Revealed: Photos of Sudanese POWs and Equipments Captured in South Sudan

Photos of Prisoners of War Captured from JEM rebels and VehiclesPlace: Unity State, Bentiu  May 18, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — A report released by the SPLM/A[in opposition] through the Office of Military Spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Lul Ruai reveals evidence of Sudanese rebels, collectively referred as Sudanese Revolutionary Font(SRF), involvement in South Sudan conflict. SRF comprises of more than 4 rebels groups who fight […]

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Kiir ignores peace deal, angers negotiators

By BARBARA AMONG Special Correspondent May 18, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Unilateral action by South Sudan President Salva Kiir is testing the patience of key parties in the region, who have stood between him and a rebel advance on his crumbling regime. The EastAfrican has learnt that his decision to unilaterally postpone next year’s General Election and disregard some aspects of the agreement signed […]

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South Sudan: Machar’s Diplomatic Missions Begin With 4 African States

May 16, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the former vice president and the current chairman of SPLM [in opposition] will begin a regional tour next week. Machar will visit 4 African countries that include Sudan and Djibouti. “Machar will give a briefing on the peace talks between the South Sudan government and the SPLM/A-in-opposition to the leaders of the […]

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South Sudan Interim Government Proposal: 5 Presidents, Fewer Ministers

May 14, 2014(JUBA) — A group made up of former officials in the South Sudanese government, political analysts and lawyers has crafted a plan for what an interim government for the country could look like — and their vision is very different from the current reality. The draft proposal, released over the weekend by the Development Policy Forum, calls for a complete […]

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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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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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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: 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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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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