Day: April 10, 2015

South Sudan’s Transitional Constitution and the issue of decentralization

By James Tot Mathiang, Canada, April 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The newly independent state of South Sudan is faced with enormous challenges of nation-building particularly the need to set up a democratic political system. Since it became independent in July 2011, the political parties have been locked in an argument about the right political system that…

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Updates: SPLM/SPLA-IO Confirmed More Defections From Salva Kiir Government

April 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — According to the latest SPLM/SPLA Press Statement, read by Capt. Mabior Garang de Mabior, the Chairman of National Committee for Information and Public Relation, in Nairobi this afternoon, more SPLA cadres have defected Salva Kiir government. “The Spokesman of the SPLM/SPLA makes the following statement to our supporters, the masses of…

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Breaking News: Another Military General Defects Salva Kiir Government

Updated at 2:10pm, April 10, 2015(PST) Correction: Brig.Gen. Gatwech served as a Chief Administrator at 5th Division in Western Bahr el Ghazal April 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — A military general in South Sudan army, under the leadership of General Salva Kiir Mayardit, has defected the government troops and joins the resistance movement under the former Vice…

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South Sudan Crisis: Root Causes & Approaches for Resolution

Hosted by Creative Peace Initiatives at American University Historical Background April 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — In 2011, after more than five decades of civil war and the loss of more than 2 million lives, South Sudan seceded from the Republic of Sudan as the result of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). The independence was achieved…

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Condemnation of Political Assassination of Gen. James Bwogo and His Companions

Chollo Community Press. April 08, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — We, the undersigned Chollo members in SPLM-IO strongly condemn in a strong term possible the deliberate atrocity carried out by Dinka in SPLA against Chollo gallants on the Akoka-Makal road, in which hero Gen. James Bowong and his companions lost their lives. The Killing of Gen. James Bowog…

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