South Sudan army chief threatening military judges to announce anti-Buay verdict

July 5th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s army chief, General Gabriel Jok Riak is reportedly threatening a military court in Juba to announce a verdict that would see detained military officer, General Buay Rolnyang, dismissed and demote from his senior military rank. Last week, a source at Bilpam told the Nyamilepedia that Buay had been sentenced to one year in

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Sudan’s military, opposition reach preliminary deal on interim gov’t

July 5th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Sudan’s ruling military junta and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change (FFC) have agreed to a 36-month transitional period with the sovereignty council led by the military. Sources told Nyamilepedia that the military and the opposition have agreed to constitute a sovereign council led by five civilians and five military personnel in addition to

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UN says South Sudan army, holdout groups killed over 100 people in southern region

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan government troops and holdout opposition groups killed over 100 people in the country’s Central Equatoria region according to a UN report released Tuesday. The report said the killing started immediately since the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardiit and opposition groups signed a revitalized peace agreement in September 2018. “Civilians deliberately and brutally

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Schools in Gumuruk face shortage of qualified teachers

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Schools in Pibor state’s Gumuruk are facing shortage of teachers undermining the ability of the students to learn basic education, teachers who spoke to Nyamilepedia from there said. Stephen Korok, a school teacher in Gumuruk, said there has been a growing shortage of primary and secondary school teachers in the entire area negatively affecting child

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Six leaders of SSOA issue Changson with 24-hour ultimatum to renounce Chagor

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Six opposition leaders that constitutes the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) have given ex-leader, Gabriel Changson Chang, a 24-hour ultimatum to renounce a statement in which he said the opposition umbrella agreed to name SSUM leader, Denay Chagor, as the new leader. On Tuesday, Changson said members of the alliance have agreed to give the

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South Sudan to exchange oil for electricity

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan government has signed a deal with the neighboring Kenya to exchange oil for electricity within the next two years, the Nyamilepedia has learned. The deal that followed the visit by President Salva Kiir to Nairobi will see Kenya supplying electricity generated from its geothermal fields in return for supplies from South Sudan’s oil

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Professor Mahmood Mamdani’s controversial views regarding the crisis in South Sudan

Professor Mahmood Mamdani discussing the African wars from within, children and conflict(Photo credit: Youtube/Nyamilepedia)

By Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok July 2, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — I had the opportunity of watching on YouTube a couple of days ago a lecture by Professor Mamdani under the title “Beyond Criminal Justice: Learning from South Sudan”. It was part of the Coca Cola World Fund Lecture at the University of Yale in the USA. Professor Mamdani is a renowned

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Who is President Salva Kiir Mayardit?

Opinion, By Angelo Bol Ring Cholmarial, April 3, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — He was the commanding officer in charge of the national Army at the Bentiu military garrison,when chevron discovered oil in unity state in 1978. Because he could not be trusted by the Khartoum being southerner and ex-Anyanya officer,he was immediately transferred to Malakal and northern troops were brought in and

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South Sudan’s independence was not achieved through the struggle of one man (Salva Kiir), a rebuttal to Peter Mayuk

Opinion, By Deng Akok Muoradid, Feb 8th, 2019(Nyamilepedia) —— In response to peter Mayup’s article in which he attributed the whole liberation struggle to the efforts of the current president H.E Salva Mayardit, I would like to clarify to all of you that he was seeking the attention of president to his financial rescue. Cde Peter Mayuk betrayed and denied

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The South Sudan Political Heritage

Dr. Riek Machar and his former boss, Salva Kiir (Photo: supplied)

Opinion, By Riak Machar Pathot, Feb 8th, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — The genesis of the South Sudanese political problems lies in the fact that our political leaders are always unable to sit down and discuss political issues face to face while the citizens watches them like they are heavenly made leaders . Nobody is immune from this lack of ability to sit

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The Threats to Khartoum peace agreement

By Simon Kulusika Opinion August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – In an article preceding this one, it was predicted that the Khartoum Peace Agreement for South Sudan, signed on 5 August 2018, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, might not be implemented because it contains numerous shortcomings, coupled with mistrust between the parties to it. The skepticism expressed in that article has

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