Month: February 2014

THE DARK DAYS OF DICTATORS ARE OVER!

By Daniel Wuor Joak Salva Kiir Mayardiit (AP). February 28, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — I wish some of our present African rulers should read the world history and thoroughly reflect on it in their daily situations before venturing into the most costly business – dictatorship. Dictatorship is no longer sellable in our today world. Basically, almost all…

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South Sudan: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013

Permalink   Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013, South Sudan February 28, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan is a republic operating under a transitional constitution signed into law upon declaration of independence from Sudan in July 2011. The country was led by President Salva Kiir Mayardit, whose…

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U.N. official decries ‘summarily execution’ in S. Sudan’s Malakal

  Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit and Mr. Toby Lanzer, Deputy Special Representative to the Secretary General/ UN Resident  Coordinator/ UNDP Resident Representative shake hands, Juba, Nov 2012(UNDP). February 28, 2014 [JUBA] —  The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan on Thursday decried the recent “terrible” attacks against Malakal, capital of South Sudan’s Upper Nile State.…

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Jok: Near Collapse in South Sudan Is Shocking but Not Surprising

Panel Discussions, International Peace Institute, IPI February 27, 2014[IPI] — The events that recently brought South Sudan to a near collapse were “extremely shocking, but they were not surprising by any means,” said Jok Madut Jok, Executive Director of The Sudd Institute, at the International Peace Institute on February 18. “It was only a matter…

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US transfers aid for South Sudan to Igad

By KEVIN J. KELLEY U.S. Army soldiers of the East Africa Response Force (EARF), a Djibouti-based joint team assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, prepare to load onto a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to support with an ordered departure of personnel from Juba, South Sudan, Dec. 18, 2013.…

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EXPERTS: Obama must engage more in crisis in Sudans!

By AFP U.S. President Barack Obama listens to comments during a working session at a G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, where world leaders were discussing Syria’s civil war (AP Photo/Dimitar Dilkoff, Pool) February 27, 2014(AFP) — President Barack Obama must take a more pro-active role in helping stop violent…

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Lakes state deputy governor sacked and replaced by security advisor

Mabor Achol Kuer, Lakes State’s Deputy Governor and Education Minister, April 21, 2013 (ST) February 27, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Lakes state military caretaker governor Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol has sacked his deputy governor Mabor Achol Kuer who he appointed 13 months ago shortly after he was installed by President Salva Kiir, replacing the elected governor.…

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S. Sudanese rebels protest inclusion of stronghold in ceasefire monitoring

Seyoum Mesfin (L), chairperson of IGAD meditors, and Taban Deng Gai SPLM In Opposition chief negotiator attend the resumption of South Sudan talks in Addis Ababa Feb 11, 2014 (Photo Reuters/Tiksa Negeri) February 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rebels on Wednesday said they would not accept the mediators’ decision to include Nasir, one of…

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AN OPEN LETTER TO PEACE LOVER AND MEDIA

  Saturday, February 15, 2014 An Open letter to peace lover and media Subject: The Nuer community Association in Egypt condemns the killing of the Nuer civilians in Juba & we urges president Kiir to stop the genocide & order foreign forces to immediately leave South Sudan territories. To whom it may concern: We are…

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