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Differences emerge as People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) rejects latest proposal

Mindful that Sudan Government’s mediation in Khartoum has repeatedly and persistently insisted on presenting its proposal for a bloated government as a purported agreement by all parties on “Outstanding Issues of Governance”, and with Salva Kiir as the President of a proposed revitalized TGONU based on ARCSS 2015, PDM would like to take this opportunity to inform...

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Position of Chiefs from Equatoria Region on the on-going Peace Talks in Khartoum, Sudan

We, the chiefs of Equatoria Region in Uganda deliberated on the relevence of the recently signed 'Khartoum Declaration of Agreement' and we would like to bring your attention to our position if a lasting peace is to prevail in South Sudan. 1) IGAD mediation team, AU and Troika countries that are trying to help in bringing peace to South Sudan should address the roo...

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We’ve to start preaching the culture of Openness and Tolerance

First and foremost, I am thanking Salva Kiir for having swallowed his ego and pride in accepting Riek Machar and other opposition political alliances into the fold of South Sudanese politics. South Sudan, as a nation, would make no progress when our people are stuck in the vengeful mindset of the past. Our past should only act as a memorial cautionary tale by whic...

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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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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...

QUOTE: "Committing mistakes is something human and sometimes inevitable. However, not learning from mistakes may suggest that something is fundamentally amiss because it subjects the individual, group, cou...

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...

By Tong Kot Kuocnin, LLB (Juba), LLM (Nairobi) MAY/21/2018, SSN; I. Introduction Since the establishment of the government of Southern Sudan in 2005 following the signing of the Comprehensive Pea...

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...

BY: Bol Khan, SOUTH SUDAN, MAY/15/2018, SSN; Should the South Sudanese people continue celebrating the official date of SPLM/A foundation on 16th May of 1983 every year, even after the independence of S...

By AFP, Today, MAY, 07/2018, SSN, In Summary: In the years since millions have been uprooted, triggering a regional refugee crisis, and millions more have been pushed to the brink of starvation, while ...

By: Duop Chak Wuol, South Sudan, APR/29/2018, SSN; One of the main reasons the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was formed was to maintain peace in the East African region. In its missi...

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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...