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President Salva Kiir declares SPLM/A crimes “a normal process” of creating an ethnic state

Last month on 15th December 2018, the people of South Sudan commemorated the 5th anniversary of the Juba ethnic cleansing of the Nuer people by the Juba regime.  That was a very tragic event that shocked South Sudanese to the core.  No one in their wildest of dreams ever thought or expected that a South Sudanese government would be able to do such horrific thing...

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First Legal Case against Kiir’s Government for Gang Rape & Sexual Slavery Lodged.

The Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) has lodged the first case against the government of South Sudan led by President Salva Kiir for sexual violence against 30 South Sudanese women and girls by members of the South Sudan army, currently known as the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) and formerly the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Presidential Gu...

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Condemning the recent attack in Bieh State, Lou Nuer area by Taban Deng

Col. Dickson Gatluak Jock , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, JAN/14/2019, SSN; To the victimized community of Lou-Nuer:I am truly heartbroken following the recent attack on the innocent civilians of Lou-Nuer orchestrated by individuals of the political elite within the dictatorial regime of President Salva Kiir in Juba. More than 40 people lost their dear  lives ...

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The new U.S policy toward Africa

  Ambassador John Bolton, the U.S National Security Advisor, delivered a speech on the 13th of December 2018 at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C. outlining the Trump administration's new Africa Strategy. He pointed out the fact that it was achieved two years earlier in comparison to the previous administration that took much longer to come up with a strategy ...

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BY: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala Uganda, DEC/23/2018, SSN; Summary: The claim that rape took place in Bentiu is true as there is no smoke without fire. The government investigation that concluded th...

FROM: Amnesty International, DEC/07/2018, SSN; South Sudan has carried out more executions this year than it has done in any year since gaining independence in 2011, with a child among seven people know...

By: Ngoi Thuech, Dodoma, Tanzania, NOV/05/2018, SSN; South Sudanese don't know how lucky and blessed they're. We've never had a shortage of patriotic leaders even before we became known as South Sud...

By: KEVIN J KELLEY, TheEastAfrican, OCT/16/2018, SSN; South Sudanese soldiers are responsible for most of the killings and rapes of children carried out in the country, the United Nations said on Monday...

From Radio Tamazuj & Other sources, OCT/12/2018, SSN; Latest Development, OCT/15/2018, Nairobi, Kenya: South Sudan politician Paul Malong denies he embezzled millions of dollars in war-torn country. Sou...

From: AFP, SEP/26/2018, SSN; South Sudan's civil war has caused the deaths of at least 382,900 people -- far higher than previous estimates and more than the conflict in Syria, according to a new study....

By John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Enough Project • enoughproject.org, September/20/2018, SSN; Peace remains elusive in South Sudan. The latest in a line of peace deals – this one signed on Se...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept/19/2018; On 16 September 2018, a group of leaders within SSOA who signed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS), issued a press ...

BY: John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Daily Beast, SEP/12/2018, SSN; Wednesday’s agreement is at its heart simply a crass division of the spoils between the rival factions with the biggest guns wh...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, Poet & Author, Ph.D. Candidate, Toronto, SEPT/10/2018, SSN; There is no question that South Sudan will take time to get used to civil societies expressing strong positions in sociop...

BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudanese, SEP/06/2018, SSN; At the beginning of this month, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed was reported saying the following, I quote: "Any South Sudanese un...

BY: Sabrino Majok Majok, State Secretary General, Government of Aweil East State—Wanyjok, SEPT/04/2018, SSN; Brother Garang Malong Awan, I am writing this message in regards to your series of Facebook...

BY: Santino Aniek, Upper New York, USA, SEPT/01/2018, SSN; Now what is it in Khartoum Peace Agreement that most worries so many South Sudanese people? Recognizably any list in Khartoum Peace Agreement w...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, AUG/19/2018, SSN; 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...

By: FRED OLUOCH, THE EAST AFRICAN, AUG/14/2018, SSN; That is the question most observers are asking, as the key partners appear to have been forced by regional and international leaders to sign the deal...