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“Deal with Pres. Kiir, don’t kill yourselves or rob others:” Advice to unpaid SPLA soldiers

Sadly, because of Pres. Kiir's SPLM misrule, South Sudan is today a nation morbidly in a state of exacerbated schizophrenia. A few days ago, an SPLA national army soldier in Juba, after helplessly watching his children die of hunger because he wasn't paid his salary for months, reportedly "decided to shoot himself dead after realizing that he's nothing at hand to supp...

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Analysis of JMEC’s Statement on the Despairing Situation of South Sudan

In the Opening statement delivered to the members during the plenary meeting in Juba on 23rd June 2016 by H.E. Festus G. Mogae, the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), it could detected that the preliminary monitoring and evaluation of the pace of the implementation of the August 2015 Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan...

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Why doing nothing not an option: Open letter to Minister of finance & economic planning

The financial crisis is getting deeper by the day. The judiciary and Universities lecturers are on strike because they have not received their salaries for months. The army, the police and other government employees are doing it tough. Food prices in the market are almost out of reach of everyone; this is because the country’s currency (SOUTH Sudan pound or SSP) has...

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Are we having ONLY sixteen corrupt Officials in South Sudan?

Although the major corruption scandal since the beginning of the self-rule in Juba has been the so-called “Dura Saga,” there have been dozens of other significant instances of a similar wrongdoing, like corruption in the Presidency and the entire branches of the government in South Sudan. The problem is compounded by serious lack of transparency in South Sudanese ...

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Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, MAY/29/2016, SSN; Since the announcement of the presidential establishment order for the creation of 28 new states, the regime and its supporters have maintained the assertion t...

EDITORIAL, MAY/23/2016, SSN; 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 ...

BY: Marial Mach, A’duot, Australia, MAY/12/2016, SSN; It’s always worth celebrating, at least, by the people with a moral compass, when the rage of war is abridged from the catalysts of disaster to ...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada KWAJOK, MAY/07/2016, SSN; At this point, only a few among the countries of the world could rival South Sudan regarding the massive problems facing it. The simple fact that many tend to...

By: John Bith Aliap, Australia, APR/29/2015, SSN; After fearfully skipping several trips to Juba, Machar finally hit the highly militarist Juba International Airport Tuesday, April 26, in the afternoon...

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...