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“End Sudan’s Designation As State Sponsor Of Terrorism,” UN Chief António urges

September 28th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level event on Sudan, in New York on September 27/ 2019: This is clearly the happiest moment I have in this high-level week. If, one year ago, we would be forecasting the possibility of this meeting, I think nobody would believe [it], but the fact is that we

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UNICEF launches Handbooks to help 1 million children overcome psychological distress

September 27th (Nyamilepedia)-The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has officially launched two handbooks, designed to help children recover from stress, anxiety and trauma. According to a new report released on Thursday, the UN children’s agency, projected that nearly one million children in South Sudan are psychologically distressed as a result of a five-year conflict characterized by violence, forced recruitment and

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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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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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US diplomat, Sudan’s PM Hamdok discuss bilateral relations on margins of UNGA 74th

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator, Mark Green has met with Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly currently being held in New York City. At the meeting, the US official congratulated the Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamdok on his first official trip to the United States, as

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SPLM/A-IO downplays Major General Ochan Puot’s defection to South Sudan’s gov’t

September 24th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan’s main armed opposition group has downplayed the recent defection of its senior military officer, Major General Ochan Puot Buop, who switched allegiance to South Sudan government on September 22 after months of deep rifts between his armed group and Machar’s armed forces in Adar state. In a statement seen by Nyamilepedia, the SPLM (IO) Director

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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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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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Full text : Head of UNMISS, David Shearer’s briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan

September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) — Statement of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General David Shearer Briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan, Wednesday 18 September 2019 Just six days ago, we marked the first anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. At the official ceremony last year, I witnessed

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Donor Countries no longer trust Kiir’s administration – US official

September 17th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)- The US ambassador to South Sudan, Thomas Hushek, has said it would take some time for the international community to restore confidence after losing faith in the Salva Kiir administration, due to its corruption and mismanagement of the country’s natural resources. “We the international community, I can’t speak on behalf of the United States, but we

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UN report: progress of R-ARCSS, human rights abuses committed in South Sudan

Ms. Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

Full text: statement of Ms. Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, at the 42nd Human Rights Council session. Mr. President, Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen: September 16th, 2019 (Nyamilepedia) — I chair the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, mandated by this Council to monitor and report on human rights violations, establish

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South Sudan seeks research on satellite imagery from US and Canada

  September 16th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Last week, a high-level delegation from South Sudan, led by the Minister of Mining, Hon. Gabriel Thokuj Deng, reached cooperation agreements with three imaging satellite companies from the US and Canada. According to US media, the agreement signed between South Sudan and three companies was to seek technical assistance from foreign experts in an effort to

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