Bahr el Ghazal

By IAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2014
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By Juliana Bol It is becoming increasingly clear that the IGAD-led mediation process in Addis Ababa will not lead to a definitive resolution to the conflict in South Sudan in the near future. Three months after the cessation of hostilities agreement, there has been no progress on implementation modal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Jacob K. Lupai This is a response to a series of parts of article, Rebuttal to Mr. Jacob K. Lupai’s advice on Issues Raised in Equatoria Conference 2013, by my valued friend, Ateny Wek Ateny, in his column, Beating The Drum of Truth in The Citizen Newspaper (March 21, March 23 and of March [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2013
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By Aly Verjee Think of tropical hard wood – ebony, mahogany, teak – and you probably don’t think of South Sudan.  One of the country’s lesser-known natural resource superlatives is its relative abundance of forests.  Government figures suggest that there are almost 200,000km2 of forested lands in Sou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Jacob K. Lupai A fellow prolific writer, a friend and a brother Ateny Wek Ateny in his Column, Beating The Drum of Truth, under Just a simple way to advise Mr. Joseph Akim Gordon and some of his fellow Equatorians, had expressed views on issues raised in Equatoria Conference 2013 with a word of ad...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Jacob K. Lupai A federal system of government appropriate for South Sudan is a view that is hoped to increase understanding. There is already an expressed fear of a federal system of government for South Sudan as too fragmenting. The fear is that South Sudanese will be compartmentalized into triba...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Sabrino Majok Majok The Cooperation Agreement recently signed in Addis Ababa on September 27th, 2012, has been received with mixed reactions in South Sudan with negotiators and their colleagues at an extreme end while people of Northern Bhar El Ghazal, civil society, and well-wishers at reconcilia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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Juba leadership on the Cooperation Agreement has started to be dismissive and abusive to those questioning some pieces in the agreement. Some of our lawmakers have joined the prey and are out to criticize whoever criticizes the agreement. They have even cracked as there are calling some section of ou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 15th, 2012
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By Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol Northern Bahr el Ghazal was not fully part of the Anglo-Egyptian administration until 1922. On 21st February 1922, the British troops from Wau under the command of Bimbashi Middleton clashed with a force loyal to Araithdit and defeated them in Akuoya (Alok) at Pongo River. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2012
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South Sudan has the fourth highest infant mortality rate in Africa according to a report published by the African Development Banks last month. Reacting to the banks Africa Development Report, which included South Sudan for the first time, Health Minister Michael Milly Hussein said his ministry was s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2012
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By Jacob K. Lupai South Sudan is made up of ten States which grew out of the previous three southern provinces of Upper Nile, Equatoria and Bahr el Ghazal. As history shows the people of South Sudan have had a long bloody struggle for independence. Indeed with tremendous fanfare South Sudan attained ...