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Church Radio journalist arrested for interviewing ex-Western Lakes governor

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Authorities in South Sudan’s Western Lakes state on Wednesday arrested a journalist working for a local radio affiliated to the Juba-based Catholic Radio Network (CRN), the Director for the network said in a statement Wednesday. According to the statement extended to Nyamilepedia, journalist Marial Deng who is the Director of Good News Radio, an affiliate

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Ex-Kenyan vice-president appointed peace envoy for South Sudan

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has appointed ex-vice president turned opposition leader, Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, as the country’s Special Envoy for South Sudan. The appointment of the prominent opposition figure came a day after President Salva Kiir of South Sudan concluded a two-day state visit to Nairobi. In a statement yesterday, the Kenyan foreign ministry which

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South Sudanese refugees in While Nile state says they have been looted by host-community members

July 3rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s refugees seeking refuge in Sudan’s White Nile State have been reportedly left destitute after their water supply systems and hydraulic components that used to pump water were looted last week by a group of Sudan’s host-communities. In a report released on Friday, the office of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection

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Professor Mahmood Mamdani’s controversial views regarding the crisis in South Sudan

Professor Mahmood Mamdani discussing the African wars from within, children and conflict(Photo credit: Youtube/Nyamilepedia)

By Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok July 2, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — I had the opportunity of watching on YouTube a couple of days ago a lecture by Professor Mamdani under the title “Beyond Criminal Justice: Learning from South Sudan”. It was part of the Coca Cola World Fund Lecture at the University of Yale in the USA. Professor Mamdani is a renowned

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