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South Sudan: Kiir’s Government troops and militias given free rein to commit new atrocities

The staggering brutality of a recent military offensive in South Sudan – including murder of civilians, systematic rape of women and girls and massive looting and destruction – was fuelled by the authorities’ failure to prosecute or remove suspected war criminals, Amnesty International said in a new report today. ‘Anything that was breathing was killed’:...

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Kiir-Machar’s Khartoum Peace Agreement: A Looming disaster

Throughout the South Sudanese peace process, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has been faced with serious political issues. These issues make it nearly impossible for the armed opposition to come up with a counterproposal that could force the government to accept a genuine peace. The armed opposition failed the people of South Sudan...

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BREAKING NEWS: South Sudan Peace deal signed today…. A Return to Full-scale War sooner!!

Breaking News: South Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today – but Fails to Address Federalism, Corruption and other important issues pended in Khartoum that are the root causes of the perpetual conflict and division among South Sudanese politico-military groups. September 12, 2018 will be remembered as a day the people of South Sudan have again been betrayed...yet again b...

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Gen. Thomas Cirillo’s visit to America causes jitters in Juba

A visit to the US by a top South Sudanese National Salvation Army (NAS) rebel commander, Gen Thomas Cirilo, is causing jitters in his home country. A report by The Dawn daily in Juba on Tuesday, suggested that the trip to Washington was part of a wider American plot against the latest South Sudan peace agreement. In Summary ***Thomas Cirilo's faction confirmed ...

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BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudanese, SEP/06/2018, SSN; At the beginning of this month, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed was reported saying the following, I quote: "Any South Sudanese un...

BY: Santino Aniek, Upper New York, USA, SEPT/01/2018, SSN; Now what is it in Khartoum Peace Agreement that most worries so many South Sudanese people? Recognizably any list in Khartoum Peace Agreement w...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, AUG/19/2018, SSN; Five days ago, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, published an article under the title "Federalism does not deserve war in South Sudan." The title is quite...

By: FRED OLUOCH, THE EAST AFRICAN, AUG/14/2018, SSN; That is the question most observers are asking, as the key partners appear to have been forced by regional and international leaders to sign the deal...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: SOUTH SUDAN OPPOSITION ALLIANCE (SSOA): FDP, NAS, NDM, PDM, SPLM-FDs, SSNMC, SSPM, SSLM, SSUM, UDRA. Date: 4th August 2018; Intimidation of SSOA members by Sudan Security Per...

By: Cornelius Khan, South Sudan, JUL/28/2018, SSN; I absolutely have no personal grudges against Riek Machar but his 30 years plus reign as Nuer and South Sudan leader and his proven never-dying-greed-f...

NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters); The United States doubts whether South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have the leadership qualities needed to deliver peace to the country at war s...

TO: Mr. Antonio Gutereas, The Unted Nations Secretary General, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America (USA) JUL/14/2018, SSN; We, the chiefs of Equatoria Region in Uganda deliberated ...

By Dr Remember Miamingi, JUL/01/2018, SSN; In Summary What is tragic here is that the UN, the US government and international non-governmental organisations have said that the oil sector, which is the ...

By Duop Chak Wuol, South Sudan, JUN/30/2018, SSN; Fighting against an established system is not theatrical. The general rule for an armed rebellion is not to appease people; it is to fight for a cause u...

JUN/27/2018- Various Sources; Dr. Riek Machar's rebel group are now demanding amendments to the framework agreement signed with the Kiir's Juba government in Khartoum on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The r...

From Various Sources, JUN/26/2018; South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have finally inked an agreement to end the war. The two met in Khartoum on Monday to continue their...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudanese, JUN/13/2018, SSN; Last week, an Equatoria girl produced a video in which she expressed her feelings against the Jieng tribe in South Sudan. The video can be accessed thro...

BY: Simon Yel Yel, Juba, JUN/13/2018, SSN; No sane person can condemn the government or Gen. Akol Koor for reaching the peace deal with inconsequential members of the SS-UF. This is not to say that the...

QUOTE: "Committing mistakes is something human and sometimes inevitable. However, not learning from mistakes may suggest that something is fundamentally amiss because it subjects the individual, group, cou...