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Pragmatic Patriarchy of the Sudan Over South Sudan

Pragmatic Patriarchy of the Sudan Over South Sudan   “We honor the human capacity to manage our collective lives with peace and even, at times, dignity” – Barbour & Wright The political process of the Sudan and South Sudan has largely been determined by shifting situations of war and peace, traceable to the history of … Continue reading

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Have the Opposition’s Reservations been addressed in the revitalized peace agreement? A sober rebuttal of the claims made by Dr Lako Jada Kwajok.

Have the Opposition’s Reservations been addressed in the revitalized peace agreement? A sober rebuttal of the claims made by Dr Lako Jada Kwajok.   Today, I came across an article written by Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, a man I respect for his objectivity and cool head in discussing serious issues. It is because of this … Continue reading

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Have the Opposition’s “Reservations” been addressed in the revitalised peace agreement?

Have the Opposition’s “Reservations” been addressed in the revitalised peace agreement? Finally, the revitalisation process for the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS) drew to a close. The South Sudanese people and indeed the world at large, witnessed the signing of the peace agreement on the 12th of … Continue reading

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I welcome the revitalized agreement

I welcome the revitalized agreement Many South Sudanese are upbeat about the revitalized agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan due to be signed on Wednesday 12 September 2018. The five years of civil war were indeed horrible years; people cannot take more of it, and I am in full agreement with … Continue reading

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Dr. Machar betrays cause of struggle

Dr. Machar betrays cause of struggle By William Ezekiel No doubt that, the cause of the struggle of the oppressed, the suppressed and marginalized nationalities in South Sudan against neo-colonialists in Juba, has been virtually thrown into the dustbin by the mother opposition of SPLM-IO. It’s something unfortunate and astonishing as well, to see Dr. … Continue reading

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The Khartoum peace negotiation is a flawed process

The Khartoum peace negotiation is a flawed process Leonzio A. Onek* The South Sudanese Opposition Alliance (SSOA), is a conglomeration of various ”armed” and unarmed opposition groups railing against the dictatorial regime of Salva Kiir in Juba. The alliance was formed towards the end of 2017, after continuous appeals from the suffering people of South … Continue reading

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DUPLICITOUS DUALITY: Policies that have hampered South Sudan’s transition to statehood

DUPLICITOUS DUALITY: Policies that have hampered South Sudan’s transition to statehood March 23, 2018 By Peter Adwok Nyaba I define socio-political duplicity as the attitudes, behaviours and psychological syndromes that emerge from severe conditions of power asymmetry, which play out in political chicanery, backtracking on promises, political exclusion, economic marginalisation and social discrimination based on … Continue reading

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Kiir’s Policy for Dinka Dissidents: Eliminating dispute by killing

Kiir’s Policy for Dinka Dissidents: Eliminating dispute by killing   By Wol Deng Atak Tuesday 6 March 2018 With a Dinka man serving as president of South Sudan, a country marred by ethnic targeted killing, it easily passes unnoticed that Kiir regime targets Dinka nationals opposed to his rule. Many people outside Jieng (Dinka) sphere … Continue reading

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Like a leopard can’t change its spots, Machar can’t change

Like a leopard can’t change its spots, Machar can’t change BY: ELHAG PAUL, 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 own words. The saying that a leopard can not change its spots seems to be … Continue reading

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South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) Where the SPLM/A (IO) faltered.

South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) Where the SPLM/A (IO) faltered.     On 1st March 2018, the eight-member South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) released a press statement on the launch of the opposition alliance. It was unbelievable that the SPLM/A (IO) was not among the signatories. I made an enquiry on the PB forum and … Continue reading

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