UN, US failed to prevent ‘ethnic cleansing’ in South Sudan

An elderly South Sudanese woman sits in a village that has been ransacked by soldiers after clashing with rebels in the area(Photo: file)

By JUSTIN LYNCH, AP. YEI, South Sudan, Oct 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan’s Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country’s civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. The United Nations […]

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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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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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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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South Sudan: Who Controls Waat of Bieh State, ICRC Accused of Supplying Weapons!

An ICRC employee talks about international humanitarian law to soldiers of the South Sudan Armed Forces (SPLA). -(Photo: ICRC archive)

Oct 8th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — For nearly a week, South Sudan’s warring factions led by President Salva Kiir against his former deputy, Dr. Riek Machar, have contested the once strategic stronghold of Machar’s SPLA forces, Waat of Bieh State. The two spokesmen of the main warring factions, Brig. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang of Kiir’s SPLA and Brig. Gen. William Gatjiath Deng of […]

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Trump Administration Lifts Tough and Long Sanctions On Sudan

Sudanese President, Omar Hassan Al-Bashir celebrates. U.S has finally lift its 20-years-long trade embargoes on Sudan(Photo: file)

Washington, DC. October 6, 2017 (Nyamilepedia) – Today, the United States lifted longstanding comprehensive sanctions on Sudan. According to US state department, the Khartoum based NIF regime has “sustained positive actions to maintain a cessation of hostilities in conflict areas in Sudan, improve humanitarian access throughout Sudan, and maintain cooperation with the United States on addressing regional conflicts and the threat of terrorism”. Speaking […]

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BREAKING: Former Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Meets IGAD High Level Delegation Over South Sudan Peace Process

South Sudan's former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, posts for a picture with H.E. Workneh Gebeyehu, the minister of foreign affairs of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and H. E. Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, the minister of Foreign Affair of the Republic of Sudan after consulting him in Pretoria, South Africa, Oct 5th, 2017(photo: file)

Oct 05, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the chairman and commander-in-Chief of the SPLM/A (IO) received IGAD’s high level delegation led by H.E. Workneh Gebeyehu, the minister of foreign affairs of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and H. E. Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, the minister of Foreign Affair of the Republic of Sudan. According to IGAD, […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Maj. Gen. Saki Palaoko Joseph Defects NAS and Rejoins SPLA-IO

Maj. Gen Saki Palaoko Joseph, Maj. Gen. Yata Joseph Albiros, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel and two security personnel posting for a picture after a dialogue with Gen. Palaoko(Photo: file)

  Oct 3, 2013(Nyamilepedia) —— Maj. Gen Saki Palaoko Joseph, a former Operation commander in Maridi of Western Equatoria defects the National Alliance Salvation(NAS) of Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka and re-declare his allegiance to SPLA IO under Dr. Riek Machar Teny. According to Gen. Saki, he left the SPLA-IO and joined NAS due to administrative issues, however, the SPLA-IO […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Heavy Fighting Continues in Lou-Nuer For 4 Consecutive Days

SPLA-IO governor of Bieh State, Brig. Gen. Koang Rambang Chol commanding his troops in Bieh State(Photo: file)

Oct 3, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan’s warring parties, the SSPDF and the SPLA in Opposition, have continued fighting on the 4th day in a row in Waat of Bieh state, one of the main strongholds for the armed opposition under the country’s former First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny. According to verified sources on the ground, fighting resumed in […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Enough Project Calls For Resuscitation of South Sudan Peace Process With Opposition Leader Riek Machar

Movie star and rights activist, George Clooney in discussion with South Sudan's leader President Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar and second Vice President Hon. James Wani Igga(File: past photos)

Sept 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The Enough Project, an anti-atrocity policy group that supports peace and an end to mass atrocities in Africa’s deadliest conflict zones, has released a new report that presents a comprehensive new approach to ending the destructive and deadly war in the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. In their report, the Enough Project, proposes a revised peacemaking architecture and peace approach registering that […]

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