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Riek & Kiir- Two sides of same coin: Failure, incompetence & tribonationalism

Let’s not kid ourselves! South Sudan is a completely tribalized country. We can pretend that only a given section of the society is the problem but history will soon show that the sooner we acknowledge it and find a way to get rid of it or reduce it the better things will be for all of us. President Kiir Mayardit has ushered in a culture of dirty nepotism and Ji...

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To Bishops Lukudu & Santo: Please stop the desecretion of the Catholic Church by Kiir & Igga

Whilst the nation profusely bleeds and people keep dying daily, the Holy Catholic Church in Juba seems to be in some spiritual and moral confusion by inexcusably perpetuating its insensitive policy of allowing the two habitual 'sinners' in the forms of president Kiir and his vice Wani Igga to continuously desecrate the Holy Catholic Church. Every Sunday and on othe...

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Federalism is unsuitable in South Sudan

The Rep. of South Sudan is filled to the brim with different tribal groups. Each and every group want its tribal interest met by the government. This has often caused conflicts and violence. In recent weeks or months, both rebels led by the sacked vice president Riek Machar and the Equatorians' politicians have equally called for federalism, although it remains lar...

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A Failed State: Is it a true description of Lakes State?

In this article, I will explain why I consider Lakes State to be a failed States in South Sudan. In Lakes for instance, people have completely lost trust in the government as Lakes State authorities have turned the state into a scavenges’ ground for wealth, which further turns the condition of employment akin to that of slavery and forced labour. When greed, ill...

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BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, JUL/06/2014, SSN; This thing called the SPLM is a curse to South Sudan. Built on contradictions in 1983, it frequently implodes violently and morphs into different SPLM fac...

BY: Chuol C. Puoch, JUL/01/2014, SSN; Greater Equatoria lies in the southern part of the Country and is made up of many different small ethnicities divided into the three states of Western, Central and ...

BY: Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, JUL/01/2014, SSN; Federal states have been in existence for the last two hundred years. Although there was no explicit mention of federation, it was in the Juba Conference 1947...

BY: Dr Peter Kopling MD, South Sudan, JUN/29/2014, SSN; The formulas to peaceful coexistence among all tribes in South Sudan already exist. The formulas for bloodshed and destructive coexistence between...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, JUN/29/2014, SSN; Most of us in South Sudan are not independent thinkers even when we pretend we are! Some South Sudanese writers and thinkers in Southern States of the count...

BY: MARGARET AKULIA, CANADA, JUN/27/2014, SSN; Failing to achieve peace in South Sudan after more than six months when the issues are so clear-cut is incompetence. Allowing a foolish, self-absorbed and ...

By: Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, JUN/22/2014, SSN; A debate on any topic of interest should be seen as a way of increasing understanding for an informed decision. The debate may clear some ignorance about the ...

JUN/17/2014, SSN; EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: Absolutely, the calling of president Salva Kiir 'stupid' signifies the obvious political and diplomatic frustration by IGAD's Secretary-general, Mahboub Maalim, esp...

BY: J. Omunu, SOUTH SUDAN, JUN/15/2014, SSN; Let me dive in straight to the topic. Many would agree with me that the Republic of South Sudan is a one-party state with the political power vested in the c...

By: John Bith Aliap, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA, JUN/12/2014, SSN; The Rep. of S. Sudan – which is the youngest nation on earth - has been gripped by unimaginable crisis, a situation that sends think tanks,...

Quote “Those who opposed to the idea of Federalism will and cannot not be allowed to deny Equatorians their call for Federalism” Clement Wani Konga, Governor, CES. By: Bol Khan Rom, SOUTH SUDAN, JUN...

BY: Dr. Sindani Sebit, South Sudan, JUN/09/2014, SSN; Introduction Since the events of 15-16 December 2013 in Juba and subsequent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan, South Sudanese have been grappling...

BY: Agok Takpiny, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, JUN/09/2014, SSN; “You make better progress with a task if you don’t try to do it too quickly” I have no firsthand source of information from the peace t...

By: Jacob K. Lupai, JUN/09/2014, SSN; The debate on federalism will never go away so easily. This is because the proponents and opponents of federalism seem to believe strongly that they have convincing...

June 1st, 2014 Comrade Salva Kiir Mayardit Chairman of the National Liberation Council Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Juba Thro’ Comrade Dr. Anne Itto SPLM Secretary General (a. i.); ...