Featured 22 May 2018

Pres. Kiir’s cunning strategy only prolongs the conflict

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 waits for the right time to obliterate his political rivals. His supposed recent quest for peace through the reunification of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) appears more like a cunnin...

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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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ARCSS & its Institutional and Judicial Reforms Agenda: Achievements and Failures

I. Introduction Since the establishment of the government of Southern Sudan in 2005 following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, South Sudan failed to embark on extensive judicial reforms with a rigorous process of impartial and non-partisan appointment of the Chief Justice, justices, judges and other judicial officers where applicants should have b...

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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 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...

From multiple sources, APR/24/2018, SSN; The Vice President of the failed government in Juba has accused religious leaders of inciting churchgoers against the government, spreading violence and hate mes...

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...

By FRED OLUOCH, THE EASTAFRICAN, APR/08/2018, SSN; Egyptian politicians are said to be lobbying their government to negotiate with Pres. Kiir's government in Juba to resume the digging of the controvers...

BY: DANIEL JUOL NHOMNGEK, KAMPALA, UGANDA, APR/05/2018, SSN; When the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, made remarks at the Consultative Meeting on South Sudan with UN, IGAD and...

By: Ibrahim Juma, South Sudan, MAR/28/2018, SSN; It is an indisputable fact that the current crisis we are in, came from power hungry politicians who'd and still put their interests first rather than t...

QUOTE: “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt. BY: Reuben G. Panchol,Former Red Army fighter, MAR/24?2018, SSN; The objective of the article is t...

Press Statement, Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson, Washington, DC, March 21, 2018; Today, the United States is taking action against these fifteen South Sudanese oil-related entities (published b...

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...

By Duop Chak Wuol, FEB/22/2018, SSN; Sometimes it is better to immerse yourself in other’s experiences to get an understanding of your own imagination. It is not rational to conclude that what you ima...

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: ELHAG Paul, South Sudan, FEB/05/2018, SSN; The second part of revitalisation forum kicks off on 5th February 2018 with the opposition as usual in this kind of forum on South Sudan under Internationa...