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

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda(Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson)

By Nick Turse, June 27, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– In his heart, Simon Yakida knew he was digging his own grave. 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 […]

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The Deal behind Riek Machar’s “House Arrest”

Mr. Salva Kiir looks into a hat presented to him by the former US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, during a visit to Juba, South Sudan(Photo: file)

By by GERARD PRUNIER, June 27, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Last August , after Riak Machar had nearly been assassinated the previous month in Juba while trying to implement the South Sudanese “Peace Agreement” and had walked to the Congo , he had been exfiltrated from Goma by a Sudanese plane , together with his wife , son and a number of top-ranking […]

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Eastern Jikany Nuer Community Worldwide Condemns Two Governors

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Press Release, Eastern Jikany Nuer Council of Australia, Community of Canada and Nuer Community Development Service of the United States strongly condemn the killing of civilians in Greater Adar State coordinated by fake governors Bol Ruach Rom and Gatkuoth Khor at Dutjiok on 02/05/2017; Pakur on 09/05/2017; Gobach, Nak-manyang and Lanydey on 15 /05/2017; Panomdajop on 29/05/2017; and Machar / […]

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THE WAY FORWARD FOR PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND JUSTICE IN SOUTH SUDAN: VIEWS OF GRASSROOTS COMMUNITIES AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS

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CIVIL SOCIETY PAPER NO. 1 OF 2017 PAGAK TOWN, SOUTH SUDAN By Biel Boutros Biel, June 26th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— In June 2017, more than 70 representatives of different civil society, women, community leaders and faith-based organisations came together in a series of workshops and community dialogues held in Pagak Town in South Sudan. Despite the challenges faced, the workshops and community […]

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Dr. Machar Turns Down Abel Alier’s Invitation To Attend “The National Dialogue”

Salva Kiir Mayardit and Dr. Riek Machar Teny(Photo: file)

June 25th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Former First Vice President, Chairman and Commander-in-Chief of SPLM/A-IO, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, has turned down an invitation by the Co-Chair of President Salva Kiir’s National Dialogue. Mr. Abel Alier-Wal Kwai, one of the two co-chairs of the stranded dialogue, sent out an invitation to Dr. Machar and other key opposition leaders outside the country to […]

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UPDF FROM NORTHERN PART OF UGANDA PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR THEIR SISTERLY TRIBES IN SOUTH SUDAN, AND READY TO CRASH SALVA KIIR’S GENOCIDAL FORCES AT THE BORDER.

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By Nicholas Osobi, June 24, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Although Uganda’s president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is being highly revered for his folksy, and sometimes prudent oratory, it seems he has never come across a wise saying that “blood is thicker than water.” And his total ignorance of blood bond has translated into his egregious handling of South Sudan conflict, creating an indescribable political […]

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FINDING IN SOUTH SUDAN, GOK STATE AND MY CONCLUSION

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By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala Uganda, June 24, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— I have come to the conclusion that South Sudan crisis and tribal conflicts in particular will never go away in the near future. This is because all youth are not honest as they hate self-sacrifice. Their conflict of interest overrides their objectivity. We only become nationalists when our interests are […]

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World Refugees’ Day: What Does It Mean for You and Me?

Dr. Gatluak Ter Thach Founder & CEO of Nashville Int’l Center for Empowerment greating US President, Barack Obama in 2015(Photo: profile)

By Dr. Gatluak Ter Thach*, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— I was young but I remember how I felt when we left my village. People in places that were not attacked were afraid they would be attacked. Everyone ran for safety. News spread in our villages about people being bombed and killed, children kidnapped, women raped, and cows destroyed. Bombs fell […]

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The dual character of president Museveni in South Sudan conflict.

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By Makneth Aciek June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– As South Sudan is rifting itself apart with war, the blame(s) will always be on president kiir and his spin doctor, president Museveni of Uganda. Through their comedy of errors, it is not difficult to notice that, what had been about them is a mixture of folly and crime; one blinded by ignorance […]

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UNHCR Representative’s message to South Sudanese refugees in Sudan on World Refugee Day

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Over 400,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Sudan since December 2013, تتوفر أيضا في العربية GENEVA, Switzerland, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Marking World Refugee Day with South Sudanese refugees in Al Nimir camp in East Darfur State, UNHCR’s Representative, Noriko Yoshida, called on the South Sudanese who fled to Sudan not to lose hope for the future.Over 400,000 South Sudanese […]

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