Intergovernmental Authority on Development

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Sep 18th, 2014
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Ambassador Nicholas Kay: Supreme Ruler above Somalia’€™s Constitution By Mohamud Uluso (*) – September 15, 2014 Optimism for peace and recovery in Somalia has become a transient feeling quickly dashed by the occurrence of violent incidents and discovery of gross wrongdoings. Many observer...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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BY: Peter Kleto, South Sudanese, SEPT/15/2014, SSN; South Sudan has been plunged into civil war due to disagreement in the top leadership of the SPLM party. The disagreement on the wording of the four basic SPLM documents, the constitution, the Manifesto, the code of conduct and rules and regulations...
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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Jérôme Tubiana The inclusion of civil society in efforts to defuse the South Sudan crisis has so far been fraught. The parties to the conflict (see our recent report South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name) all have their own ideas about what civil society is; and each party tends to believe th...
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Jacob K. Lupai, JUBA, The advice for people to be cautious in the ongoing rebellion in South Sudan is not a matter of taking sides. It is rather advisable for people to be objective and realistic in approaching issues that have been unfortunately seen contributing to the rebellion. The advice is e...
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Jul 6th, 2014
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BY: ELHAG PAUL, South Sudan, This thing called the SPLM is a curse to South Sudan. Built on contradictions in 1983, it frequently implodes violently and morphs into different SPLM factions. In doing so the off shoots hog the mother organisation’s name defensively but differentiates themselves with mi...
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Jun 29th, 2014
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By Mut Turuk June 28, 2014 – To answer the above-mentioned question, one would like to ask some more questions whose answers may clarify such adjournment as follows: What is the main reason for IGAD mediation to adjourned peace talks indefinitely? What is the concept of inclusion and participation of...
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Andreas Hirblinger Inclusivity Will Fix It The peace negotiations for South Sudan could resolve the crisis only through a “genuine and inclusive political dialogue”, [1] according to Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister, Tedros Adhanom, recently speaking on behalf of the Intergovernmental Authority for Dev...
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
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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...
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Mar 28th, 2014
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BY: Daniel Wuor Joak,RSS, MAR/28/2014, SSN; It is so sad that a nascent country of nearly three years old could venture into unplanned and destructive war, unfortunately orchestrated by none other than the incumbent President Salva Kiir Mayardit. He hastily did it out of greed and jealousy to outstri...