BREAKING NEWS: Kiir Appoints Former Bor Mayor Nhial Majak Nhial as Deputy Mayor of Juba

Nhial Majak, former Mayor of Bor Municipality Council, could be the next deputy mayor of Juba city(Photo: file)

Oct 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Latest reports from South Sudan’s Presidential Palace confirms that President Salva Kiir has appointed a controversial politician, Nhial Majak Nhial, as the deputy mayor of Juba city, a report that is being received with mixed feelings. Mr. Majak, a lost boy turned politician, has served under Kuol Manyang Juuk, the current minister of defense and veteran […]

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BREAKING: At Least 17 People Died in New Jonglei State Last Night

Citizens of new Jonglei state crossing the River Nile to Mingkaman in 2014(Photo credit: WHO/Haskew)

Oct 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — At least 17 people died on Thursday night in north-eastern Jonglei State, near the state capital, a Local Commission David Deng Manyok confirms. Speaking to DPA journalist, Commissioner Deng Manyok confirms that seventeen people died on Thursday night when a boat capsized on the River Nile in South Sudan’s new Jonglei State. According to the Local Commissioner, the boat […]

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U.N. Peacekeeping Chief Issues Warning on South Sudan

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefs the Security Council on the situation in South Sudan. (Photo: UN/Manuel Elias)

By RICK GLADSTONE, Oct 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The leader of United Nations’ peacekeeping operations offered a dire appraisal of South Sudan on Tuesday, saying the world’s youngest nation is sliding further into mayhem with no sign that its antagonists want peace. In a report to the United Nations Security Council, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the under secretary general of the Department of Peacekeeping […]

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South Sudan conducts Joint External Evaluation of Core capacities for International Health Regulation (2005)

A scene inside the paediatric department of Malakal Teaching Hospital where ICRC doctor Giorgio Monti conducts his early morning rounds back in 2012. Such facilities today are destroyed by the warring troops in places like Malakal and other parts of Upper Nile(Photo credit: T. Stoddart / Getty Images / ICRC)

Juba, South Sudan. 20 October 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– As a strategy to strengthen the country’s capacity to prevent, detect, confirm, and rapidly respond to public health risks and save lives, South Sudan conducted a Joint External Evaluation (JEE) for International Health Regulations (2005) from 16-20 October, 2017 at Juba Landmark Hotel. This is in-line with the IHR monitoring and evaluation framework. South […]

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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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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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