Featured 25 March 2019

Open Letter to Minister Martin Elia Lomuro: “Gen. Cirillo, unlike you, is a Nationalist of the highest order!”

Sir, I am prompted to write this open letter after reading an article published by the online newsletter Nyamilepedia, dated 14th March 2019, which quoted your ill-tempered lambasting of one of our nation’s heroes of the 21-year struggle, Lieutenant General Cirillo Swaka. The reported platform in which you made those disparaging statements is the Egyptian Capital...

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Gen. Cirillo: Juba deal ignored root causes of conflict, rewarded political elite

The leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS), a group fighting government forces in Central and Western Equatoria in South Sudan, Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka spoke to Fred Oluoch about his faction’s refusal to honor the peace deal. Q: Why did you refuse to sign the Revitalized Peace Agreement despite having participated in the negotiations? We went to th...

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Finance Minister, Salvatore Garang Mabior: The Bastion for our Economic Recovery, Growth and Prosperity.

Thought not blood, unmeasurable ink has been spilt over the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Hon. Salvatore Garang Mabior. But the truth remains: He is not corrupt as being misleadingly alleged. That’s the reason I don’t buy all these corruption allegations born of consummate hatred and insipid circumlocution which have been circulating on the online me...

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NEW: How many states should South Sudan have and why?

 The Republic of South Sudan should either have the legal ten states or if needed there should be establishment of new twenty-one states, based on the borders of 1 January 1956. Firstly, below are the reasons why the country should have ten states: When the southern part of Sudan gained its independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 and became the Republic of South...

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