Sudanese dam collapses, destroys 600 houses along Ethiopian border

Unidentified dam collapsing (Photo credit: unknown)

August 1, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A dam in Sudan’s Blue Nile state has collapsed and destroyed around 600 houses, officials quoted by local media in Sudan have said. “Over 600 houses in the neighborhoods of Bout town in Blue Nile State have been destroyed due to a sudden collapse of Bout dam which is used to store around 5 million […]

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Sudan’s Hamdok appoints civilian governors

Sudanese Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdok (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

July 22, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdallah Hamdok has announced the appointment of civilian governors, a key step in the country’s transition to democracy after more than a year since the overthrow of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir. Hamdok said in a televised news conference that his government would gradually slash some energy subsidies as part reforms to help […]

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AU to hold mini-summit on Ethiopia’s dam next week

Photo: African Union (AU) flag

July 18, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A mini-African summit will be held on Tuesday to continue discussing the disputes around the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas stated on Friday. The summit is part of the recent African Union-brokered negotiations aiming to resolve the near decade-long disagreements between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the mega-dam. The leaders […]

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AU sanctions South Sudan over failure to pay membership arrears

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June 18, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The African Union (AU) has sanctioned South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, over its failure – for three consecutive three years – to pay over $9 million membership fees, the South Sudan mission to the AU said. In a letter addressed to South Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation in Juba, the country’s […]

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Ethiopia extends Abiy Ahmed’s term for one year

June 11, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The Ethiopian parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to extend the term for the country’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed after elections were delayed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The elections were scheduled for August but the parliament decided that the ongoing pandemic would make it impossible for the elections to take place. The upper house […]

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BREAKING: South Sudan’s Dr. Machar To Be Accompanied By the UN Security Council and AU-PSC

Dr. Riek Machar Teny speaking to supporters during a past conference. Machar has led the SPLM/A(IO) for nearly six years against the Salva Kiir government(Photo credit: file)

Sept 30, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — Latest confidential report extended to Nyamilepedia reveals that the UN Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council are making final preps to meet and accompany South Sudan’s First Vice President designate, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, to South Sudan’s capital, Juba, before November, 2019. Briefing the SPLM/A(IO) political bureau, governors and the deputy chairman, […]

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Abiy Ahmed officially sworn-in as the new Ethiopian Premier

April 2nd 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, has today sworn-in the newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who is also expected to be the head of the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development which is meditiating bewteen SOuth Sudanese warring sides. In an extraordinary session, Abiy who is the first ethnic Oromo […]

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Civil Societies calls on AU Commission on the way forward for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

Nov 02, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) —  Thirty four South Sudanese and international non-governmental organizations have submitted their opened letter to H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson on Tuesday in Juba. The opened letter with four pages in length seen by Nyamilepedia press states; “we, Civil Societies write to share our thoughts with you on the way forward for the Hybrid […]

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UK and Troika warn President Kiir on abrupt formation of new states, say peace process should be priority

October 06, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The UK’s Foregn Office in collaboration with the United States State Department and their partner, Norway, which forms the Troika, have warned Salva Kiir and his regime in Juba not to go ahead and implement the decree that was unilaterally issued by Kiir to form 28 new states out of the current ten states in South Sudan. […]

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Release of the Report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan

John Kirby Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 30, 2015. Sept 30, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The United States welcomes the decision by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union to release the report of the Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan. This is a long-awaited and necessary step in addressing the call of the South Sudanese people for justice and […]

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AUPSC Terminates the Mandates of AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, Calls for Memorialization of “December 15th”!

Sept 28, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The African Union Peace and Security Council, which met on September 26th in New York, decides to terminate the mandates of AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS). The Council terminates the mandate of AUCISS and requests the chairperson of the commission to take all the steps required to this effect. The Council further requests […]

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Zambia Calls on South Sudan leaders to Implement Recently Signed Peace Agreement

September 02, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Zambia has called on the leaders of South Sudan from all parties to adhere to the recently signed peace agreement, mediated by the regional block, IGAD, and urges them to implement the agreement to restore stability. According to news reports from Zambia, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba, addressing the media in the capital, Lusaka, called South Sudanese […]

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Salva Kiir government Organizes Protests Against IGAD-Plus Peace Agreement

