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SPLM/A-IO accuses South Sudan gov’t of deploying heavily armed forces in Maiwut

  September 26th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan’s main armed opposition group, SPLM/AIO, has accused South Sudan government of deploying more troops and heavy artillery, including armoured personnel carriers (APCs) in Maiwut and its surrounding areas following the defection of Major General Ochan Puot and his forces. “On Deployment of the Government Forces in Civilian Centres in Maiwut area. Following the defection

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Exlusive: Mobile banking service curbs pickpocketing, says m-GURUSH

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The introduction of an electronic banking system in South Sudan, has deterred pickpockets and bag snatchers as people no longer hold their money in their pockets and bags but m-Gurush accounts, the first mobile banking group, m-Gurush, said on Wednesday. In an exclusive interview with Nyamilepedia early today, m-GURUSH customer service said that before the launch of

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Civil society groups to host public forum on the status of R-ARCSS

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Organization for Responsive Governance (ORG) in conjunction with the South Sudan Civil Society Forum (SSCSF) is expected to host an interactive session on the status of the implementation of the revitalized Peace Agreement, signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. According to a joint statement dated 23 September, the group invited participants and government officials to

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SPLM/A-IO’s top official lodges formal complaint against Angelina Teny

  September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Executive Director of the Relief Organization for South Sudan (ROSS), Yien Thiang Luony has formally lodged a formal complaint against Angelina Teny, head of the SPLM/A-IO Committee for Security, over what he called a “commotion caused” by a planned visit to New York. “Comrade Chairman, This morning I met with Comrade Henry Odwar about the

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US diplomat, Sudan’s PM Hamdok discuss bilateral relations on margins of UNGA 74th

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator, Mark Green has met with Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly currently being held in New York City. At the meeting, the US official congratulated the Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamdok on his first official trip to the United States, as

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Kiir shares National Security meeting, urges security units to enforce laws and orders

  September 24th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Tuesday shared a meeting of the National Security Council at the State House in the nation’s capital Juba. According to state-own news outlet, PPU, the meeting, chaired by the president, was attended by senior government officials and focused on the overall security situation, including a wave of crimes that

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SPLM/A-IO downplays Major General Ochan Puot’s defection to South Sudan’s gov’t

September 24th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan’s main armed opposition group has downplayed the recent defection of its senior military officer, Major General Ochan Puot Buop, who switched allegiance to South Sudan government on September 22 after months of deep rifts between his armed group and Machar’s armed forces in Adar state. In a statement seen by Nyamilepedia, the SPLM (IO) Director

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South Sudan fails to manage its airspace, urges Sudan gov’t to continue its support for air traffic control

September 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan, which relies on the Sudanese government for its long-range air traffic control system, said on Friday it had failed to train air traffic controllers due to financial shortfalls and lack of equipment to operate independent airspace.   In a statement issued on Friday after a cabinet meeting, government spokesman Michael Makuei Lueth pointed out that,

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South Sudan sets to host oil and gas conference in October to attract investors

  September 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan’s government has announced its readiness to host its third international Oil and Gas Conference in the capital Juba, in an attempt to spur growth in the oil sector, which currently accounts for 70% of the country’s revenues. Speaking to the media in the capital Juba, Awow Daniel Chuang, South Sudan’s Oil Minister, said the

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Breaking: WADU community declares allegiance to South Sudan gov’t, says ready to defend its territory

    September 22nd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Chie-waw community under the military command of Major General Ochan Puot Buop, whose forces have been in a state of discord with Machar’s armed forces, has finally declared allegiance to South Sudan government. Speaking to Nyamilepedia on Sunday after the deliberations, Duop Puka, Co-Chairman of the Chie-waw community, said that they had discussed and

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Civil society groups observe World Peace Day, urge grass-roots peacebuilding effort

  September 21st 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, celebrated on 21 September 2019, a group of national and international civil society organizations joined forces, calling on all stakeholders to promote grass-roots peace-building initiatives that will lay strong foundations for lasting and sustainable peace in the country. “We – the undersigned national and international civil society

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FULL TEXT: The Sentry Report -2019 exposes corrupt leaders

September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Sentry’s investigation exposes an array of international actors who stand to profit from the U.S., UK, Asia and elsewhere, the looting of state assets, and reveals one of the biggest companies in the world providing direct support to deadly militias. The report details the carving up for private profit of the most lucrative economic and government

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