By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —–  I was really touched and shocked when I came across the news on Sudantribune News-headline March 29, 2017 (JUBA) screaming at me that South Sudan president sacks Ruweng state Governor. Sudantribune points out that South Sudan Salva Kiir has issued an executive order removing the Ruweng state Governor, Theja Da […]

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Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni(Photo: file)

By Tugul Nyak Diew, March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan, the world youngest nation has witnessed unprecedented challenges ranging from war, corruption, nepotism, and famine since its creation on July 9, 2011, but the international community, especially the United Nations with the support of the United States has used the wrong medicine, the so called Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which made […]

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Gogrial State’s Political Elites and Businessman are behind Intra-communal Conflict in the State

South Sudan villages burned to ashes by the fighting troops(Photo: file)

By Ajang Malueth Ajang Nhial, Mangol-Apuk Gogrial State, South Sudan March 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The recent communal fighting between the two sections Aguok and Apuk in Gogrial state is deeply disturbing. This conflict between the communities was unexpected to restart because these communities have been living harmoniously and tranquilly since the signing of 2008 peace initiative. Therefore it has been […]

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Open Letter to Salva Kiir: You won’t block the Change Forever

Salva Kiir in a gloomy face after a peace talk in Addis Ababa on May 26th, 2014(Photo: file)

By Dak Buoth, 26th March, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Hello Mr. President. How are you? I saw you on Citizen TV merely staring at people during IGAD summit held in Nairobi yesterday. And you look very timid and fidgeting yet you still have the gut to say that you’re the President of the Republic of South Sudan. With all due respect, you were […]

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A Countryman between Two Lawyers is Like a Fish between Two Cats: assessing the role of lawyers in South Sudan crises

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says "Inu I am South Sudan" in Arabic in this cartoon by Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih(Photo credits: Khalid A.)

By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Lawyer, Kampala Uganda March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- I have taken the above quote that “a countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats” from Benjamin Franklin. In fact, before I assess the role of lawyers in the South Sudan crises based on this quote, I would like to ask my readers to persevere […]

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Mayiik Ayii Deng – a Poison in the Office of the President

Mayiik Ayii Deng, the Minister for President Salva Kiir, deliverong a message to Ugandan President at his State House in Entebbe(Photo: file)

By Michael Joseph, March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudanese were optimistic that President Kiir Mayardit would appoint a well experienced, qualified cadre of SPLM with strong academic credential to run his office efficiently but unfortunately the appointment of a semi-illiterate boy as Minister in the Office of the President is a political shame to the entire nation. This office needs a […]

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Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni(Photo: file)

By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– National building begins with ideological building. Without defining and identifying proper ideology, the nation remains confused, corrupt and stranded. As it has been defined, an ideology is a collection of beliefs held by an individual, group or society. It can also be described as a set of conscious and unconscious […]

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Mistake Any Armed Opposition MUST not Do

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

By James Nguen, March 18, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan has been at war by itself since 15 of December 2013. This internal strife sent the new country to a new low and finally to a failed state status by all accounts. This failed state status is undeniably tragic development. So much so, it’s a heart-rending confirmation that our peoples’ expectations and […]

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The mess in South Sudan is not entirely Museveni’s fault: a caution to Thomas Cirillo

Tanzania's President John Magufuli (centre) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni (right) and Kenya Deputy President William Ruto during an East African community meeting on September 8, 2016 in Dar es Salaam (Photo: DPPS)

By Samuel Atabi, March 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, is not, politically, a popular man among many in the ethnically divided South Sudan. The source of this political unpopularity can be divided into two main parts: among the non-Dinka group, Mr Museveni is accused of advising President Kiir to adopt dictatorial tendencies in order to advance a […]

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Child Soldiers Recruitment was justifiable in the Pre and Post Independent South Sudan

Mama Rebecca Mabior tells Al Jazeera that South Sudan famine was created by Salva Kiir or bad leadership from the leaders (Photo: file)

By Dak Buoth March 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— ‘‘My aim here is to suggest how to organize for power: how to get it and use it. I will argue that the failure to use power for more equitable distribution of the means of life for all people signals the end of the revolution and the start of the counterrevolution’’ Paul Alinsky. […]

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