SPLM/SPLA-IO Welcomes IGAD-Plus Communiqué On South Sudan

Dr. Riek Machar holding meetings in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. (Photo: via Gatdet Dak)

August 5, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s armed opposition, SPLM/SPLA-IO, welcomes the today’s communique of IGAD heads of states and partners in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The summit concludes that for the Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan(ARCISS) to be implemented in letter and spirit, a regional “protection force” must be deployed in South Sudan to protect national installations and […]

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1st Lt. Gen. Alison Manaini Magaya has been pronounced dead

Late Alison Manaini Magaya, South Sudan's former Interior Minister

August 24, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s veteran Politician and Retired 1st Lieutenant General Alison Manaini Magaya had been pronounced dead in Geneva Switzerland were he was serving as an Ambassador of South Sudan. “We’ve just got the notification that he has actually passed away this evening,” Said Makol Mawien of Juba foreign ministry. Alison Magaya was recently appointed as Ambassador […]

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Speaker of Western Equatoria State Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen

Late Speaker of WES Hon. James Bage Elias

August 22, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The speaker of Western Equatoria State Hon. James Bage Elias has been shot dead by allegedly “unknown gunmen” yesterday evening around 9 PM local time while driving from the Village of Birisi back into Yambio the state Capital. According to the official spokesperson of the the state government Eng. Charles Kisanga, the Honorable Speakers vehicle was spread […]

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Diaspora Community from Greater Upper Nile Applaud Dr. Riek Machar Decision to sign Peace Agreement

SG Pagan Amum and Dr. Riek Machar signing a peace agreement for their respective parties in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Salva Kiir refused to sign(Photo: file)

August 22, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The Diaspora community of Sobat from Greater Upper Nile applaud Dr. Machar decision to sign the Igad compromised peace. We also want the world to endorse Pagak as the official seat of Transitional Government of National Unity if Salva Kiir fails to sign his part of the peace Agreement. In the interest of bringing peace back to the […]

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African Countries at UN Security Council Back UN Sanctions on South Sudan as Vote Begins on Draft Resolution

UN Security Council seating, New York.

August 20, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – African countries with seats at the UN Security Council have reportedly backed international calls to place UN sanctions on South Sudan if a peace agreement is not reached soon as voting on a sanctions draft resolution is reportedly about to begin at the UN Headquarters. The United States have already placed a draft at the […]

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Equatoria Caucus in Salva Kiir’s Government Call for Immediate Release of Governor Joseph Bakosoro

Governor Bakosoro Given Reception Of Pride anda Brevary after winning elections as an Independent candidate without SPLM support in 2010.

August 19, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – Tension is reportedly rising in the South Sudanese capital between Equatorians in Government and Dinka in the Government of Salva Kiir after unlawful arrest of Western Equatoria Government Col. Joseph Bakosoro. The Equatoria Caucus in the government have called for the immediate release of governor Bakosoro without any conditions, they also want an explanation as to […]

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Ugandan Government Calls All Warring Parties to Sign Peace and Put Personal Egos aside

President Museveni at an IGAD peace conference in Ethiopia, after telling Salva Kiir that he does not believe their was a coup attempt in Juba...

August 18, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – In a surprising turn of events that could send shockwaves down nerves of officials in the government of President Salva Kiir, The Government of Uganda has on Tuesday released a statement calling on all the warring parties in South Sudan to sign peace agreement immediately and put their country above their personal interest and personal egos. Speaking to media in Ugandan […]

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United Kingdom calls on South Sudan Parties to sign IGAD-PLUS Compromise Agreement or face Sanctions

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

August 15, 2015(Nyamilepedia) – The United Kingdom has called on all South Sudanese parties to immediately stop the current fighting and sign a peace agreement by 17th August, in a Statement released by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office it warns failure to sign the peace agreement would lead to international sanctions including targeted sanctions and a UN Arms embargo being placed […]

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South Sudan Peace talks Plunges into Chaos and Disarray as Salva Kiir refuses to show up for peace signing

Delegates from the government and SPLM in Opposition exchange views at the IGAD peace talks in Ethiopia.

August 15, 2015(Nyamilepedia) – IGAD peace process to bring peace to South Sudan was plunged into chaos and disarray after President Salva Kiir refused to show up for talks as scheduled by the IGAD-PLUS mediators, the president missed to turn up on Thursday and again on Friday for final negotiations with the rebel chief Riek Machar, despite the government’s knowledge of […]

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Leaders of Ethiopia and Sudan are not democratically elected to talk about peace: Deported Cabinet Affairs Minister says

Martin Elia a close ally of Salva Kiir, at a press conference in Juba, declares himself the official leader of all opposition political parties in South Sudan.

August 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s Cabinet Affairs Minister Martin Elia Lomuro has blasted the governments of Ethiopia and Sudan saying they are not democratically elected governments in order to talk about peace in South Sudan. Martin Elia the cabinet affairs minister of South Sudan Kiir’s regime was deported from Ethiopia after he tried to join negotiations without being officially invited by […]

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