Improve Refugees-Host communities’ schools and give girl child access to equitable and quality education as boy child

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Oct 16, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — A total of about 326,149 students will be writing their Ordinary Level of Secondary School National Exams for Uganda’s Certificate of Education –UCE on Oct 16, 2017. According to Uganda National Examination Board, UNEB Secretary Mr.Nokrach Odongo 49% of this number is girls. The Young adult Empowerment Initiative (YEI) applauds Uganda’s ministry of Education for the efforts […]

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BREAKING: South Sudan’s Warring President Thinks American Children Suffer More Than The South Sudanese Children

South Sudan's warring president Salva Kiir decorates newly appointed army chief General James Ajongo during his swearing-in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Juba, South Sudan, May 10, 2017(Photo: file)

Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — While downplaying the suffering of his own people whom he believes are being killed, raped or displaced by “the Social Media”, South Sudan’s troubled President, Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, thinks that the American children are suffering more than the South Sudanese children. During a recent interview in Juba by the Washington Post, Mr. Kiir, whose term in office expired in […]

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Federalism Base on Geographical and Regional System: a peaceful solution to the conflict in South Sudan

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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God (Mathew 5:9) By Rev Bafel Paul Gak Deng, Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — The Federal Democratic Republic of South Sudan shall be similar to the United Arab Emirates, a Federation of Seven Emirates. To permanently end the ongoing conflict, South Sudan should be divided into 3 Regions. Before I dive into this […]

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Pope Francis: Do not distance yourself from South Sudan

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By Fr. Paul Samasumo, Vatican Radio, Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — Pope Francis has called on the international community not to forget South Sudan and in particular the serious humanitarian emergency unfolding there. The Pope made the call on South Sudan in a Preface he wrote to a new book on South Sudan. The book, published in Italian, is authored by Comboni Missionary, […]

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South Sudan civil war causes Africa’s worst refugee crisis

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — The United Nations says South Sudan’s four-year-old civil war has left half of the nation’s population — 6 million people — in need of humanitarian aid. The conflict began when South Sudan’s army split between factions loyal to President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. The two men mobilized their respective tribes, the Dinka […]

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Research for improved tax revenue collection in Africa: International Centre for Tax and Development holds annual meeting in Uganda

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Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The first action area of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development is mobilising domestic public resources. Described as “critical to achieving the sustainable development goals,” the countries of the General Assembly committed to “enhancing revenue administration through modernized, progressive tax systems, improved tax policy and more efficient tax collection.” Key to raising increased tax revenue in an […]

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Seeking shelter in war-torn South Sudan

A family sit under a tree around which they live in the village of Aburoc, South Sudan, on May 11, 2017. Thousands of people, predominantly from the Shilluk tribe, have fled here after fighting forced them from their homes. Arriving in Aburoc with only what they could carry, many people are living outside in the open without any shelter.(Photo credit: Aljazeera/Phil Hatcher-Moore)

Many South Sudanese, including the Shilluk tribe, have been displaced several times amid the ongoing conflict. By Phil Hatcher-Moore Oct 14, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Nearly four million people, or roughly a third of the country’s population, have been forced from their homes by the conflict in South Sudan. Some have fled to neighbouring countries, while others have been living in the sprawling camps […]

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PE video company takes South Sudan story to the world

A scene from the Unicef stop-motion video which has been produced by Port Elizabeth-based company Rooftop show how a little girl in South Sudan pursues education.

By Dorette De Swart Oct 14, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- How do we get people to care about what’s happening in the world? How do we draw attention to crisis situations most of us don’t even know exist? It is questions like these that drive the creative vision at Port Elizabeth-based video production company Rooftop, which created the newly released United Nations Children’s […]

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Searching for the Wrong Peace by detaining Riek Machar

Dr. Riek Machar Teny-dhurgon, former Vice President, Chairman and Commander in Chief of SPLM/A-IO(Photo: file)

By Elbow Chuol, Oct 9, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– This article doesn’t address the roots causes of South Sudan civil war but discussed how peace is being prevented to prevail by taking the wrong path. We are losing the direction. The right direction in which this peace can be possible and given to people of South Sudan. We are losing the direction […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka Meets IGAD and JMEC Representatives in Khartoum, Sudan

Lt. Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka and his team meet IGAD delegates as part of consultation to revive South Sudan Peace Agreement(Photo: Nyamilepedia)

Oct 8th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — A South Sudanese general and a former Deputy Chief of Staff of SPLA-IO, Lt. Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka Majiek, met IGAD and JMEC representatives today in Sudanese capital, Khartoum. According to his spokesman, Gatkuoth Mut Turoah, the delegates were led by IGAD Special Envoy to South Sudan Amb. Ismail Wais. According to Gatkuoth, the meeting was constructive. […]

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