BY JUSTIN S KWAJE | JUBA. AGUSUST 20, 2015(Nyamilepedia)  — In an apparent move taken by the south Sudan president in protest against what he calls forced and imposed Peace agreement rammed on the people of south Sudan by IGAD and western nations, in particular the US, UK, Norway and EU, President Kiir orders and dispatches all the representatives of […]

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African Union (AU) Says South Sudan Peace is Balanced, Calls on Leaders to Accept Peace and Implement it in Good Faith

August 20, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – In it’s first response since the signing of the South Sudan Peace Agreement in the Ethiopia capital Addis Ababa on the 17th August, the African Union has described the IGAD mediated peace agreement as “balanced” and would need to be implemented in Good faith by all South Sudan parties in order to bring an everlasting solution to […]

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South Sudan President To Sign The Agreement To Avoid “Disasters”

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, hard talking president Salva Kiir after refusing to sign the peace agreement on August 17, 2015 in Addis Ababa. Kiir signed the document 7 days later(Photo: file)

August 19, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The incumbent leader of South Sudan, Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, admits that he has every intention to sign the agreement within 15 days. According to Washington, Kiir assured Kerry, the US Secretary of State, that he will sign the peace agreement after consultations. “President Kiir assured the secretary that he has every intention of signing the […]

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South Sudanese-Americans Call on African Union To Remove Uganda From Its Commission of Inquiry:

Salva Kiir bowing to Ugandan army as he access the UPDF before their military intervention in South Sudan's man-made crisis. fter 70% of South Sudan army defected Salva Kiir's leadership depends on Ugandan army and other foreign factors from the region (Photo: supplied)

August 10, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The South Sudan’s Nuer Community in the United States of America condemn the decision of African Union to include Uganda in its committee that will study the report of AU Commission of Inquiry on atrocities committed in South Sudan conflict. To Nuer community, Uganda is a strong military and political ally of Salva Kiir government that […]

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IGAD-PLUS Calls On South Sudan Government To Allow Invited Stakeholders To Travel to Peace Talks Venue!

August 7, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — According to the latest press release of IGAD-Plus, members of IGAD PLUS express their collective commitment to the inclusivity of the South Sudan peace process, and calls on Salva Kiir government to allow the invited leaders to travel to peace talks venue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “In this regard, we express our concern that invited representatives […]

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SPLM/SPLA Receives The Long Awaited AU Commission of Inquiry Report!

July 30, 3015(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s SPLM/SPLA in Opposition has finally received the long awaited African Union Commission of Inquiry report on South Sudan Conflict. The report was delivered to SPLM/SPLA today, Thursday the 30th of July 2015 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa by the head of the AU Legal Affairs, Prof. Vincent O. Nmehielle. The SPLM/SPLA chairman, […]

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“Mr. Kiir and Mr. Machar Must Reach an Agreement By August 17th” – President Obama

US President, Barack Obama, becomes the first American president to address African Union(Photo: enCA)

July 28, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The president of the United States of America, Barack H. Obama, has assured the African leaders during his address of the Africa Union on Tuesday that the two warring leaders of South Sudan must reach an agreement by August 17th, 2015. According to Obama, this conclusion was reached on Monday during his meeting with the IGAD […]

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SPLM-Canada Calls on African Union To Replace and Investigate Uganda Over Atrocities in South Sudan

July 27, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The office of SPLM/SPLA [IO] representative to Canada strongly condemns the inclusion of Uganda by the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC) in seven (7) member States committee to study the Report of African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan. Resolved on July 24th, 2015, by the AU Foreign Affairs Ministers in Addis Ababa, […]

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SPLM/SPLA Protests AU Invitation of Salva Kiir Government to Discussions of its Reports on South Sudan Conflict

July 24, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Latest report from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, confirms that the AU foreign ministers are holding a discussion to release the long awaited report on atrocities committed by the warring parties in the Republic of South Sudan. Reliable sources confirmed to Nyamilepedia Press that South Sudan’s foreign minister, Dr. Benjamin Marial, is attending the meeting on behave of […]

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Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on the developments on the situation in South Sudan

May 24, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 510th meeting held on 22 May 2015, in Swakopmund, Namibia, was briefed by the Commission on the recent developments on the situation in South Sudan. Council expressed its extreme concern at the further deterioration of the situation in South Sudan, including the escalation of hostilities and the deepening […]

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