Government says US regime change agenda has failed

South Sudan information minister and government spokesman Michael Makuei Lueth (Photo: file)

December 16th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, said on Friday that regime change agenda of the United States government has failed following several attempts by the Western power to overthrow the embattled South Sudan government. Makuei’s remarks against the US government followed a decision by the Trump Administration on Thursday to approve a new policy 10

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Machar urges South Sudanese to embrace reconciliation

December 16th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s First Vice President designate and SPLM-IO Chairman Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon has called on the people of South Sudan to embrace peace and reconciliation so as to build a one nation of one people. Machar, who is expected to take up his previous position as the country’s First Vice President next year, made 10

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SSHURSA COMMEMORATES 15 DECEMBER, CALLS ON SOUTH SUDANESE TO UNITE AND RECONCILE

  South Sudan civil society group meeting with U.S official to discuss the role of Rights Groups in conflict resolution in South Sudan (Photo: supplied/Nyamilepedia)   December 15th, 2013 (Nyamilepedia) -South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy is commemorating the 15th of December which marks the 5th years of South Sudan civil war that saw more than 20,000 innocents Nuer 10

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SPLA-IO denies attacking Gen. Gatdet’s base near Mayom

December 15th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The opposition Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in opposition (SPLM-IO) denied on Friday claims That it attacked a base for SSUM/A in Kaikang near Mayom county saying they were attacked instead. A military spokesman for the SSUM/A said on Thursday that they have been attacked by troops loyal to the SPLA-IO near Mayom. However, in a 10

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US sanctions retired Israeli general over $150 million arms sale to South Sudan

December 15th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The United States on Friday, imposed sanctions on a retired Israeli general after accusing him of supplying weapons and ammunition to government and rebel groups in South Sudan. The United States Department of Treasury also imposed sanctions against former South Sudan governor  and another wealthy businessman for their role in the arm deals. Israel Ziv, a 10

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South Sudan marks five years since outbreak of war

December 15th, 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan which gained its independence from Sudan in July 2011 to be the world’s youngest nation has today marked five years since the outbreak of the ongoing civil war. During the evening hours of December 15th, 2013, messages circulated on Twitter and Facebook of a fighting in the Southern barrack of Al-Qaida near Juba 10

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ACCEPT POLITICAL DEFEAT: A Case Against the “Tabaniin”

Stephen Taban Deng Gai, 'First Vice President'(Photo: File)

By Chadi Michael, Dec 14th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan politics consists of elements of surprise and unpredictable turn of events for the politicians who rely on instincts and sabotage to get ahead. It resembles the one in the old country. In early 2000 in Malakal during a visit from the Sudanese Vice President Ali Mohammed Tatha, a crowd welcomed him 10

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Lou Nuer Leadership called for the designation of 15th December (2013) as a National Holiday

  December 14th, 2018 (Nyamilepedia)-The leadership of the Lou Nuer called upon the Chairman of the SPLM/A-IO Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the government of South Sudan under President Salva Kiir to establish 15th of December as a National Holyday for the people of South Sudan.  The calls came after the community is preparing to commemorate the 15th of December, the 10

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South Sudanese-Canadian Plans To Commemorate Dec 15 In Ontario, Canada

Dec 14, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —- South Sudanese communities in Ontario, Canada, will come together on December 15, 2018, to commemorate the death of their loved ones who were massacred in what continued to be an ethnicized political conflict in the world’s youngest Nation, South Sudan. On December 8th, 2018, the South Sudanese community in Ontario converged under the auspice of the 10

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Gatdet’s forces says SPLA-IO attacked their base near Mayom

December 13th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The South Sudan United Movement and Army (SSUM/A) led by Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka said on Thursday that SPLA-IO forces in Unity state had attacked their forces in Kaikang near Mayom last night. The claim by Gatdet’s movement came shortly after an SPLA-IO officer told the Nyamilepedia that Gatdet’s forces had attacked them in a 10

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“Government planning to attacks our positions” NAS Spokesperson

  South Sudan People Defence Forces Spokesman Gen. Lul Ruai Koang addressing media in October 2018. (Photo: filed/Nyamilpedia)   December 13, 2018 (Nyamilepedia) -South Sudan government is planning to clear National Salvation forces out of their positions in Central and Western Equatoria States respectively according to NAS spokesperson Suba Samuel Manase. The spokesperson revealed that during the Sudan People Liberation Movement 10

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SPLM-IO blames IGAD, lack of funds for delaying South Sudan peace implementation

December 13th, 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) on Thursday blamed the regional body, IGAD, and lack of fund for delaying the implementation of the revitalized peace deal signed in September by the government and opposition groups. According to the agreement,  pre-transitional activities are supposed to be in place not later than eight months from 10

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IGAD is aware of the change in the SSOA leadership: official

December 13th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is aware of the change made recently in the leadership the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) which resulted in the election of Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka as the new interim leader of the alliance, an opposition official told the Nyamilepedia this afternoon. Last month,  members of the South Sudan Opposition 10

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BREAKING: Fighting erupts among opposition fighters near Sudanese border

December 13th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Fierce fighting has erupted among opposition forces over night near the Sudanese border in norther Unity State,  several sources have told the Nyamilepedia this morning. One military source within the SPLA-IO told the Nyamilepedia this morning that forces of the South Sudan United Movement (SSUM) led by Gen. Peter Gatdet Yaka attacked their assembly point 10

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