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The exile of Dr Machar: Did Pres. Obama repudiate Roosevelt’s anti-colonial doctrine?

It is now confirmed: Riek Machar has been exiled and is under detention in South Africa. In a recent teleconference with the members of the UN Security Council, Machar himself cleared any doubt whether or not he has been exiled and detained in that beacon of self-determination and black freedom, the Republic of South Africa. Exiling one on account of being a polit...

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National Dialogue of the deaf and blind is a waste of time

The dynamics of the National Dialogue have thrown up interesting social realities. One of these realities is the newly emerging willingness of some intellectual members of the Jieng community to speak out openly. This is a good development because the blanket silence of the Jieng over the horrendous behaviour of their leaders and the regime in Juba is fueling ha...

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Ministers Lomoro & Makuei decry corruption and lack of confidence in Kiir’s leadership: REALLY???

Two senior South Sudanese ministers and longest serving favorites who have been the staunchest supporters of the president in the government surprisingly have decried high levels of corruption, poor governance and loss of public trust in President Salva Kiir's administration. Really!! Is there any shred of credibility in the talk? As some of the greatest beneficiar...

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Judiciary of South Sudan: A Paralyzed and Dysfunctional Third of Arm of Government

In most of my preceding articles on the state of the Judiciary of South Sudan, on how best this great institution can function effectively, efficiently and independently from the other arms of the government, I have had a number of cocktail ideas inadvertently swarming in my mind on how best I can contribute as a law abiding citizen of this country on the quest for an...

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By: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, MAY/03/2017, SSN; South Sudan has arrived at a point where SOMETHING HAS TO HAPPEN But what that something shouldn’t be, is VIOLENT. Changing governments through violence h...

By: Tong Kot Kuocnin, LLB (Juba), LLM (Nairobi), Specialist in Law, Governance & Democracy University of Nairobi, Kenya, APR/27/2017, SSN; In the previous article I authored titled 'The Nation Needs ...

By: Samuel Atabi, South Sudanese, APR/27/2017, SSN; In the last few weeks, discerning South Sudanese have detected a slight movement of the needle in the attitudes of the international community towards...

From: NEWVISION, Kampala, APR/20/2017, SSN; YUMBE - Ugandan motorbike taxi driver Sadiq Agotre grumbles as he waits for a rare client among thousands of South Sudanese refugees hoping to receive food ra...

BY: Santino Aniek, New York, USA, APR/16/2017, SSN; I have lived for almost 40 years; I remember the war between South Sudanese and Khartoum regime, the humiliation and the shameless rebellion of 1991, ...

By: JULIUS BARIGABA, TheEastAfrican, APR/15/2017, SSN; The South Sudanese government is signing deals with suspected wheelerdealers, some of whom may be out to take advantage of Juba’s financial crisi...

APR/11/2017, SSN; Announcement by the Government of Wau Federal State in Opposition. Government of Wau Federal State in Opposition would like to express its concern about the appalling situation in t...

THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT (NDM), APR/10/2017; Press Release: The National Democratic Movement (NDM) condemns in the strongest terms the on-going killing and maiming of innocent civilians in Wau ...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, APR/04/2017, SSN; In South Sudan, the system is rotten to the core. Corruption has eaten up everything. Money is the language of the day and no one thinks abou...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, MAR/29/2017, SSN; Ruweng State deserved good governance, therefore he should be reaffirmed. However, I was terribly shocked and disappointed to find out that ...

National Salvation Front (NAS) United Kingdom Date: 26th March 2017; Response to JCE’s press release of 21st March 2017 in respect of General Thomas Cirilo Swaka The JCE’s letter strives to dep...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, MAR/15/2017, SSN; The culmination of events signified by the diverse resignations of military officers, collapse of the economy, raging famine, and an intensifying resistance to Presiden...

President Salva Kiir has prayed for forgiveness for what he describes as sins he may have committed while exercising his duty as the Head of state. President Kiir also called for redemption of the people o...

BY: George Clooney and John Prendergast, Washington Post, MAR/09/2017, SSN; Official, U.N.-declared famines are a rare phenomenon. The last one worldwide was six years ago, in Somalia. Famines are decla...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, MAR/07/2017, SSN; In most cases, majority of South Sudanese are being ruled by fear simply because if one comes out openly to say the truth then he or she is b...