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Rights Group Pledges To Back Sudan’s Unity Gov’t , Urges Justice For Victims.

September 14th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Amnesty International, a human rights defender, has formally commended the new Sudanese unity government and called for accountability and justice for the families of those who lost their lives during months of violent protests, which led to the overthrow of former Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Speaking to the media on his first official visit to Sudan,

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Kiir and Hamdok agree to reopen borders, boost cross-border trade. 

September 14th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and newly appointed Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok have reached cooperation agreements to reopen border points, in an endeavor to boost cross-border trade between the two countries. “We hope to have very prosperous relationship that will address issues of trade, border issue, oil, free movement of our people between the two

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Troika lauds the Parties, reaffirms its full Support for the R-ARCSS.

  September 13th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Troika Countries, the United States, Norway and the United Kingdom have issued a joint press statement on the One-Year Anniversary marking the Signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. In a statement, the Troika commended South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and First Vice President

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Revive Faith In The Peace Process: Religious Groups Urge IGAD Leaders.

September 13th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-As the peace process stalled one year on, the African Council of Religious Leaders issued a joint statement on Thursday, calling on East African leaders to put forth enough efforts to ensure that the Revitalized Peace Agreement is honored and implemented in a timely manner. “On this day, we come together as the religious leaders of Africa

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Sudan’s military, opposition reach preliminary deal on interim gov’t

July 5th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Sudan’s ruling military junta and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change (FFC) have agreed to a 36-month transitional period with the sovereignty council led by the military. Sources told Nyamilepedia that the military and the opposition have agreed to constitute a sovereign council led by five civilians and five military personnel in addition to

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UN says South Sudan army, holdout groups killed over 100 people in southern region

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan government troops and holdout opposition groups killed over 100 people in the country’s Central Equatoria region according to a UN report released Tuesday. The report said the killing started immediately since the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardiit and opposition groups signed a revitalized peace agreement in September 2018. “Civilians deliberately and brutally

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Schools in Gumuruk face shortage of qualified teachers

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Schools in Pibor state’s Gumuruk are facing shortage of teachers undermining the ability of the students to learn basic education, teachers who spoke to Nyamilepedia from there said. Stephen Korok, a school teacher in Gumuruk, said there has been a growing shortage of primary and secondary school teachers in the entire area negatively affecting child

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Six leaders of SSOA issue Changson with 24-hour ultimatum to renounce Chagor

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Six opposition leaders that constitutes the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) have given ex-leader, Gabriel Changson Chang, a 24-hour ultimatum to renounce a statement in which he said the opposition umbrella agreed to name SSUM leader, Denay Chagor, as the new leader. On Tuesday, Changson said members of the alliance have agreed to give the

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South Sudan to exchange oil for electricity

July 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan government has signed a deal with the neighboring Kenya to exchange oil for electricity within the next two years, the Nyamilepedia has learned. The deal that followed the visit by President Salva Kiir to Nairobi will see Kenya supplying electricity generated from its geothermal fields in return for supplies from South Sudan’s oil

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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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