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SPLM/A-IO Deputy Chairman, Odwar urges Kiir not to form unity government without Machar

  September 27th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The SPLM/A-IO’s Deputy Chairman and Deputy Head of the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC), Henry Dilah Odwar has urged President Salva Kiir Mayardit to relinquish his recent plan of forming  a unilateral unity government without Dr. Riek Machar, leader of the main opposition group. Last week, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit reportedly revealed during national peace

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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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Consortium of civil society groups calls for urgent release of Peter Biar Ajak, Kerbino Agok and other detainees

  September 26th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Network of South Sudan Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) has strongly condemned South Sudan’s High Court ruling on prominent human rights activist Peter Biar Ajak, and six other defendants – including businessman and philanthropist Kiribino Agok Wuol, saying their prolonged detention at the National Security facility is a ‘miscarriage of justice’. According to a

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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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Exlusive: Mobile banking service curbs pickpocketing, says m-GURUSH

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The introduction of an electronic banking system in South Sudan, has deterred pickpockets and bag snatchers as people no longer hold their money in their pockets and bags but m-Gurush accounts, the first mobile banking group, m-Gurush, said on Wednesday. In an exclusive interview with Nyamilepedia early today, m-GURUSH customer service said that before the launch of

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Civil society groups to host public forum on the status of R-ARCSS

September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Organization for Responsive Governance (ORG) in conjunction with the South Sudan Civil Society Forum (SSCSF) is expected to host an interactive session on the status of the implementation of the revitalized Peace Agreement, signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. According to a joint statement dated 23 September, the group invited participants and government officials to

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SPLM/A-IO’s top official lodges formal complaint against Angelina Teny

  September 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Executive Director of the Relief Organization for South Sudan (ROSS), Yien Thiang Luony has formally lodged a formal complaint against Angelina Teny, head of the SPLM/A-IO Committee for Security, over what he called a “commotion caused” by a planned visit to New York. “Comrade Chairman, This morning I met with Comrade Henry Odwar about the

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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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South Sudan fails to manage its airspace, urges Sudan gov’t to continue its support for air traffic control

September 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-South Sudan, which relies on the Sudanese government for its long-range air traffic control system, said on Friday it had failed to train air traffic controllers due to financial shortfalls and lack of equipment to operate independent airspace.   In a statement issued on Friday after a cabinet meeting, government spokesman Michael Makuei Lueth pointed out that,

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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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Be steadfast to the mission, NAS urges its members

  September 21st 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Chairman of the National Salvation Front (NAS), Thomas Cirilo in a strongly worded statement has urged members and supporters of their movement to firmly commit to the cause of struggle and reserve the right to self-defense in the event of armed attacks by enemies. He commended the National Salvation Front (NAS) forces for their unwavering

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