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Three Federal States (Equatoria, BharGhazel, UpperNile) during Transitional Period: PDM Release

The People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) would like to reiterate its position for laying down the foundation and roadmap to a genuinely just and sustainable peace in South Sudan, based on three Federal States during the Transitional Period. This approach gives power back to the people in the former autonomous regions of Equatoria, Upper Nile, and Bahr al Ghazal. ...

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The revitalized ARCISS … What next after the peace celebration in Juba?

This is a pertinent question to the South Sudanese leaders both in the government and in opposition as well as to those standing on the side lines. I take this question from what Prof. Jok Madut said on his Facebook page on 27 October, 2018. It was about celebrating the revitalized peace agreement before the parties started the actual implementation. His concern t...

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The Doctrine of Terra Nullius not applicable to South Sudan: The Case of Ramciel

Since the formation of the Government of South Sudan in 2005 that was followed by the formation of the government of independent South Sudan, the relevance of doctrine of terra nullius has become apparent. Terra nullius is a common law doctrine later adopted in the international law. In Latin, 'terra nullius' means a "land belonging to nobody." The issue of whether...

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We Lost faith in leaders’ non-implementation of agreements: From United Voices of South Sudanese in the Diaspora

Purpose of the Letter: The signed peace agreement on the Revitalization of the Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) in Addis Ababa Ethiopia and appending the Khartoum declaration should be encouraging news to all South Sudanese. GCASS applauds the government of South Sudan, opposition leaders, regional authorities, Troika, the AU and UN for making...

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By: Ngoi Thuech, Dodoma, Tanzania, NOV/05/2018, SSN; South Sudanese don't know how lucky and blessed they're. We've never had a shortage of patriotic leaders even before we became known as South Sud...

By: KEVIN J KELLEY, TheEastAfrican, OCT/16/2018, SSN; South Sudanese soldiers are responsible for most of the killings and rapes of children carried out in the country, the United Nations said on Monday...

From Radio Tamazuj & Other sources, OCT/12/2018, SSN; Latest Development, OCT/15/2018, Nairobi, Kenya: South Sudan politician Paul Malong denies he embezzled millions of dollars in war-torn country. Sou...

From: AFP, SEP/26/2018, SSN; South Sudan's civil war has caused the deaths of at least 382,900 people -- far higher than previous estimates and more than the conflict in Syria, according to a new study....

By John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Enough Project • enoughproject.org, September/20/2018, SSN; Peace remains elusive in South Sudan. The latest in a line of peace deals – this one signed on Se...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept/19/2018; On 16 September 2018, a group of leaders within SSOA who signed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS), issued a press ...

BY: John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Daily Beast, SEP/12/2018, SSN; Wednesday’s agreement is at its heart simply a crass division of the spoils between the rival factions with the biggest guns wh...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, Poet & Author, Ph.D. Candidate, Toronto, SEPT/10/2018, SSN; There is no question that South Sudan will take time to get used to civil societies expressing strong positions in sociop...

BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudanese, SEP/06/2018, SSN; At the beginning of this month, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed was reported saying the following, I quote: "Any South Sudanese un...

BY: Santino Aniek, Upper New York, USA, SEPT/01/2018, SSN; Now what is it in Khartoum Peace Agreement that most worries so many South Sudanese people? Recognizably any list in Khartoum Peace Agreement w...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, AUG/19/2018, SSN; Five days ago, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, published an article under the title "Federalism does not deserve war in South Sudan." The title is quite...

By: FRED OLUOCH, THE EAST AFRICAN, AUG/14/2018, SSN; That is the question most observers are asking, as the key partners appear to have been forced by regional and international leaders to sign the deal...

BY: Akim Salah , Wau-South Sudan, AUG/11/2018, SSN; The mix reactions to the Khartoum-Kampala coerced peace deal demonstrate the difference between naïve tribal opportunists and rational thinking citiz...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: SOUTH SUDAN OPPOSITION ALLIANCE (SSOA): FDP, NAS, NDM, PDM, SPLM-FDs, SSNMC, SSPM, SSLM, SSUM, UDRA. Date: 4th August 2018; Intimidation of SSOA members by Sudan Security Per...

By: Cornelius Khan, South Sudan, JUL/28/2018, SSN; I absolutely have no personal grudges against Riek Machar but his 30 years plus reign as Nuer and South Sudan leader and his proven never-dying-greed-f...