Day: July 9, 2016

Nearly 150 Confirmed Dead in South Sudan Shooting On The Eve of Its 5th Independence Anniversary

Thousands killed in Juba as president SaLVA Kiir turned against his opponents. (Photo: file)

July 09, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The last two days shooting in South Sudan capital, Juba, has claimed nearly 150 lives, mostly soldiers on both sides. While detailed reports are still being filed, more than 100 soldiers on Kiir’s side are believed to have died along with over 30 soldiers on Machar’s side. While majority of SPLA-IO…

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Statement by the Secretary-General on South Sudan

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, during a visit to South Sudan(Photo: file)

New York, July 9, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– I am deeply alarmed by the ongoing fighting in Juba between soldiers of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA in Opposition. This outbreak of hostilities in the capital, on the eve of the country’s fifth anniversary of independence, is yet another illustration of the parties’ lack…

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UNMISS condemns Resurgence of Violence Ahead of South Sudan’s Fifth Anniversary


July 09, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) condemns in the strongest terms the resurgence of violence in the country, which has resulted in numerous civilian casualties and injuries over the course of the week in Juba, Wau and Bentiu. UNMISS reiterates its calls on all parties to put an end…

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