SOUTH SUDAN POWER SUCCESSION BATTLE – WHO PULLS THE STRINGS?

South Sudan's 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)

By Peter Adwok Nyaba 28.06.2017 June 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Politics in southern Sudan has traditionally been right wing and elitist in nature until William Deng Nhial in 1965 introduced a streak of left-wing inclined populism in the form of mass political mobilization and organization of what then was Sudan African National Union (SANU). Dr. John Garang de Mabior and the SPLM/SPLA […]

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Ghost Nation: An ethnic-cleansing campaign by the government threatens to empty South Sudan

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda(Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson)

By Nick Turse, June 27, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– In his heart, Simon Yakida knew he was digging his own grave. A few days earlier, clashes between government troops and rebel forces near Bamurye, Yakida’s village in South Sudan, had left three soldiers dead. Now the local military commander stood before him, gesturing at one of the bodies. He told Yakida, “Killing […]

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Eastern Jikany Nuer Community Worldwide Condemns Two Governors

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Press Release, Eastern Jikany Nuer Council of Australia, Community of Canada and Nuer Community Development Service of the United States strongly condemn the killing of civilians in Greater Adar State coordinated by fake governors Bol Ruach Rom and Gatkuoth Khor at Dutjiok on 02/05/2017; Pakur on 09/05/2017; Gobach, Nak-manyang and Lanydey on 15 /05/2017; Panomdajop on 29/05/2017; and Machar / […]

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UNHCR Representative’s message to South Sudanese refugees in Sudan on World Refugee Day

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Over 400,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Sudan since December 2013, تتوفر أيضا في العربية GENEVA, Switzerland, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Marking World Refugee Day with South Sudanese refugees in Al Nimir camp in East Darfur State, UNHCR’s Representative, Noriko Yoshida, called on the South Sudanese who fled to Sudan not to lose hope for the future.Over 400,000 South Sudanese […]

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Alexander De Croo brings a humanitarian work visit to South Sudan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo brings a humanitarian work visit to South Sudan(Photo: file)

Egalement disponible en Français BRUSSELS, Belgium, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– Today and tomorrow Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo brings a humanitarian work visit to South Sudan, where he will talk to humanitarian workers and representatives of the South Sudanese government and the international community. Of all the four countries affected by famine this year, South Sudan […]

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World Refugee Day: Constrained resources for nearly a million refugees in Uganda

More than half of South Sudanese have crossed borders to neighboring countries(Photo: file)

The country currently hosts 950,562 refugees and receives about 2,000 new arrivals every day, the vast majority of them fleeing violence in South Sudan, GENEVA, Switzerland, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The international response in Uganda is failing refugees and must prioritise life-saving supplies such as food and water to prevent a medical emergency, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors without Borders […]

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Report Urges Trump Administration to Pursue New Policy Focus with Sudan

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Enough Project, Press Release June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) –– In a new report published today, the Enough Project lays out a detailed plan for how the U.S. can implement a new track of engagement with Sudan focused on peace and human rights, and backed up by strong financial pressure. July 12 is the deadline for the Trump administration to make a decision on […]

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Emergency Grant Aid to refugees and host communities in Uganda

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda(Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson)

TOKYO, Japan, June 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —- On June 20, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 10 million US dollars to refugees and host communities in Uganda. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance such as refugee protection, provision of food, delivering services related to health, water and sanitation and to contribute to the capacity […]

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CANADA: Come Celebrate the Legacy of African Descendants in Vancouver, The 3rd Annual African Descent Festival, July 22-23rd, 2017.

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Press Release, By African Descent Society, Vancouver, British Columbia: June 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— As a celebration and promotion of the arts, culture, and music of African descendants, African Descent Society is proud to announce the 3rd annual African Descent Festival. With an often unknown rich African history, Vancouver boasts a vibrant and long-standing African descendant community. This community follows historic […]

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NATIONAL DIALOGUE AGAINST SALVA KIIR: PRESIDENT OF SOUTH SUDAN

Former Secretary General, Pagan Amum, leading a protest in New York, United States(Photo: file)

  June 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Please join us the South Sudanese Diaspora along with friends and allies to attend a Rally against Salva Kiir. WHERE: Washington DC – In Front of The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW,         Washington, DC 20500 WHEN: Monday June 26, 2017 from – 10:00AM to 3:30PM THEME: “WE ARE TIRED OF DIGGING GRAVES!” “Salva Kiir […]

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