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Drowning State: Public outrage over bad governance in South Sudan

It took South Sudanese more than half a century to attain their independence from the SUDAN. At the course of fighting successive Khartoum based governments, more than 2.5 million lives have been sacrificed, and the State was born (July 9, 2011) with an abundance of untapped natural resources (Oil being the leading commodity). Although the host State (Sudan) hande...

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Lul Koang & Philip Aguer: Two symbols of lies & greed for power

South Sudanese can sometimes be excused in many things because the country is new and its institutional strength is weak. However, it’s good to note that human beings are rational entities and being credibly logical is expected of everyone. Being rational doesn’t require a country to have been independent, or to have been a democracy, for centuries. It has ...

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The Dirty Politics of the Governor of Lakes State, Matur

Upon the passing of a resolution by National Legislative Assembly to have him removed by the President, the Caretaker Governor of Lakes State, Matur Chuut Dhuol, has immediately launched a wave of scathing attacks on the Honorable House. In a bid to try to weave something out of nothing he also embarked on very dirty politics of deceit and trickery. The way the Ca...

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Western Bhar El Ghazal in South Sudan: Current Brutality

All that is happening in Western Bhar El Ghazal State now is major harassment, intimidation and arrests. It is not a surprise and I am sure there is more to arise in the next few days. Since the time the Governor of Western Bhar El Ghazal received a copy of the memorandum submitted by the people of Western Bhar El Ghazal to the IGAD committee who came to investigat...

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By: Tongun Lo Loyuong, UK, AUG/04/2014, SSN; With South Sudan edging closer to the predicted famine that is poised to affect a third of its population, and with the peace talks to end the devastating ci...

By: Dengdit Ayok, JUBA, JUL/31/2014, SSN; When the greatest soldiers of our nation launched the second glorious revolution for the emancipation of our people from the yoke of Khartoum's slavery and marg...

BY MARGARET AKULIA, CANADA, JUL/30/2014, SSN; “Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD.” Lawyer and Politician Peter Sule offered ...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, SOUTH SUDAN, JUL/26/2014, SSN; When a liar is caught in the act, their first reaction is ‘denial.’ They would protest their innocence. If the case is pressed harder they will then ...

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: JUL/21/2014, SSN; Whilst the nation profusely bleeds and people keep dying daily, the Holy Catholic Church in Juba seems to be in some spiritual and moral confusion by inexcusably pe...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, ALBERTA, CANADA, JUL/22/2014, SSN; Let’s not kid ourselves! South Sudan is a completely tribalized country. We can pretend that only a given section of the society is the problem b...

BY: MOHA THABO, SOUTH AFRICAN, JUL/19/2014, SSN; As an expert in South Sudanese and Sudan’s affairs, and someone who has worked in the Sudan for more than 30 years, and after interviewing so many Sout...

By: Gabriel M. Tor, JUBA, JUL/14/2014, SSN; Though, I am saddened like never before in our fragile lives and story, I am mourning but not mourning the dead, whom I sincerely respect, the fallen poor com...

By: Dengdit Ayok, JUBA, JUL/07/2014, SSN; Federalism in South Sudan's Political History: Federalism was a historical demand by South Sudanese in the former unified Sudan. And in the light of this fac...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, JUL/06/2014, SSN; This thing called the SPLM is a curse to South Sudan. Built on contradictions in 1983, it frequently implodes violently and morphs into different SPLM fac...

By: Tong Kot Kuocnin, Lawyer, JUBA, JUL/04/2014, SSN; As the people of south Sudan are focusing on how to resolve the crisis which has engulfed the nation and almost paralysed the country and brought pe...

BY: Peter Utermando, South Sudan, JUL/04/2014, SSN; South Sudan as the world’s newest country had a great opportunity to embark on nation-building, institutional reforms and right decisions on the mos...

BY: Chuol C. Puoch, JUL/01/2014, SSN; Greater Equatoria lies in the southern part of the Country and is made up of many different small ethnicities divided into the three states of Western, Central and ...

BY: Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, JUL/01/2014, SSN; Federal states have been in existence for the last two hundred years. Although there was no explicit mention of federation, it was in the Juba Conference 1947...