Category Archives: Press Release

Arrest of prominent government critic not political: government

August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan government said on Monday that the arrest and subsequent detention of prominent academician Dr.  Jok Madut Jok is not political nor it was an intention to silent him. On Monday, Dr.  Jok Madut Jok was arrested by the government while leaving the country’s capital Juba for an unknown location. The government did not

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BREAKING: Fighting break out near Bentiu in latest blow to ceasefire agreement

August 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – Fierce fighting has erupted outside Bentiu,  the Unity State capital this morning after a government continent left their trenches in Guit town to attack SPLA-IO hide out in Biel this morning, several sources told the Nyamilepedia. The latest latest fighting is a blow to the permanent ceasefire agreement signed in late June by President Salva

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South Sudan arrests prominent government critic

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan government on Monday arrested prominent government critic and co-founder of the Juba based think tank,  the Sudan Institute, Dr. Jok Madut Jok, several sources told the Nyamilepedia. One source told the Nyamilepedia that Madut was arrested while leaving the Juba International Airport,  the country’s  only,  for an unknown location. “He was arrested this

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South Sudan government releases political prisoners: Minister

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia)  – South Sudan Government on Monday announced, as part of the peace deal implementation, the release of twenty-one (21) Political Prisoners in the country. The release of the prisoners is the first of its kind since the South Sudan government and opposition groups signed a peace deal early this month. A prior permanent ceasefire agreement signed

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South Sudan peace talks adjourned until late this month

August 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan peace talks going on in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has been adjourned until next Saturday, the 25th August 2018, delegates told the Nyamilepedia on Sunday. The short break is to give a room for the Eid Al-Adha Holiday which due to be commemorated this week starting from tomorrow. Speaking to the Nyamilepedia on

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South Sudan’s Peace process turned into a marketplace: UN envoy

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The United Nations Secretary-General Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicolas Haysom said on Friday that the South Sudan peace process has been turned into a marketplace. The UN diplomat was talking in an interview with the PSC when he doubted the commitment if the South Sudan leaders in achieving peace in the world’s

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South Sudan leaders are self-interested: UN diplomat

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan leaders are self-interested who are seeking to maximize their sectional advantages and benefits, the United Nations Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Nicolas Haysom, said Friday. The UN diplomat was talking in an interview with the PSC when he doubted the commitment if the South Sudan leaders in achieving peace in the

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Machar joins world leaders to mourn after ex-UN chief dies

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s First Vice-President designate and leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO), Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon on Saturday world leaders to send condolences after the death of the former UN Secretary-General Koffi Annan. Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80,

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Former UN Secretary-General dies in Switzerland aged 

August 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Annan, who died in the early hours of Saturday hospital in Bern, Switzerland, was the first

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Opinion: What The Nuer Tribe Must Learn From Lt. Gen. Buay Rolyang Shackled Up Like a Slave

Lt. Gen. Buay Rolyang Nyang shackled up in chains after trying to defect Salva Kiir's government(Photo: file/Nyamilepedia)

By Dr. James Ruai Kuoth Chak, June 01, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — To maintain Dinka Unity and to avoid bloodshed among the Jieng, the Dinka General Paul Malong Awan was welcomed on a red carpet in Juba after his defection. Malong was celebrated and decorated as if he was returning from a national mission. He was allowed to make a speech and

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NEW IDEAS: PRESBYTERIAN UNITY

  By Amb. Dhano Obongo, Opinion Jan 19, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —  In the 1880s the American Mission initiated work in Cairo, Egypt.  It was a combination of two denominations; the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, (PC/USA) and the Reformed Church of America (RCA).      In those days American Presbyterians were represented in southern and border states of their

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