Monthly Archives: August 2018

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 location. “He was arrested this

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South Sudan government releases political prisoners: Minister

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan Government on Monday announced, as part of the peace deal implementation, the release of twenty-one (21) Political Prisoners in the country. The release of the prisoners is the first of its kind since the South Sudan government and opposition groups signed a peace deal early this month. A prior permanent ceasefire agreement signed

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South Sudan peace talks adjourned until late this month

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan peace talks going on in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has been adjourned until next Saturday, the 25th August 2018, delegates told the Nyamilepedia on Sunday. The short break is to give a room for the Eid Al-Adha Holiday which due to be commemorated this week starting from tomorrow. Speaking to the Nyamilepedia on

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South Sudan’s Peace process turned into a marketplace: UN envoy

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The United Nations Secretary-General Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicolas Haysom said on Friday that the South Sudan peace process has been turned into a marketplace. The UN diplomat was talking in an interview with the PSC when he doubted the commitment if the South Sudan leaders in achieving peace in the world’s

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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 in achieving peace in the

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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 at the age of 80,

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Former UN Secretary-General dies in Switzerland aged 

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Annan, who died in the early hours of Saturday hospital in Bern, Switzerland, was the first

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