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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U.S. Proposes U.N. Approve 4,000-strong Force For South Sudan’s Juba

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By Michelle Nichols, UNITED NATIONS   August 8, 2016(Nyamilepedia)  — The United States proposed on Sunday that the United Nations Security Council authorize a 4,000-strong force to ensure peace in South Sudan’s capital Juba and threaten to impose an arms embargo if the transitional government does not cooperate. It circulated a draft resolution to the 15-member council, seen by Reuters, […]

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Another 150 U.S. troops sent to South Sudan

United States deploy more troops to South Sudan to guard embassy and to protect staffs(Photo: file)

By NICOLE DURAN (@DURANNI1), July 17, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- President Obama is deploying up to 150 additional troops to South Sudan to secure the U.S. Embassy and personnel in the capital of Juba as violence erupts amid the collapse of a year-old cease-fire. On Wednesday, Obama informed Congress that he sent 47 troops there on Tuesday. The new troops began deploying […]

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“We Should Have Sought Direct confirmation” – Times Spokeswoman Regrets!

South Sudan's First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar, smiles after the leaders reached a deal on the issue of 28 states(Photo: file/Nyamilepedia)

June 9, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Responding to a controversial op-ed article that has backfired, Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy has confirmed that her office published the controversial article, which bears Dr. Riek Machar and Salva Kiir names, without verifying if the two leaders authored the article. “We should have sought direct confirmation of the argument of the piece from both parties,” Murphy said. Without revealing […]

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Full: UNSC Condemns 28 States, Broadcasting of Hate Speech and Underscores Its Willingness to Impose Targeted Sanctions

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June 1, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The following excerpts are from the 10-paged report of the United Nations Security Council, unanimously adopted on May 31 2015, to closely monitor South Sudan peace implementation. The document strongly welcomes many resolutions adopted by the IGAD, JMEC and the warring parties in search of peace in the last two years but equally emphasises the seriousness […]

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U.S. Mission Explains Why Sanctions, Arms Embargo and Hybrid Court Must Be Imposed On South Sudanese Leaders

Ambassador David Pressman, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs(Photo: UNSC)

By Amb. David Pressman Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs U.S. Mission to the United Nations May 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Thank you, Mr. President. The Security Council has watched the situation in South Sudan particularly closely over these last three months. In early March, as the targeted sanctions established by Resolution 2206 were due to be renewed, […]

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“The Paper Tiger in South Sudan”: Report Targets Violent Kleptocracy at Root of War, Atrocities

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New policy brief by Enough Project’s John Prendergast argues “Grand corruption and extreme violence are not aberrations; they are the system” By Greg Hittelman,   May 23, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- An Enough Project policy brief published today authored by John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, presents the case for the U.S. and the broader international community to counter the […]

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Creating Products That Last a Lifetime

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May 16, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– We’ve all seen the stories of factories closing down and people being laid off. We know someone who have been downsized or whose job has been eliminated. Cheap labor from overseas has taken good American jobs. There are even incidents where the local workforce were literally forced to train their overseas workforce in their jobs. It’s […]

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