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South Sudanese refugees in While Nile state says they have been looted by host-community members

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s refugees seeking refuge in Sudan’s White Nile State have been reportedly left destitute after their water supply systems and hydraulic components that used to pump water were looted last week by a group of Sudan’s host-communities. In a report released on Friday, the office of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection

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General Gatdet’s deputy elected leader of South Sudan Opposition Alliance

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The opposition consortium, South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), has elected the deputy of late General Peter Gatdet Yaka as the new leader of the opposition umbrella according to a statement extended to the Nyamilepedia. In November last year, the SSOA split into two groups – one led by Gabriel Changson Chang, and the other led

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General Buay to be released, dismissed from army – sources

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – A military judge in Juba is reportedly sentencing General Stephen Buay Rolnyang to one year beginning from May 2018 when he was arrested, sources familiar with the matter told Nyamilepedia on Wednesday. The same source said Buay would be released because he has already served the one year in prison, but said he will be

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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 expressed in that article has

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Arrest of prominent government critic not political: government

August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan government said on Monday that the arrest and subsequent detention of prominent academician Dr.  Jok Madut Jok is not political nor it was an intention to silent him. On Monday, Dr.  Jok Madut Jok was arrested by the government while leaving the country’s capital Juba for an unknown location. The government did not

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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 late June by President Salva

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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 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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