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In response to Rev. Joshua Dau Diu on his continued false claims about Malakal town

In response to Rev. Joshua Dau Diu on his continued false claims about Malakal town By: Jalpan Samson On 29 July 2020, Rev. Joshua Dau Diu published a letter in which he was responding to Dr Peter Adwok Nyaba’s article titled ”Independent Administrative Areas: A Leaf from Colonial Legacy of Divide to Rule”. The letter … Continue reading

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Response to Rev. Joshua Dau Diu falsified claim ”that the case of Malakal has already been resolved”

Response to Rev. Joshua Dau Diu falsified claim ”that the case of Malakal has already been resolved” By: Rev. Daniel Amum Odwel This is the quotation which attracts my attention in his reply to the article written by Dr. Adwok Nyaba titled ”Independent Administrative Areas: A leaf from Colonial Legacy of Divide to Rule” . … Continue reading

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Pushing brinksmanship to the cliff: SPLM-IG’s intransigence on the allocation of the States.

Pushing brinksmanship to the cliff: SPLM-IG’s intransigence on the allocation of the States. The signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) in September 2018 was received with jubilation by the war weary South Sudanese. They believed it was going to bring their suffering to … 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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NO SAINTS IN SECULAR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, LEAST OF ALL IN POLITICS.

NO SAINTS IN SECULAR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, LEAST OF ALL IN POLITICS.   The SPLM-IO issued a press statement on the 3rd instant branding the idea of a technocratic government during the transitional period as “a political gimmick” because there are no saints to act as such. One would have assumed that the paper was a … Continue reading

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