Category Archives: Opinion

Open letter: SPLM-IO Deputy Chair, Odwar writes to Head of JMEC concerning Maiwut’s incident

  October 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Ambassador Lt. Gen. Augostino Njoroge, Interim Chairperson, Revitalized Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (R-JMEC), Juba, South Sudan. Systematic violations of COHA and permanent ceasefire by the Incumbent TGNU in Maiwut County- Dear Sir, I am writing to bring to your attention the flagrant and systematic violations of the Revitalized Agreement by the Incumbent TGNU in Maiwut

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Tribalism from Madis and Kukus during job recruitments, other tribes are only saved by expatriates

  September 29th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-BY SINNER LOUD. Many people have failed to talk about this. Is it because one will lose his/her job? But hey, lets call a spade a spade. There is a lot of tribalism and nepotism when it comes to NGO jobs in South Sudan especially Juba. There are these two tribes which have dominated the HR

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Open letter to South Sudan’s leaders

  September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-By SIMON E. KULUSIKA. General Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan General, Dr Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, Chairman of the South Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-in-Opposition General, Thomas Cirilo Swaka, Chairman of National Salvation Front General, Paul Malong Awan, Chairman of South Sudan United Front, All other Chairmen of Armed Fighters Movements and

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Opinion : What a misled UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

    September 17th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-By T. T. Shaka, Throughout my life time, I have never witness a single UN Secretary General instead of looking for a solution, stirs the waters before it settles down. Mr. AntonioGuterres, it is very unfortunate that you have been failed by your field staff in South Sudan because they ill-advised you. Even though, was

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Why SA Must Support Peace Deal In South Sudan- Opinion.

    September 14th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)– By Dr. Sithembile Mbete. Thursday marked a year since the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, which was an effort to salvage the peace process and reorient the country on to a path to reconciliation and stability. This agreement was an attempt to revive another peace

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Is Environmental Peacebuilding the Answer to South Sudan’s Conflict?

Sept 12, 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-by Marisa O. Ensor, September 12, 2019 marks one year since South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and former Vice President-turned-opposition leader Riek Machar signed a new peace agreement. The human and environmental cost of the five-year war it ended has been staggering. Women and girls have often borne the brunt of the violence. Fighting and displacement have

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Why South Sudan Should Go For A Mining Company With Sustainable Development Agenda: The Case of KirLand Lake Gold.

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Sept 12, 2019 (Nyamilepedia)- BY: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda. In South Sudan Minerals are owned by the state in trust for the people as stated in the South Sudan’s MINING ACT, 2012. The concept of “public trusteeship” is therefore embodied in the country’s legislation, which forms the basis of her sovereignty and duty to act as a guardian of

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Gen. Lual Maroldit the commander of Tiger division has stolen 2 billions South Sudanese pounds for renewing war in Gogrial state

Opinion, By Alfred Thiik Thiik, Sept 4, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — The Governor of Gogrial State Mr. Victor Atem Atem in aid of commander of Tiger Division has secretly loaded military helicopter with millions of pounds from Juba to Gogrial state purposely for purchasing arms and ammunitions to be distributed to his community militants. The governor of  Gogrial state who is originally

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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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