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South Sudan War of Choice: It’s only a dispute of leadership

We became fascinated by the stories of brutality of the war, realizing that suffering is the only tangible price to get jobs in South Sudan. War has become the most accessible and continuous leading alternative in finding jobs in the government sector in Africa especially in South Sudan, to personally engage and demonize citizens through violence. The best illustr...

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Conflict Alert: Looming Military Offensives in South Sudan

Warring parties in South Sudan’s civil war are preparing for major offensives as seasonal rains ease. Hardliners in both the government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO) are entrenching their positions, and think, as one opposition commander declared, “we will settle this with war”. Renewed conflict is likely to be accompanied ...

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South Sudan: How to End Economic Domination by Foreigners

The October 15 deadline to recall expats from foreign companies and NGOs and replace them with qualified South Sudanese nationals passed inconsequentially. The plan was to implement a foreign-worker ministerial decree within one month beginning September 16. It would, by and large, have been enforceable in most instances if enough local and diaspora professionals were...

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Will Star Shine for South Sudan? Scrutinising South Sudan’s first post-independence oil deal

South Sudan’s first post-independence oil deal is high-risk and in urgent need of further scrutiny, according to a new Global Witness report released today. The seven month investigation into the deal between the South Sudanese government and the Spanish-owned oil company Star Petroleum for two of the country’s last remaining oil blocks, uncovered that: *the co...

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BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, OCT/11/2014, SSN: It is over 9 months since President Salva Kiir unleashed his dogs of war, the ‘Dootku Beny,’ on the Nuer and the people of South Sudan killing tens of ...

By: Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, OCT/06/2014, SSN; South Sudan is in crisis that could have been avoided. The crisis has brought untold sufferings to many innocent people, probably more than the sufferings end...

By: Deng M. Koch, South Sudan, OCT/03/2014, SSN; An Open Letter to the people of Lakes state: Dear my people of Lakes state, first before I bring your attention into the heart of my message, kindly...

By: Stephen Kong, South Sudan, OCT/02/2014, SSN; James Gathoth Mai. The invisible Judas is worse than Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus Christ. According to Matthew 27:5-8 when Judas realized his crime ...

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS, OCT/01/2014, SSN; Clearly, whilst millions of South Sudanese citizens are perpetually and painfully languishing in despair, hunger and insecurity, the so-called stake-holders at the ...

BY: AGOK TAKPING, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, SEP/25/2014, SSN; The minister of labour Mr Ngor Kolong Ngor in the government of South Sudan issued a circular last week demanding that NGOs and other private bu...

From: David Aju Kanyara, JUBA, SEP/24/2014, SSN; As the war enters its tenth month, South Sudanese undercover security dogs have caused significant miseries to the ordinary law abiding citizens of this ...

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI, Daily Nation, SEPT/19/2014, SSN; The threat by the Government of South Sudan to expel foreign workers is disappointing but not surprising. Not surprising, because this is the ...

BY: Juma Mabor Marial, JUBA, SEPT/15/2014, SSN; As peace talks in Addis Ababa resumes today Monday, September 15, 2013, the attention will be drawn to transitional arrangement with formation of the tran...

BY: Maciek Gabriel Gum, JUBA, SEP/11/2014, SSN; As the National Assembly is ringing the warning bells of elections, there is high need for President Salva Kiir Mayardit to be concerned. President Kiir...

BY: Kuir Garang, CANADA, SEPT/06/2014, SSN; Federalism is not a bad governance system as long as those leading it have the interest of the country at heart; and as long as the mindset leading it is self...

BY: DENGDIT AYOK, Egypt, SEP/04/2014, SSN; QUOTE: "When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn." Holy Bible, King James Version, (Prover...

BY: Chuol C. Puoch, SOUTH SUDAN, SEP/04/2014, SSN; Voices are coming out that you (Igga) would quit your position again for the second time and to the same person (Dr. Riek). In your recent comment refu...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, USA, AUG/29/2014, SSN; 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,...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/18/2014, SSN; The United Nations protection camps in the middle of government controlled areas in South Sudan are frankly speaking prisons of President Salva Kiir manage...