Monthly Archives: April 2014

South Sudan’s former rebels defecting the government, a violation of amnesties?

April 14, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The recent heavy fighting in Unity state is marked by renewed defections. 565 former SSLA rebels who have been loyal to the government have switched allegiance to the armed opposition, under the leadership of Dr. Riek Machar Teny. In a report released by the Upper Nile Time, 3 soldiers among the defected troops are believed to

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Letter: Dear Mother

By Puk Goar, April 14, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — This morning I will be leaving for Paloch a key oil-filed [oil field] in the very heart of Upper Nile. Machar told us that closing down the oil will force kiir to stop bringing more Uganda that fuel the war. And maybe we shall realize peace in our nation. However, I know you

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Rebels Matching towards Bentiu, Unity State Capital, rebels alleged!

April 14, 2014 (Bentiu) – After the SPLA [in opposition] claimed to have been attacked by the allied government forces in their hideout in Unity state, Peter Riek Gew, the rebel spokesperson reported that the rebels have repulsed the attack, chasing the allied troops toward the state capital, Bentiu. In the process, the rebels claimed to have captured Kubur Nyabol, Tor-Abieth,Tharwang Yele,

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