UN Promises To Put Measures In Place To Improve UN Mission’s Ability To Protect Civilians in South Sudan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking during a press conference after a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 1, 2013 in Geneva. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

JUBA, South Sudan. Nov 2, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-– On November 01, Alarmed by the “serious shortcomings” uncovered by an independent investigation into the response of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) after deadly violence erupted in and around its premises in Juba this past July, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will introduce a raft of measures for the Mission to better protect civilians […]

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Civil Societies calls on AU Commission on the way forward for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson (Credited: Peace.au.org)

Nov 02, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) —  Thirty four South Sudanese and international non-governmental organizations have submitted their opened letter to H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson on Tuesday in Juba. The opened letter with four pages in length seen by Nyamilepedia press states; “we, Civil Societies write to share our thoughts with you on the way forward for the Hybrid […]

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Head of UN Mission in South Sudan Steps Down in November

Weekly press briefing conducted by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan [UNMISS], with Ellen Loej, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS(Photo credits: UNMISS/JC McIlwaine)

Juba, South Sudan. 23 October 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Ellen Margrethe Løj, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, has informed the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, that she will step down as soons as her terms comes to an end in November, two years of leading the Mission in a war-torn South Sudan. Ms. Løj was appointed by the Secretary-General as […]

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Nuer Community In Uganda Welcomes The Defected MPs To SPLM/A-IO

Nuer community in Uganda holds commemoration event in memory of Dec 15 Juba genocide(Photo: file)

Press Release, October 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——The Nuer Community in the Republic of Uganda would like to take this precious and opportune moment in time to congratulate the Members of South Sudanese National Parliament: Hon. Lam Pouch, Hon. Pasquala Clement, Hon. Justine Joseph and Hon. Martin Mabil who have taken a bold decision to defect from President Salva Kiir’s  repressive, authoritarian […]

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No one country can impose sanctions on South Sudan

Opposition party leaders Hon. Raila Odinga(left) chatting with his colleague Kalonzo Musyoka(Photo: file/Standard)

By KALONZO MUSYOKA, Oct 17, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The peace accord in Sudan that brought about South Sudan as an independent state was a collective agreement led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development. Kenya cannot therefore unilaterally impose sanctions; it’s a self-seeking proposition by the legislators concerned, in my view. [ad name=”Google Ads 03″] I can understand the frustration as Kenyan […]

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Kenya Mps Proposed Sanctions On South Sudan – A Step To The Wrong Direction

SPLM SPLA

Press Statement, October 14, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——  Kenya — The efforts of the Government and the people of the Republic of Kenya to resolve the crisis in South Sudan is admirable and is unmatched.  The people of Kenya stood with South Sudanese people from the 1955 civil, the 1983 war that ended with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) […]

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UN New York High Level Team visits Juba Central Prison Vocation Training centre

Mr Robert Pulver and Ms Helen with DG Prisons at the VTC in Juba(Photo Credits: Nyamilepedia)

JUBA, South Sudan. Oct 04, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-– The UN High Level Team from UN Headquarters New York accompanied by the UNMISS visitation to the National Prisons Service Vocational Training Centre in Juba Central Prison on Friday. The team was briefed by the Director General of Prisons, Gen Henry Aguar and Deputy Director General Service Lt Gen Sameer Sulieman. “The main […]

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SPLM/A-IO Kampala Branch Disowns Group Of Individuals Acting As Party Officials

SPLM

Press Statement, Ref: OC/NCER/SPLM/A LOKLA/00 September 29, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——This is to inform the public that SPLM/A-IO Uganda Liaison office has disowned individuals who claim to be Party officials or representatives of SPLM/A-IO in Uganda. These individuals are not and have never been part of SPLM-IO office in Kampala nor part of it in entire Uganda. [ad name=”Google Ads 03″] This […]

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HRW Says Army Operating ‘illegal’ Detention Sites in Nimule, Eastern Equatoria

A Prison Warden standing at the gate of Torit, Eastern Equatoria Prison. (Photo/Nyamilepedia)

JUBA, South Sudan. Sept 27, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- “Military forces arrested at least 11 civilians in the town of Nimule, in Eastern Equatoria, and surrounding villages, and subjected them to weeks or months of harsh military detention in the Nimule army barracks in late 2014 or 2015,” said a report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch (HRW), which sent an investigator to speak with former […]

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Kenya: Remembering Westgate

Kenyan escaping Westgate Mall Terror attack(Photo/abcnews)

Press Statement, Op-ed by High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey on Third Anniversary of Westgate September 21, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— LONDON, United Kingdom – Three years after Westgate, I remain horrified by the cowardice and inhumanity of this attack on innocent people enjoying a day out. My heart goes out again to all those who lost loved ones, and to those […]

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