Featured 29 April 2017

South Sudan as the Jieng State in the Image of Salva Kiir

After half a century of armed struggle by successive generations of our people, the Republic of South Sudan was founded with optimistic and euphoric celebration on July 9, 2011. The flag of the nascent nation was hoisted with tearful hysteria. It was like daydreaming, but in real life, we became a sovereign geopolitical entity under the international law. The new ...

Politics

African Union: Which AU??…. Do not be vague, take them to The Hague

In the last few weeks, discerning South Sudanese have detected a slight movement of the needle in the attitudes of the international community towards the government’s violence against its own citizens in their country. First, the Rt. Hon. Priti Patel, the UK Secretary for International Development, called the scorched-earth campaigns of the Kiir’s regime, wit...

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Crisis of the Judiciary of South Sudan: A Leadership Problem NOT Lack of Resources

In the previous article I authored titled 'The Nation Needs a New Face in the Judiciary NOT Justice Chan Reec Anymore,' and another piece titled, 'Why Too Many Judges and Justices are discontented with Chief Justice Chan Reec’s Leadership in the Judiciary?' I explored hitherto issues that, if the judiciary of South Sudan could indeed position itself in its rightful...

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South Sudan: New Spate of Ethnic Killings by Kiir’s government

Urgent Need for Justice; UN Should Increase Patrols in Wau: Government soldiers and allied militias deliberately killed at least 16 civilians in South Sudan’s western town of Wau on April 10, 2017, in what appears to be an act of collective punishment, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were against people presumed to support the opposition because of their...

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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: 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 ...

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...

MAR/06/2017, SSN; Finally, weeks after abandoning the Kiir's regime and going into the bush, the highly trained officer and veteran of the liberation war, General Thomas cirillo has announced the format...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala Uganda, MAR/03/2017, SSN; Before I delve into this discussion, I'd like first to state one of the Seven Social Sins from a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in ...

By: Chap Phan, Masters in Economics, Business Analysts, MAR/03/20117, SSN; Many people, including myself, have expressed concerns many times for Juba regime’s inability to bring peace and show leaders...

From Al Jazeera TV, FEB/26/2017, SSN; South Sudanese politician Rebecca Garang, widow of SPLM founder John Garang, tells Upfront on Al Jazeera: • President Kiir has caused a "man-made famine" • "...

By STAR REPORTER @thestarkenya, FEB/25/2017, SSN; Ecobank yesterday denied any involvement in the Sh1.03 billion (10 million dollars) transferred from South Sudan by a former government official, and wh...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, FEB/21/2017, SSN; Sometimes when I see injustice being done against any South Sudanese, I forget my life because injustice is not a friend to anyone. This is b...

Press Release, SSDF, FEB/19/2017, SSN; The resignation of Lt. General Thomas Cirillo Swaka (Mogga Lo Cirillo), the SPLA Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, sent shock waves in all directions. The news ...

Feb/14/2017, SSN; In the latest hysterical reaction to the bold and spectacular resignation of Lt.General Thomas Cirillo from the SPLA 'tribal' army, President Salva Kiir, in a top secret meeting with s...