Former Nigerian President Travels to Meet Dr. Machar in the War-torn Upper Nile State, South Sudan!

A close doors discussion between South Sudan's former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar and the former Nigerian President, Gen. Obasanjo in Pagak, Upper Nile South Sudan(Photo: IO/Machar's Profiles)

Updated at 9:30pm, May 18, 2015(PST) May 18, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Former Nigerian President, Gen.Olusegun Obasanjo, who chairs African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan crisis, paid a “historical visit” to the chairman of the armed opposition, Dr. Reik Machar Teny, at his headquarters in the most volatile Upper Nile State, South Sudan. “I held a very fruitful meeting this […]

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Children killed, abducted and raped in South Sudan attacks – UNICEF

This handout picture taken on April 15, 2014 and released on April 23 by the the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) shows debris outside the Kali-Ballee Mosque in the oil town of Bentiu, Unity State, on April 15, 2014. "More than 200 civilians were reportedly killed and over 400 wounded," the UN mission in the country said, adding there were also massacres at a church, hospital and an abandoned UN World Food Programme (WFP) compound. South Sudan's army has been fighting rebels loyal to sacked vice president Riek Machar, who launched a renewed offensive this month targeting key oil fields.  AFP PHOTO / HO / UNMISS


UNICEF Press Centre JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya,  May 18, 2015 (Nyamilepedai) -– Dozens of children have been killed, at least 12 raped and others abducted and recruited in a series of attacks in South Sudan’s Unity State over a two-week period, according to eyewitness accounts received by UNICEF. According to dozens of testimonies from people who have fled burning villages, children […]

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IGAD Mediation Extremely Dismayed, yet Again, at the Heavy Fighting Continuing in Malakal, Upper Nile State of South Sudan


PRESS STATEMENT Addis Ababa, Ethiopia May 16, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) — According to preliminary reports filed by the IGAD Monitoring and Verification Team-MVT on ground, fighting has been going on in Malakal since yesterday evening. Shilluk militia forces of General Johnson Olony joined by forces from the SPLM/ SPLA -IO attacked against Government forces in and around Malakal. The IGAD Mediation […]

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SPLM/SPLA Condemns Salva Kiir’s Government “For Killing Innocent civilians”

Gen Gatwech Dual and Gen Otong Liah matching to Bor 2014-04-15 at 3.33.56 PM

May 15, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s armed opposition, SPLM/SPLA, “condemns in the strongest possible terms” the ongoing massive destruction of lives and property, and the killing of innocent civilians in Greater Upper Nile by the government troops. According to the Opposition’s Chairman for National Committee for Information and Public Relations, Captain Mabior Garang de Mabior, the government led offensives in […]

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IGAD Mediators profoundly deplore the escalation of fighting in South Sudan and urge the warring Parties to immediately cease all hostilities

The Leaders of the compromised regional bloc, IGAD, IGAD summit heads of states and governments, deliberating on South Sudan conflict(Photo: IGAD)

IGAD, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 15 May 2015(Nyamilepedia) —  According to reports filed by the IGAD Monitoring and Verification Team-MVT, United Nations agencies and humanitarian organizations on ground, Government forces have been conducting full-scale military offensive against opposition forces in Rubkona, Mayom, Guit, Koch and Mayendit counties in Unity State since 27 April 2015. It is also increasingly clear that the offensive […]

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‘Untold suffering’ of South Sudanese people must end, UN envoy tells Security Council

Displaced from their homes in Unity State by pro government forces in 2014, these old men and children are left without but the Bible and hopes that peace in the country(Photo: UN)

UN News Centre, May 14, 2015(Nyamilepedia) – The security situation in South Sudan deteriorated further during late April and early May, the head of the United Nations mission in the country warned today as she briefed the Security Council on the “very worrying” developments that have had a devastating effect on civilians. “The untold suffering of the people of South […]

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County Commissioner: Government Assaults on Payinjiar Defeated by Local Youth!

County officials assessing cattle in Payainjiar county to be returned to Yirol County as a sign of good relationship in the past(Photo: file)

May13th, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — In the latest reports obtained by Nyamilepedia Editorial Team, a heavy assault, coordinated from two directions by the government troops on Payinjiar County has been defeated by the local youth following more than five hours of sustained battles, according to the County commissioner. “there have been heavy attacks that came from different directions toward Payinjiar County on […]

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South Sudan: Government Troops Preparing Fresh Assaults in Malakal

SPLA-Juba government troops planning new military offensives in Malakal to push back the Opposition forces in the area(Photo: file)

May 13, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Latest reports from Malakal indicate that the government troops (SPLA-Juba) and allied militia are preparing fresh assaults on areas around the capital of Upper Nile state. According to military sources in Malakal, the government has decided to carry out the last heavy assaults on the towns near the main cities of Malakal, Bentiu, Renk and Ayod […]

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Gen. Gathoth Gatkuoth Visits Wounded Soldiers in Maiwut, Assures Accountability!

Gen. Gathoth Gatkuoth Hothnyang, the deputy commander in chief for logic, SPLM/SPLA (Photo: Nyamilepedia)

May 11, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistic for SPLM/SPLA in Opposition, Maj. Gen. Gathoth Gatkuoth Hothnyang, a member of military command council, visits the wounded soldiers at Maiwut County Hospital in Upper Nile (Adar) state earlier this month. According to the office of the deputy chief of staff, Gen. Gathoth pleaded with the wounded heroes, and […]

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South Sudan: heavy fighting and reported ‘atrocities’ in northeast force UN to evacuate staff

Leer, the home town of Dr. Riek Machar in Unity State, South Sudan, which government troops burned to ashes after the governement soldier attacked and burned it down, which resulted in many civilian casualties. Like in Leer the government troops are restricting humanitarian access in Guit and Koch, which they recent attacked and temporarily occupied(Photo: supplied)

UN News Centre May 11, 2015(Nyamilepedia) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has expressed growing concern about “continuing and consistent reports” emanating from two north-eastern counties regarding a surge in kidnappings and rapes and an overall uptick in violence, which has forced UN and other aid agencies to withdraw staff from the region. According to credible information […]

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