USA is Convinced South Sudan Cannot Solve Its Crises On Its Own – Supports Regional Intervention

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Discussing North Korea's Nuclear Program in the past now switched to discussing South Sudan's recent violence(Photo: zimbio)

July 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The recent outbreak of a deadly conflict in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, has convinced the United States of America and Partners that South Sudan leadership lacks capacity to solve its own problems and therefore, it is time to establish a mechanism that will guarantee a way forward for the people of South Sudan. Speaking in Washington, […]

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SPLA-IO Defeats Government Offensives, More Tanks Destroyed Or Captured!

Rebel fighters celebrating the capture of Tanks and other weapons

July 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan’s armed Opposition forces under the leadership of South Sudan’s First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, reports major victories against their rivals on Juba-Yei road this morning. According to James Gatdet Dak, the Press Secretary of the First Vice President, SPLA in Opposition has crashed SPLA-Kiir on Wednesday morning following major offensives on their […]

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Opposition leaders, President Salva Kiir Mayardit greets his long term rival First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny at a close watch of a disappointed 2nd Vice President, James Wani Igga(Photo: supplied)

By Simon Changkuoth, July 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– In plain English, The Friday assassination plot to kill or simply arrest Dr Riek was conducted by Malong Awan with 100% knowledge of Salva Kiir. The event was pre-planned to succeed was it not for those lion-hearted warriors (bodyguards) Dr  Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon would have been captured or killed and that evening […]

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To save South Sudan, Put it on life support

US special envoy Princeton Lyman(Photo: file)

By Princeton Lyman & Kate Almquist Knopf July 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- -South Sudan marked its fifth anniversary as a state this month not with celebrations but with rival armed factions shooting at each other in the streets of the capital. Several hundred people were killed in less than a week, tens of thousands displaced, and even sacrosanct UN camps protecting civilians were […]

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President Salva Kiir Orders Protests Against Foreign Intervention in South Sudan

Citizens of Bor, a town that was restored by the Ugandan army, protesting foreign forces intervention in the country, July 19, 2016(Photo: file)

July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s Salva Kiir government has ordered civilians to march to the streets to protest foreign force intervention in the country. The protest, however, could subside down as more fighting resumes at the outskirts of Juba between the two rival forces. According to reliable sources,  the protesters will march on the streets to denounce foreign intervention which […]

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Breaking News: Salva Kiir Forces Pursue Machar Outside The Capital, Juba

South Sudan old jet fighters are seen in the air used in the current conflict by Salva Kiir's side(Photo: file)

July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Latest reports from South Sudan capital, Juba, indicate that the forces of President Salva Kiir have began major offensives on Machar’s SPLA forces outside the capital. According to Machar’s Press Secretary, James Gatdet Dak, President Kiir’s SPLA faction has violated the Cease fire declaration made by the two leaders on July 11, 2016, last week. “President Salva Kiir’s […]

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Emmanuel Jal calls for South Sudan leaders to step down

Former Child soldier, Emmanuel Jal, musician and activist(Photo: Al Jazeera)

For Immediate Use Brian Adeba calls for third-force intervention and targeted sanctions Machar’s spokesperson says Machar will only accept intervention from United Nations Mission in South Sudan Kiir’s spokesperson says third party force “will not be acceptable” Host Femi Oke frustrated by “depressing conversation” about “grievances and counter-grievances” July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Last night on The Stream on Al Jazeera […]

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SSHURSA Condemns Dismissal of Minister Hiteng, Calls For His Reinstatement and Urges President Kiir to Respect Agreement

Dr. Cirilo Hiteng, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, at Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy & Human Rights"Towards a Global Human Rights Culture(Photo: file/cultural diplomacy)

July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy(SSHURSA) condemns in strongest terms possible the recent dismissal of Cirino Hiteng; the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the South Sudan’s coalition government; the Transitional Government of National Unity(TGoNU). Hiteng is member of the Former Political Detainees(FD or SPLM Leaders). He was, […]

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South Sudan conflict: African Union approves Regional Force

Tanzaniapeacekeepers 2014-03-27 at 1.38.30 AM

July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- African leaders have backed plans to deploy regional troops to South Sudan after recent fighting between rival forces left hundreds of people dead. Soldiers for the African Union (AU) force are to come from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan and Uganda. A 12,000-strong UN peacekeeping force is already in the country, but the AU force would have […]

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South Sudan leaders to meet for talks, IGAD to deploy 14,000 troops

Egyptians soldiers in Sinai desert (photo:Ellen Bierhorst)

By ANA, SABC. July 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar have agreed to meet and deliberate on the way forward to restore peace following the armed conflict that broke out in recent days, an official said. According to Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) chairman Festus Mogae, who met Kiir and spoke to Machar […]

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