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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The U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Ambassador Donald Booth, Visits Khartoum To Steer Dialogues

Dr. Machar with the former South Sudan ambassador to the United State, Ezekiel Lol, meeting with the US diplomate Amb. Donald E. Booth on the sideline in Johannesburg, South Africa(Photo: Nyamilepedia)

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, August 29, 2016(Nyamilepedia) — The U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Ambassador Donald Booth, is currently in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, for a visit that is expected to last until September 1st. The hardly announced visit is expected to cover special official meetings in Khartoum. In addition, Special Envoy Booth, who arrived in Khartoum yesterday, […]

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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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Envoy Leaks Uganda’s Secrets On South Sudan

L-R Kintu Nyago, US Amb. Deborah M and James Mugume

August 23, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– (KAMPALA) A Ugandan diplomat has “accidentally” shared a confidential government brief about South Sudan with the UN Security Council, triggering a diplomatic incident and embarrassment. In Kampala, Foreign Affairs ministry officials in an attempt to mute the backlash held an emergency meeting with and apologized to US Ambassador Deborah Malac whose country sponsored the August 12, 2016 […]

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Five-year War In The Nuba Mountains Has Displaced as Many as One Million People

The Listening Post, about local reporters in South Kordofan trying to get their story out,...

Al Jazeera visits the war the world forgot in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan For Immediate Use • Five-year war has displaced as many as one million people Humanitarian aid has been banned, despite serious risk of malnutrition Al Jazeera finds evidence of targeting of civilians and hospitals Locals feel abandoned and betrayed by international community August 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- […]

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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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World Leaders Gather Thursday in London: Global Anti-Corruption Summit Could Be “Game-Changing” for Africa

Members of G8 Nations in a past conference, this Thursday UK Prime Minister, David Cameroon, joined by the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, and other world leaders will converge in London for anti-corruption summit(Photo: supplied/file)

By Greg Hittelman, Director of Communications | Enough Project May 9, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- This Thursday, May 12, UK Prime Minister David Cameron will host an international anti-corruption summit in London. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to attend the summit, which will bring together high-level government representatives, business leaders and civil society to step up international efforts to address corruption. Last week […]

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South Sudan Joins COMESA

South Sudan Director General for External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Stephen Matatia, speaks in Mombasa after signing South Sudan into COMESA, May 5, 2016(Photo credits: KTN/Nyamilepedia)

May 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The African’s youngest nation, South Sudan has joined the Common Market for Eastern and South Africa (Comesa). The barely expected admission of South Sudan into COMESA came a few days after the war-torn oil rich state joined the East African Community(EAC). According to Sindiso Ngwenya, the Secretary General of Comesa, who spoke at a signing ceremony […]

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