Featured 21 September 2014

ngojuba

NGOs: Does Being a Foreigner Qualify Someone as an Expatriate in South Sudan?

Are foreign experts worth so much? I have kept contemplating, partially failed to understand why do Western NGOs' top managements bring along with them fellow Kenyans and Ugandans who schooled with some of us at the same schools as experts in our country? Where did NGOs open schools of experiences for East Africans? There is no need for organizations to spend huge am...

Politics

kiirattrial

South Sudan: The nation ran from outside its borders

As the matter of fact, I still see some people that are dubious and question the legitimacy of the foreigners in South Sudan affairs, specifically the Uganda role. Those individuals who are still thinking as such may have missed the point in my view. Uganda has been allowed to do whatever it can in South Sudan. If it was not because this is a rogue government, the...

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kiirandotherleaders

For now South Sudan has no choice but to tolerate foreign economic domination

The outrage in Kenya over South Sudan is understandable. Even after Juba’s climbdown from the earlier order on foreign workers, feelings remain raw. But let’s not get carried away. Hardly any country in our region is comfortable with outsiders controlling jobs and businesses. Salva Kiir was only crudely acting out what others have done. There is really...

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sskids

South Sudan: A baby weaned always remains crying for sometimes!

Weaning a child is not always an easy task; it takes a child sometimes trying by all means to make sure that the source of the breast milk is maintained. What do you understand by this? I mean Kenyan economist, Mr. Mwangi S. Kimenyi, is totally wrong and needs to come up and support his decision of abusing the whole nation, South Sudan. The decision taken by the ...

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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...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, AUG/16/2014, SSN; The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) knows by now that South Sudanese warring parties are not going to sign any peace agreement soon unless severe san...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/07/2014, SSN; The layers of disguise worn by Dr Riek Machar from mid December 2013 are peeling off and the true Machar is gradually revealing his character through his o...

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...