Statement on Behalf of the Troika and the EU on Peace Agreement Signing

Mary Catherine Phee, US ambassador to South Sudan(Photo: via eyeradio)

August 28, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — On behalf of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) and the European Union, I am proud to have witnessed the leadership of President Salva Kiir Mayardit, who on behalf of his government and people signed the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan. We welcome the decision by President […]

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SPLM/SPLA Condemns the Illegal Swearing In of President Salva Kiir

The only foreign president to attend the 3rd independent celebration in Juba(Photo: shared by Museveni)

July 08, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — One day before the 4th independent anniversary, the embattled President of the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, was rushed through a swearing-in ceremony within the national capital, Juba. To the opposition, the procedure was unconstitutional, illegal and a deeply alarming turn of events in the world’s most volatile state. According to the Opposition’s National Committee Chairman […]

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South Sudan in Constitutional Crisis, “No Legitimate President”

Salva Kiir, displays the transitional constitution after forcefully signing it into law in 2011(Photo: Reuters)

July 08, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — As the term of office of President Salva Kiir comes to an end in less than 24 hours without legitimate extension, many politicians in the country believe that the young nation is running into a constitutional crisis. Despite that Salva Kiir’s popularity has been shrinking following the outbreak of the conflict, in which he is a […]

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Former Detainees Returned to Kenya, Pagan Denies Joining the Government!


June 25, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The leader of South Sudan’s former political detainees, also known as SPLM-Uhuru or G10, who was recently reinstated as the Secretary General of SPLM, Comrade Pagan Amum Okiech, has returned with his group to Kenya after spending two days in Juba. Following his rushed reinstatement into his previous position under the leadership of Salva Kiir Mayardit, […]

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John Kerry urges South Sudan leaders to hold peace talks

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, says the South Sudanese president has agreed to peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in the country. John Kerry said the meeting between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar, could take place as early as next week. Mr Kerry was speaking after talks in the capital Juba. Alastair Leithead […]

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