Year in Review: The Top 10 South Sudanese News of 2011.

Posted: December 31, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Commentary

By The Editorial: 

While much of Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe have already ushered in the New Year 2012; from North America though, it is still about several hours away to the arrival of 2012. And so, in memory of 2011—the year of South Sudan’s independence, we have decided to take a voyage, news-wise, back to the beginning of 2011.  Whereas the year 2011 may have been unkind to some individual South Sudanese people, it is still, however, the overall best year nationally because it marked the birth of a nation of South Sudan. Below are our editorial board top 10 picks for the year 2011 as reported by various news media.

  1.   The Independence of South Sudan, July 9, 2011
  2.  South Sudan admission into the U.N. as the 193rd member
  3.  The formation of the first government of the Republic of South Sudan, August 26, 2011
  4.  The Death of George Athor Deng, December 20, 2011
  5. The Return of Dr. Lam Akol to South Sudan
  6. The Dinka-Murle-Nuer Tribal warrings
  7. The South Sudan Investment Conference in Washington DC, December 13, 2011
  8. President Kiir’s daughter marriage to Ethiopian man
  9. Dr. Machar apology for the Bor massacre, August 28, 2011

       10. The Proposed relocation of South Sudan capital from Juba to Ramciel, September 3, 2011.

Runner up

  1.  The Founding of PaanLuel Wel: South Sudanese Blogger
  2. Release of Wikileak Cache on South Sudan, September, 2011

Please let us know your picks too!

We wish you a Happy Prosperous New Year 2012!!! We do hope that you will still sojourney with us in the new year, here at the South Sudanese Bloggers’ Platform.

Happy New Year 2012!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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