South Sudan: Save the Children’s Country Director Condemns Killing of Humanitarian Workers

Peter Walsh, Save the Children’s Country Director in South Sudan(Photo: file)

March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— In response to the recent and tragic killing of six aid workers in South Sudan, Peter Walsh, Save the Children’s Country Director in South Sudan, said: “Save the Children strongly condemns the killing of six aid workers over the weekend, one of whom worked for a Save the Children-partner organisation, which provides critical child protection to […]

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Taban’s Camp Declared Nonexistent In Ruweng

Current South Sudan's First Vice President Taban Deng Gai

March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— A faction of SPLM-IO under the leadership of First Vice President Taban Deng Gai is hit by another defection in Parieng, Ruweng State in former Unity State. We have collectively resigned from the SPLM-IO and joined the SPLM-IG under the leadership of Cde Salva Kiir Mayardit for the sake of peace and stability in our country, […]

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Amnesty International Urges Kiir To Release Prisoners Under NSS Detention Centres

South Sudan President Salva Kiir opens his hands to God during a prayer service in Juba. Despite they pray on occassions, they also ordain fighting as a solution to the conflict(Photo: file)

March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— World’s human rights agency Amnesty International has written to President Kiir urging him to release all prisoners detained by National Security Service in various NSS compounds. In a letter dated 28 March 2017 and addressed directly to Kiir, a copy seen by Nyamile newsdesk, signed by written by Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International warned […]

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SPLA-IO Captures Kajo-Keji Town, Rescued Prisoners!

SPLA-IO rebel forces pose with vehicles and equipments captured from Darfur rebels fighting along side forces loyal to President Salva Kiir in Western Bahr El Ghazal.

  Monday, March 27, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —- A heavy fighting between the warring factions of SPLA from 6Am this morning, March 27, 2017, in Kajo-Keji has resulted in many casualties and swapping of prisoners of war. According to SPLA-IO spokesman, Col. William Gatjiath Deang, the rebels have freed at least 12 prisoners from government detention camps but captured and detained 14 […]

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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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How A Pakistani Man Describes South Sudan – “A Lawless Land Without a Government”

Pakistani citizens....

March 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– For the last two days, news about South Sudan have spread across the Pakistani Capital, Islamabad, after Pakistani petroleum engineers’ lives became at risk in South Sudan’s main oilfield, Palouch. At least one Pakistani citizen, Ayaz Hussain Jamali, and two Indian oil workers were kidnapped in Palouch oil fields by anti-government forces within this month. The insecurity in […]

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BREAKING: South Sudan Rebels Detain Another Foreign Petroleum Engineer in Palouch Oil Fields

Foreign petroleum engineers at a new training facility for Petronas in South Sudan(Photo: file)

March 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Warning foreign companies to promptly cease extracting South Sudan oil in contested regions, the anti-government forces, which control vast majority of land in Upper Nile region,  the SPLM/A in Opposition, has detained 4 more oil engineers this morning in Palouch area of Northern Upper Nile. The main oil field, which is the only operational oil field […]

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Eastern Africa Shifting Gears To Support US-UN Calls For a Political Dialogue In South Sudan

IGAD leaders meeting in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa to bring peace to South Sudan.

March 17, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— As the United States of America begins to reconsider reinvigoration of South Sudan Peace Process, the region surrounding war-torn South Sudan, has of late began to shift gears in what could be a preparation to support an inclusive political process as called for by the world’s most powerful nations. On February 24th, more than 12 Senators […]

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Lone Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Calls For a Dialogue With President Salva Kiir

Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka, former Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistic(Photo: file)

March 17, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo, a former deputy Chief of Staff for Logistic in President Salva Kiir’s SPLA faction, who resigned without a bodyguard less than a month ago calls on IGAD and the international community to recognize and support his quest for a political solution to South Sudan crises. “Your Excellency, NAS is a genuine political […]

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An Appeal to H.E. The President, General Salva Kiir Mayardit

Juba University, South Sudan....

Dear President Salva Kiir Mayardit, By Professor Leonzio Angole Onek, March 12th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I have been encouraged by your move to declare a Prayer Day during which you are reported […]

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