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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Kenya becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (right), President of the seventy-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, presides over the elections. At left is Movses Abelian, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (Photo credit: UNITED NATIONS)

June 18, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – Kenya this evening won a non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council after garnering 129 votes in the second round against Djibouti on Thursday. Djibouti got 62 votes after forcing the second voting by denying Kenya the win in the first round on Wednesday. The first round of the election was conducted on Wednesday […]

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South Sudan peace monitor urges IGAD to address states deadlock

May 13, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (R-JMEC) calls on IGAD to step in and address the states allocation deadlock. Amb. Augostino Njoroge, the chairperson of the R-JMEC, revealed in his latest letter to the IGAD Chairspon and the Sudanese Prime Minister, H.E. Abdalla Hamdok, that the South Sudanese parties have failed to resolve […]

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Opening Remarks By the CTSAMVM Chairman Maj. Gen. Desta Abiche Ageno at the 11th CTSAMVM Meeting of the Technical Committee in Juba, South Sudan

Maj. Gen. Desta Abiche Ageno, Chairman of CTSAMVM speaking at The CTSAMVM Technical Committee Meeting(Photo credit: Nyamilepedia/file)

Opening Statement By Maj. Gen. Desta Abiche Ageno Chairman At The 11th CTSAMVM Technical Committee Meeting Juba, South Sudan. June 11th 2019(Nyamilepedia) — Dear CTC members, Dear Colleagues, Representatives from the Board members and partners, Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the 11th meeting of the CTSAMVM Technical Committee. The past month is the first month into the extended Pre- Transitional Period and the […]

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AU, IGAD, JMEC and UN Resolved To Absorb Machar’s Faction And Support Kiir’s National Dialogue!

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY THE AU, IGAD AND THE UN – CONSULTATIONS ON SOUTH SUDAN, Jan 30, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the United Nations (UN) held a joint consultative meeting on South Sudan on January 29, 2017 on the margins of the African Union 28th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of […]

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Open Letter To Hailemariam Dessalegn, The Prime Minister Of The Federal Democratic Republic Of Ethiopia And Chairman Of The IGAD

A Letter to: H. E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairman of the IGAD, Office of the Prime Minister, Po Box 1031 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Subject: Lack of Willpower and obstruction of the Peace Accord by the Juba Regime. Your Excellency, April 18, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-—The South Sudan’s Peace implementation process would most […]

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The intention of IGAD Communiqué: Demystifying The Interpretive Maneuovres! Part I

South Sudan, Constitution cover image.

By Biel Boutros Biel, Feb 09, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Since its wake, the month of February 2016, for South Sudanese public spectrum, on various media outlets, continues to witness different interpretation of the Communiqué on South Sudan which was issued by the Council of Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The IGAD Council of Ministers in its 55th Extraordinary […]

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IGAD Urges The Parties To Form The TGoNU On The Basis Of ARCISS And Incorporate The Agreement Into Transitional Constitution

Jan 31, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional bloc tasked to peacefully intervene into South Sudan conflict, has issued a comprehensive Communiqué urging South Sudan warring Parties to the conflict to form the Government of National Unity on the basis of Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS) signed in August 2015. […]

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Did The TROIKA Lured SPLM-IO Advanced Team To Return To Juba?

Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the chairman and C-in-C of SPLM/SPLA with Deputy Gen. Alfred Lado Gore and Chief Negotiator Gen. Taban Deng Gai during the peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia(Photo: file)

Jan 20, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Despite many outstanding differences between the main warring parties in the Republic of South Sudan, TROIKA which compromises of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway has been trying all it could to generate a quick solution to South Sudan’s two-year-old conflict. In a press statement obtained by Nyamilepedia Press, TROIKA has come forward to clarify […]

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Upcoming JMEC Meeting Aimed to Rule Out Creation Of 28 States

Jan 02, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) —- Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission led by former Botswana president Festus Gontebanye Mogae will convene a meeting on 6th of this month in the matters of the South Sudan peace Agreement Implementation Process signed in August by the warrying factions, a reliable source who spoke to Nyamilepedia Correspondent on Saturday revealed. “JMEC is meeting on […]

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Condemnation of President Salva Kiir Violation of IGAD-plus Compromise Peace Agreement

