Month: August 2018

The Threats to Khartoum peace agreement

By Simon Kulusika Opinion August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – In an article preceding this one, it was predicted that the Khartoum Peace Agreement for South Sudan, signed on 5 August 2018, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, might not be implemented because it contains numerous shortcomings, coupled with mistrust between the parties to it. The skepticism…

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BREAKING: Fighting break out near Bentiu in latest blow to ceasefire agreement

August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – Fierce fighting has erupted outside Bentiu,  the Unity State capital this morning after a government continent left their trenches in Guit town to attack SPLA-IO hide out in Biel this morning, several sources told the Nyamilepedia. The latest latest fighting is a blow to the permanent ceasefire agreement signed in…

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South Sudan arrests prominent government critic

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan government on Monday arrested prominent government critic and co-founder of the Juba based think tank,  the Sudan Institute, Dr. Jok Madut Jok, several sources told the Nyamilepedia. One source told the Nyamilepedia that Madut was arrested while leaving the Juba International Airport,  the country’s  only,  for an unknown…

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South Sudan leaders are self-interested: UN diplomat

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan leaders are self-interested who are seeking to maximize their sectional advantages and benefits, the United Nations Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Nicolas Haysom, said Friday. The UN diplomat was talking in an interview with the PSC when he doubted the commitment if the South Sudan leaders…

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Machar joins world leaders to mourn after ex-UN chief dies

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s First Vice-President designate and leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO), Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon on Saturday world leaders to send condolences after the death of the former UN Secretary-General Koffi Annan. Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday…

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