Archive for March 8, 2017


“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai

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Sabina Dario Lokolong, deputy minister for humanitarian affairs and disaster management, Nov 2011

 


By Makneth Aciek, Kigali, Rwanda

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President Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar praying with Bishop Daniel Deng Bul in Addis Ababa, May 9 2014

March 8, 2017 (SSB) — As the nation is grappling with poverty, war, tribalism, corruption and her new comer “famine”. Many agree that one of the answers to South Sudan problem lie in prayers. The author equally agree; but only if we try to examine the meaning of prayer a little more deeply.

If the prayer day is organized for a nation to kneel down and ask God for intervention to end famine or war in the country, then the author is not with you. The problems South Sudan faces are of our own making, right here on earth in South Sudan and must be solve by human beings.

If the prayer day is organized for loyal religious groups to gather and ask God for their favorite politicians to be save from their tribulations, then it is as bad as looming genocide.

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