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Vetting and Verification (V&V) Should Always be Upheld with Pious Passion

When President Kiir fired his entire cabinet and appointed a new one in July of 2013, many of us thought it was the advent of a new era of accountability. Sadly, as the subsequent series of events would prove, it was actually the advent of a gloomy era of serious flood of errors. Even for some of us who knew that Mr. Kiir was already an incapable leader as early a...

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The Way forward for peace in South Sudan: Equatoria Community in UK

We, the Equatorian community in the United Kingdom, met in Manchester, England on 18th April 2015 and discussed the ongoing conflict in our beloved country. We appreciate IGAD and the international community's relentless efforts in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict in South Sudan. We note with great sadness that the ongoing conflict has caused untold suff...

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African Union demands South Sudan sanctions & arms embargo

ADDIS ABABA: The African Union has demanded sanctions and an arms embargo be imposed on South Sudan’s warring leaders to stem an escalation in the country’s 17-month-old civil conflict. “The people of South Sudan have already been devastated by war,” said a statement from the AU’s Peace and Security Council late on Saturday, warning “the current escalat...

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Collo Crisis: Truth about situation of Yuanes Okic vis-a-vis Johnson Olony

There are a lot of propaganda and lies going on these days regarding the situation of Yuanes Okic in relation to Johnson Olony. In order not to lose our sights on the truth that is intended to be hidden by some individuals with ulterior motives, the following facts need to be made known to the public and for better sinc...

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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: 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 ...

By: Gatkuoth Lok, APR/16/2015, SSN; In this rigorous analysis, we'll focus on Dr. Machar, the SPLM/SPLA- IO chairman and his politico-contemporaries namely Dr. John Garang and president Kiir Mayardit. I...

By: Jwothab Othow, APR/07/2015, SSN; First and foremost, allow me to extend my deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the Chollo (Shilluk) fallen heroes including the late Major General James ...

QUOTE: "South Sudan does not belong to SPLM rather it is the other way – SPLM belongs to South Sudan and it is a small part of its constituent parts." Elhag Paul. BY: ELHAG Paul, APR/04/2015, SSN; ...

BY: Taban Abel Aguek, RUMBEK, MAR/30/2015, SSN; Is it out of love or mockery that Africa appears to care too much about South Sudan? From the first day the conflict erupted in South Sudan, Africa has b...

By Richard Dowden, Posted on March 26, 2015 by AfricanArgumentsEditor, SSN; Last week President Salva Kiir of South Sudan rejected all the main proposals put forward by the African Union to bring peace ...

By: Taban Abel Aguek, Rumbek, MAR/19/2015, SSN; The efforts for peace in South Sudan by IGAD and the International Community since the conflict broke out in December 2013 indicate how the world cares ab...

BY: J. NGUEN, Canada, MAR/14/2015, SSN; The value of this honest proposal is humanistic, logical and politically mature. If implemented, will have positive impacts in finding lasting peace in South Suda...

BY: Elhag Paul, Mar/10/2015, SSN; The London Evening Standard paper recently ran a full page advert by Vice News asking: “Who will help South Sudan find peace?” file:///C:/Users/Rosemary/Downloads/V...

By: James Okuk, PhD, Juba Univ., MAR/07/2015, SSN; On March 7, 2014 and based on decision of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) and after consultations with different parties involved in the outbre...

Exclusive: Bar South Sudan leaders from transition - inquiry draft Reuters News | Mar 05, 2015, SSN By Michelle Nichols and Aaron Maasho; (Reuters) - LATEST: Peace talks between South Sudan's govern...

New York - (NEWS 24), MAR/04/2015, SSN; The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will pres...

By: Justin Ambago Ramba, South Sudanese, FEB/28/2015, SSN; Following the conspicuous absence of President Salva Kiir Mayardit from what is largely supposed to be final round of the IGAD mediated Peace T...