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Freeze assets of these warlords to bring peace to South Sudan

In Summary: **Kenyan companies and individuals have also been benefiting from the conflict in South Sudan because Nairobi is the preferred residence of many South Sudanese warlords. **President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar and top military officers in the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army and South Sudan’s armed forces own or rent luxurious homes...

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Where next for Machar: Ethiopia closes door on him & Khartoum wants him gone?

IN SUMMARY: Dr Machar — who is currently in Khartoum after fleeing Juba on July 11— has been denied asylum in Ethiopia where he had hoped to take refuge after completing treatment in the Sudanese capital. In Khartoum, Machar has been restricted from engaging in political activities, with Sudan saying he is only welcomed on “humanitarian” grounds. In Jub...

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South Sudan Army (SPLA) Politics of disrespect for their dead members

Revering the dead is a culture of humanity. It is done in different parts of the world and by different communities. In Traditional American Indian burial prayer, for instance, the respect of the dead is shown in the way they are talked to as if they are alive. The dead are part and parcel of the living community members and they must be respected. In Traditional ...

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The Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) 2015 Master Plan: Dinka Development Plan for 200 years!

After studying the different regions and peoples of South Sudan to find out what the different tribes think and do, here is the feedback from fellow Jieng who work in different regions of South Sudan. On how ready they are to advise on how best the Jieng can rule South Sudan as per the Dinka culture. Here below is our advice: First, the Jieng were mistreated by ...

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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 ...

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, ...

By John Adoor Deng, Australia, JUL/27/2016, SSN; Having read through the lines, in and out, about the current conflict in South Sudan, I have come to the conclusion that at least the best way out of thi...

BY: ELHAJ Paul, JUL/20/2016, SSN; The implosion of SPLM/A with its factions in Juba from 7th July 2016 to 11th July 2016, was not an unexpected thing. That it would happen was not a matter of if, but w...

By: Bol Khan, JUL/18/2016, SSN; The pre-plan designed by Jieng Council of Elders' leadership in Juba was to arrest Dr. Riek Machar on Friday 8th July 2016 at J1, harm/murder him and then celebrate his ...

BY: Dr. Lako JADA KWAJOK, UK, JUL/16/2016, SSN; To many South Sudanese, the 9th of July each year is a day for joy and magnificent celebrations all over the country. There is nothing unusual about such...

BY: Malith Kur, Canada, JUL/15/2016, SSN; The events of the last few days in South Sudan call for some reflections on the contributions of those who are now active on the political scene and have been i...

By James Okuk, PhD., JUBA, JUL/12/2016, SSN; Thank God that some of us are still alive and are able to communicate from Juba today after being confined in a prison-like and imposed hunger situation sinc...

By: Justin Ambago Ramba, UK, JUL/12/2016, SSN; Even by South Sudan’s own standards, the people remain baffled by their President’s weird decision to choose a return to war as a celebratory gift for ...

BY: Malith Kur, London, Ontario, Canada, JUL/09/2016, SSN; The clashes that have occurred in Juba this week have not come as a surprise to most South Sudanese. It was a matter of time before those clash...