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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 IAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2014
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As the number of people killed and displaced by South Sudan’s bloody, month-long civil conflict continues to rise, negotiations taking place in Addis Ababa have inevitably focused on requirements for a ceasefire. An agreement came on 23 January, when negotiators representing the President Salva Kiir ...
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 20th, 2013
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By Unni Karunakara This year marks 30 years since Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing medical care in the area that now makes up South Sudan. Our first project was in Yei in Central Equatoria in 1983, where we delivered healthcare to the local population and refugees fleeing the civil war ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 4th, 2013
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Sudan Tribune Juba — A senior regional leader in Ethiopia has welcomed the proposed road project in South Sudan that would connect the two sisterly countries and promote trade between them. Gambella region’s vice president in Ethiopia, Gatluak Tut, told the Sudan Tribune on Sunday by phone from...
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
In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2013
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Ethiopia and South Sudan have signed an agreement to work jointly on measures aimed at combating regional security threats and ensuring peace along their shared border. The agreement was reached after senior army officers from the two neighbouring countries held security talks in Ethiopia’s western G...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 25th, 2012
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar Why do you think, here in South Sudan, people standing in line waiting for their turn to exchange their money create second and third or more lines against the directives of officials operating the Exchange Forex Bureau? Why do you think people driving on Juba roads block veh...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2012
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Juba – Sudanese warplanes bombed South Sudanese frontline positions four times at the weekend, while militia forces were attacking Southern troops in border areas, the Southern army said on Monday. “There is still bombardment in Panakuach,” with four bombs dropped near the South Sud...