Featured 27 May 2016

uppernileleaders

Machar, Lam, Taban, Alor, Lado, Nyaba… et al: Back again to your dysfunctional & degenerate Kiir-led SPLM/A?

To call this new Kiir-Machar government as being made up of former "enemies" is an understatement. Without any doubt, this is still the same SPLM 'comrades' government made up of self-preserving, remorseless and immoral criminals and killers who are very much adept at mutating and recycling themselves back into these lucrative positions of leadership mainly because th...

Politics

foreignaid333

“The Paper Tiger in South Sudan”: Report Targets Violent Kleptocracy at Root of War & Atrocities

New policy brief by Enough Project's John Prendergast argues "Grand corruption and extreme violence are not aberrations; they are the system." An Enough Project policy brief published today authored by John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, presents the case for the U.S. and the broader international community to counter the violent kleptocracy ...

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TGoNU: Resolve Dispute over the Cantonment Sites

In the context of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS) 2015, which provides the life span of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) as thirty (30) months, therefore, the parties to the Agreement must have come up with proper resolution of forces to be cantoned in former Western Equatoria as well as Western Bahr al-Ghazal S...

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womeninwar

Mr President: Is your mother a man or a woman?

I wanted to write about this issue earlier but I gave the chance first and foremost to the Gender Minister, South Sudan Parliament and other well-placed women and men in South Sudan to challenge the President for a big “faux pas” he committed when he chose to offer women as sacrificial lambs to his wayward and unprofessional army. Seeing that no one has done so, ...

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BY: Peter Martell, AFRICA REVIEW, APR/28/2016, SSN; The metal gates are still twisted where troops in December 2013 stormed the house of South Sudan’s now new Vice-President Riek Machar, as war erupte...

BY: Martin Garang Aher, APR/21/2016, SSN; Ethnic targeted killing is heightening in South Sudan. The constellation of killings out of tribal detestation, ordinarily executed following effective identifi...

BY: Dr. LAKO Jada Kwajok, APR/18/2016, SSN; As much as peace in South Sudan is within reach, resumption of war and descent into chaos is much closer than you think. The return of the opposition leaders...

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 Justin Tombe Demetry, MAR/3/2016, SSN, QUOTE: “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized con...

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...