Equatoria Sector Commander Lt. Gen. John Jok Gai Calls On IO Supporters To Slow Down on Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka

Lt. Gen. John Jok Gai walking with Lt. Gen. Simon Gatwech Dual after their arrival in Juba in 2016. Gen. Jok resumed operations in July 2016 and continued to lead SPLA-IO in Central Equatoria(Photo: file)

March 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The Commander of SPLM/A-IO General Headquarters of Equatoria Region, Lt. Gen. John Jok Gai, held a meeting with Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka, the former deputy Chief of Staff of SPLM/A-IG for logistic, and wants to clarify the position of Gen. Cirillo. “This serves to inform all South Sudanese in the country and the diaspora that Lt. […]

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Gogrial State’s Political Elites and Businessman are behind Intra-communal Conflict in the State

South Sudan villages burned to ashes by the fighting troops(Photo: file)

By Ajang Malueth Ajang Nhial, Mangol-Apuk Gogrial State, South Sudan March 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The recent communal fighting between the two sections Aguok and Apuk in Gogrial state is deeply disturbing. This conflict between the communities was unexpected to restart because these communities have been living harmoniously and tranquilly since the signing of 2008 peace initiative. Therefore it has been […]

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Open Letter to Salva Kiir: You won’t block the Change Forever

Salva Kiir in a gloomy face after a peace talk in Addis Ababa on May 26th, 2014(Photo: file)

By Dak Buoth, 26th March, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Hello Mr. President. How are you? I saw you on Citizen TV merely staring at people during IGAD summit held in Nairobi yesterday. And you look very timid and fidgeting yet you still have the gut to say that you’re the President of the Republic of South Sudan. With all due respect, you were […]

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A hut were civilians tired with ropes and burned inside by government soldiers in Yei River County(Photo: supplied)

26th March, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The International Youth for Africa (IYA) welcomes the expansion of South Sudan Human Rights Monitoring body by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). On Friday the UNHRC expanded the mandate of a three-member monitoring and advisory body on transitional justice and accountability issues in South Sudan and ordered to provide its findings also to the African […]

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Taban Deng Gai’s Abusing Power and Taking Advantage of Little Guy for an Endless Goal

Stephen Taban Deng Gai, 'First Vice President'(Photo: File)

By Santino Aniek, March 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Taban Deng Gai’s long career of abusing power for an endless goal and taking advantage of little guy does not just started, but since he observed power in the 1980s. Those who know Taban, in which myself is included, would agree that this long career abusing power and taking advantage of little guy did […]

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Foreign Secretary Statement at the UN Security Council briefing on South Sudan

Members of the united nations security council in a past meeting(Photo: file)

March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– As we sit safely in this Council Chamber, villages in South Sudan are being raided and plundered and set ablaze. Thousands of men, women and children are being driven from their homes, separated from their families and forced to endure terror and hunger as they seek safety in squalid camps. The toll of suffering in South […]

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A Countryman between Two Lawyers is Like a Fish between Two Cats: assessing the role of lawyers in South Sudan crises

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says "Inu I am South Sudan" in Arabic in this cartoon by Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih(Photo credits: Khalid A.)

By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Lawyer, Kampala Uganda March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- I have taken the above quote that “a countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats” from Benjamin Franklin. In fact, before I assess the role of lawyers in the South Sudan crises based on this quote, I would like to ask my readers to persevere […]

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Mayiik Ayii Deng – a Poison in the Office of the President

Mayiik Ayii Deng, the Minister for President Salva Kiir, deliverong a message to Ugandan President at his State House in Entebbe(Photo: file)

By Michael Joseph, March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudanese were optimistic that President Kiir Mayardit would appoint a well experienced, qualified cadre of SPLM with strong academic credential to run his office efficiently but unfortunately the appointment of a semi-illiterate boy as Minister in the Office of the President is a political shame to the entire nation. This office needs a […]

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SPLA-IO Leadership of the Equatoria Region Is Not Negotiating Any Peace Agreement With Salva Kiir’s Agents

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, showing his skeptical face during peace talks in Addis Ababa. That agreement has now collapsed and the leaders continue to impose themselves amid an intense conflict that is now in its 4 years(Photo: file)

By Lt. Col. Wayi Godwill Bizi SPLA-IO Spokesperson of Equatoria Region, March 24, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- SPLA-IO leadership of the Equatoria region hereby dismiss as fabricated lie the report in circulation that leaders of armed opposition forces in Morobo area of Yei River State reached a peace agreement with Yei River State government brokered by Bishop Elias Taban Parangi of the Evangelical Presbyterian […]

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What are the Ordinary South Sudanese Fighting for?

Starving children in South Sudan, the world's youngest nation that is now hit by famine(photo: file)

By Riang Y. Z. Nyak, March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- A few days ago, I saw a post on Facebook in which a Kenyan disrespectfully referred to the people of South Sudan as “…the silliest…” for fighting among themselves. He did this without making any analysis to show his understanding of the reasons for the war before reaching that conclusion. That makes […]

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