Category Archives: Breaking News

Dr. Lam’s group distances itself from new SSOA leader

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s armed opposition group, the National Democratic Movement (NDM), led by Dr. Lam Akol Ajawin has denied that a new leader for South Sudan Opposition Alliance has been selected. This came a day after ex-chairman of the opposition consortium, Gabriel Changson Chang, issued a statement announcing the selection of Denay Chagor as the new

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Church Radio journalist arrested for interviewing ex-Western Lakes governor

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Authorities in South Sudan’s Western Lakes state on Wednesday arrested a journalist working for a local radio affiliated to the Juba-based Catholic Radio Network (CRN), the Director for the network said in a statement Wednesday. According to the statement extended to Nyamilepedia, journalist Marial Deng who is the Director of Good News Radio, an affiliate

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Changson, Chagor disrupting unity of opposition alliance – Bapiny Manytuil

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The leader of South Sudan Liberation Movement (SSLM/A), General Bapiny Manytuil Wijang, has accused ex-chairman of South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), Gabriel Changson Chang and the interim chairman of South Sudan United Movement (SSUM), Hon. Denay Jock Chagor, of disrupting the unity of the alliance. This came after the two men released a statement on

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South Sudan parliament chief threatens to take actions against MPs who speaks to media

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Speaker of South Sudan’s parliament, Lino Makana, has threatened actions against lawmakers who speaks to the media without his permission. Addressing the lawmakers at the Freedom Hall on Monday, Makana said MPs are not allowed to speak to the media without having first being approved by him saying some of the statements lawmakers have

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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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Rival Factions of South Sudan Opposition Alliances Reunite and Agree on SIX Months Leadership Rotation

July 2, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — The rival factions of South Sudan’s Opposition Alliances, which were divided behind Hon. Gabriel Changson Lew Chang and late Lt. Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka, have sought out their differences and came up with new terms and structures. The rival factions of SSOA met on June 8th, 2019 and agreed that the alliance shall be led through

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Breaking News: Dr. Lam Akol Declares “Enough Is Enough”, Time For Revolution To Save The Nation!

August 1, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Speaking today in Addis Ababa, Dr. Lam Akol, the former Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Former Chairman of Democratic Change Party and a Former member of JMEC has resigned from all his positions to join the revolution for a new beginning for South Sudan. Dr. Lam concludes that the peace agreement is dead and therefore

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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 soldiers who died were members

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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 we want to tell our

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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 Machar to safety. “This turned

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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 and the two Vice Presidents

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