Category Archives: Africa

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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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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NAS welcomes outcome of Kiir-Machar meeting, says ready to negotiate

  September 16th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The leadership of the National Salvation Front (NAS), a non-signatory group headed by Lt. Gen. Thomas Cirillo, has welcomed the recent outcome of face-to-face meetings President Salva Kiir Mayardit and main armed opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar, calling on all holdout groups to join the ongoing peace process. In a statement, the Chairman of the opposition

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Revive Faith In The Peace Process: Religious Groups Urge IGAD Leaders.

September 13th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-As the peace process stalled one year on, the African Council of Religious Leaders issued a joint statement on Thursday, calling on East African leaders to put forth enough efforts to ensure that the Revitalized Peace Agreement is honored and implemented in a timely manner. “On this day, we come together as the religious leaders of Africa

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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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On African Libration Day

Dr. Kenneth Kaunda of North Rhodesia, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, and Dr. Milton Obote of Uganda at the East African Heads of Government Conference, 1964(Photo: Trip Down the Memory Lane)

By Both T. Bikot, 25th May 2016(Nyamilepedia) —–  this day deserves to be celebrated and commemorated by all African nations. Its the day on which the Africa leaders united themselves and formed their – organization of Africa Union (OAU). Fifty three years ago, African leaders signed a charter in Addis Ababa – Ethiopia and committed themselves to call for total

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South Sudan Membership In EAC Demands Referendum

By Deng Vanang, March 14, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- New experience teaches us unions, either economic or political, more often than not accrue greater benefits for the concerned member states and their respective citizens. The same may not be far -fetched exception for South Sudan joining the East African Community, EAC. There is a lot to gain from unity than one striking it

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Problems Facing African People, Our Problems As Africans

By Nhial Riek, Feb 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) — Below are some of the main problems facing Africans today. The influence of western world on African countries:  Western World leaders always support African dictators for their colonial agenda is still alive today. The West has no interest in Africa being self-reliant whatsoever. That way, the West retains its colonial power over African

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Youth Action Development Network is Changed to International Youth for Africa

By Ter Manyang Gatwech, Feb 13, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– International Youth for Africa (IYA) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) and nonprofit agency. It was founded on 2nd March 2015, after attending two workshops in Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya. It’s under the funding of Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG) with support of United States Agency International Development (USAID). It

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Who Is Who Singer Master Blaster Shot Dead At Eden Park Bwaise In Kampala

By Better Mp Ter Manyang Gatwech,  Dec 30, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) —- Ghetto musician Master Blaster alias Teacher, who becomes during in Kampala bars and night clubs for his dancehall song ‘’Embooko’’ has been shot dead in a bar brawl in Bwaise, a city suburb. Master Blaster, whose real name is Cornelius Oloya who was in his early 30s was shot

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