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Foreign workers in South Sudan can stay after all: Kiir rescinds Order

South Sudan Wednesday evening rescinded its controversial order to eject foreign workers after intense lobbying by diplomats in Juba. Kenya’s ambassador to South Sudan Cleland Leshore confirmed to the Nation that the order, which had been heavily criticised, had been overturned. “I have just spoken with the minister for Foreign Affairs (Marial Benjamin) and ...

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Will the Ministry of Labor Order to replace aliens with nationals be implemented?

This question is very easy for the Minster of Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development to answer because it is apparent that no government minister could issue orders and fail to follow up on them. Nonetheless, as a citizen of this country and very familiar with the way things have been happening, I am a bit skeptical of how this question can be answe...

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IGAD has taken sides in South Sudan conflict

By her most recent move, IGAD has formally declared war on the South Sudanese people. IGAD has set in place the pretext and justification of joining Museveni in his genocidal quest not only against the Nuer people in particular, but every single South Sudanese ethnic group, including the Dinka people who have fallen victims to Kiir criminal machinery except for his in...

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Root causes of the problems facing Lakes State and their solutions

WHY? WHAT IS THE PROBLEM OF LAKES STATE: CAN WE GET A LONG TERM SOLUTION? Lakes State is one of the ten States in South Sudan occupied by over ninety percent of Dinka people of the Republic of South Sudan. Besides, it is one of the historical States in South Sudan believed by all South Sudanese to be the origin, centre and basis of the revolution that gave birth to th...

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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...

BY MARGARET AKULIA, CANADA, JUL/30/2014, SSN; “Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD.” Lawyer and Politician Peter Sule offered ...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, SOUTH SUDAN, JUL/26/2014, SSN; When a liar is caught in the act, their first reaction is ‘denial.’ They would protest their innocence. If the case is pressed harder they will then ...

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: JUL/21/2014, SSN; Whilst the nation profusely bleeds and people keep dying daily, the Holy Catholic Church in Juba seems to be in some spiritual and moral confusion by inexcusably pe...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, ALBERTA, CANADA, JUL/22/2014, SSN; Let’s not kid ourselves! South Sudan is a completely tribalized country. We can pretend that only a given section of the society is the problem b...

BY: MOHA THABO, SOUTH AFRICAN, JUL/19/2014, SSN; As an expert in South Sudanese and Sudan’s affairs, and someone who has worked in the Sudan for more than 30 years, and after interviewing so many Sout...

By: Gabriel M. Tor, JUBA, JUL/14/2014, SSN; Though, I am saddened like never before in our fragile lives and story, I am mourning but not mourning the dead, whom I sincerely respect, the fallen poor com...

By: Dengdit Ayok, JUBA, JUL/07/2014, SSN; Federalism in South Sudan's Political History: Federalism was a historical demand by South Sudanese in the former unified Sudan. And in the light of this fac...

BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, JUL/06/2014, SSN; This thing called the SPLM is a curse to South Sudan. Built on contradictions in 1983, it frequently implodes violently and morphs into different SPLM fac...

By: Tong Kot Kuocnin, Lawyer, JUBA, JUL/04/2014, SSN; As the people of south Sudan are focusing on how to resolve the crisis which has engulfed the nation and almost paralysed the country and brought pe...