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LATEST: Businesses close as South Sudan Civil War takes its toll

Kris Mbaya, the managing director of UAP Old Mutual South Sudan, who was posted to the country in early 2013, is among business managers who have seen the good, the bad and the ugly of South Sudan’s business landscape in its short history of 11 years as an independent state. Indeed, UAP Equatorial Tower, the tallest building in the country at 15 storeys high, is ...

Politics

Accountability, National Dialogue, and Elections: Which one of them comes first?

Conflicts or wars are the offspring of failures to have constructive dialogues in resolving problems between parties. The parties could range from countries, groups of allies, organizations, and others. Even the mafia outfits and the drug cartels do fight wars among themselves. Civil wars are no different but are often the result of revolutions by peoples against...

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Agony and destruction by Dinka in the border town of Nimule

The Nimule border town has witnessed and experienced dramatic, traumatic and imposed changes since the peace loving natives, the Ma’di people, were driven from their ancestral land into refuge in the neighboring Uganda, by the Dinka JCE regime of Salva Kiir Mayerdit, to give way for the Dinka cows to graze freely turning the Madiland into a cow-land. My trip to...

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Do we have leaders in South Sudan or just murderers?

According to different scholars globally, leadership style is the way a person uses power to lead other people. More so, scholars have also identified a variety of leadership styles based on the number of followers. It’s also noted, the most appropriate leadership style depends on the function of the leader, the followers and the situation but more interestingly, so...

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Quote: “The real prison is the wall of silence erected around you by your colleagues, which prevents you from seeing or hearing the truth, until I have arrived to this place (Paris), I didn’t know I ha...

BY: Dr. Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, JUL/17/2017, SSN; Bringing peace to a war-torn country is the pinnacle of political achievement that any politician would love to be associated with. It's not in any way les...

By: James Okuk, PhD. JUBA,JUL/10/2017, SSN; July 09th every year marks a significant Day for Declaration of Independence of an additional country in the world that made the 193rd UN full member and 54th...

By: Samuel Atabi, South Sudan, JUN/20/2017, SSN; It is now confirmed: Riek Machar has been exiled and is under detention in South Africa. In a recent teleconference with the members of the UN Security C...

BY: Rev Daniel Amum Odwel, South Sudan, MAY/23/2017, SSN; First and foremost, the call for genuine inclusive dialogue is welcome by all, if it is initiated by a neutral patron who is not part of ongoing...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, USA, MAY/14/2017, SSN; At a very young age, children are told to remember the Golden Rule: “Treat others how you want to be treated.” The headlines for the news outlets in Sout...

By REUTERS, The EastAfrican, May/13/2017, SSN; IN SUMMARY: ***Seven South Sudan's opposition groups agree to work together against government. ***The opposition leaders say they would hold a confere...

By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, MAY/12/2017, SSN; On May 9, 2017 South Sudanese national army (SPLA) Chief of General Staff Paul Malong Awan was fired by President, General Salva Kiir Mayardi...

By: Kuir ë Garang, CANADA, MAY/03/2017, SSN; South Sudan has arrived at a point where SOMETHING HAS TO HAPPEN But what that something shouldn’t be, is VIOLENT. Changing governments through violence h...

By: Tong Kot Kuocnin, LLB (Juba), LLM (Nairobi), Specialist in Law, Governance & Democracy University of Nairobi, Kenya, APR/27/2017, SSN; In the previous article I authored titled 'The Nation Needs ...

By: Samuel Atabi, South Sudanese, APR/27/2017, SSN; In the last few weeks, discerning South Sudanese have detected a slight movement of the needle in the attitudes of the international community towards...

From: NEWVISION, Kampala, APR/20/2017, SSN; YUMBE - Ugandan motorbike taxi driver Sadiq Agotre grumbles as he waits for a rare client among thousands of South Sudanese refugees hoping to receive food ra...

BY: Santino Aniek, New York, USA, APR/16/2017, SSN; I have lived for almost 40 years; I remember the war between South Sudanese and Khartoum regime, the humiliation and the shameless rebellion of 1991, ...

By: JULIUS BARIGABA, TheEastAfrican, APR/15/2017, SSN; The South Sudanese government is signing deals with suspected wheelerdealers, some of whom may be out to take advantage of Juba’s financial crisi...

APR/11/2017, SSN; Announcement by the Government of Wau Federal State in Opposition. Government of Wau Federal State in Opposition would like to express its concern about the appalling situation in t...