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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PE video company takes South Sudan story to the world

A scene from the Unicef stop-motion video which has been produced by Port Elizabeth-based company Rooftop show how a little girl in South Sudan pursues education.

By Dorette De Swart Oct 14, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- How do we get people to care about what’s happening in the world? How do we draw attention to crisis situations most of us don’t even know exist? It is questions like these that drive the creative vision at Port Elizabeth-based video production company Rooftop, which created the newly released United Nations Children’s […]

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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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The Speech of Phow State Military Governor ~ Hon. Major Gen. Johnson Kuol Gai Nyoab

Left to Right: Lt. Gen. John Both Teny, H:E Phow State Governor, Johnson Kuol Gai and far center is Samuel Jok Kuach Toc, Division Seven Operations Commander(Photo: supplied)

Delight and warmly greeting from/to Machar Teny Dhurgon PhD. Strategist Planner, Chairman & C-In C of the SPLM/SPLA-IO, Compatriot Phow State People, Oct 7, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– My appreciation to entirely Phow State  people and its Government particularly Deputy Governor and State Secretaries, NGOs which are operating in the State, Traders, former & current Counties Commissioners, Traditional Chiefs, SPLA-IO’s  GHQs  Commanders […]

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Bor youth protests the visit of the controversial First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai(Photo: file)

For Immediate Release Bor Youth Press October 7, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– A monkey business or a donkey business in the government of the republic of South Sudan against the citizens is unacceptable. Therefore, we as youth of Greater Bor in diaspora react as follows: The government of South Sudan and the rule of law. It has been a game of ethnicity as […]

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Alison Balckburne(center), The UK ambassador to South Sudan, posts for a picture with the outgoing ceasefire monitors in South Sudan's capital, Juba(Photo: supplied)

PRESS RELEASE, Oct 6, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— On 6th October 2017, The UK Ambassador to South Sudan, Alison Balckburne, was the Guest of Honor at the CTSAMM medal ceremony to acknowledge the efforts of outgoing ceasefire monitors. The outgoing monitors have served a total of one year with the CTSAMM and have been part of the monitoring and verification teams that […]

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IGAD leaders during the 28th Extra Ordinary Summit in Addis Ababa(Photo: file)

  Oct 05, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– In response to highly inaccurate reports in today’s The Dawn newspaper in Juba, IGAD wishes to assure the TGoNU of its highest respect with regard to the revitalisation process. IGAD Special Envoy, Ambassador Ismail Wais, said, “As I have already reported publicly, IGAD is in the process of conducting pre-consultation meetings with a broad range of […]

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Phow State Governor Warmly Received On His Arrival In Phow State, South Sudan

Maj. Gen. Johnson Kuol Gai, the current governor of Phow State addressed a meeting with the former Governor of Phow State and the current Deputy Chief of Staff for Operation, Lt. Gen. Gabriel Duop Lam during their recent tour of SPLA-IO controlled areas in Upper Nile(Photo: file)

Press Announcement; for Immediate Release. By Bol Khan Rom Oct 04, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- Phow State’s information Secretariat would like to announce to and inform all the people/citizens of Federal Phow State through this renowned media outlet, Nyamilepedia,  that your Phow State’s able Governor,  H:E. (PSC) Maj. Gen. Johnson Kuol Gai Nyoab, has finally arrived to state.  He was accompanied by heavy delegation […]

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A soldier patrolling around a large group of internally displaced persons at the border town, waiting to cross into the neighboring countries(Photo: file)

By David Aju Kanyara, Oct 1st,  2017(Nyamilepedia) ——  The Nimule border town has witnessed and experienced dramatic, traumatic and imposed changes since the peace loving native, The Ma’di people were driven from their ancestral land into refuge in the neighboring Uganda, by the JCE regime of Salva Kiir Mayerdit , to give way for the Dinka cows to graze freely […]

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Opinion Article: Nigeria Celebrates 57 Years of Independence in Dependence


By Nimi Princewill, Oct 01, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Over five decades ago, Nigeria had begun her final rites of passage from an adolescent colony of the British to a sovereign adult nation. Seemed like a whole lot of responsibility, but not such the excited leaders at that time couldn’t handle. Well, at least they thought so. 57 years down the line, […]

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