Archive for May 14, 2016

By Dut Agostino Agei, Nairobi, Kenya

Book Launch: "Salva Kiir Mayardit: The Joshua of South Sudan"

Book Launch: “Salva Kiir Mayardit: The Joshua of South Sudan”

May 14, 2016 (SSB) — One thing all countries must agree on is that—Nelson Mandela of South African ANC was great and a good man—statement by former US Ambassador to United Nations Mrs. Samantha Power. Similarly I must say that in SPLM one thing that many South Sudanese must agree on is that James Wani Igga the second South Sudanese Vice President is good and a great man also. This is in the sense of patriotism. He has our nation South Sudan in heart. So why do several of us South Sudanese disputed the fact that in SPLM there are no nationalist a part from Dr. John. Quoting South African ANC President Nelson Mandela who once said it that– a real leader is the one who is ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of his people.


By Aphar Daniel Makur, Yirol, South Sudan

Book Launch: "Salva Kiir Mayardit: The Joshua of South Sudan"

Book Launch: “Salva Kiir Mayardit: The Joshua of South Sudan”

May 14, 2016 (SSB) — The governor of eastern lakes state YIROL HON: RIN TUENY MABIOR has chosen the unique and genuine open door policy of interacting with the state elders, traditional leaders and mannered youths to recommend and second on the already existing policy and contributes their suggestions and opinions to their potential governor and state ministers.

Leadership is a common and quite simple word but rather very difficult word to define due to its complexity and multifaceted composition. Leadership exists in different ways: It is an act of influencing activities of an organized group in its quest to set goals and also to achieve certain goals (bass). He also defined leadership to mean the influence that somebody exercises in a situation by means of communication in order to attain a specified goal, which is so common with our governor in term of addressing and presenting our state affairs on media.


In every man’s success behind is the woman: Sr. Mariam of FMAs is a great gift and blessing to the people of Tonj, South Sudan

By Archangelo Adup Anyuat, Tonj, South Sudan

youth for peace in south sudan

May 14, 2016 (SSB) — It was this afternoon I visited her and while speaking with me, she really expressed her grief on the situation and living standard of the people of South Sudan.

Sr. Mariam in her pieces of advice talked of youth being the background of this country and that with young people with young minds must and have to unite for the betterment of this nation.

“Young people must sit together and unite, reconcile and form societies to develop this war-torn country. Peace is the only solution to development and sustainable growth in South Sudan.” Sr. Mariam said.


Republic of South Sudan, Bieh State – Juba

 Rt. Hon. Joseph Bol Chan,

Speaker, Council of States.

Re: Response to the alleged “Annexation of Panyang Payam of Duk County in the proposed New Counties of Bieh State”

ministers, TGONU

Ministers, transitional government of national unity

Rt. Honorable Speaker,

May 14, 2016 (SSB) — On 28th March 2016, some members representing Duk County Community under the leadership of Hon. Philip Thon Lek presented to your esteemed office the above quoted petition. The County representatives protested vehemently against what they considered a blatant encouragement into their territory citing specifically the following:

  1. That the Governor of Bieh State unjustifiably proposed Padiek as a county with its Headquarters at Patuet; and its six (6) payams of Uleng, Paliu, Panyok, Koldhiak and Pajumhar. According to them, all these are part of the current Panyang and Pagak Payams of Duk County with population of 15, 143 people as per the South Sudan Population and Housing Census of 2008.
  2. That the Proposed Weikol County has included two Bomas (villages) from the current Panyang Payam of Duk County, namely; Tiam and Pamai.