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What have we learnt from “KOKORA” in South Sudan?

At least every informed South Sudanese is aware of the political waves that wracked the south in the early nineteen eighties when the former military leader, Field Marshal Jaafar Mohamed Nimeri, issued a presidential decree dividing the then Southern region into three sub-regions of Equatoria, Upper Nile and the Bahr El Gazal. The move was received with mixed react...

Politics

Making Sense Out Of The Unprecedented Politics in The Republic of South Sudan

Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the world was bipolar regarding political alliances. America was the leading superpower of the Western bloc of nations while the Soviet Union controlled the Eastern bloc with an iron fist. The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was never a match to any of the two camps. It never succeeded in placing itself as a third world powe...

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Kenya has a Win-Win Choice in the Upcoming General Election

An appeal for a peaceful and fair democractic process. As you go into the August general election, I want to draw your atten-tion to something that might not be too obvious in all the current hus-tle and bustle towards the general election. This concept of mine as given away by the title of this article is that contrary to the zero-sum narrative coming from your p...

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The SPLM govt. is a monopolist govt. but without control

While it doesn't help to blame people when there's a problem, the best thing to do is to fix the problem first and then to blame later but in cases where the problem is recurring constantly, then the one who fails constantly must be targeted and blamed. The conflict in Gok State like other States in South Sudan is the clear failure of the SPLM Governments both in J...

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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...

THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT (NDM), APR/10/2017; Press Release: The National Democratic Movement (NDM) condemns in the strongest terms the on-going killing and maiming of innocent civilians in Wau ...