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Dr. Riek Machar’s recent briefing to a congregation on his COVID-19 Status

South Sudan's First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and his bodyguards post for a picture after holding a press conference on his COVID-19 status(Photo credit: supplied)

May 24, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — Briefing a congregation in Khartoum through phone in Nuer language from Juba, South Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar and Angelina Teny spoken in-depth but in summary these are the main points from Dr. Machar’s speech. This translation is nearly verbatim. For better suggestions or improvements, please leave your comments below or send me an email. Begin the

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Opinion: Is South Sudan Traffic Police taking preventive measures against COVID-19?

Members of South Sudan Traffic Authority(Photo credit: unverified/SSNN)

By Duom Peter, May 17, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan COVID-19 cases have risen in the last few days bringing the total to 290. Out of samples collected and tested, there were confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections among truck drivers. Uganda as of May 16, 2020, recorded 24 new COVID-19 cases from 2,044 samples of truck drivers. Majority are allegedly to be

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Opinion: Replacement of Johannes Kujiek Ruot as Panyijiar Commissioner will be treated as a coup

Panyijiar county commissioner, Yohannes Kujiek Ruot Loge waving to the crowd on top of vehicle in Ganyliel Town in 2019(Photo credit: supplied by author)

By Dak Buoth, 12th April, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — I am bona fide member of Panyijiar County in Unity State; I hail from Kol constituency that hosted Panyijiar county headquarters. I was residing in Nyandong village where my placenta was buried before moving to Nyal municipality. So I am speaking with authority as a son of the soil. Politically speaking, I penned

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Opinion: What do we know about Riek Macher’s interest in Ruweng Administrative Area?

Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the first vice preisdent of South Sudan who returns to bush to fight for democracy after Self-determination(Photo: file)

By Santino Aniek, April 2, 2020(SSNN) — The wondering of Riek’s interest in Ruweng Administrative Area is the enquiry of the moment, and all the moments that have led up to now, and the ones that are sure to follow. Accordingly, many South Sudanese worldwide are asking this enquiry with wondering and contortions of disgust, why Riek as a leader

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Professor Mahmood Mamdani’s controversial views regarding the crisis in South Sudan

Professor Mahmood Mamdani discussing the African wars from within, children and conflict(Photo credit: Youtube/Nyamilepedia)

By Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok July 2, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — I had the opportunity of watching on YouTube a couple of days ago a lecture by Professor Mamdani under the title “Beyond Criminal Justice: Learning from South Sudan”. It was part of the Coca Cola World Fund Lecture at the University of Yale in the USA. Professor Mamdani is a renowned

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Who is President Salva Kiir Mayardit?

Opinion, By Angelo Bol Ring Cholmarial, April 3, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — He was the commanding officer in charge of the national Army at the Bentiu military garrison,when chevron discovered oil in unity state in 1978. Because he could not be trusted by the Khartoum being southerner and ex-Anyanya officer,he was immediately transferred to Malakal and northern troops were brought in and

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The South Sudan Political Heritage

Dr. Riek Machar and his former boss, Salva Kiir (Photo: supplied)

Opinion, By Riak Machar Pathot, Feb 8th, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — The genesis of the South Sudanese political problems lies in the fact that our political leaders are always unable to sit down and discuss political issues face to face while the citizens watches them like they are heavenly made leaders . Nobody is immune from this lack of ability to sit

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Opinion: War Impedes Economic Development in The Republic of South Sudan

By Daniel Kaitudel, Sweden, Jan 26, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– This is a fact no one can deny. Peace is needed ever in every corner of South Sudan right now to safe lives. It is therefore important  for South Sudan leaders to make rational choices to safe the country from total collapse. The rational choice I meant here is to choose between peace and

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South Sudan War: Re-branding SPLM to SSDF is of no consequence

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir at a news conference in Juba. Kiir's $1 billion investment in military to crash rebellion failed Kiir bought 1000 tractors hoping to restore the collapsing economy but experts say it is just too late(Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)

By Benny Gudo, June 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Once again comrades and friends, I take this opportunity to make known to the whole world that President Kiir and his cronies failed to run South Sudan patently. They brought the nation to the knees as evidenced by their inability to resolve the ongoing war. So, it’s perturbing, futility and indispensable to give

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We Can’t Change The World, But We Can Change A Few People

By Nimi Princewill, Abuja, Nigeria June 19, 2017(Nyamilepedia)  ——- The world will hardly ever be as peaceful and conducive for living as we imagine or hope for it to be. Therefore, changing the world will continue to be exactly what it ought to be: ‘A Utopian Dream!’. We’d continually need to readjust ourselves to cohabit with fraudsters, terrorists, kidnappers, armed

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President Salva Kiir Must ‘not’ Go

Dak Buoth speaking during an Interview with Standard Newspaper in Nairobi, 2015

By Dak Buoth, 27th October 2016 8:55pm EAT. Oct 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- People have been categorized into three; there are those who discussed ideas, events and others who talk about individuals’ personalities. And for our case, those who always look at us over the fence normally overheard what we say; and hence, they think we’re merely discussing other people when

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