2017: SSHURSA CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE

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Dec 10th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The 10 December usually marks the international human rights day. SSHURSA notes with concern the massive human rights violations in South Sudan by the warring parties particularly willfully perpetrated by the government forces. In other countries: Yemen, Syria, Central African Republic, Sudan’s Western Darfur Region, Iraq, Somalia and more, violence remains unabated. South Sudan and these […]

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SPLA Spokesman Lul Ruai Kong, not Concern Over Assassination of His Nuer Tribesmen in The Capital

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Dec 9th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– At least two young South Sudanese men from the Nuer ethnic group were assassinated in the capital, Juba, this week. According to relatives, late Buai Gatkuoth and Kuol Yuol, who are estimated to be 31 and 25 years old, respectively, were kidnapped on their way back to the UN Protection of civilians’ sites on Tuesday evening. […]

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South Sudan: Security Council urged to do more to protect civilians, help end violence

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7 December 2017(Nyamilepedia) –– With the conflict in South Sudan entering its fifth year, senior United Nations officials on Thursday expressed concern about the precarious security situation and bleak humanitarian conditions in the world’s youngest country. “The people of South Sudan have simply suffered far too much for far too long and we must not take their resilience against incredible […]

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‘Zero tolerance’ for sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff in South Sudan, underscores senior official

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By FRANCESCA MOLD, 7 December 2017(Nyamilepedia) – United Nations peacekeepers, police, and civilians work hard to provide security, sanctuary, and peace for the vulnerable people of war-torn South Sudan. The relationship between the two groups should be one of mutual trust and confidence but, at times, it breaks down when the power imbalance results in local people being subjected to […]

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At Least 70 Confirmed Dead In South Sudan’s Lakes State Fighting

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Dec 07, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Latest reports from South Sudan’s Western Lakes State confirmed that a recent ethnic feud in Northern Rumbek has left at least 70 people dead and more than 100 others injured. According to the minister of information of Western Lakes State, Hon. James Riak Deng, 70 people were confirmed dead on both sides and more than 80 […]

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