Opinion: The paradox of South Sudanese: ‘You are only good when you are dead’

Dr. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino , SPLM-IO former Governor of Imatong state and party representative to National Constitution Amendment Committee(Photo credit: Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

June 14, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – World over, very few people would suggest to take their own lives. They say Death has no Friend, but in South Sudan, the reverse seems true. There are those who are friends with death. When you are living, and doing your things, your work, ideas would be opposed and fought. Today, you are a friend […]

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Senior SPLM/A-IO Politician Raises Concerns of Tribal Dominance

Dr. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino , SPLM-IO former Governor of Imatong state and party representative to National Constitution Amendment Committee(Photo credit: Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

April 26, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — In a letter written to Dr. Riek Machar Teny, South Sudan’s First Vice President, Chairman and Commander in Chief of the armed opposition faction, SPLM/SPLA in Opposition, a senior politician cites serial concerns of Tribal Dominance in the main armed opposition army. Dr. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, a former University Lecturer, SPLM/A-IO representative to the National Constitution […]

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Open Letter to Dr. Riek Machar Teny, Chairman and Commander In Chief (SPLM/SPLA (IO)

Dr. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino , SPLM-IO former Governor of Imatong state and party representative to National Constitution Amendment Committee(Photo credit: Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

Subject: Proposal for the International Mediators to impose Ten (10) States or Consider a Neutral Independent Caretaker Administration (NICA). By Nathaniel Pierino February 12, 2020 (SSNN)—Dear Chairman, Antonio Gramsci said, “The Crisis Consists Precisely in the Fact that the Old is dying and the New cannot be Born…” The question is, what do we do? I am writing to the […]

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OPINION: S. Sudan Political Process and the Credibility of Opposition Political Groups

By Oyet Nathaniel Pierino Opinion  January 29th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – December, 2013 shall remain a dark spot on the political development of South Sudan. Prior to independence of South Sudan, the northern sudan political elites led by late Hassan Al Turabi (RIP) doubted the viability of an independent South Sudan. “The SPLM Revolution has only One Chapter, there is no […]

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Responding to JOHN Penn Article: “Taking War to the People: Khartoum Agreement too Weak Compared to 2015 ARCRSS”

By Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, Opinion July 28th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) – Thank you very much for your article John. I have these observations in your article: 1. You and a consortium of your colleagues indeed have been in Khartoum city but never at the venue in Sobba. I remember seeing you once or twice in the entire one month or more before […]

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The South Sudan’s Changing Political Situation and Lost of Independence.

Maj. Gen. Hon. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, a founding member of SPLM/A-IO and leading commander of SPLA-IO forces in Imatong State(Photo: supplied)

By Hon. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, June 06, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– International Relations is indeed full of anarchy and without rules; no permanent friend, no permanent enemy but permanent interests. The parties to the conflict competing interests and calculations is mainly centered on control of internal affairs of state; its governance nature, system and structures but little on international relations and it’s changing […]

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SPLMAIO Tone at HLRF in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Must Change Now

SPLM/A-IO Genenerals, Hon. Nathaniel Pierino and Hon. Gabriel Duop Lam during Peace Revitalization Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia(Photo: file/supplied/Nyamilepedia)

By Hon. Gen. Nathaniel Pierino; Addiss Ababa, Ethiopia. May 18th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —— The time frame within the agreement elapsed yesterday on the 17th May, 2018; it was a pre-transitional period  of 3 months (90 days; 17th August, 2015-17th November, 2015) proceeded by a transitional period of 30 months (2 years and 6 months; November 17th, 2015-May 17, 2018. During this […]

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SPLM/SPLA-IO at Fourth Anniversary: The Politics of Contradictions in South Sudan; The Just Vs Unjust:

April 16th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) — Four years down the roads we set our eyes onto a higher mountain, a moral virtue after realizing that the floods of impunity, feudalism, parochialism, chauvinism, manifesting itself before our very faces inform of blood sucking ethnocentric dictatorship and kleptocracy; nepotism, tribalism, endemic corruption, looting of state coffers; the culture that “we have arrived it’s […]

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Do we Liberate a Man and place him Equal before the Law or a Piece of Land to Create another Kingdom?

Maj. Gen. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, SPLM/A-IO governor of Imatong State(Photo: file)

By Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, Mar 17th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —- As a solution to ongoing quagmire in South Sudan, There’s this currence of ideas that is trending for creation of 03 independent states of Upper Nile, Equatoria and Bar El Gazel in South Sudan. The proposal is coming from individuals within Equatoria; I have also seen literature coming from Upper Nile region, […]

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The Shifting Centers of Gravity of JCE Regime

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends an urgent session for the Summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on South Sudan in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

By Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, Sept 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Did they know that it was going to be protracted and catastrophic. From the war song that was sung in nyakuron Saturday 14th, December 2013 to the attempted disarmament of Nuer section of presidential guards and split in the SPLM party and organized forces; the influence and political dominions of the JCE […]

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Replacing the 2015 Agreement and the Strategy of Imperfect JCE-Tabanists Alliances:

Maj. Gen. Hon. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, a founding member of SPLM/A-IO and leading commander of SPLA-IO forces in Imatong State(Photo: supplied)

By Gen. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, Aug 2, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– From july 8, 2016, the political configuration between president Salva Kiir and his self styled JCE venerated First Vice President Taban Deng signifies an attempt by the ruling Jieng Council of Elders to muzzle the collusion of the elites of  Jieng and that of the “Nuerwew” of Upper Nile under Taban within […]

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Warning! General Thomas Cirilo of National Salvation Front for South Sudan Making Aggravated Mistakes

Maj. Gen. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, SPLM/A-IO governor of Imatong State(Photo: file)

By Maj. Gen. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, July 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— “splm IO held the enemy of South Sudan-the Jieng regime by the horns until other oppositions sprung up. Apparently there’s no any oppositions that can fit in the shoes of IO to challenge the regime. 1. If IO as an organization finds itself in uncompromising situations and reach a deal […]

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The political Dilemmas In South Sudan: Between Ethnicity and Legitimacy

Maj. Gen. Hon. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, a founding member of SPLM/A-IO and leading commander of SPLA-IO forces in Imatong State(Photo: supplied)

  By Hon. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino  Torit, South Sudan, March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— All political societies primitive or modern are composed of invariably smaller societies of different types. What matters is where citizens locate their loyalties. By nature, a man places his loyalty and will to himself and his means of existence; family, then to the lineage, clan, tribe, ethnic group […]

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