Month: March 2015

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari won presidential elections in Nigeria.

The newly elected President of Nigeria Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (C),  (Photo/Reuters)

April 01, 2015 (Nyamilepedia)––One of the best election in Nigeria was officially concluded with General Buhari defating the former President, “Goodluck” Jonathan, who holds a PhD in Zoology. Unlike in the last three elections in which the candidates won with landslides, Gen. Buhari led the election with 56 percent and followed by Dr. Jonathan with…

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U.S. Military Leaders and Christians Groups Call for Sanctions and Arms Embargo on South Sudan:

Former chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff flank Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton (center) during a special conference in the Pentagon. From the left are retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell, retired Army Gen. John W. Vessey, retired Navy Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Shelton, retired Air Force Gen. David C. Jones, retired Navy Adm. William J. Crowe Jr. and retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili.

March 31, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — A list of retired senior military leaders, mostly former major and brigadier generals of U.S army, including the former Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Henry Shelton, call on president Obama, Ambassador Rice and Secretary John Kerry to step up their efforts to impose sanctions and arms embargo on South…

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Deteriorating Relations Between Pibor and Juba, Five Soldiers Killed!

SPLA-Juba soldiers drive in a pick-up truck, South Sudan(Photo: Reuters)

March 31, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — On Friday, 27th March, 2015, forces of SPLA-Pibor ambushed a government pick-up truck along Gurumuk-Pibor road and killed 5 soldiers. Three among the dead were identified as members of Cobra faction under David Yau Yau. According to Brigadier General Marko Monyjor Ayook, the attack was laid in self-defense after members of…

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Human Rights Council Calls on African Union to Release Its Report On South Sudan

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March 30, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Forty five (45) members states of Human Rights Council, which include the United States, Canada and many Europeans countries, calls on Africa Union to officially release the leaked Commission of Inquiry report (AUCISS) on South Sudan conflict. In a joint report on South Sudan, issued during its 28th regular session between…

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Would Ordinary Apology Relieve Salva Kiir Mayardit Of His Sins?

South Sudan president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, wiping his face(Photo: file)

By Laraka Machar Turoal, Opinion. March 30, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — I am referring to the subsequent letters written by Edward Lino asking Salva Kiir, the bloody president of South Sudan to apologize to Nuer victims of December 2013. Peace is indispensable; no person on this whole world would reject peace unless they know peace can bring…

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The South Sudan Faltering Peace Talks: What is Wrong with the IGAD Peace Process?

Lt. Gen. Alfred Ladu Gore D/ C-in-C SPLM/SPLA-IO (photo/supply)

By Alfred Ladu Gore, March 29,2015 (Nyamilepedia) —-(1). The Effects of Flawed Methodological Approach on the Fundamental Issues Arising from the Crisis Situation in South Sudan: In the methodological context of this paper, it is better to be up-front as a non-partisan method of analysis in revealing the emotions, feelings, experiences and interest of the…

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Breaking: South Sudan Police Chief, Pieng Deng, Downplays Arrests

Pieng Deng Kuol Arop taking oath before president Salva Kiir after his appointment in February, 2013(Photo:  General Pieng Deng Kuol Arop taking Oath before President Salva Kiir. [NASS: Garang Thuc]

March 29, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The Inspector General of South Sudan Police Service, General Pieng Deng Kuol Arop, has narrowly evaded arrest in Abyei this week. The police inspector was dispatched to his home town on a government mission to monitor security situation on Tuesday this week. Upon his arrival, however, the inspector discovered allegations that his…

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