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South Sudan army chief threatening military judges to announce anti-Buay verdict

July 5th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s army chief, General Gabriel Jok Riak is reportedly threatening a military court in Juba to announce a verdict that would see detained military officer, General Buay Rolnyang, dismissed and demote from his senior military rank. Last week, a source at Bilpam told the Nyamilepedia that Buay had been sentenced to one year in

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South Sudan justice minister, Kenyan Attorney General summoned by EA court over Dong, Aggrey’s murder

July 5th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s justice minister. Paulino Manawila, who doubles as the Attorney General, and Kenyan Attorney General have been summoned by the East African Court over the murder of two opposition figures. Last April, the UN released a report saying it has amazed evidence that suggests that South Sudan’s intelligence chief, General Akol Koor, was responsible

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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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Ex-Kenyan vice-president appointed peace envoy for South Sudan

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has appointed ex-vice president turned opposition leader, Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, as the country’s Special Envoy for South Sudan. The appointment of the prominent opposition figure came a day after President Salva Kiir of South Sudan concluded a two-day state visit to Nairobi. In a statement yesterday, the Kenyan foreign ministry which

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South Sudan parliament chief threatens to take actions against MPs who speaks to media

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Speaker of South Sudan’s parliament, Lino Makana, has threatened actions against lawmakers who speaks to the media without his permission. Addressing the lawmakers at the Freedom Hall on Monday, Makana said MPs are not allowed to speak to the media without having first being approved by him saying some of the statements lawmakers have

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South Sudanese refugees in While Nile state says they have been looted by host-community members

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s refugees seeking refuge in Sudan’s White Nile State have been reportedly left destitute after their water supply systems and hydraulic components that used to pump water were looted last week by a group of Sudan’s host-communities. In a report released on Friday, the office of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection

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General Gatdet’s deputy elected leader of South Sudan Opposition Alliance

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The opposition consortium, South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), has elected the deputy of late General Peter Gatdet Yaka as the new leader of the opposition umbrella according to a statement extended to the Nyamilepedia. In November last year, the SSOA split into two groups – one led by Gabriel Changson Chang, and the other led

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General Buay to be released, dismissed from army – sources

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – A military judge in Juba is reportedly sentencing General Stephen Buay Rolnyang to one year beginning from May 2018 when he was arrested, sources familiar with the matter told Nyamilepedia on Wednesday. The same source said Buay would be released because he has already served the one year in prison, but said he will be

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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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South Sudan’s independence was not achieved through the struggle of one man (Salva Kiir), a rebuttal to Peter Mayuk

Opinion, By Deng Akok Muoradid, Feb 8th, 2019(Nyamilepedia) —— In response to peter Mayup’s article in which he attributed the whole liberation struggle to the efforts of the current president H.E Salva Mayardit, I would like to clarify to all of you that he was seeking the attention of president to his financial rescue. Cde Peter Mayuk betrayed and denied

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The Threats to Khartoum peace agreement

By Simon Kulusika Opinion August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – In an article preceding this one, it was predicted that the Khartoum Peace Agreement for South Sudan, signed on 5 August 2018, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, might not be implemented because it contains numerous shortcomings, coupled with mistrust between the parties to it. The skepticism expressed in that article has

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