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Will Juba Government salvage Kenya’s Oil pipeline dream?

IN SUMMARY: The EastAfrican has learnt that South Sudan may not be keen on the pipeline deal with Kenya, instead choosing to play its cards safe as it awaits two technical committee reports. Gabriel Garang Mayik, a Juba-based economist, said that South Sudan currently has no funds to push for a pipeline, so it would avoid any talk of new construction. Kenya’s Ene...

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Return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba and the Next Political Move

After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 months of the overdue transitional period, finally the most wanted militarized politician arrived in Juba and took oath of office on Tuesday, 26th April 2016. Now the politics of Pagak-to-Jub...

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Riak Machar lives as South Sudan’s greatest tragedy

After fearfully skipping several trips to Juba, Machar finally hit the highly militarist Juba International Airport Tuesday, April 26, in the afternoon. He was then rushed to J1 presidential palace, with a sheen of sweat covering every inch of his body and hurriedly sworn in as Kiir's First Vice President. As he now sips tea in his rebels’ capital Jebel Kujur, ...

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CTSAMM to Observe Security Ahead of the Formation of TGoNU in Juba

Following the JMEC (Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission)’s announcement that Dr Machar, the FVP designate will arrive on the 12th April, 2016. But the SPLM/A-IO (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/ Army-In Opposition) leader decided to postpone it indefinitely, even his own date set as 18th April, due to the intention of bringing more troops and additional...

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By: John Bith Aliap - Australia, APR/13/2016, SSN; The Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan also referred to as ARCISS, agreed in August 2015 in the Ethiopian capital ...

BY: J. Nguen, CANADA, APR/10/2016, SSN; Warmongering is one thing but telling nothing but the truth is another. This piece is one of the truth-telling political commentaries on South Sudan’s political...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, APR/08/2016, SSN; It seems like the Lincolnian government of the people by the people and for the people is in obsolescence. And nowhere is this obsolescence true than in South Sud...

BY: Dr. LAKO Jada KWAJOK, MAR/26/2016, SSN; Gwu'duge is a village near Juba on the eastern bank of the Nile (Supiri). It's the centre of the current unrest around Juba in the aftermath of the land grabb...

BY: ELHAG Paul, FEB/27/2015, SSN; The destruction of the fabric of Equatoria’s society by the Jieng through routine herding of cattle into established settlements to cause disruptions in life style fo...

By Tong Kot Kuocnin, LLB, LLM, Advocate, FEB/19/2016, SSN; After eight years of president Kiir's and Dr. Machar's presidency, an unexpected political storm swept through the government of the Republic o...

By Joseph Oduha, TheEastAfrican, posted Tuesday/16/2016; According to reports, President Kiir is expected to announce a government of 16 ministers, including two former detainees and two additional ones...

By John Gachie, TheEastAfrican, Saturday, Feb/13/2016, SSN; IN SUMMARY: What political vehicle of mobilisation will the two men have for what will undoubtedly be the most hotly contested political showd...

"Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies." – President J.F. Kennedy. By Dr. James Okuk, PhD, JUBA, FEB/12/2016, S...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, Feb/09/2016, SSN; Why is the chairman of Joint the Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), President Festus Mogae not exercising his powers to veto the Establishment Order of Presid...

By James Okuk, PhD, FEB/3/2016, SSN; The Auxiliary Bishop Santo Loku Pio (born in 1969) of Juba Archdiocese has been consistent in his stance on faith and reason in the context of South Sudan. We should...

JAN/26/2016, SSN; A panel of investigators for South Sudan has asked the UN Security Council to blacklist “high-level decision makers responsible for the actions and policies that threaten the peace, ...

Editorial Analysis: JAN/23/2016, SSN; Watching the Norwegian Ambassador in Juba, Ms. Tone Tinnes, participating in an undeserving demonstration of her country's inappropriate so-called 'development aid'...

By: Malek Cook-Dwach, JAN/20/2016, SSN; The compromise peace agreement of South Sudan which was signed under international pressures reluctantly with a lot of reservations between the warring parties SP...

BY: Dr. LAKO Jada Kwajok, Jan/19/2016, SSN; Two important things among others need consideration when someone decides to acquire a piece of land for the purpose of building a home. Top of the list is t...