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LATEST: UN Rights experts fear intense fighting in South Sudan as “the nation is crumbling”

UN human rights experts on a fact-finding mission to South Sudan warned Wednesday, November 30, 2016, of an escalation in ethnic violence in the war-torn country. "Many expect intensified fighting now that the dry season is setting in," said Yasmin Sooka of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan. Sooka was speaking to the press in the capital Juba at t...

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The SSDF VISION for Equatoria and South Sudan

The struggle for an independent South Sudan was pioneered by the Equatorians as evidenced by the Torit Mutiny on 18 August 1955. Subsequently, the struggle took the shape of a full-blown liberation movement under the leadership of Fr Saturnino Ohure, Aggrey Jadden, Joseph Oduho, Gordon Mortat and Joseph Lagu. Then the South Sudanese were seemingly one people united a...

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Land grabbing blamed for ethnic tensions in South Sudan– Latest

Rampant land grabbing is fuelling ethnic strife in South Sudan’s Equatoria State, an official has said. The National Land Commission Coordinator, Mr Butrus Apollo, said in Juba Tuesday that the situation could turn tragic if not addressed. Mr Apollo said some disgruntled politicians were using the land grabbing issue to foment turmoil as they pursued their per...

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Dialogue and compromise can secure the future of South Sudan

Southern Sudan is in turmoil. The situation is so bad that there is fear of genocide in the country. Political conflicts are no longer being managed peacefully. In fact, the Southern Sudanese may be compelled to accept chaos as a daily life experience with death as a fate that can befall anybody. It is obviously a Hobbesian state of nature that was once only exp...

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BY: Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba, OCT/29/2016, SSN; “Tell no lies … Claim no easy victories.” Amilcar Cabral Josef Goebbels, the Nazi propagandist, famed for turning a lie into truth through rep...

By: Luka Geng Geng, lukageng@gmail.com, University Campus, Wau, OCT/14/2016, SSN; Mr. President, With deepest frustration as I pen you this letter, I'd like to begin at the outset by sending my heart...

BY: Peter Adwok Nyaba , South Sudan, OCT/06/2016, SSN; Oppression is as old as humanity. Like slavery in human history, oppression is historically not peculiar to a particular race or skin complexion. H...

RADIO TAMAZUJ-JUBA, SEP/27/2016, SSN; A top Roman Catholic bishop in South Sudan has decried the cause of war in the country, asserting that carelessness brings curse and suffering to the people. Santo...

BY: JUDAH ARI GROSS, SEP/23/2016, The Times of Israel's military correspondent; Human rights attorney Eitay Mack presented arguments to Israel’s High Court of the Justice on Wednesday against the ...

BY: John Adoor Deng, Australia, SEPT/16/2016, SSN; The recent published Sentry Report presented by the Coalition of Independent Organisations, on the war related corruptions allegation has generated a c...

From The Editor and other media reports, SEP/13/2016; After nearly two years of following the money underwriting South Sudan's war economy, The Sentry of George Clooney, John Prendergast and Don Cheadl...

By: Biel Boutros Biel, SEPT/09/2016, SSN; South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation has been going through a brutal civil war waged by former ‘liberation-comrades-turned-enemies.’ Former Vice-pres...

QUOTE: "The challenge now is to make sure that a piece of paper becomes operationalized," UN head of delegation, Samantha Power, told reporters after meeting Kiir. "Now we have to turn it into steps to imp...

Dr. Peter J. Kopling, MD, Juba, AUG/30/2016, SSN; The deceit coming out of Juba is beyond belief. Flurries of abominable statements made from Juba have been enough to fool even the supposedly seasoned a...

By KEVIN J. KELLEY, New York, TheEastAfrican, AUG/27/2016, SSN; The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) said on Friday that it is up to the South Sudanese government to decide whether Dr R...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, AUG/11/2016, SSN; Dr. Riek Machar, having been forced out violently from the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGONU), has no options left except to resist. But his resistance m...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, AUG/06/2016, (Various sources); Newly-appointed South Sudan First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, who led South Sudan government delegation to the summit known as Igad-Plus in Addi...

AUG/01/2016, RadioTamazuj & other sources, SSN; Dr Lam Akol Ajawin, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security in the South Sudanese cabinet, has resigned his position saying that “there is no more pea...

BY: DR. LAKO Jada KWAJOK, JUL/31/2016, SSN; From the outset, I must admit that this article was initiated by a desire to address some misconceptions that came up in Professor Mahmood Mamdani's article, ...