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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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Chinese government denies granting $ 600 million loan to South Sudan

  September 20th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The Chinese government on Thursday dismissed speculation that it had provided millions of dollars in loans to South Sudan. Last week, some media outlets reported that the People’s Republic of China had given $ 600 million at the request of South Sudan in a bid to pay the salaries of the country’s civil servants who go

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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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Sudan’s key opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi steps down

September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-Sudan’s key opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi, head of the National Umma Party (NUP), has stepped down as chairman of the Nidaa Al-Sudan, an alliance of all major opposition factions, and called for a review of partnership and collaboration with other opposition groups. After his resignation from the leadership of the coalition party, Sadiq urged all opposition groups 

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Full text : Head of UNMISS, David Shearer’s briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan

September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) — Statement of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General David Shearer Briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan, Wednesday 18 September 2019 Just six days ago, we marked the first anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. At the official ceremony last year, I witnessed

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