South Sudanese Civil Society Group Thanks Ambassador Nikki Haley For Her Recent Visit To War-torn South Sudan

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To: Her Excellency Amb. Nikki Haley The United States Ambassador to the U.N. Your Excellency, Oct 4, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— On behalf of the South Sudanese, we would like to thank you for your service to the global community in promoting international cooperation, peace, and security. The South Sudanese civil society group in the Diaspora would like to acknowledge your commitment to […]

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CIVIL SOCIETY AND HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS STATEMENT ON SOUTH SUDAN

ARUSHA, TANZANIA, Oct 31st, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — WE; the civil society leaders and human rights defenders representing different nongovernmental and nonprofit-making organisations from Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, South Sudan and Canada who gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, from 15 to 27 October 2017, attending East Africa Human Rights Programme; TAKE NOTICE of the deploring human rights violations in South Sudan, […]

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Nikki Haley’s visit to South Sudan can be the beginning of its civil war’s end

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, right, meets South Sudanese officials on her arrival in Juba, South Sudan, Wednesday, Oct.25, 2017(Photo: AP)

Oct 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, arrived in South Sudan this week amidst a political, security, and humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions: A country engulfed in civil war that is hemorrhaging more refugees than any African state since the Rwandan genocide and where two-thirds of the population is starving. To her great credit, Haley […]

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THE U.S. MUST STOP LETTING SOUTH SUDAN’S WAR CRIMINALS GET AWAY WITH IT

Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico (1994-2000), and Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization calls on world leaders to punish South Sudan warlords(Photo: file)

By Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico, Oct 26, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- South Sudan is the youngest country in the world, but in its six-year lifetime, it has already suffered the cruellest of fates. Born out of a brutal war with the Sudanese regime in Khartoum, its independence has been betrayed by cynical opportunists who swiftly reverted to violence to further their […]

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As Ambassador Haley Visits South Sudan Tomorrow, Enough Project Urges Financial Pressures on Leaders to Address Crisis

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley(Photo: file)

Enough Project, Washington, DC. October 24, 2017 (Nyamilepedia) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is expected to arrive on Wednesday in South Sudan as part of her trip to Africa. Experts and analysts from the Enough Project and its investigative initiative, The Sentry, are available for comment and analysis. The Sentry has documented how key leaders in South Sudan have expropriated state resources […]

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THE OFFICIAL DECLARATION OF THE NUER COMMUNITY GLOBAL BOARD (NCGB), ITS VISION, GOALS AND MISSION

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Oct 18, 2017 (Nyamilepedia): — Since the first commemoration of the Nuer Juba Genocide in December 2014, the Nuer community leadership has made several attempts to unite its global leaderships through Nuer Community Global Board but due to time and resources such proposal was not achieved within the expected time frame. The attempt to form a Nuer Community Global leadership was […]

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Improve Refugees-Host communities’ schools and give girl child access to equitable and quality education as boy child

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Oct 16, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — A total of about 326,149 students will be writing their Ordinary Level of Secondary School National Exams for Uganda’s Certificate of Education –UCE on Oct 16, 2017. According to Uganda National Examination Board, UNEB Secretary Mr.Nokrach Odongo 49% of this number is girls. The Young adult Empowerment Initiative (YEI) applauds Uganda’s ministry of Education for the efforts […]

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Pope Francis: Do not distance yourself from South Sudan

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By Fr. Paul Samasumo, Vatican Radio, Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — Pope Francis has called on the international community not to forget South Sudan and in particular the serious humanitarian emergency unfolding there. The Pope made the call on South Sudan in a Preface he wrote to a new book on South Sudan. The book, published in Italian, is authored by Comboni Missionary, […]

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South Sudan civil war causes Africa’s worst refugee crisis

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

Oct 15, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — The United Nations says South Sudan’s four-year-old civil war has left half of the nation’s population — 6 million people — in need of humanitarian aid. The conflict began when South Sudan’s army split between factions loyal to President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. The two men mobilized their respective tribes, the Dinka […]

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