UN Fears Hundreds of Children Kidnapped in South Sudan For Use by Armed Forces

Demobilization ceremony @UNIICEF Marinetta Peru (2)

March 1, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The UN children’s agency said this morning it fears hundreds of boys were kidnapped last month in the northeast of South Sudan, raising suspicions that the abductors were from a pro-government militia. Last week UNICEF had estimated that 89 boys, some as young as 13, were abducted by an armed group in Wau Shilluk. The riverside town […]

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China questions U.S. threat of U.N. sanctions on South Sudan

China's Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi speaks during a meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations(Photo: UN)

By Michelle Nichols, Reuters, March 1, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — China on Friday questioned the logic behind a U.S. push to create a United Nations sanctions regime for South Sudan while warring parties there negotiate a power-sharing deal to end the conflict in the country, the world’s newest state. The United States circulated a draft U.N. Security Council resolution on the measure […]

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South Sudan Rebels Downplay Appointing The Military Spokesman!

Former SPLM/SPLA-IO military spokesman Brig. Lul Ruai Koang and James Gatdet Dak, the spokesperson to Dr. Riek Machar(Photo: file)

Feb 27, 2015(Nyamilpedia) — The SPLA, rebels’ faction, under the former Vice President, Riek Machar, downplays replacing a disgruntled Brigadier General, Mr. Lul Ruai Koang, who defected to Juba on 18th February, 2015. According to Machar’s spokesman, James Gatdet Dak, the deputy military spokesperson, Colonel James Lony Thichiot, will be acting as the Military Spokesman until further notice. “Colonel James […]

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South Sudan: Dr. Machar Calls On Salva Kiir to Meet Him On The Table In Addis Ababa

SPLM-IO's Dr. Riek Machar, Chief Negotiator Hon. Taban Deng Gai, Youth League Chairman Cde. Puot Kang Chol and Cde. Kou being led in by IGAD protocol service personel

Updated at 1:30Am, Feb 27, 2015(PS) Feb 26, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s former Vice President and the current Chairman of SPLM/SPLA [IO], Dr. Riek Machar Teny, calls on his rival, President Salva Kiir Mayardit, to pack his suitcase and meet him in Addis Ababa to expedite the peace agreement before the agreed dateline in less than a week. “I call […]

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An Agreement Is Under Way to “Evacuate” All Foreign Forces In South Sudan.

Feb 25,2015(Nyamilepedia)— The two delegates, representing the warring parties in South Sudan conflict in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are said to have made agreements that are yet to be finalized on withdrawing foreign forces from the young nation, South Sudan. According to Emmanuel Paul, who is representing civil society groups on a committee discussing security issues at the Addis Ababa peace […]

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“Dinka Leaders and Their Community Have Failed Our Country” – WES Governor!

State Governor Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro speaking  in Yambio, in the past(Photo credits:  Joseph Nashion)

Jan 16, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — While addressing a conference, organized to mitigate hostilities in Western Equatoria State, the governor of Western Equatoria, Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro, boldly narrates how the “Dinka leaders and their community failed the country”. “Dinka leaders and their community have failed our country, South Sudan. What’s wrong with you people, wherever you go, problems and havoc follow?”  The […]

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Machar Cordially Received On A Diplomatic Mission In Khartoum, Sudan!

Sudanese president, Omar el Bashir meeting the South Sudan’s former vice president, Dr. Riek Machar(Photo: supplied)

August 10, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The South Sudan’s former vice president and the Commander in Chief of SPLA forces in opposition, Dr Riek Machar Teny, has been cordially received in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. Sources from Khartoum confirm that Machar was “received upon his arrival by president Omar Hassan el Bashir”, on Sunday. According to James Gatdet Dak, his spokesperson, the […]

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The White Army fight in retaliation to Juba Massacre!

Dozens of South Sudanese men chanted war songs, blew whistles and brandished AK-47 rifles with a longing for ethnic revenge.

By William Davison, Bloomberg April 1, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — All members of the Nuer ethnic group, the troops of the so-called White Army who gathered by the Sobat River in eastern South Sudan are the strike force in rebel leader and former Vice President Riek Machar’s campaign against the government in Juba, the capital. They’re planning to march on Malakal, capital […]

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