Breakthrough: Machar and Kiir Agree on Forming An Inclusive Interim Government

May 9, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Reports from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, confirm that Dr. Riek Machar and Pres. Salva Kiir have reached an agreement to stop military offensives and form an inclusive interim government. The parties have agreed to form an inclusive transitional national government that will include other political parties in the country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and IGAD Mediators […]

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Diplomat says IGAD force will not protect South Sudan’s oil

May 08, 2014(JUBA) — Sudan’s deputy ambassador in South Sudan says the proposed East African IGAD force in South Sudan will protect only ceasefire monitors and has no other purpose, suggesting that the force would not be involved in defending oil fields as was earlier reported. In an interview with Radio Tamazuj today, Ambassador Magdi Ahmed Mofadal reiterated the Sudanese […]

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Is there any future or hope to the survivors of the senseless crisis in South Sudan?

By Lual Magok, Opinion May 08, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The ongoing crisis and hostilities engulfing the Republic of South Sudan , has recall the whole world and the people of the South Sudan to what the Arab ( Northerners ) used to apply as an scapegoat that Junubien or southerners will not be able rule themselves or the south led by […]

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Despite Sanctions Gatdet Can’t Accept Ceasefire Without Legitimate Documents

May 07, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The notorious fierce fighter, Maj. Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka has told the BBC that he can’t put down his gun, unless presented with a truthful truce. Gatdet swiftly seized his home town of Bentiu in mid April from the government troops capturing and killing many government soldiers, who hesitated to surrender. Some generals like Carlo Kuol, […]

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South Sudan exposes Presidents’ hypocrisy

BY OKECH KENDO May 07, 2014(the STAR) — A continent whose presidents chest-thumbed their way to The Hague to impose their will on international justice is either unable or unwilling to guarantee security to its people. African presidents wanted ‘justice’ and ‘respect’ for President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto – men of their status – at whatever cost. […]

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South Sudan: Kiir Calls For Interim Government

May 07, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Salva Kiir has expressed his willingness to form an interim government with the armed opposition, led by Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the first vice president. Kiir said, while meeting Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary general, that he is willing to form a government with Machar to end the conflict. The president has given his delegation […]

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South Sudan: Ban in Juba as Machar agrees to meet Kiir in Ethiopia

May 06, 2014(AFP) – South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar has promised to attend peace talks, UN chief Ban Ki-moon announced Tuesday as he pushed efforts to end a brutal civil war he said “enrages my soul”. The UN secretary general flew into South Sudan as fighting raged between warring parties in defiance of international pressure and despite dire warnings […]

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Mapel, a Secret Location for killing Unarmed Nuer Soldiers

May 06, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Mapel, a military training camp rarely known to many South Sudanese is now a scene of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Since 2011, a great number of concerned persons including myself were engaged in debating the relevance of this notorious camp. Some burning issues such as the legality of this camp and security situation were […]

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The unfinished work by late Garang, Dinka elites attempt to complete it

By Dr Peter Kopling May 5, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — Dr John Garang De Mabior was a charismatic, at the same time a very strong willed and a heavy-handed leader. Like most great leaders in prolonged possessions of absolute powers, he morphed into a Tyrant, and intolerant of opposing views while surrounded by mostly poorly educated individuals with the exceptions of a […]

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