UN rights chief blames South Sudan army for ‘killings, rapes’

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.....

The United Nations human rights chief says South Sudanese government troops have committed human rights violations, including ethnically-targeted killings and rapes, during renewed clashes in Juba and elsewhere. August 4, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said in a statement on Thursday that while crossfire during the worst of the fighting had killed people in […]

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Kenyan President Calls on The Region To Take “Primary Responsibility” Over South Sudan Security

Kenyan President, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta and UN SG, Ban Ki-Moon addressing a joint media briefing with Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.(Photo: file)

July 17, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Kenyan President, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, calls on the region and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to take “primary responsibility” to protect and defense South Sudan infrastructure and lives of citizens from a divided national army, who resumed violence and killing of their own people earlier last week. Speaking to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki […]

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UN staff, NGOs are Targets of SPLA Troops Aligned to Kiir

Judge Marie Deschamps, left, of Canada, chair of the Independent Review Panel on U.N. and Hassan Jallow at a news conference at the United Nations.(Photo credits: Richard Drew / AP)

By Sherwin Bryce-Pease, New York, July 16, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The United Nations (UN) has shared highly disturbing reports that its staff along with NGO colleagues, their premises and assets in Juba,South Sudan, have become targets of SPLA troops aligned to President Salva Kiir. The Secretary General’s Spokesperson also indicated that the UN Mission and the organisation’s agencies, funds and programmes […]

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U.S. Mission Explains Why Sanctions, Arms Embargo and Hybrid Court Must Be Imposed On South Sudanese Leaders

Ambassador David Pressman, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs(Photo: UNSC)

By Amb. David Pressman Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs U.S. Mission to the United Nations May 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Thank you, Mr. President. The Security Council has watched the situation in South Sudan particularly closely over these last three months. In early March, as the targeted sanctions established by Resolution 2206 were due to be renewed, […]

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Peace Guarantors Refuse To Recognize Kiir’s 28 States!

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)

May 04, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- South Sudan’s Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission(JMEC) and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan(UNMISS) refuse to recognize the 28 controversial states decreed by Salva Kiir in early October 2015. The peace monitors announced on Wednesday, yesterday, that they do not recognize the controversial states created without proper consultations by president Salva Kiir. According to Ellen […]

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Bashir Closed Borders To Prevent South-South Conflict Spillover To His Capital!

Sudanese president, Hassan el Bashir(Photo: file)

April 05, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s northern neighbor, Sudan, which has tried to keep its hands clean despite blames of “playing a dirty game” in the conflict, declared to limit its contacts with the south by closing its borders. According to members of security apparatus in Khartoum, Sudan was obligated to close its borders for security reasons, particularly to prevent […]

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Nuer Community In Bor PoCs Site Welcomes Arrival Of Freedom Fighters To Juba

Nuer community in Bor UN PoCs site celebrating peace signed between GRSS and SPLM/A-IO (Photo/Nyamilepedia).

By Gatluak Luk, April 03, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Our humbly happiness goes to the forces of the SPLA/SPLA in Opposition who have been airlifted to Juba to take over the security as per the security arrangements, they deserve congratulations a billion times! The Nuer community in Bor PoCs site compliments SPLM-IO leader and First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon […]

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Pangak Community In UNMISS POCs-Juba Welcomes The Arrival Of SPLA-IO Security Forces

Fangak popular tradition dance during an entertainment contest in Juba, March 11, 2010 (photo: Philip Thon Aleu)

  March 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Pangak Community in UNMISS POCs, Juba, welcomes the historic arrival of SPLA-IO to Juba. We would like to, first and foremost, congratulate the Chairman and Commander-In-Chief of SPLM/A-IO and First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar Teny; for having committed himself, and the Movement, fully to the implementation of the […]

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Release Of 5 Members Of ROSS And UN Staff In Malakal


RELIEF ORGANIZATION FOR SOUTH SUDAN (ROSS) National Headquarters – Pagak, South Sudan ‘Saving Lives’  Ref: ROSS/Pagak/03/021-4 Press statement by Relief Organization for South Sudan (ROSS) REF THE RELEASE OF 5 MEMBERS OF ROSS AND UN STAFF IN MALAKAL Juba, South Sudan March 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- We, the leadership of the Relief Organization for South Sudan (ROSS), wish to inform my […]

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The Effects Of Civil War On Women And Girls: The Plight Of South Sudanese Women

Members of Eastern Jikany Nuer in IDPs camps in Juba–Protection of Civilians (PoC) camps (Photo: supplied)

By Rebecca Andrew Kong,  March 08, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- The conflict erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 due to the infighting between the government troops which has disproportionately affected women and girls in most areas in the country. The internal conflict has been the fiercest the young nation has ever known ever in its history. It has caused a huge […]

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