The cost of war: Uganda borrows to fund its military in South Sudan

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI June 08, 2014(The EastAfrican) — The government of Uganda has raised its domestic borrowing ceiling as it seeks to raise money to plug a budget deficit and, among other expenditures, support its military intervention in South Sudan. Central bank sources said that the domestic borrowing ceiling has been raised by Ush675 billion ($259 million), from Ush1.04 trillion […]

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There Was A Conspiracy, Dr. Machar said!

June 8, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — In a historic BBC Hardtalk, anchored by Stephen Sackur in Juba, the Commander – in – Chief of the armed forces, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, accused his former vice president, Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the former governor of Unity State, Gen. Taban Deng Gai, of authorizing the Ugandan forces and Sudanese rebels, JEM, to operate in […]

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Museveni Could Face War Crime And Crimes Against Humanity Charges

Courtesy of Mr, Nicholas Opiyo, Visit the Ug News, June 02, 2014(Kampala) — Commendable as it may have been, the continued involvement of the Ugandan army in the deeply ethnically divisive and continually brutal South Sudan conflict exposes President Museveni to a possibility of war crimes and crimes against humanity charges. The intervention in South Sudan to prevent a bloodbath […]

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Senior Generals And Politicians From Greater Barh el Ghazal Region Join South Sudan’s Dr. Machar

May 30, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Sources from Nairobi, Kenya, confirm that senior SPLM cadres from the presidency region of South Sudan have joined the liberation movement under the leadership of Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon. According to Machar’s spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak, a renowned army general, Gen. Dau Aturjong and colleagues have joined the resistance movement, SPLM/A. “A renowned army general, […]

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South Sudan Officials are Comfortable With Museveni’s Fierce Remarks!

May 26, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Museveni, who is accused of contributing to mass destruction and merciless killing of South Sudanese using cluster bombs and ground troops, was reported ditching at his trouble counterparts of the failed states last week. Museveni made his fierce remarks during a grand final campaign rally for the NRM woman flag bearer Rebecca Nalwanga at Zirobwe Town Council grounds. […]

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South Sudan’s Machar Turns Down Museveni’s Offers

May 25, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Dr. Machar has turned down president Yoweri Museveni’s attempts to lure him into discussing political settlements over the conflict while the Uganda’s UPDF remains in the battle fields of South Sudan. Sources believe that Museveni’s calls to meet his fierce rival, Machar, came after Rebecca Nyandeng, the wife of late John Garang, approached the former to […]

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Museveni Would Hang Himself If His Country is Guarded By the United Nation Like South Sudan!

May 21, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The Ugandan president,who has been in power for 28 years, is not giving up on protecting his people and his country. Museveni vowed to protect the citizens at all costs. President Museveni, hinted his troubled colleagues in the neighbouring South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and DRC that he would rather step down or hang himself if the […]

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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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Museveni’s Proverb During South Sudan’s 2nd Independence Anniversary -July 2013

May 21, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — MayHis Excellency President Yoweri Museveni arrived Juba this morning to join the people of South Sudan celebrate their country’s 2nd independence anniversary. He was received at Juba International airport by His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, the President of the Republic of South Sudan. President Salva Kiir was in the company of children who handed over […]

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US President Orders UPDF Out Of South Sudan

By African Bloggers May 02, 2014(AB) – The United States has urged eastern African nations to quickly send enough peacekeeping forces to South Sudan to quell nearly six months of deadly violence between ethnic groups. The U.S. has said it wants Uganda to withdraw from South Sudan. The Ugandan army has been deployed in the war torn nation since the […]

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