Day: July 8, 2016

Enough Project: Those Benefiting From War Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Hold The Entire Nation Hostage.

Smoke and violence as Malakal UNMISS camps burned to ashes by SPLA Forces (Photo: file)

South Sudan Marks Fifth Year of Independence, ByMegha Swamy, Media Relations Specialist Enough  Project, Washington DC, July 8, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) –— South Sudan, Africa’s newest country, will usher in its fifth year of independence tomorrow. The country, already ravaged by conflict and poverty, is facing immediate threats of famine, economic implosion, and inter-ethnic war. Brian Adeba, Associate…

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SSHURSA CONDEMNS CLASHES IN JUBA AND URGES THE PARTIES FOR CALM

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July 08, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy(SSHURSA) condemns in strongest terms possible the clashes between the forces of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army(SPLA) under President Salva Kiir and the forces of the Sudan Liberation Army in Opposition(SPLA-IO) under First Vice President Riek Machar. The two forces clashed in the evening…

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Latest: Shooting Subsided, Dr. Machar and President Kiir Still At J1

South Sudan leaders, President Salva Kiir, First Vice President, Riek Machar, and James Wani Igga at a press briefing at J1 this evening(Photo: Nyamilepedia)

July 08, 206(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s guns have subsided a while ago after intense fighting outside Salva Kiir’s Palace. The presidency, Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and James Wani Igga, are still here calling for calm and restraint. “This is a very unfortunate incident which none of us really knows what has happened, all…

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Updates: Attempted Arrest Foiled, Dr. Machar is Safe – Spokesman

South Sudan's president Salva Kiir, First Vice President Riek Machar and the second Vice President James Wani Igga briefing the national during a fighting at J1(photo: file)

July 08, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Latest reports from the office of the First Vice President confirmed that the today’s meeting was a set-up to arrest the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar, at the government’s stronghold – J1. According to James Gatdet Dak, a small unit of Dr. Machar’s bodyguards fought back and have now rescued…

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Breaking News: Heavy Fighting Erupt At South Sudan’s Presidential Headquarters – J1

A tanks rolling on the streets of Juba in December 2013(Photo: file)

July 08, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– A major confrontation has ensued a few minutes ago at South Sudan’s Presidential palace (J1) between the presidential guards units. Reports emerging from J1 confirmed that the two principles, President Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and James Wani Igga were still in a meeting when the meeting begin. President Kiir…

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