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Looking beyond Gen. Paul Malong’s Rebellion: What’s he up to?

Right after the Juba massacre in 2013, Gen. Paul Malong, a Dinka, then governor of Aweil State, was brought in as SPLA Chief of Staff, to replace Gen. James Houth, a Nuer, based on the recommendation of the so-called Jieng council of elders, to preserve and guarantee the security and continuation of the status quo regime. Basically illiterate, he was given the job...

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To Pres. Trump & US Congress: South Sudan Crisis Must Stop

Dear, Pres. Donald Trump and the US Congress: We, the undersigned representatives of South Sudanese activists’ civil society organizations in the United States, are writing to express our deepest appreciation for the direction you have taken about the crisis in South Sudan since you took office. We, the South Sudanese American in US, thank ...

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Is IGAD complicit in the confinement of Dr. Riek Machar?

In most organized societies, keeping someone in detainment who did not commit any crime is a criminal act punishable by law. However, in its 61st extra-ordinary session held on March 26, 2018 in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) released a communiqué stating that it decided to lift the house arrest it imposed on the ...

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Politicians’ indifference as South Sudanese continue to suffer

When the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, made remarks at the Consultative Meeting on South Sudan, with UN, IGAD and the African Union that--- “first of all, it is clear to me and, I’m sorry to say so, but I’ve never seen a political elite with so little interest in the well-being of its own people,” some people expressed outrage that...

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By FRED OLUOCH, THE EASTAFRICAN, APR/08/2018, SSN; Egyptian politicians are said to be lobbying their government to negotiate with Pres. Kiir's government in Juba to resume the digging of the controvers...

BY: DANIEL JUOL NHOMNGEK, KAMPALA, UGANDA, APR/05/2018, SSN; When the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, made remarks at the Consultative Meeting on South Sudan with UN, IGAD and...

QUOTE: “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt. BY: Reuben G. Panchol,Former Red Army fighter, MAR/24?2018, SSN; The objective of the article is t...

By Joseph Oreste Odhok, South Sudan, FEB/27/2018, SSN; The failure of the opposition groups and the government to reach an agreement at the second round of "High Level Revitalization Forum" has dashed t...

By: Taban Abel Aguek, Member of Parliament, FEB/22/2018, SSN; As talks on the Revitalization of the Peace Agreement continue in Addis Ababa (which has collapsed), many suggestions are being put forth on...

By Duop Chak Wuol, FEB/22/2018, SSN; Sometimes it is better to immerse yourself in other’s experiences to get an understanding of your own imagination. It is not rational to conclude that what you ima...

BY: Mark Deng, a Law Ph.D Candidate, Univ. of Queensland, Australia, FEB/20/2018, SSN; The Trump administration has recently announced an arms ban on South Sudan as a response to the seemingly intractab...

BY: ELHAG Paul, South Sudan, FEB/05/2018, SSN; The second part of revitalisation forum kicks off on 5th February 2018 with the opposition as usual in this kind of forum on South Sudan under Internationa...

By: Tong Kot Kuocnin, LL.B, LL.M, Advocate & Lecturer, Univ. of JUBA, JAN/19/2018, SSN; Successive crisis have beset the Republic of South Sudan since its independence from Sudan marked by rising milit...

From: Peter Adwok Nyaba , South Sudan, DEC/15/2017, SSN; Today, Friday, 15 December 2017 marks the fourth anniversary of mutiny in the Presidential Guards contingent of the SPLA, which turned out to be ...

BY: Apioth Mayom Apioth, DEC/10/2017, SSN; By the looks of things, Kiir Mayardit has no intention of steering the nation into the daylight. He has been the leading figure in the South Sudanese politics ...

BY: Ambassador Emmanuel Aban Ajawin, NOV/20/2017, SSN; On the 16th November, 2017 Cairo witnessed the signing of an agreement between two factions of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, in the gov...

BY: Toria, NOV/05/2017, SSN; Isn’t this the moment that Khartoum was waiting for? People of South Sudan, please judge it for yourselves and just take a moment to imagine what this means. http://www.su...

Radio Tamazuj and Various News Agencies, OCT/24/2017, SSN; Thomas Cirillo Swaka, leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS), has called for global support to a new leadership that excludes President S...

BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, OCT/14/2017, SSN; Conflicts or wars are the offspring of failures to have constructive dialogues in resolving problems between parties. The parties could range fro...