Kir Riek Majiok, Dec 27, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) —- The office of the SPLM/A-IO in Perth Western Australia (‘WA’) with its members, supporters and friends are profoundly appalled and dismayed by the 24 December 2015 presidential degree that unconstitutionally ‘dissolved’ the constitutionally recognised 10 states of South Sudan, and sought to replaced them with 28 ‘new states’ and 28 state governors. […]

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IGAD says President Kiir’s Creation of New 28 States “Violates” Peace Agreement

President Salva Kiir while signing on the agreement - 26 Aug-2015

Oct 15, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The IGAD has called the sudden attempt to create 28 new States in South Sudan by President Salva Kiir a “Violation” to the IGAD-Plus mediated Compromise peace agreement. In a statement released early this week by the IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan, who mediated the Compromise Peace Agreement for resolution of the conflict in […]

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Kiir’s Govt Army says Preparing to Evacuate Capital Juba as per Peace Agreement

September 26th, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The Army in Juba has announced it is preparing to redeploy it’s forces outside the capital Juba in line with implementation of the IGAD peace agreement. The Army Chief of Staff Gen. Paul Malong and the Presidential Guards commander Gen. Marial Chunuong told media in Juba that they had started to survey areas were the […]

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Armed Opposition SPLM/A (IO) Promotes its senior Generals

  September 26th, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) – The Chairman and C-in-C of the SPLM/A (IO) Dr. Riek Machar has issued orders promoting several senior Army Commanders to the ranks of Major Generals, Lieutenant Generals and First Lieutenant General. In a series of orders released to the public and media the Chairman and Commander in Chief of the Armed Opposition announced promotion of […]

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IGAD-Plus Moving Forwards With Implementation of CPA-II

Sept 03, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — After meeting the former Vice President and the would be First Vice President of the Transitional Government of National Unity, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Alpha Omar Konare, the former President of Mali, has visited the capital of the war-torn South Sudan, Juba, yesterday to meet with President Salva Kiir and his […]

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Turn Out At the Freedom Hall To Witness the Signing of CPA-II

South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir and his army chief pray at a local Catholic Church in Juba, South Sudan(Photo: file)

August 26, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Many South Sudanese politicians, journalists and regional leaders are converging at the freedom hall to witness the signing of the IGAD-plus proposed compromise peace agreement which is expected to follow this evening. Among the diplomats who have arrived at the venue is the head of UNMISS and special representative of the United National secretary general Ellen […]

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South Sudan’s Rival Forces Renewed Fighting As President Kiir Goes To Sign The Agreement

South Sudan's army, or the SPLA, soldiers load a Soviet-made T-72 tank into a truck in Halop, Unity state, April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)

August 26, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The rival forces of South Sudan’s SPLA factions under President Salva Kiir and his former Deputy Riek Machar have renewed heavy battles this morning in more than four states. According to James Gatdet Dak, the Spokesperson of SPLM/SPLA[IO] chairman, rebels forces have repulsed and captured the capital of Magwi County in Eastern Equatoria State. “SPLM/SPLA forces […]

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East African leaders head to S Sudan to witness peace deal

August 26, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — East African leaders travelled to South Sudan on Wednesday to witness President Salva Kiir’s expected signing of a peace deal with rebels, amid threats of the United Nations sanctions in the absence of an accord. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who has hosted months of talks aimed at ending the 20-month war that has killed tens […]

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Breaking: South Sudan’s Salva Kiir Will Sign The Compromise Peace Agreement Tomorrow, 26th August 2015

President Salva Kiir Mayardit of south Sudan

August 25, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s president, Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, has succumbed to signing the peace agreement that he refused to sign last week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. According to the latest circulations, Mr. Kiir will sign his part tomorrow, August 26th, during a Mini-summit in Juba, South Sudan. The summit was to be convened yesterday, however, it was […]

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Down to Salva Kiir and his stooges and congratulations to Dr Riek Machar Teny and the entire SPLM/A Leadership.

SG Pagan Amum and Dr. Riek Machar signing a peace agreement for their respective parties in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Salva Kiir refused to sign(Photo: file)

August 21, 2015 (Nyamilepedia)—The SPLM/A Mission in Australia take this opportunity to congratulate Your Excellencies, Dr Machar Teny Dhurgon, Chairman and Commander-In-Chief of the SPLM/A, for signing the Compromise Document. Signing the Compromise Document to end the suffering of our people and to rescue our nation from foreign occupation and internal fragmentations demonstrates that SPLM/A is for the people, by […]

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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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