How Trump Rammed Through Barriers To Victory

Donald John Trump, US Replican Candidate(Photo: file)

By Deng Vanang Nov 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Donald John Trump proved to be an antidote to almost all present day political checklist of dos and don’ts. A true epitome of a politician who galvanized fears into votes. One that derided delusion of being seen diplomatically refined peppered with political correctness to be elected. Demystified the persistently lauded gender sensitivity to […]

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Diplomacy and Its Chips: The Case of James Gatdet Dak

South Sudan's First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar, meeting the family of his spokesman, James Gatdet Dak(Photo: past file)

By Deng Vanang, Nov 7, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— James Gatdet Dak who is Dr. Riek Machar’s spokesman is by now in custody for five good days and nights since last Thursday. He was extradited to Juba due to South Sudan and Kenyan governments’ fishy deal. All that nasty thing happened against him despite being citizen of United States as well as […]

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Obama Lives Down From The Hype That He Had Been

I appeal to the leaders of Barack Obama - South Sudan to pursue peace as a way to honor those who have died(Photo: QuickReview/Nyamilepedia)

By Deng Vanang, Nov 4, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- A child of the world, Obama is currently winning up stay in the coveted global office. Not as the hype he was internationally when entering, but like a normal outgoing American President with a soaring and unprecedented popularity rating of 54% at home. In those heydays, at least outside America, everybody alive and […]

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Special Treats as Deng Vanang Returns to Nairobi

Deng Vanang is a Political scientist, Journalist and Author

By Deng Vanang, Oct 25, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The treats I brought along with me from UNMISS Campsite in Juba since the conflict broke out on 8th July are numerous, humorous and analytically insightful. First among them is the fact that SPLM/A-IO’s never say die leader, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon has so far summersaulted back to the torturous bushes in South […]

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At last, a peace agreement between friends and not foes in South Sudan.

Taban Deng Gai, former Chief negotiator and the current FVP in Kiir's transitional government(Photo: file)

  By Deng Vanang, Sept 11, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Statements coming from diplomats on implementation of South Sudan’s struggling peace agreement are now quite clearer. One thing coming out of these statements is even clearer. That unanimously peace is not dead and its approved implementers are two Generals: Salva Kiir and Taban Deng with Machar excluded. Those diplomatic statements have been […]

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Legitimate Quest To Establishing Rival Government And Reforming The Reformists

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Former Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon (Photo: supplied).

By Deng Vanang, September 04, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The return to durable peace being far off sight while is similarly unnecessary for some, the quest to form rival government in South Sudan is now more conceivable than ever. The dire state of affairs has been consolidated by none other than recent infighting in TGONU. When gunshots blared out of Presidential Palace […]

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What Future Holds For an Intransigent Kiir Refusing To Vacate And Reluctant Machar in No Hurry To Step In?

From left to righ in front seated are: FVP Dr. Riek Machar, President Salva Kiir and VP James Wani Igga posed for a group photo after the swearing in ceremony for the new TGoNU cabinet; (Photo credit: supplied/file)

By Deng Vanang, August 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Commendable public revolutionary greetings have been cordially extended to Dr. Lam Akol Ajawin for having seen the light at last that political struggle – not an armed one – more often doesn’t remove from power an ethnically inclined and even more an entrenched totalitarian dictatorship. This civil rights movement as he rightly saw […]

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To keep Restive Kiir in Check, Machar Must Forge Alliances

President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar greet after a peace talk in Arusha, Tanzania.(Photo credits: Muhidin Michuzi )

By Deng Vanang, June 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Getting peace implemented is quite central to the country’s broader agenda for political reforms that aim at improving citizens’ general well-being. Hero to let that happens shall certainly get some credit while one that opposes shall have price to pay come 2019 general elections, should they ever happen as scheduled. With correct implementation […]

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Nuremberg Trials, Not Joburg Soap Operas As Popular Demand

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By Deng Vanang, June 15, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A cow once bitten by hyena, must eventually die of the latter’s bite unless the cow quickly dies of natural causes. Its only salvation lies in dying early of natural causes than in so devouring jaws of the beast. The ordeal of dying a slow but painful death is equally something rued by […]

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As Kiir Controls the Grounds, Machar Seizes the Alters

From left to righ in front seated are: FVP Dr. Riek Machar, President Salva Kiir and VP James Wani Igga posed for a group photo after the swearing in ceremony for the new TGoNU cabinet; (Photo credit: supplied/file)

By Deng Vanang, June 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- What happened in St. Emmanuel Jieng Parish is reflective of shifting politics, from the podium to the pulpit. Ahead of Machar’s return, Kiir forewarned him against holding any political gathering. To Kiir, reason for meeting people is obvious. To announce his mighty return loaded with politics of war and its outcome. Untold details […]

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