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No Agreement- Only patriotic sons & daughters can save South Sudan from itself and neighbours

Introductory remarks: The IGAD mediation (2014-2018) like the Round Table Conference on the problem of southern Sudan (1965) produced a dead rat in the name of agreement on the resolution of conflict in the republic of South Sudan (ARCISS). Like the resolutions of the Round Table Conference, the parties did not implement ARCISS to its letter and spirit. Preside...

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Culture of Revenge Destroys: A Call for Political Tolerance across South Sudan

"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." Martin Luther King proclaimed. Having just concluded the SPLM/SPLA's historic Day-May 16, I'd like to encourage South Sudanese to reconnect with their past, recall the many wars they fought against the colonial power...

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Historical Hints on Survival and Collapse Governments: Lessons for South Sudan and IGAD-Led HLRF

I - WHAT SHOULD BE AT STAKE FOR SOUTH SUDAN IN THE HLRF? All the above quoted political wisdom should serve as reminders for finalizing the High-Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF) without further delays. The conscience of stakeholders of the de facto Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU)—whose term of office ended in April 2018—and the loosed opposit...

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A final fake peace and security mediated by IGAD Plus in South Sudan’s conflict

South Sudan people are seeking a sustainable peace in the country. In fact, it has been revealed recently that the European Commission Tourist Office advisers warned their citizens about security in Eastern Africa region, such as South Sudan, Kenya and Somalia. And recently Sou...

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FROM: Dr. George P. Imurro & Peter G. Kuel, Political Activists, APR/16/2018, SSN; Dear, Pres. Donald Trump and the US Congress: We, the undersigned representatives of South Sudane...

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South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) By: Peter Adwok Nyaba, MAR/05/2018, SSN; On 1st March 2018, the eight-member South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) released a press statement on the launch of...

By Joseph Oreste Odhok, South Sudan, FEB/27/2018, SSN; The failure of the opposition groups and the government to reach an agreement at the second round of "High Level Revitalization Forum" has dashed t...

By: Taban Abel Aguek, Member of Parliament, FEB/22/2018, SSN; As talks on the Revitalization of the Peace Agreement continue in Addis Ababa (which has collapsed), many suggestions are being put forth on...

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BY: Mark Deng, a Law Ph.D Candidate, Univ. of Queensland, Australia, FEB/20/2018, SSN; The Trump administration has recently announced an arms ban on South Sudan as a response to the seemingly intractab...

By: J. Nguen, Commentator, analyst & advocate, FEB/14/2018, SSN; The question today isn't whether the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS) be revived or no...