Featured 28 August 2015

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S. Sudan faces long road to genuine peace despite signing agreement

The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa’s youngest country. First is the deal itself. President Kiir’s refusal to sign the deal in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on August 17 – the deadline set by the region and the international...

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Breaking the Silence on Crime of Stealing South Sudan Resources to build Uganda

Editor, Allow me to express my indignant, resentful and sad experience of what I have found out in Kampala, Uganda, concerning South Sudanese politicians. South Sudanese politicians unknowingly have subjected the nation to mercy killings by stealing the meager resources for their own selfish use. As a matter of fact, it is sad to find out that South Sudanese polit...

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Who is and who isn’t fighting a senseless war?

Almost everyone including top government officials say the above phrase in any public gathering in an attempt to pass the blame on the rebels. To them, the rebels deserve a full blame of the on-going conflict. And so are the rebels in the other front or campaign of words – are struggling to make the government responsible for the crises not knowing that, when th...

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Hopes that Kiir-Machar Agreement will boost Justice, Peace and Reconciliation Processes

It has been in the best interest of all South Sudanese to live in peace and harmony and it has been a wish of every South Sudanese to see that justice, due process of the law and the true adherence to the rule of law, respect for human rights and dignity of human person will always prevail. But quite unfortunate, there hasn't been peace and stability in South Suda...

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BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, AUG/13/2015, SSN; To begin with, having a council of elders is not a bad thing if members of a particular tribe wished to have one. Indeed it could be a positive undertaking pr...

BY Enough Team, AUGUST/2015, SSN; South Sudan’s warring factions have one last chance to end their country’s 20-month civil war and sign a compromise agreement proposed by the Intergovernmental Aut...

By Deng Mangok Ayuel, AWEIL, Northern Bahr el Ghazel State, AUG/07/2015, SSN; In South Sudan, a writer or columnist faces two choices: turn away from reality to avoid intimidation and insecurity or conq...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, AUG/05/2015, SSN; Quote: "This so-called IGAD peace proposal is useless, we can't accept it even if US forces us to do so." "I better be a rebel ...you should know that those ...

By: John Bith Aliap – Australia, AUG/04/2015, SSN; When a country gives up its right to patrol its own borders and defend itself with its own military, you can call it what you want. It isn’t a nat...

BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, UK, JUL/31/2015, SSN; I had the opportunity of reading through the Proposed Compromise Agreement On The Resolution Of The Conflict In The Republic Of South Sudan. This document ...

By Taban Abel Aguek, MP Lakes State Parliament, 28/JUL/2015, SSN; The efforts for peace in South Sudan and the international community shall always never skip a mention. Even as people criticize IGAD, T...

BY R. MODI, JUBA, 24/July/2015, SSN; A lot has been written and some of the articles have made focus on Dinka versus Nuer or Dinka versus Equatoria. Logically, it is not possible to paint a whole tribe...

BY: Elhag Paul, JUL/20/2015, SSN; In the article, ‘SPLM, a curse to South Sudan’ I argued that this organisation has no idea of what to do with South Sudan. ‘To all intent and purpose (it is) con...

BY: Ken Scott is Amnesty International’s research consultant for South Sudan, THE EAST AFRICAN, JUL/12/2015, SSN; On July 9, South Sudan observed its fourth anniversary as a state. I say “obse...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, JUL09/2015, SSN; On Friday 26th June 2015, a significantly sad event took place in Juba. Facebook carried the story and I thought that the following day this would be reported in the med...

BY: Juol Nhomngek Daniel, Makerere Law School, Uganda, JUL/06/2015, SSN; The problems of South Sudan are out of hand due to poor leadership, that has led to insecurity as the rule of law has disappeared...

By Tong Kot Kuocnin, Legal Counsel, JUL/03/2015, SSN; The history of many African Liberation Movements have succinctly and coherently revealed that fighting for freedoms, in order to free your people fr...

By: Adv. Itai Mack and Idan Landau (translation: Einat Adar), JUN/27/2015, SSN; Since South Sudan’s independence, Israel has continuously sold it weapons, military training, homeland security and surv...

BY: Juach Garang Bul, Australia, JUN/25/2015, SSN; Comrade Pagan Amum was the former Secretary General of the South Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM). He has been accused of pilfering SPLM par...