Category: Eastern Africa

Withdraw The UPDF From South Sudan – Ugandan Opposition.

The Leader of opposition in Parliament, Wafula Oguttu – See more at: http://chimpreports.com/index.php/news/21088-oguttu-uganda-must-pull-troops-from-s-sudan-somalia.html#sthash.CFycxQ8E.0A2eyRXR.dpuf June 19, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Many Ugandans have opposed president Yoweri Museveni’s decision of taking side in an internal conflict in South Sudan. The leader of opposition in Ugandan parliament, Hon, Wafula Oguttu, has reiterated that Museveni must pull out the Ugandan troops…

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Conflicting Reports On What Sparked Fighting In Juba!

June 18, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — A report leaked to Nyamilepedia by an insider in the national security, who did not want to be named due to fear of repercussion, blames the Ugandan People Defense Force(UPDF) for the Monday shooting in the South Sudanese capital, Juba. “These Ugandan soldiers are threatening to withdraw or their salaries be…

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Executive: IGAD’s 26th Extra Ordinary Session on the Situation In South Sudan!

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 26th EXTRA ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATEAND GOVERNMENT ON THE SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN ADDIS ABABA,10June 2014 June 11, 2014(Addis Ababa) — The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 26th Extra-Ordinary Summit on the 10th of June 2014 at the National Palace in…

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S Sudan’s warring leaders agree deadline for new govt: Ethiopian PM

June 10, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — ADDIS ABABA: South Sudan’s president and rebel chief met on Tuesday in a bid to end six months of civil war, agreeing to forge a transitional government within a 60-day deadline, Ethiopia’s prime minster said. “They agreed to complete the dialogue process within the coming 60 days on what how, when…

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The cost of war: Uganda borrows to fund its military in South Sudan

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI June 08, 2014(The EastAfrican) — The government of Uganda has raised its domestic borrowing ceiling as it seeks to raise money to plug a budget deficit and, among other expenditures, support its military intervention in South Sudan. Central bank sources said that the domestic borrowing ceiling has been raised by Ush675 billion…

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Juba Criticizes Kenya And Sudan For Cordial Relations With The Armed Opposition

South Sudan Unhappy With Rebel News Conference in Sudan   BY PETER CLOTTEY June 08, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s presidential spokesman says Sudan is undermining the legitimacy of President Salva Kiir’s government and bilateral relations between the two nations after representatives of rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar were allowed to hold a…

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There Was A Conspiracy, Dr. Machar said!

June 8, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — In a historic BBC Hardtalk, anchored by Stephen Sackur in Juba, the Commander – in – Chief of the armed forces, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, accused his former vice president, Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the former governor of Unity State, Gen. Taban Deng Gai, of authorizing the Ugandan forces and Sudanese…

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Ethiopia to lead IGAD force within the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

June 05, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — On Tuesday last week the UN Security Council approved the deployment of three battalions of IGAD peacekeeping forces to South Sudan to protect teams of monitors from the region whose mission is to verify reports of violations of a temporary cease-fire. They will also try to prevent further fighting between South…

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Museveni Could Face War Crime And Crimes Against Humanity Charges

Courtesy of Mr, Nicholas Opiyo, Visit the Ug News, June 02, 2014(Kampala) — Commendable as it may have been, the continued involvement of the Ugandan army in the deeply ethnically divisive and continually brutal South Sudan conflict exposes President Museveni to a possibility of war crimes and crimes against humanity charges. The intervention in South…

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Statement By South Sudan’s Dr. Machar After Holding Talks With Kenyan’s President Uhuru Kenyatta At State House, Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Riek Machar Teny’s SPeech, May 30, 2014 June 1, 2014(State House, Nairobi) — I am happy to be back in Kenya after a long absence. Kenya is my second home. And when Your Excellency asked me to come and have discussions on issues about my country, South Sudan, I did not hesitate. I welcomed…

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Machar pushes for caretaker govt as face-to-face meeting with Kiir flops

By FRED OLUOCH Special Correspondent May 31, 2014(EA) — South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar is seeking the setting up of a caretaker federal system of government to bring lasting peace to the war-torn country. Details on what Dr Machar told President Uhuru Kenyatta at their meeting in Nairobi last week have emerged, namely that the…

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