Tag: IGAD

US: South Sudan Killings Show Unbelievable Cruelty

AP  | by  LARA JAKES May 02, 2014 [ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia] — Stopping short of describing deadly fighting in South Sudan as genocide, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday blasted the new nation’s ethnic and political leaders as creating the same kind of violence their people sought to escape when they voted three…

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Is Uganda Giving Up On Its Rescue Mission?

April 25, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — The Ugandan People Defence Force(UPDF) intervened in South Sudanese conflict in December to rescue president Salva Kiir from being overthrown by mutinied troops loyal to Machar. Although the intervention was not initially approved by either the African Union or the Inter-Governmental Authority Development (IGAD), Museveni hoped his well equipped UPDF could capture the…

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Machar Welcomes The Release of Political Prisoners, Urges Foreign Troops to Leave!

Interviewed by Fred Dove. April 25, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — While Dr. Machar, the former vice president, believes that his senior colleagues would have been released three months ago, he welcomes their release. He, however, asserted that their release was expected because the cases were weak and would have been thrown out of the court. “However, nothing…

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