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Igad accepts Riek Machar’s ouster as South Sudan vice president

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) said on Friday that it is up to the South Sudanese government to decide whether Dr Riek Machar should be reinstated as the country's first vice president. That decision would be “naturally accommodated by Igad,” Sharon Kuku, a spokeswoman for the eight-nation grouping of East African states, said in an email...

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No Better or Bitter Enemy than a Man who killed one’s son and jubilant to kill the father too!

Today is 28 of August; a day in 1991 of which “self determination” for the people of South Sudan was emboldened and declared as the centerpiece and supreme objective of the liberation struggle in the Sudan. There is no better time than acknowledging the objective achieved. Thanks to the SPLM/SPLA’s brave and able “Political–Military High Command” officers,...

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The South Sudan, too many questions being asked

There have been a lot of talks of and about South Sudan since its inception as the world’s newest nation. At first it had a lot of positive attributes to the extent that in the international airport of Toronto, Canada, there is a piece that says ‘business with South Sudan is soon becoming not an exception but the norm.’ People arriving at Pearson Internat...

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UN Proposal to send 4000 troops to S.S. without consent is violation of sovereignty & aggression international law

The relationship between states or nations is founded on respect of national sovereignty. Sovereignty according to the Black’s Law Dictionary is the supreme, absolute, and uncontrollable power by which independent state is governed. In sovereign state, there is supreme political authority like parliament. In that respect, sovereignty is represented by paramount c...

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, AUG/06/2016, (Various sources); Newly-appointed South Sudan First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, who led South Sudan government delegation to the summit known as Igad-Plus in Addi...

AUG/01/2016, RadioTamazuj & other sources, SSN; Dr Lam Akol Ajawin, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security in the South Sudanese cabinet, has resigned his position saying that “there is no more pea...

By John Adoor Deng, Australia, JUL/27/2016, SSN; Having read through the lines, in and out, about the current conflict in South Sudan, I have come to the conclusion that at least the best way out of thi...

BY: ELHAJ Paul, JUL/20/2016, SSN; The implosion of SPLM/A with its factions in Juba from 7th July 2016 to 11th July 2016, was not an unexpected thing. That it would happen was not a matter of if, but w...

By: Bol Khan, JUL/18/2016, SSN; The pre-plan designed by Jieng Council of Elders' leadership in Juba was to arrest Dr. Riek Machar on Friday 8th July 2016 at J1, harm/murder him and then celebrate his ...

BY: Dr. Lako JADA KWAJOK, UK, JUL/16/2016, SSN; To many South Sudanese, the 9th of July each year is a day for joy and magnificent celebrations all over the country. There is nothing unusual about such...

BY: Malith Kur, Canada, JUL/15/2016, SSN; The events of the last few days in South Sudan call for some reflections on the contributions of those who are now active on the political scene and have been i...

By James Okuk, PhD., JUBA, JUL/12/2016, SSN; Thank God that some of us are still alive and are able to communicate from Juba today after being confined in a prison-like and imposed hunger situation sinc...

By: Justin Ambago Ramba, UK, JUL/12/2016, SSN; Even by South Sudan’s own standards, the people remain baffled by their President’s weird decision to choose a return to war as a celebratory gift for ...

BY: Malith Kur, London, Ontario, Canada, JUL/09/2016, SSN; The clashes that have occurred in Juba this week have not come as a surprise to most South Sudanese. It was a matter of time before those clash...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Law Development Centre, Kampala Uganda, JUL/07/2016, SSN; Vulnerable people of South Sudan are reported to be eating human flesh while in reality the government officials or pu...

BY: Ocholamero Otir Bure OROTO, JUN/29/2016, SSN Attention: His Excellency, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, President of the Republic of South Sudan. His Excellency, Dr. Riek Machar, Vice President of the Rep...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, JUN/21/2016, SSN; The alleged joint letter by the President and the First Vice President that was published by the New York Times couldn't have come at a better time. It provid...

Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, MAY/29/2016, SSN; Since the announcement of the presidential establishment order for the creation of 28 new states, the regime and its supporters have maintained the assertion t...

EDITORIAL, MAY/23/2016, SSN; To call this new Kiir-Machar government as being made up of former "enemies" is an understatement. Without any doubt, this is still the same SPLM 'comrades' government made ...