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What Legacy would SPLM Leaders leave behind in South Sudan?

The history of many African Liberation Movements have succinctly and coherently revealed that fighting for freedoms, in order to free your people from all yokes of oppression and marginalization of the repressive and most terrible despotic regimes in Africa is one thing and maintaining the legacy after the war to live longer is another. Too many African liberation...

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Uhuru Kenyatta to table results of South Sudan peace talks

IN SUMMARY: *President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar narrowed down their differences to power sharing, federalism, compensation for the war victims and the integration of the army. *The two parties agreed that Dr Machar be reinstated as the first deputy chairman of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) according to the recommendation of the...

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Lack of progress in peace talks will lead to economic collapse in South Sudan.

South Sudan goveornment cannot afford to maintain its current levels of military spending for long given dwindling foreign reserves. The military sector spending has increased significantly since the war started in December 2013. The government’s original budget for 2012/2013 was based on the assumption that oil would be above $100 dollars a barrel; that the GDP...

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Agwelek Forces: Position paper on Peace Talks with SPLM-IO

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: The birth of the Republic of South Sudan was a moment of great joy. It was the realization of centuries old dream of our people who were reeling under oppression, repression and marginalization from successive regimes in Khartoum. It goes without saying that the independence of South Sudan was not an end in itself but the beginning of the long...

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BY: Dr. Thon Giei Ajak, JUN/18/2015, SSN; Take it or leave it, literally speaking, is precisely the summary of the IGAD Plus peace proposal for the parties in the South Sudan crisis. Surprisingly, the t...

By FRED OLUOCH, TheEastAfrican Special Correspondent, May/30/2015, SSN; IN SUMMARY: The return — which is part of the reunification of the three SPLM factions as per the Arusha agreement signed in Ja...

From: The Equatorian Community in the United Kingdom To: The Chair of IGAD-Plus, C/o H.E Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (IGAD, TROIKA, UN, AU, EU, and Chi...

BY: Dr. Peter Kopling, MAY/19/2015, SSN; In response to the well-received article by Simon Kur published in SouthSudannation.com, Southsudanliberty.com as well as Nyamile.com, a reader on Southsudannati...

BY: Simon Kur, Juba, RoSS, MAY/18/2015, SSN; South Sudan leader’s health is deteriorating at a high rate, said one of the former rebels who gave up the fight to overthrow President Salva Kiir. The unn...

By: Michael Kalakon, MAY/15/2015, SSN; Land dispute is killing people in Chollo Kingdom. All records show that Salva Kiir regime is a tribal government just for the interest of his tribe. Reference to N...

BY: Choromke Jas, CANADA, MAY/13/2015, SSN; Dr. Riek Machar: It was unsurprising to read in the news that your commanders are grumbling about your lukewarm attitude towards the prosecution of the war ag...

BY: ALHAJ PAUL, MAY/12/2015, SSN; “It is unfortunate that one of the well mannered and highly disciplined officers at the ministry of defence could not stand the test of pressure which is regretful....

BY: Agok Takping, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, APR/08/2015, SSN; Vice president James Wani asked East African countries to save his country’s deteriorating economy, but have South Sudan tried enough to help ...

BY: ALHAG PAUL, MAY/05/2015, SSN; By virtue of my membership of an Equatoria internet forum I came across an article authored by Mr Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi titled ‘South Sudan needs fresh start with...

By: Justin Ambago Ramba, MAY/04/2015, SSN; The independent Indian Ocean Newsletter has recently exposed the institutionalized corruption network of the infamous Jieng “Dinka” Council of Elders in So...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, Doctoral student, USA, MAY/03/2015, SSN; The Chollo/Shilluks who are going through many horrors of our time must know that their own sons have opened a death corridor, and which pa...

BY: Michael Koma, APR/26/2015, SSN; Attitude and Practice: The Executive Director of the Community Empowerment Progress Organisation, Mr. Edmund Yakani, had at one time informed that they had planned t...

BY: Mayak Deng Aruei, Doctoral student, USA, APR/18/2015, SSN; It was not long ago that South Sudan was part of the then united SUDAN. After the secession, the new nation went on its own way, taking no ...

By: Gatkuoth Lok, APR/16/2015, SSN; In this rigorous analysis, we'll focus on Dr. Machar, the SPLM/SPLA- IO chairman and his politico-contemporaries namely Dr. John Garang and president Kiir Mayardit. I...