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Nations are not Built by Whiners

South Sudanese still have, by and large, a very long way to go when it comes to development of a unifying, enduring sense of nationhood or statehood. As things stand now, we are merely a collection of tribal nationalities with conflicting interests. In the past, our only unifying factors were our common struggle against the oppression from Khartoum and the fact t...

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South Sudan: A Country betrayed by our own

The Republic of South Sudan is known for brilliant people, great historians, situated on a very rich geographical location with fertile soil. A country endowed with enormous natural resources such as oil that sell highly in the International markets, probable uranium, gold, diamond and etc. This country has been categorized as among the failing states within its ph...

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Gen. Guet (Elijah Malok) Aleeng passed on because of Shame

As Bor Community bereaved and bid the final farewell to the true legend of our time, our uncle, father, community elder, Gen. Elijah Malok Aleeng Mayen, formerly called (Guet) in the years he grew up at Akeny Kuai’s house from Jalle Payam, a couple of things need be straightened up. Our elder, a towering political figure in Bor, passed on because of shame. Those...

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How Dishonest Peace can be a Noble Peace

I have some additional reasons for paying this well-deserved tribute to the dishonest peace, which is under the construction of diplomatic solution in Addis Ababa. Sadly enough, there is a basic paradox at work here, and I do feel that the rhetoric in the head quarter is taking on a more aggressive manner with the choices to threaten war to continue. It is extrao...

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EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: OCT/21/2014, SSN; As president Kiir and arch-rival Machar met face to face to initial yet another futile agreement deal on October 20th, 2014, at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge outside ...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, OCT/11/2014, SSN: It is over 9 months since President Salva Kiir unleashed his dogs of war, the ‘Dootku Beny,’ on the Nuer and the people of South Sudan killing tens of ...

By: Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, OCT/06/2014, SSN; South Sudan is in crisis that could have been avoided. The crisis has brought untold sufferings to many innocent people, probably more than the sufferings end...

By: Deng M. Koch, South Sudan, OCT/03/2014, SSN; An Open Letter to the people of Lakes state: Dear my people of Lakes state, first before I bring your attention into the heart of my message, kindly...

By: Stephen Kong, South Sudan, OCT/02/2014, SSN; James Gathoth Mai. The invisible Judas is worse than Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus Christ. According to Matthew 27:5-8 when Judas realized his crime ...

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS, OCT/01/2014, SSN; Clearly, whilst millions of South Sudanese citizens are perpetually and painfully languishing in despair, hunger and insecurity, the so-called stake-holders at the ...

BY: AGOK TAKPING, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, SEP/25/2014, SSN; The minister of labour Mr Ngor Kolong Ngor in the government of South Sudan issued a circular last week demanding that NGOs and other private bu...

From: David Aju Kanyara, JUBA, SEP/24/2014, SSN; As the war enters its tenth month, South Sudanese undercover security dogs have caused significant miseries to the ordinary law abiding citizens of this ...

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI, Daily Nation, SEPT/19/2014, SSN; The threat by the Government of South Sudan to expel foreign workers is disappointing but not surprising. Not surprising, because this is the ...

BY: Juma Mabor Marial, JUBA, SEPT/15/2014, SSN; As peace talks in Addis Ababa resumes today Monday, September 15, 2013, the attention will be drawn to transitional arrangement with formation of the tran...

BY: Maciek Gabriel Gum, JUBA, SEP/11/2014, SSN; As the National Assembly is ringing the warning bells of elections, there is high need for President Salva Kiir Mayardit to be concerned. President Kiir...

BY: Kuir Garang, CANADA, SEPT/06/2014, SSN; Federalism is not a bad governance system as long as those leading it have the interest of the country at heart; and as long as the mindset leading it is self...

BY: DENGDIT AYOK, Egypt, SEP/04/2014, SSN; QUOTE: "When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn." Holy Bible, King James Version, (Prover...

BY: Chuol C. Puoch, SOUTH SUDAN, SEP/04/2014, SSN; Voices are coming out that you (Igga) would quit your position again for the second time and to the same person (Dr. Riek). In your recent comment refu...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, USA, AUG/29/2014, SSN; It took South Sudanese more than half a century to attain their independence from the SUDAN. At the course of fighting successive Khartoum based governments,...