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Towards SPLM unification, again? What a tragedy for South Sudan

As president Kiir and arch-rival Machar met face to face to initial yet another futile agreement deal on October 20th, 2014, at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge outside Arusha, Tanzania, the day will stand out as an inauspicious and unpropitious day in the political evolution of South Sudan nation as specifically pertaining to the political behavioral evolution of our so-c...

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The entire SPLM leadership owns up to human rights abuses & crimes against humanity

The cat is out of the bag. At least the Tanzanians have made it to jump out of the bag straight to our eyes and ears. No one can any longer deny it whether now or in future. The world has also heard it. The African Union must have taken heed of it while the ICC prosecutors should be happy and excited that they will no longer delve deep in investigating the heinous...

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Federal government: A great big zero for South Sudanese!

We must owe to know that our problem in South Sudan is ‘nothing’ related to the governance. It’s the people who are politically and socially puzzled. Everyone has been obliged to learn from experience, lest he/she might have had been mistaking the alligator for a crocodile. South Sudan is not like post-colonial states in Africa where political powers were e...

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Upper Nile diary: Atrocities, federalism & the Shilluk

Even in a war of rapidly fluctuating military fortunes, Malakal stands out: the capital of Upper Nile state changed hands six times between December and March. And even in a war characterised by massive atrocities, Malakal has been hit particularly hard: the number of civilians killed by both sides may never be known, but it is clear that patients were shot in their h...

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By: Deng M. Koch, South Sudan, OCT/03/2014, SSN; An Open Letter to the people of Lakes state: Dear my people of Lakes state, first before I bring your attention into the heart of my message, kindly...

By: Stephen Kong, South Sudan, OCT/02/2014, SSN; James Gathoth Mai. The invisible Judas is worse than Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus Christ. According to Matthew 27:5-8 when Judas realized his crime ...

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS, OCT/01/2014, SSN; Clearly, whilst millions of South Sudanese citizens are perpetually and painfully languishing in despair, hunger and insecurity, the so-called stake-holders at the ...

BY: AGOK TAKPING, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, SEP/25/2014, SSN; The minister of labour Mr Ngor Kolong Ngor in the government of South Sudan issued a circular last week demanding that NGOs and other private bu...

From: David Aju Kanyara, JUBA, SEP/24/2014, SSN; As the war enters its tenth month, South Sudanese undercover security dogs have caused significant miseries to the ordinary law abiding citizens of this ...

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI, Daily Nation, SEPT/19/2014, SSN; The threat by the Government of South Sudan to expel foreign workers is disappointing but not surprising. Not surprising, because this is the ...

BY: Juma Mabor Marial, JUBA, SEPT/15/2014, SSN; As peace talks in Addis Ababa resumes today Monday, September 15, 2013, the attention will be drawn to transitional arrangement with formation of the tran...

BY: Maciek Gabriel Gum, JUBA, SEP/11/2014, SSN; As the National Assembly is ringing the warning bells of elections, there is high need for President Salva Kiir Mayardit to be concerned. President Kiir...

BY: Kuir Garang, CANADA, SEPT/06/2014, SSN; Federalism is not a bad governance system as long as those leading it have the interest of the country at heart; and as long as the mindset leading it is self...

BY: DENGDIT AYOK, Egypt, SEP/04/2014, SSN; QUOTE: "When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn." Holy Bible, King James Version, (Prover...

BY: Chuol C. Puoch, SOUTH SUDAN, SEP/04/2014, SSN; Voices are coming out that you (Igga) would quit your position again for the second time and to the same person (Dr. Riek). In your recent comment refu...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, USA, AUG/29/2014, SSN; It took South Sudanese more than half a century to attain their independence from the SUDAN. At the course of fighting successive Khartoum based governments,...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/18/2014, SSN; The United Nations protection camps in the middle of government controlled areas in South Sudan are frankly speaking prisons of President Salva Kiir manage...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, AUG/16/2014, SSN; The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) knows by now that South Sudanese warring parties are not going to sign any peace agreement soon unless severe san...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/07/2014, SSN; The layers of disguise worn by Dr Riek Machar from mid December 2013 are peeling off and the true Machar is gradually revealing his character through his o...