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Dr. Riek Machar’s recent briefing to a congregation on his COVID-19 Status

South Sudan's First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and his bodyguards post for a picture after holding a press conference on his COVID-19 status(Photo credit: supplied)

May 24, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — Briefing a congregation in Khartoum through phone in Nuer language from Juba, South Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar and Angelina Teny spoken in-depth but in summary these are the main points from Dr. Machar’s speech. This translation is nearly verbatim. For better suggestions or improvements, please leave your comments below or send…

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Opinion: Is South Sudan Traffic Police taking preventive measures against COVID-19?

Members of South Sudan Traffic Authority(Photo credit: unverified/SSNN)

By Duom Peter, May 17, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan COVID-19 cases have risen in the last few days bringing the total to 290. Out of samples collected and tested, there were confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections among truck drivers. Uganda as of May 16, 2020, recorded 24 new COVID-19 cases from 2,044 samples of truck drivers.…

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Opinion: Replacement of Johannes Kujiek Ruot as Panyijiar Commissioner will be treated as a coup

Panyijiar county commissioner, Yohannes Kujiek Ruot Loge waving to the crowd on top of vehicle in Ganyliel Town in 2019(Photo credit: supplied by author)

By Dak Buoth, 12th April, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — I am bona fide member of Panyijiar County in Unity State; I hail from Kol constituency that hosted Panyijiar county headquarters. I was residing in Nyandong village where my placenta was buried before moving to Nyal municipality. So I am speaking with authority as a son of the…

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President’s Daughter, Defense Ministry, and Governor Linked to Mining Sector Corruption in South Sudan

Incumbent President Salva Kiir, whose term expires in one month, meet five of the former detainees in Juba, South Sudan(Photo: file)

President Kiir’s Associates Tied to 32 Mining Companies; High-Level Corruption in Minerals Sector Risks Fueling Armed Conflict, Report Warns, By Sentry, Washington, DC April 2, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – At a time when South Sudan’s government most needs to generate resources for urgent public health-related challenges including the Covid-19 pandemic, one of its promising revenue streams is beset…

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GAGUANG NATIONAL CONVENTION RESOLUTIONS

Local Chiefs of the Gaguang_Nuer community holding a conference in Maker Payam of Thorow County(Photo credit: Duol Kun Thian)

MAKER PAYAM, THOROW COUNTY! Dated 5th & 6th March, 2020. April 2, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — Gaguang Community drawn from different spectra of the Community that include, Intellectuals and Political Leaders, Local Chiefs, Elders, Church Leaders, Military leaders, Youth groups and Women held a two days Convention in Maker Payam from March 5th -6th 2020 under the…

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Opinion: What do we know about Riek Macher’s interest in Ruweng Administrative Area?

Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the first vice preisdent of South Sudan who returns to bush to fight for democracy after Self-determination(Photo: file)

By Santino Aniek, April 2, 2020(SSNN) — The wondering of Riek’s interest in Ruweng Administrative Area is the enquiry of the moment, and all the moments that have led up to now, and the ones that are sure to follow. Accordingly, many South Sudanese worldwide are asking this enquiry with wondering and contortions of disgust,…

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Kenyan police arrest South Sudan’s top religious leader in Kakuma

October 20th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – A South Sudanese high-profile religious leader, Reverend Moderator Peter Gai Lual Marrow, Chairman of the South Sudan Council of Churches and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan has been arrested in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp while on church-related missions. Rev. Peter was arrested on Saturday…

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Incorporating R-ARCSS into South Sudan’s Transitional Constitution, a joke – Information Minister

  October 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Minister of Information and Broadcasting Michael Makuei has said an attempt to incorporate the Revitalized Peace Agreement into the Transitional constitution of the Republic of South Sudan is just a joke. “Talking about the constitution at this time is just a joke, because we can take it today, present it…

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“Pursue robust & diplomatic efforts to engage South Sudan’s leaders” – IR urges UN, IGAD and donor countries

  October 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Refugees International (IR), an international humanitarian organization, has urged the United Nations, IGAD member states and donor countries to continue to make a strong and coordinated diplomatic effort to engage South Sudanese leaders as the formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity draws closer. To the UN, Intergovernmental Authority on…

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EAC lawmakers agree to impose sanctions on South Sudan over fee arrears 

  October 4th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-During its high-lvel meeting convened in Arusha, Tanzania, the Council of Ministers of the East African Community has adopted a resolution to impose sanctions and ban South Sudan from the regional body’s membership, should it fail to fully meet its obligations, the regional bloc said on Friday. Following the deliberations, the…

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