The Legal Implications of Violating the Law of War

By Ogeno Jackson Ambrose, Esq. Opinion May 12, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — In the Pre-19th Century, the limitation on the conduct of armed conflicts varied immensely and dependant on time, place and the Countries or Parties involved but the 19th Century ushered a successful effort to create a set of internationally recognized laws governing the conduct and treatment of persons in warfare. […]

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Ethiopian leader ‘threatened to jail Riek and Kiir’ to secure South Sudan ceasefire

May 12, 2014(Juba) — Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, threatened to detain South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar and even the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir in order to pressure them into signing a ceasefire, the latter has claimed. Although Kiir described the threat against himself as a joke, he implied that the intimidation of Riek Machar […]

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FOR A SUSTAINABLE PEACE TO PREVAIL IN SOUTH SUDAN; AN INTERIM GOVERNMENT WITHOUT KIIR IS PREFERENCE

By Mayian Tot, Opinion May 12, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — To begin with, we applause both president Kiir and SPLM/A I.O leader Dr Machar for signing the cession of hostility (CoH) and its political roadmap as a vital imperative step toward realising a lasting sustainable peace. We demanded the leadership of both government and the SPLM/A In Opposition to honor this agreement […]

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Former Ambassador Lol Gatkuoth Expresses his Gratitudes!

May 11, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Amb. Ezekiel Lol Gatkouth expresses his gratitude for the first time since mid December. Lol and more than 16 other politicians were implicated in December for political reasons, alleged as a military coup. The 17 senior politicians and other stakeholders held a press conference on December 6, 2013, in which they exposed the government of Salva […]

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South Sudan Government Lacks Control of its Army, Multiple Violations of Truce Alleged!

May 11, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s SPLM [in opposition] accuses the government of violating the recently signed peace agreement. A report released by Brig.Gen. Lul Ruai Koang, the military spokesperson for SPLA [in opposition], accuses the government of attacking their positions in multiple fronts despite the peace agreement signed in Addis Ababa by the two leaders. The allied governments troops […]

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How long will Pre. Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar’s Peace accord last?

By Maulana Deng, Opinion May 05, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Many people have lost their lives because of problem that could have been resolving politically with the part but due to power interest, tribal political ideologies; it’s has us thousands of lives. In a civilized nation or any educated person with vision of leading his people would always think twice before he […]

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What Does the IGAD Peace Agreement Means to South Sudan?

May 10 (Nyamilepedia) — The South Sudanese leaders, Salva Kiir Mayardit and Dr. Riek Machar Teny, unexpectedly reached an agreement within a few hours in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Friday. The leaders have agreed to form an inclusive interim government of national unity, draft a permanent constitution, reconcile the South Sudanese, implement critical reforms and guide the country to new elections. […]

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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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Press Release by Greater Twic Community of South Sudan-USA

by Greater Twic Community of South Sudan-USA, Revised Version May 9, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — First of all, we would like to give our appreciations to President Kiir and his Administration for allows justice to takes it duties to clear offs our own son and our heroes, freedom fighters of last 22 years civil war go clean as they are: Dr. Majak […]

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