Archive for April 8, 2017


By Pal Chol Nyan, Juba, South Sudan

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Sovereign dinner for famine-stricken Junubeen

April 8, 2017 (SSB) — The country, which could have been a land of milk and honey, is at war with itself. The economy has crumbled and attempts to revive it produce no efficacious results. The government says it is trying its best to help rectify the situation but we are yet to see something tangible. There is no hope for the future at all and if any, it is a remote possibility.

There are disheartening reports of widespread killings and insecurity in some parts of the country. It is too hard to bear.

Another disconcerting news is that the students in Zimbabwe are in limbo; they are marooned in the Embassy of South Sudan there. They have been kicked out of the classes and dormitories because their tuition fees have not been paid. They have nothing or little to eat. Their parents are asked by the Ministry of Higher Education to send them air tickets to return home.

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By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda

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Kuol Manyang Juuk, Taban Deng Ghai, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth etc in the USA

April 8, 2017 (SSB) — In recent time, the people of Ruweng State have been faced with the problem of Taban Deng who is trying by all means to create disturbances and disunity among them. This is due to his personal interest.

Interest of Taban in Ruweng State is oil and because of oil, Taban is using all means to create disunity among the people of Ruweng State. It must be noted that Taban and oil are synonymous and Taban will never accept post in the government unless such a post brings him closer to resources and oil in particular.

The clear example to show that Taban needs only oil was in 2016 when he rejected the post in the Government after the appointment because he discovered the post to take him away from oil.

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