Featured 21 August 2018

Federalism isn’t the cause of war in South Sudan

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 misleading and nothing could be further from the truth. The whole world knows that the war in South Sudan was the result of a power struggle within the SPLM party between President Kiir and his deputy, the then sacked Vi...

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Change IGAD’s Peace Agreements Model for rewarding Impunity in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir Mayardit will go down in history as one of the worst rulers rewarded for impunity by none other than IGAD in the newly independent country, South Sudan. After a decade in power since 2008 – 2018, his ministers and many generals, Members of Parliament and politicians, as well as many communities in the country rebelled against him and fought batt...

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Gen. Thomas Cirillo: Demand for Federal system and the 10 former states system

Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka, leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS), said the opposition seeks to reduce the power of President Salva Kiir and strengthen institutions in the transitional period. The disaffected army general quit his position in the military last year and formed a rebel group to fight against the government. In an interview with Radio Tamazuj...

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Condemning Kiir’s unlawful arrest of Peter Biar Ajak, now in Juba ‘Blue House’ Den of Lions

I am hereby Appealing to the Kiir's Government of South Sudan to unconditionally free and release the South Sudanese Political Analyst, Peace Activist and a Founder of (SSYLF), Dr. Peter Biar Ajak, who is the PhD Holder from the Harvard University in US. Dr. Biar was part of the 26000 lost boys/girls of South Sudan who were resettled to the Western world in 2001....

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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...

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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...

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BY: James Okuk, PhD, Juba University, MAY/25/2018, SSN, “The polis exists to assure the good life” – Aristotle. “For however strong a ruler may be, he will always have need of the good will of ...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei , USA, MAY/22/2018, SSN; "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." Mar...

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By Duop Chak Wuol, MAY/21/2018, SSN; Salva Kiir likes to preach democracy to confuse people, looks for ways to legitimize his atrocious regime, uses deception to promote his despotism, and calculatingly...

By: Peter Gai Manyuon, Journalist, MAY/17/2018, SSN; As a fact, the 2013 crisis of South Sudan was caused by suspicion of the unknown among the so-called SPLM leaders. The ongoing peace talks or side me...

FROM: Deng Vanang, Spokesperson of FDP/SSAF, Nairobi, MAY/15/2018, SSN; In his interview with one Edward Andrew Ashiek on a live video link from abroad and later published on Nyamilepedia website, Honor...