Featured 21 October 2014

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For genuine peace in South Sudan, the peasants must be involved

Our country is in an intensive political care unit with devious quack doctors hovering over the patient, taking their own time to maximize the gains like vultures over a carcass. Time has exposed these IGAD masked doctors, they cannot be trusted to diagnose quick and effective remedy to the patient other than putting a drip to buy time for the bills to swell. We ...

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South Sudanese ‘Peace Talks’: What we need to know

In my last appearance on Lagos-based TVC news, I sounded a little more optimistic regarding the prospect for ‘peace’ in South Sudan, a position that’d sound naïve to anyone who’s familiar with the intransigence and job-focused nature of politicking in South Sudan. Anyone, who takes what South Sudanese politicians say literally, risks falling into the unfo...

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Morris Merisiya Kaunda Budi County Commissioner

South Sudan in a state of war with itself: Killing the Didinga tribe

The government of South Sudan (GoSS), is at it again in a war with Didinga ethnic group of Eastern Equatoria State and only this time to settle out outstanding debts of pogrom; in which there seems to be some leftover of wrath from the wars of 1980s and 1990s. But it is only this time that they has found the willing partners, who pay an attention and who are ready to ...

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Upper Nile diary: Atrocities, federalism & the Shilluk

Even in a war of rapidly fluctuating military fortunes, Malakal stands out: the capital of Upper Nile state changed hands six times between December and March. And even in a war characterised by massive atrocities, Malakal has been hit particularly hard: the number of civilians killed by both sides may never be known, but it is clear that patients were shot in their h...

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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,...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/18/2014, SSN; The United Nations protection camps in the middle of government controlled areas in South Sudan are frankly speaking prisons of President Salva Kiir manage...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, AUG/16/2014, SSN; The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) knows by now that South Sudanese warring parties are not going to sign any peace agreement soon unless severe san...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, AUG/07/2014, SSN; The layers of disguise worn by Dr Riek Machar from mid December 2013 are peeling off and the true Machar is gradually revealing his character through his o...

By: Tongun Lo Loyuong, UK, AUG/04/2014, SSN; With South Sudan edging closer to the predicted famine that is poised to affect a third of its population, and with the peace talks to end the devastating ci...

By: Dengdit Ayok, JUBA, JUL/31/2014, SSN; When the greatest soldiers of our nation launched the second glorious revolution for the emancipation of our people from the yoke of Khartoum's slavery and marg...