Water Crisis on the Nile: Why Egypt Needs to Wake Up

Officers of the Egyptian army(Photo credit: supplied)

The History of the Crisis, By Matai Muon, June 22, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — The ongoing diplomatic row between Egypt and Ethiopia over the Nile waters is, to a certain magnitude, the legacy of the colonial rule in Africa. In the late 20’s, Egypt was the regional giant along the Nile Valley owing to her superior technology, military might etc. comparatively speaking. […]

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Who are they – The Two Men Who Failed South Sudan

South Sudan’s Collective Cause Betrayed: An Objective Outlook into the Ministerial Portfolios By Matai Muon, Mar 31, 2020(Nyamilepedia)— “Only in Africa will thieves be regrouping to loot again and the youths whose future is being stolen will be celebrating it…” Prof. Soyinka, Nobel Prize Laurate. Riek Machar In the early 80’s, Machar started off a journey of politico-military expedition. He […]

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South Sudan’s Looming Handshake: What are the expectations?

South Sudan's Looming Handshake: What are the expectations?

By Matai Muon Opinion June 5th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) — For almost a decade, South Sudan’s conflict chief mediator, IGAD has struggled with the most basic issues in our nation’s brewing crisis. For example, it could not define quite well the main players, their intrinsic needs and collective interests. In the process, the conflict went on, taking different dimensions. A lot of […]

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Mugabe’s Dictatorial Flair Ends in a House Arrest: A Great Lecture for South Sudan.

A photo of President Robert Mugabe and General Constantino Chiwenga. Photo: Reuters

November 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– In Africa’s model of democracy, serving longer equates to a higher level of democratic peace and stability. From Sudan to DRC, Equatorial Guinea to Uganda, Rwanda to Zimbabwe, the list is virtually endless, governments have stayed on for several decades without any transition. Rephrasing President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, the problem in Africa is not overstaying […]

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The Failed State: What, exactly, is the solution?

South Sudanese refugees walk towards Kule refugee camp near the Pagak Border Entry point

By Matai M. Muon, Oct 31st, 2017(Nyamilepedia) — In the international legal prism, precisely under the declaratory theory, a state is an independent, political, and socio-economic entity, with a definite boundary, a permanent population, and a government. The most striking attribute as per the international law, however, is the ability of the state to enter into relations with other sovereign […]

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