SPLM-IO slams NAS over ‘baseless and unfounded’ accusations

October 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition  (SPLM-IO) has slammed the National Salvation Front (NAS) rebel group led by Thomas Cirilo over what it called baseless and unfounded allegations against its forces. The NAS on Sunday issued a statement accusing the SPLM-IO of planning to attack it’s bases in Central Equatoria’s Yei River State. In 10

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Sudanese government preparing to resume river transport with South Sudan

October 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The Sudanese government announced on Saturday that preparations to resume river transport with its southern neighbor, South Sudan, are under way and is expected to begin soon, Sudanese officials told the semi-state media, SMC. The head of the Sudanese Businessmen in White Nile state, Professor Khader Ismail, told the Sudanese Media Centre (SMC) that the 10

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South Sudan: Aid group warns of starvation ahead of lean season

October 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) –  A humanitarian agency have raised a red flag warning international donors about a possible starvation as the lean season approaches and there are no roads to deliver humanitarian supplies amidst deteriorating security situation in South Sudan. The Smile Again Africa Development Organization (SAADO) has opted to use local canoes to navigate the river for over 10

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Israeli spyware program helping South Sudan government to spy on dissidents

October 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – An Israeli spyware program is being used by the South Sudan government to spy on its dissidents it sees as threat to its existence according to a report publish on Friday by a Israeli Newspaper, the Haaretz. According to the Newspaper, a spy company has sold most dangerous spy programs to the South Sudan government 10

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Gen. Thomas Cirilo’s NAS says SPLM-IO preparing to attack them in Central Equatoria

October 21st 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The National Salvation Front (NAS) led by Gen. Thomas Cirilo said on Sunday that the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) led by South Sudan’s former First Vice-President Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon is preparing to attack them in Central Equatoria region. Fighting broke out in Central Equatoria region’s Yei River state between government and 10

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OPINION: General Cirilo Heroically Takes Western Capitals by Storm But at What Cost Closer Home?

Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka greeting members of Equatorian community after briefing them in Omaha Nebraska(Photo: file/Nyamilepedia)

By Deng Vanang, Oct 21st, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — A month ago, Thomas Cirilo the army General bolted out of the Khartoum peace deal guns blazing into the waiting arms of extremist rebel factions. Among them, but not limited to enthusiastically fire breathing armchair Revolutionaries, radical Reformists, regional Federalists and ethnic Republicans. He termed the deal a foreign creation short of addressing causes 10

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Pre-transitional committee to meet tomorrow in Khartoum – government

October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The long-awaited meeting of the recently formed pre-transitional committee tasked to carry out preparations ahead of the transitional period next year is set to take place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Sunday, the government has announced. The announcement by the government came only a day after the Sudanese foreign minister Al-Dirdiry Ahmed travelled to 10

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Presbyterian church in rebel-held territories neglected

October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Leaders of the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan living in exile have expressed discontentedness over lack of support from partners saying since 2014, following the outbreak of violence in South Sudan, it has been challenging to some communities living in remote areas. In a joint statement extended to Nyamilepedia from Kenya, the Presbyterian Church of 10

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Civil society group launches peace initiative between refugees in Northern Uganda

October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – A South Sudanese civil society organization, the Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ)has launched a two monothing long peace initiative for refugees in Northern Uganda’so Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement. The Peace initiative known as ‘Hate no One’ is aiming at bringing South Sudan refugees from different ethnic groups together as a way of peace building between 10

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South Sudan Government Troops Targeting Civilians in WBG Region

By Dominic Ukello Press Release  October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Since the signing of Cessation of Hostilities Agreement on 21st December 2017, leading to the Permanent Ceasefire on 17 June 2018 and the Rivitalized Agreement of Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan R_ARCSS in 12 September 2018, between the opposition parties and the regime in Juba, 10

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OURS ISN’T A TOTAL YET WAR

South Sudan's President, Salva Kiir (R) shaking hand with First Vice President designate Dr. Riek Machar Teny (L) in Addis Ababa after signing the revitalized agreement (File photo)

  By Chadi Michael Opinion  October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – War is an agonizing state of hostility where men directly subject themselves to brutality and savagery just as nature dictates. No one man is immune from its devastation and enduring hardship. Ordinary citizens, war experts refer to as non-combatants bear the brutality of it in full swing. They have more 10

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South Sudan President, Sudanese Foreign Minister discuss peace implementation in Juba

October 19the 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit and visiting Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiry Ahmed met on Friday at the State House J1 in Juba to discuss the fragile and slow peace implementation, the South Sudan Presidency said in a statement seen by the Nyamilepedia on Friday. South Sudan government and opposition groups including the SPLM-IO led 10

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South Sudan government releases detainees in Western Bahr Al-Ghazal, ICRC confirms

October 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan government said on Friday that it has released 16 prisoners in Western Bahr Al-Ghazal state capital Wau – something it said is consistent with the peace agreement signed in September by the conflicting parties. The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) also announced that it facilitated the release of the detainees numbering 24 10

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We don’t kill civilians, we protects civilians: SPLM-IO denies atrocities in Yei

October 19th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The main armed opposition group, the SPLM-IO, led by the country’s former First Vice-President Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon denied on Friday report by UN that it is responsible for carrying out abduction against innocent civilians in Yei River state. On Thursday, the United Nations Human Rights office accused the SPLM-IO as well as the South 10

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