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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No one country can impose sanctions on South Sudan

Opposition party leaders Hon. Raila Odinga(left) chatting with his colleague Kalonzo Musyoka(Photo: file/Standard)

By KALONZO MUSYOKA, Oct 17, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The peace accord in Sudan that brought about South Sudan as an independent state was a collective agreement led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development. Kenya cannot therefore unilaterally impose sanctions; it’s a self-seeking proposition by the legislators concerned, in my view. I can understand the frustration as Kenyan legislators would be seeing […]

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Kenya Mps Proposed Sanctions On South Sudan – A Step To The Wrong Direction

SPLM SPLA

Press Statement, October 14, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——  Kenya — The efforts of the Government and the people of the Republic of Kenya to resolve the crisis in South Sudan is admirable and is unmatched.  The people of Kenya stood with South Sudanese people from the 1955 civil, the 1983 war that ended with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) […]

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Kenya: Remembering Westgate

Kenyan escaping Westgate Mall Terror attack(Photo/abcnews)

Press Statement, Op-ed by High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey on Third Anniversary of Westgate September 21, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— LONDON, United Kingdom – Three years after Westgate, I remain horrified by the cowardice and inhumanity of this attack on innocent people enjoying a day out. My heart goes out again to all those who lost loved ones, and to those […]

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President Museveni Meets President Uhuru For “Bilateral” Deals

Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, meets Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, in Nairobi, Kenya(Photo: supplied)

KAMPALA, Uganda, August 29, 2016(Nyamilepedia)  — President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.The meeting comes at the heels of the closure of the TICADVI summit that attracted over 30 heads of state from Africa and 100 chief executive officers from Japan representing top Japanese companies. […]

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A Megaproject Rises In East Africa And South Sudan

Work on the LAPSSET highway in progress near Turbi in Kenya. The road will connect Kenya with Ethiopia.

August 28, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A distinctive, glass-panelled multi-storey building with tall stone arches stands out in the bushes of Magogoni in Kenya’s historic coastal town of Lamu. It is the headquarters of a $25 billion infrastructure project—the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor—which will link Kenya with Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan. The far-reaching project involves a railway, a […]

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Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Kenya and Nigeria August 21-28

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs(Photo: file)

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, August 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Kenya and Nigeria August 21-28. She will first accompany U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on his August 21-24 trip to Nairobi, Kenya, and the cities of Sokoto and Abuja in Nigeria. Be sure to follow the Assistant […]

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Is Uhuru Kenyatta Playing His Cards Intelligently In South Sudan’s Conflict?

Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenyan president, greeting, Mr. Taban Deng Gai of South Sudan(Photo: file)

August 19, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Kenyan President, Hon. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, is one of the leaders who is playing tricky cards but politically smart role in South Sudan’s conflict. Aiming at a big picture as the only president, who has received US President, Pope of the Roman Catholic and many other world leaders during his first term, Kenyatta is handling South Sudan conflict more […]

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Kenyan President Calls on The Region To Take “Primary Responsibility” Over South Sudan Security

Kenyan President, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta and UN SG, Ban Ki-Moon addressing a joint media briefing with Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.(Photo: file)

July 17, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Kenyan President, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, calls on the region and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to take “primary responsibility” to protect and defense South Sudan infrastructure and lives of citizens from a divided national army, who resumed violence and killing of their own people earlier last week. Speaking to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki […]

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