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Over 1.5 million People Are Internally Displaced Within The Country – New Research

  September 26th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-A new report released on Thursday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, noted that, South Sudan’s baseline on internally displaced persons (IDPs) has been reset from 1,829,223 individuals to 1,465,542 due to the culmination of an 18-month-long review and rationalization exercise between IDP datasets maintained by the United Nations Office for

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Consortium of civil society groups calls for urgent release of Peter Biar Ajak, Kerbino Agok and other detainees

  September 26th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Network of South Sudan Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) has strongly condemned South Sudan’s High Court ruling on prominent human rights activist Peter Biar Ajak, and six other defendants – including businessman and philanthropist Kiribino Agok Wuol, saying their prolonged detention at the National Security facility is a ‘miscarriage of justice’. According to a

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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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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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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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Kenyan MP, Gideon Moi accused of benefiting off South Sudan’s bloody conflict – The Sentry

  September 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-A Kenyan politician and Senator of Baringo County, Gideon Moi, is among the global business dealers accused by The Sentry of making millions of dollars from South Sudan’s deadly conflict that has killed some 382,000 people and driven millions from their homes. Last week, The Sentry released a landmark investigation report that identified international groups and

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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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Be steadfast to the mission, NAS urges its members

  September 21st 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Chairman of the National Salvation Front (NAS), Thomas Cirilo in a strongly worded statement has urged members and supporters of their movement to firmly commit to the cause of struggle and reserve the right to self-defense in the event of armed attacks by enemies. He commended the National Salvation Front (NAS) forces for their unwavering

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Chinese government denies granting $ 600 million loan to South Sudan

  September 20th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Chinese government on Thursday dismissed speculation that it had provided millions of dollars in loans to South Sudan. Last week, some media outlets reported that the People’s Republic of China had given $ 600 million at the request of South Sudan in a bid to pay the salaries of the country’s civil servants who go

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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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