Money is the driving force to all the madness in South Sudan

By Gattuak C Guek, Opinion. June 10, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan is an oil land that is locked by Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Central Africa Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo. It was only 3 years ago when Southerners had freely opted to break-away from Sudan, but because the land is naturally blessed with resources such as gold, diamonds, copper, […]

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South Sudan Must Cease Oil Contracts Until Peace Returns!

June 06, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Global Witness, A UK based non-governmental organization, which investigates the role of natural resources in funding conflict and corruption around the world, is urging Salva Kiir government to freeze oil deals until peace return to the country. “Global Witness is calling on the government of South Sudan to issue a moratorium on all new oil sector […]

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Ugandan Army “Nearly Erased The Town of Bor” In January – MP

Does Mzee really like the UPDF? Columnists May 21, 2014(The Observer) — For every day that Ugandan troops stay in South Sudan, ostensibly to keep peace, we officially spend Shs 277m. This cost does not include the life some of our soldiers have lost trying to prevent the collapse of President Salva Kiir’s government, injuries, plus wear and tear of […]

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South Sudan to Offer Gold Permits in Bid to Wean Itself Off Oil

May 09, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan, mired in conflict since December, plans to issue exploration licenses for gold-mining within three months as the nation seeks to reduce its dependency on oil revenue. Companies will soon begin drilling for “substantial” deposits of the precious metal in the country’s Eastern Equatoria state, Arkangelo Okwang Oler, director general for mineral development at the […]

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