UN Rights Experts Say International Community Has “Obligation” to Prevent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in South Sudan

December 16, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ------ According to new figures released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), some 1,300 children were recruited by armed forces and armed groups in 2016, bringing the total number of children used in conflict since 2013 to more than 17,000.“Since the first day of this conflict, children have been the ones most devastatingly affected by the violations,” said Leila Gharagozloo-Pakkala, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa.

December 15, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– According to Press release extended to Nyamilepedia  “many of the warning signals of impending genocide” are already present in South Sudan amid a “mind boggling” scale of rape of women and girls, a team of United Nations human rights experts said calling on the international community to take immediate action to avert mass bloodshed. Speaking as […]

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Expert Calls For Placing South Sudan Under UN and AU Administration For Years

South Sudanese leaders, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and Salva Kiir Mayardiit, file.

Dec 3, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A new report released by the Council on Foreign Relations, published on 28 November 2016, titled “Ending South Sudan’s Civil War” by Katherine Almquist Knopf, director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University calls for the Republic of South Sudan to be placed under international transitional administration. The author, Katherine Almquist Knopf, argues that the only […]

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Secretary’s Remarks: World AIDS Day 2016

HIV/ AIDS During Pregnancy....

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC Dec 1, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— On World AIDS Day, we commemorate the lives lost and communities devastated by HIV/AIDS. We also celebrate those lives that have been saved and the courageous individuals who have brought hope and healing to those living with and affected by this disease. Thirty-five years ago, the first […]

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in South Sudan

Samantha Powers, US ambassador to the United Nations is one of the co-chair of the diplomats visiting Juba on humanitarian ground, Sept 2, 2016(Photo: file)

By Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City AS DELIVERED Nov 18, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Thank you, Mr. President. Let me start by paying tribute to Special Representative Loj for your briefing, but above all for your more than two years of service in one of the most difficult […]

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An appreciation letter to Gambella State President Office

President of the Gambella Region of Ethiopia, Alto Gatluak Tut Khot(Photo: file)

Dear Ato President Gatluak, Nov 14, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— First of all, I am very happy and thank my Almighty Yahweh (Hebrews for God), and actually deliver my best greetings to you    your Excellency Ato Gatluak Tut Khot. My message to you today comes through inspiration and not expected to write you this message, but I know will be a surprise […]

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AN APEAL TO THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, GEORGE W. BUSH

Mama Rebecca Nyadeng and Former President of US George W Bush in 2006

Simon Deng, Rights Activist Dear President Bush, Nov 4, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— I am Simon Deng, former Sudanese slave and human rights activist. I was your guest in the White House on two occasions. It was a humbling experience to be in the presence of such a great leader as you. Dear Mr. President, it was your leadership as President that achieved peace in Sudan by ending the longest […]

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Kenya Quits IGAD-Led South Sudan Peace Process

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta attend

Nov 02, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Reacting to decision by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban ki Moon, in New York, Keny has called it a quit over South Sudan peace process. The neighbor will now withdraw its peacekeepers and all peace monitors and rapporteur including the JMEC Deputy Chairperson, Lt. Gen. Augostino S.K. Njoroge According to the statement of the government of […]

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UN Promises To Put Measures In Place To Improve UN Mission’s Ability To Protect Civilians in South Sudan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking during a press conference after a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 1, 2013 in Geneva. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

JUBA, South Sudan. Nov 2, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-– On November 01, Alarmed by the “serious shortcomings” uncovered by an independent investigation into the response of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) after deadly violence erupted in and around its premises in Juba this past July, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will introduce a raft of measures for the Mission to better protect civilians […]

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Civil Societies calls on AU Commission on the way forward for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson (Credited: Peace.au.org)

Nov 02, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) —  Thirty four South Sudanese and international non-governmental organizations have submitted their opened letter to H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson on Tuesday in Juba. The opened letter with four pages in length seen by Nyamilepedia press states; “we, Civil Societies write to share our thoughts with you on the way forward for the Hybrid […]

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