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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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Is the word “Nuer-wew” a misconception or relevant

Malek Cook-Dwach, Juba-South Sudan...

Let’s be realistic! By Malek Cook-Dwach, Juba, South Sudan. Oct 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Is the concocted word Nuer-wew which literally loosely translated (Nuer-money) a misconception or relevant? Nuer is believed to be second larger tribe after Dinka according to the disputed April 2008 fifth population and housing Sudan census and one amongst sixty four tribes that comprised the Republic of

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The Painful Truth

The mother in law of Lul Ruai Koang who recently re-join the regime of Salva Kiir crawls in front of Salva Kiir(Photo: file)

By Yien Lam, Oct 15, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– As Nuer myself, it is hard if not bitter to swallow the truth. But as I have been reading the news media since the beginning of this civil war, I have seen Nuers categorically being named with names that are badly now sticking on them. And in fact, we are proving our cousins

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Future is the Best! Care much for the better life of Tomorrow

By Simon Both Chiok Guek, Oct 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Dear South Sudan future Youth please think positively and digest your sensitive ideas before it become late. This time we have to value the nation’s interests rather than tribal interests because our youngest nation South Sudan have faced many challenges its reach the worse stage and almost to collapse in the hand

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Political Issues Need a Clear Mind Rather Than Absolute Extremism!

Malek Cook-Dwach, Juba-South Sudan...

By Malek Cook-Dwach, Juba-South Sudan. Oct 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The political divisions of SPLM-IO have generated hullabaloo and unconstructive debate between semi-literates, literates, scholars and political scientists. In this scenario I observed the mere glorifiers of what is so call Prophet Ngundeng Bong and the liberal minded who doesn’t believe in myths and approach the political realities as they are

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