Oct 9th, 2012
By Beny Gideon Mabor and Thuou Loi Cingoth We were honored and privileged at the roundtable by Radio Miraya with SPLM Secretary General, Pagan Amum, last week, where we were asked for a comment each on national agenda of greater concern. Our participation was only healthy and objective but educative ...
Aug 22nd, 2012
By Luka Biong Deng The African Union Roadmap for normalizing relations between the South and Sudan is now approaching its final phase. The negotiation between the two countries will resume towards the end of next week on the pending issues. By 2nd September, the UN Secretary General will present the ...
Jun 11th, 2012
By Luka Biong Deng The roadmap adopted by African Union (AU) came as a result of the failure of Sudan and South Sudan to reach an agreement on the post-secession issues, which degenerated into war that threatened regional peace and security. While the main objective of the roadmap is to put the two s...
In East Africa
Jun 8th, 2012
Sudan and South Sudan broke off security talks on Thursday after failing to agree on a demilitarised zone along their disputed border to help prevent them slipping into outright warfare. The African neighbours came close to war when a border dispute in April saw the worst violence since South Sudan s...
Mar 3rd, 2011
If there is solace for the injured pride of the northern Sudanese, who have to grapple with the unambiguous rejection of the southern Sudanese, it lies, ironically, in the exceptionally high percentage, 98.8%, who voted for independence. In neighbouring Eritrea, which voted for independence from Ethi...
Jan 15th, 2011
With South Sudan heading rapidly towards independence, now is the time to start talking seriously about Abyei, because until something is done about this contested region peace cannot be guaranteed. Abyei, a fairly small strip of land in the centre of the country, has been an integral part of the nor...
Oct 16th, 2010
Juba — Pagan Amum, the SPLM secretary general returned to Juba on Tuesday from what he termed as “nine days of difficult negotiations” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He said that the NCP is not only determined to sabotage the successful conduct of a referendum in the oil-rich region, but furth...