BREAKING: South Sudan’s Former Chief of Staff General Paul Malong Awan Launches A New Rebellion To Overthrow Salva Kiir’s Government

Gen. Malong Awan, the former COGS, in Yirol after he escaped Juba (Photo/extracted)

Jan 6, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s former notorious Chief of General Staff of the SPLA, General Paul Malong Awan, popularly known by his supporters as “King Paul”, launches a new rebellion and calls on the armed forces to overthrow the current regime of his former friend, Mr Salva Kiir Mayardit. Coordinating his armed forces over the phone from his East African […]

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South Sudan’s SPLM/A[IO] Office In Germany Holds National Convention and Elects New Leadership

Kuajien Lual Wechtuor, the SPLM/A[IO] Representative to Germany(Photo: file)

Jan 5th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — Speaking to Nyamilepedia Press, SPLM/A (IO) Mission Representative to Germany, Mr. Kuajien Lual Wechtuor, confirms that his office held transparent, free and fair elections on Christmas Eve and elected 11 representatives to various wings of SPLM Mission. “SPLM/A (IO) Mission under wise leadership of the Chairman and Commander-in-Chief, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon (PhD) in the Federal […]

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BREAKING: South Sudan Government Blames Defected Lt. Colonel and His One Bodyguard For Heavy Fighting In the Capital, Juba

Lt. Col. Chan Garang Ding Lual and his soldiers being received by the SPLA-IO Maj. Gen. Benjamin Gore(Photo: supplied)

Jan 5th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s army faction loyal to president Salva Kiir has admitted the heavy fighting that occurred yesterday night in the capital, Juba. Speaking to media, SPLA [IG] spokesman, Brigadier Gen. Lul Ruai Kong, claims that the recent fighting was between the army and a defected Lt. Colonel, who joined rebellion two months ago. “Rebel forces led […]

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My Appeal to IGAD, UN Secretary General and UN Security Council to put pressure on South Sudan President Salva Kiir to order Amadi State governor Joseph Ngere to stop further violations of cessation of hostilities agreement

The UN Security Council during a past panel discussion...

Dear Chairman of  IGAD, United Nations Secretary General and UN  Security Council  President, By Rev.  Wesley Bokati  Natana Abraham, Jan 5th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — As you very well know, since  the signing of cessation of hostilities agreement  in Addis Ababa on January 21,2017,the governor of Amadi State Joseph Ngere and SPLA Division Six Commander  Major General Korokoni  Yepete, have intensified dry season […]

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BREAKING: First Vice President Taban Deng Gai Plans To Visit Government Controlled Areas- Waat and Nasir

Taban Deng Gai , left, speaks with Salva Kiir , right, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, after Taban was sworn in at the presidential palace in Juba, South Sudan, replacing opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon. South Sudan's president on Tuesday replaced his deputy and opposition leader Riek Machar, who fled into hiding this month amid renewed clashes with government forces. The move has killed a fragile peace deal signed in 2015 in a country ravaged by civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)

Jan 4th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s controversial First Vice President, Gen. Taban Deng Gai, plans to visit predominately native Nuer areas that are loosely controlled by Salva Kiir government in Greater Upper Nile. The visit, according to his spokesman, Dickson Gatluak Nyuot, targets contested major towns such as Waat of Bieh and Pagak in Maiwut States. “Yes, the FVP is […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Heavy Gunshots in South Sudan Capital, Juba!

South Sudan's fragmented army goes on a dog-fight within the capital, Juba, in July 2016 to uproot the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny(Photo: Citizen TV/File)

Jan 04, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s war-raged capital, Juba, yet again witnessed another heavy gunshots in multiple locations across the city on the first Thursday night of the new year, January 4th, 2018. The fighting, which is believe to have been instigated by defection of soldiers loyal to estranged former Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Paul Malong Awan, started with a […]

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Twenty problems with the December 2017 cessation of hostilities agreement

IGAD leaders during South Sudan 2nd Peace Process, the Revitalization Forum, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 2017(Photo: file)

By Aly Verjee, Jan 4th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — Later this evening, a cessation of hostilities agreement (CoHA) between the government of South Sudan and eight South Sudanese armed groups comes into effect.  The agreement, signed in Addis Ababa and mediated by IGAD, was welcomed by many South Sudanese and the international community (see statements from the AU, Troika, and EU). The African Union Chairperson called the CoHA a […]

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Creation Of Two Counties In Lou Ariik Is A Final Solution To The Dispute Over Naming

Atem Gualdit, Speaking in March Conference - Discussing the County's Name dispute(Photo: supplied)

By Ariik Atekdit, Warrap, South Sudan Opinion Jan 3, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —— It is now the beginning of 2018 nevertheless the quarrel over which name to use for Lou Ariik County is being campaign for on debates. In mid 2016, President Salva Kiir Mayardit issued a decree creating 19 counties in Tonj State that later on multiplied; the decree carried the […]

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Is revitalization of peace in South Sudan credible?

IGAD leaders during South Sudan 2nd Peace Process, the Revitalization Forum, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 2017(Photo: file)

By Duop Chak Wuol Jan 3, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– Countries are created in line with international treaties and norms, and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the deciding factor for any organized society that wants to become a nation. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) — the supposedly problem-solving East African regional bloc whose vision statement asserts that it is […]

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What We Expect From President Kiir and FVP Taban in 2018

Taban Deng Gai , left, speaks with Salva Kiir , right, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, after Taban was sworn in at the presidential palace in Juba, South Sudan, replacing opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon. South Sudan's president on Tuesday replaced his deputy and opposition leader Riek Machar, who fled into hiding this month amid renewed clashes with government forces. The move has killed a fragile peace deal signed in 2015 in a country ravaged by civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)

By Winnie Nyiwer Majok, Kampala January 3, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– As we are stepped into 2018, every South Sudanese ‘s wish for a new year is for the President Salva Kiir and his First Vice President Gen. Stephen Taban to change their current political stance on this ongoing crisis and bring a genuine peace  to this country in 2018. There is […]

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