Archive for October 25, 2017

By Pal Chol Nyan, Juba, South Sudan

tribalism in rss

October 25, 2017 (SSB) — Medical profession is like any other discipline. Medicine is an evidence-based practice to diagnose and treat diseases. It is therefore not meant to generate wealth; mammon. It is humanitarian and those who practice it must show love and trust, they must be humble, co-operative and not be hot-tempered. That is what is translated that doctors should not get angry which is wrong. They have sentiments.

Those are, among others, the desired characteristics and qualities of somebody who practices medicine. They show remorse. They care and put themselves in the place of the sick. Medics do not prevent death. They save and try to prolong lives. As you are well aware, they die too. They are immortals and have their weaknesses.

They practice their profession guided by medical ethics and Hippocratic Oath. The purpose of writing this is to inform the people, those enslaved by ignorance, that doctors have no divine powers to block and prevent the superpowers of the Omnipotent God from calling His subjects; when and where necessary.


By Martin Ariel Majak, Alexandria, Egypt

President Kiir and Ambassador Nikki Halley

October 25, 2017 (SSB) — The revitalization of the ARCISS that’s already underway and being spearheaded by IGAD that brokered it in the first place – is a promising thing to see happening given the urgency of addressing the problem of the civil war that has devastated and ravaged our country.

Brutally speaking, the pact being renegotiated has all along been hanging on the thread. It suffered a heavy blow on the day Riek abandoned Juba for the bush and his subsequent declaration of an armed rebellion against the government.

If it was not Taban’s intervention to take the mantle of leadership of the SPLM/IO following Riek’s departure from Juba, the agreement would have been completely buried under the sand by now and there would have been an all-out-war between the government and the SPLA/IO.