South Sudan Religious Groups Call For Change Of Leadership!

South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir (L), and rebel leader Riek Machar (R) shake hands and pray before signing a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending conflict in the country in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 9 May 2014 (Photo: AP/Elias Asmare)

June 10, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The Episcopal Church of [South] Sudan and the Fellowship of Christian University Students (FOCUS) are calling for change of governance in the county. Last week a South Sudanese bishop of Episcopal Church cited what he referred as “bad governance” as the cause of a dreadful conflict that has affected South Sudanese in 6 months more than […]

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South Sudan Lawmakers Tell Why They Defected to Rebels

By Lucy Poni, VOA. June 09, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — A dozen South Sudanese lawmakers say they have quit the ruling SPLM and sided with opposition leader Riek Machar’s (C) rebel movement. More than a dozen members of South Sudan’s ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) have quit the party and sided with rebels led by Riek Machar, saying they can no […]

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The Debate: Understanding Federalism

SOUTH SUDAN FEDERALISM OR DECENTRALIZATION? By DR. RIchard K. Mulla What is federalism? Legally, a Federal constitution is where the legislative and administrative authority of the National and State Governments are both subordinate to the Constitution, but co-ordinate to one another. In other words, the powers are divided in such a manner that the national government and the state government […]

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Mass Defection Hits South Sudan Parliament!

Government Rocked by Mass Defection of MPs and Key Army Officer June 09, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — In a report released through the office of military spokesperson for SPLA in Opposition, Brig. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang reports that a total of 18 members of parliament have defected the government and joined the SPLM under the leadership of Dr. Riek Machar Teny, in […]

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Juba Criticizes Kenya And Sudan For Cordial Relations With The Armed Opposition

South Sudan Unhappy With Rebel News Conference in Sudan   BY PETER CLOTTEY June 08, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s presidential spokesman says Sudan is undermining the legitimacy of President Salva Kiir’s government and bilateral relations between the two nations after representatives of rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar were allowed to hold a news conference in the neighboring […]

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Government Troops and Allies Abandoned Positions, SPLA Fills in Security Vacuum

June 08, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — A report released by the office of military spokesperson for SPLA in opposition, Brig. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang, confirms that the government forces have abandoned their bases in Jonglei state. Brig. Lul believes that the SPLA forces at Gadiang, in Duk county, are heading back to Bor through Panyigor. Lul explains that other fronts that include […]

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There Was A Conspiracy, Dr. Machar said!

June 8, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — In a historic BBC Hardtalk, anchored by Stephen Sackur in Juba, the Commander – in – Chief of the armed forces, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, accused his former vice president, Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the former governor of Unity State, Gen. Taban Deng Gai, of authorizing the Ugandan forces and Sudanese rebels, JEM, to operate in […]

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US sends top diplomat to push for Kiir-Machar summit

June 7, 2014(RT) — A top diplomat of the United States government, Thomas A. Shannon, arrived in Juba on Friday to push President Salva Kiir ahead of a scheduled meeting with opposition leader Riek Machar in Addis Ababa, which is scheduled to take place on Monday. The President of South Sudan and opposition leader Riek Machar had agreed on 9 […]

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Greater Equatoria Youth Leadership Firmly Behind Governor Clement Wani Konga

Press Release by GEYL. You’re Excellency, June 07, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — We the Greater Equatoria Youth Leadership today resolved to take this opportunity to underscore its common position to stand firmly behind the Central Equatoria State Governor Clement Wani Konga for his visionary leadership skills, and leadership’s directives for the people of CES, and Greater Equatoria at large in regards to […]

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Greater Equatoria Youth Leadership Letter To VP Wani Igga

You’re Excellency, June 07, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — We the Greater Equatoria Youth Leadership have met on 5th/06/2014, and resolved to issue the Vice President of Republic of South Sudan, James Wani Igga, with a formal statement having noticed you have entered with unnecessary interference into affairs of people of Greater Equatoria Region’s popular demands for federal governance. Mr. VP, the GEYL, […]

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