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No Deal is better than a bad deal: The IGAD-Plus Peace Agreement

I had the opportunity of reading through the Proposed Compromise Agreement On The Resolution Of The Conflict In The Republic Of South Sudan. This document as many of you know is the basis for negotiation to reach a peaceful settlement of the conflict. It has been endorsed unanimously by IGAD-PLUS partners after the consultation that took place in Addis Ababa betwe...

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No viable compromise in the IGAD-Plus proposed ‘Compromised Peace Agreement’

The efforts for peace in South Sudan and the international community shall always never skip a mention. Even as people criticize IGAD, TROIKA or the negotiating teams, it’s good to appreciate their commitment to bringing peace in South Sudan. That makes stronger our belief in being members of the family of nations of Africa and the world. But despite the efforts ...

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Unrealistic hopes, Pres. Obama’s Visit won’t bring Peace to South Sudan

Hope is an “expectation of positive outcome, with confidence and to cherish a desire with anticipation." Thus is the mindset that my people have about President Obama’s visit to the continent of Africa, East Africa in particular. They say President Barack Hussien Obama’s visit to East Africa is a positive step and a hope in progress to achieving peace in Sou...

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deadinyambio

SPLA Chief of Staff, Malong, orders ‘shoot to kill’ in Yambio

A deadly clash erupted yesterday morning between local youths of Western Equatoria State and SPLA army identified as recent trainees of the Dinka-only militia Mathiang Anyor in Birisi Boma of WES. This came after South Sudanese army (SPLA) chief of general staff, General Paul Malong Awan, had given orders, instructing government soldiers in Western Equatoria state ...

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BY: Dr. Peter Kopling, MAY/19/2015, SSN; In response to the well-received article by Simon Kur published in SouthSudannation.com, Southsudanliberty.com as well as Nyamile.com, a reader on Southsudannati...

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BY: ALHAG PAUL, MAY/05/2015, SSN; By virtue of my membership of an Equatoria internet forum I came across an article authored by Mr Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi titled ‘South Sudan needs fresh start with...