October 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan exiled opposition leader Pagan Amum has welcomed a decision by opposition leaders Dr. Riek Machar and Dr. Lam Akol to reject the formation of the Reconstituted Transitional Government of National Unity (R-…[……]
October 23, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Tuesday left Juba for the Russian city of Sochi to attend the Russia-Africa Economic Forum expected to be held on October 23 and 24.
Kiir, the Presidential Press Unit (PPU) stated on its Facebook page, is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
The forum is expected to be attended by heads of states, representatives of Russian, African and international businesses, and government agencies as well as of (…)
October 23rd 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – East African Community (EAC) legislators shouted during parliamentary session yesterday “South Sudan Must Go” to protest South Sudan membership in the regional body over its failure to pay membership fees. The world’s…[……]
October 22, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – As the civil war in South Sudan continues amidst the worsening humanitarian crisis, South Sudanese Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala is visiting the United States to bring attention to the situation in the young nation.
Kusala Philadelphia Tribune reported, is in the US to meet policymakers in the country.
“The reason why I am here is to encourage the government of the United States to take its role of helping and assisting this young democracy to build a (…)
October 22, 2019 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s peace mediation announced on Tuesday the suspension for one month of negotiations between the transitional government, the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) and the SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu.
As agreed in the Juba Declaration signed last September, the three parties launched on 14 October discussions on ways to discuss peace in Darfur and the Two areas to end the armed conflict there.
The government delegation signed separate cessations of (…)
By Jessica Damina and Bernadette Christina Munthe
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Mechanical and design issues contributed to the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX jet last October, Indonesian investigators told victims’ families in a briefing on Wednesday a…[……]
By Monica Machicao and Daniel Ramos
LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivians furious over what they saw as an attempt by leftist President Evo Morales to rig Sunday’s election protested outside the hotel in the capital city of La Paz where the country&…[……]
By Brian Benza
GABORONE (Reuters) – Botswana polls opened on Wednesday for a general election that is expected to provide the first genuine challenge to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in its five decades of dominance over southern Afr…[……]
By Aislinn Laing and Dave Sherwood
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera announced an ambitious raft of measures on Tuesday, aiming to quell protests against his government with a guaranteed minimum wage, a hike in the st…[……]
By Darya Korsunskaya and Tuvan Gumrukcu
SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA (Reuters) – Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which bo…[……]