Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kiir has no army, Machar confirmed!

April 06, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — In mid February 2014, South Sudan parliament reported that 70% of the army defected, but  Machar did not confirm the exact number. He has, however, described the mass defection as an uprising against Salva Kiir’s regime, following the alleged coup incident. The mass uprising has also comes up in other independent contexts. “I don’t think

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0 The cost of South Sudan inaction: flashbacks to Rwanda’s humanitarian nightmare

 By Johan Eldebo April 06, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — Columns of troops are marching off to war and around them young children play in the shell of a looted school. This is is the Upper Nile State, an area in South Sudan’s north-east devastated by a conflict increasingly fought along largely ethnic lines. Remote and hard to reach, the intense and

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Nhial Deng sees ‘modest progress’ at Addis talks, suspended to 23 April

April 06, 2014 (RT) — The chief negotiator for the government of South Sudan says he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about peace talks with the armed opposition led by Riek Machar, citing modest progress in some areas of discussion. Upon his arrival at Juba Airport today, chief negotiator Nhial Deng explained to journalists that the talks were suspended until 23 April,

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