Gov’t decision to include Malong, Cirilo in peace process misunderstood – Kiir

September 20th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has said that his decision to include holdout opposition leaders General Paul Malong and General Thomas Cirilo has been misunderstood. Kiir made the remark during prayers on peace and healing at the Presidential Palace J1 in the capital Juba on Thursday. “My pledge to include Paul Malong and Thomas 10

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President Kiir Assures Religious Leaders He Will Form RTGNU Without Dr. Riek Machar in November

Leaders holding hands during the prayers meeting in J1(Photo credit: Nyamilepedia)

Sept 20, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — After rallying religious leaders to his Presidential Palace to pray for peace and forgiveness in Juba, South Sudan, the incumbent president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, said he fears that he may form a Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity comes November 12, 2019. “Hundreds of Christians joined South Sudanese politicians at the State House on Thursday for 10

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Breaking Investigative Report: International Profiteers Looted Billions from South Sudan 

Mr. George Clooney and his riend Prendergast thinking about resolving South Sudan crises and how to disarm kleptocrats in that country(Photo: file)

The Sentry’s Co-Founders George Clooney, John Prendergast and Senior Investigators Present Hard-Hitting Report at London Press Conference; World’s Fourth Largest Company Implicated in Funding Deadly Militias; Report Details Activities by Individuals and Companies in U.S., UK, Asia, Africa London, UK. September 19, 2019 (Nyamilepedia) —  A new investigative report released today by The Sentry exposes an array of international profiteers 10

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Kiir threatens to form unity gov’t without Machar

September 19th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has threatened to form the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) without Machar’s SPLM-IO if the later hesitated to cooperate. Kiir made the remarks during a national peace and healing prayer facilitated by the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) at the state house in the capital Juba today. 10

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IGAD adjourns Juba meeting after government boycott

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has adjourned a meeting set to begin today in Juba between the parties to discuss the final report of the IBC, a senior opposition official said. The regional body wrote to the parties yesterday asking them to attend to Juba to participate in the meeting that would aim at 10

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Kiir’s office to conducts prayer at J1 on peace Thursday

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan Presidency said Wednesday that it will conduct a national public prayer on peace and healing tomorrow Thursday. A statement issued by the Presidential Press Secretary Ateny Wek Ateny said the prayer will be facilitated by the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC). “The Office of the President cordially invites all government constitutional post 10

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South Sudanese now don’t need to pay for visa to travel to Kenya – foreign affairs

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan nationals now do not need to pay money for a visa to travel to Kenya, the ministry of foreign affairs has said. The spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs Ambassador Mawien Makol was quoted by the Eye Radio as saying that the South Sudan government and its Kenyan counterpart signed the agreement 10

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Machar-allied youth leader resigns over marginalization

Former First Vice President and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny (Photo credit: AFP)

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – An opposition youth leader allied to SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny has resigned over what he said is lack of attention towards the youth. Saied Awad Saied, the SPLM-IO deputy chairperson of the national youth league, said in a resignation letter extended to Nyamilepedia that he will however continue the fight against the regime 10

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ANALYSIS: What Kiir-Machar Face To Face Meeting Achieved!

South Sudan's ex-vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar exits a plane as he arrives to Juba to meet President Salva Kiir, at the Juba international airport, South Sudan, September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Samir Bol

By Deng Elijah, Sept 18, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — The recent mouthwatering face-to-face meeting between Dr. Riek Machar Teny and Salva Kiir Mayardit has left more questions than answers, contrary to the “important progress” that was publicly announced by the two principles on Wednesday. Among the many puzzles that remain lingering in the minds of South Sudanese, peace guarantors, sympathizers and friends 10

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Machar set to be appointed FVP, Kiir asks SSOA, FDs to summit nominees

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s main armed opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny is set to be appointed as the country’s First Vice-President, an official at the presidency said Wednesday. South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Machar who leads the SPLM-IO signed a revitalized version of a 2015 peace agreement in Addis Ababa last September to end 10

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China sends more peacekeepers to South Sudan

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Chinese government has sent more peacekeepers to South Sudan to help the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the world’s youngest country. The Chinese government had pledged to send more than 300 troops of different units to the war-torn African country but only 163 of them arrived in Juba Yesterday. A team of 130 sapper 10

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South Sudan rivals to meet in Juba today over states issue – IGAD

President Salva Kiir and former First Vice President, Dr Riek Machar (photo: file)

September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s rival parties will meet in the capital Juba today to discuss the final report of the Independent Boundaries Commission (IBC), according to an invitation letter seen by Nyamilepedia. The two-day meeting is organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) which mediated the revitalized peace agreement signed last year by the government of 10

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Kiir’s government buys weapons but cannot buy food for starving citizens – UN experts

September 17th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s government is able to buy weapons and ammunition to fight war using millions of dollars but cannot provide food which costs less to its starving citizens, a team of United Nations expert said in a report. The report by the three-member Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan shows no improvements of the 10

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Gen. Jok Riak asked Kiir to form a new court martial on General Buay Rolnyang – source

September 17th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s army chief, General Gabriel Jok Riak, reportedly asked President Salva Kiir last month to form a new General Court Martial (GCM) against detained army officer, Gen. Stephen Buay Rolnyang, a source in Bilpam said. In July, a court was expected to announce a verdict in favor of General Buay but went silent unexpectedly 10

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