Archive for June 20, 2016

How negative personalities are pushing SPLM into the pit

Posted: June 20, 2016 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Columnists, KON Joseph Leek

By Kon Joseph Leek, Juba, South Sudan

politicians in action

June 20, 2016 (SSB) — Many organizations and institutions have been set up and still are, for time immemorial with rules, visions, and missions. Many thinks they are the rules that are fulfilled, visions followed and aims satisfied but the main driving force behind the accomplishment of the above are the general characteristics of the human decision-making to satisfy the said institution

When a person hears of the institution’s strength, they hardly think of individual’s characteristics behind the strength of the particular institution. Tanzania’s Chama Cha Mapinduzi [CCM] was and still is strong because of its founder [Julius Nyerere] and those ones who came after him. South Africa’s National Congress [ANC] is still strong because of the same thing. German’s Nazism that led the world to 2nd world war was as well strong and died with its founder Adolf Hitler and so is Mussolini’s fascism. Where does that leave the Sudan People’s liberation Movement [SPLM]?


By Kalisto Lado Faustino Nyigilo Wani; Deputy Press Secretary office of the Vice President.

pagan and wani

VP James Wani Igga greeting Pagan Amum in New York

June 20, 2016 (SSB) — South Sudanese communities in Ethiopia describe H.E James Wani Igga the Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan as the icon of peace and reconciliation in the Republic of South Sudan.

This statement was issued by South Sudanese during the public briefing to South Sudanese communities that was organized by the embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in Ethiopia on the peace and reconciliation process under the theme: “together we can build a strong south Sudan”.


South Sudan Sporadic Industrial Unrest

Posted: June 20, 2016 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Columnists, Malith Alier

“We have no teargas in police stations” anonymous

By Malith Alier, Juba, South Sudan

lecturers on strike in South Sudan

lecturers on strike in South Sudan

June 20, 2016 (SSB) — The lecturers have downed their tools and the health workers stopped work on many occasions since 2005. Of course these are low key strikes which serve as tip of iceberg about nature of labour in the whole country.

The wider workforce, particularly the public sector workers helplessly lay dormant not because they had no industrial grievances against the employer, the government of South (GSS) but because they have not shaken off the intrinsic fear about the ruling junta in SPLM/SPLA.

The industrial unrest saw uniformed men; the ones we are afraid of involved in strike to settle claims on the streets by shooting in the air.