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Rule of Law has died in South Sudan as rule of man now rules

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. For instance, nowhere is safe in South Sudan except inside the tomb, but if the person is dead then he or she is not saved because he or she does not know whether he or she is alive or not, which means that he or she does not feel pain. In...

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Uhuru Kenyatta to table results of South Sudan peace talks

IN SUMMARY: *President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar narrowed down their differences to power sharing, federalism, compensation for the war victims and the integration of the army. *The two parties agreed that Dr Machar be reinstated as the first deputy chairman of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) according to the recommendation of the...

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Visible Risks in South Sudan Draft Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2015/2016

Introduction In democratic societies, budget has become a very important tool through which the government identifies macroeconomic risks, identifies priorities and suggests how to address identified macroeconomic and budget risks. Budget can be defined as a process in which private and public entities estimate their resources envelops, and identify activities to ...

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Agwelek Forces: Position paper on Peace Talks with SPLM-IO

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: The birth of the Republic of South Sudan was a moment of great joy. It was the realization of centuries old dream of our people who were reeling under oppression, repression and marginalization from successive regimes in Khartoum. It goes without saying that the independence of South Sudan was not an end in itself but the beginning of the long...

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By Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, JUN/23/2015, SSN; South Sudan is engulfed in a conflict that seems to have defied all attempts to resolve it peacefully. The conflict is now about 18 months old and despite ever...

BY: Dr. Thon Giei Ajak, JUN/18/2015, SSN; Take it or leave it, literally speaking, is precisely the summary of the IGAD Plus peace proposal for the parties in the South Sudan crisis. Surprisingly, the t...

By FRED OLUOCH, TheEastAfrican Special Correspondent, May/30/2015, SSN; IN SUMMARY: The return — which is part of the reunification of the three SPLM factions as per the Arusha agreement signed in Ja...

From: The Equatorian Community in the United Kingdom To: The Chair of IGAD-Plus, C/o H.E Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (IGAD, TROIKA, UN, AU, EU, and Chi...

BY: Dr. Peter Kopling, MAY/19/2015, SSN; In response to the well-received article by Simon Kur published in SouthSudannation.com, Southsudanliberty.com as well as Nyamile.com, a reader on Southsudannati...

BY: Simon Kur, Juba, RoSS, MAY/18/2015, SSN; South Sudan leader’s health is deteriorating at a high rate, said one of the former rebels who gave up the fight to overthrow President Salva Kiir. The unn...

By: Michael Kalakon, MAY/15/2015, SSN; Land dispute is killing people in Chollo Kingdom. All records show that Salva Kiir regime is a tribal government just for the interest of his tribe. Reference to N...

BY: Choromke Jas, CANADA, MAY/13/2015, SSN; Dr. Riek Machar: It was unsurprising to read in the news that your commanders are grumbling about your lukewarm attitude towards the prosecution of the war ag...

BY: ALHAJ PAUL, MAY/12/2015, SSN; “It is unfortunate that one of the well mannered and highly disciplined officers at the ministry of defence could not stand the test of pressure which is regretful....

BY: Agok Takping, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, APR/08/2015, SSN; Vice president James Wani asked East African countries to save his country’s deteriorating economy, but have South Sudan tried enough to help ...

BY: ALHAG PAUL, MAY/05/2015, SSN; By virtue of my membership of an Equatoria internet forum I came across an article authored by Mr Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi titled ‘South Sudan needs fresh start with...

By: Justin Ambago Ramba, MAY/04/2015, SSN; The independent Indian Ocean Newsletter has recently exposed the institutionalized corruption network of the infamous Jieng “Dinka” Council of Elders in So...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, Doctoral student, USA, MAY/03/2015, SSN; The Chollo/Shilluks who are going through many horrors of our time must know that their own sons have opened a death corridor, and which pa...

BY: Michael Koma, APR/26/2015, SSN; Attitude and Practice: The Executive Director of the Community Empowerment Progress Organisation, Mr. Edmund Yakani, had at one time informed that they had planned t...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, Doctoral student, USA, APR/18/2015, SSN; It was not long ago that South Sudan was part of the then united SUDAN. After the secession, the new nation went on its own way, taking no ...