Archive for February 1, 2018


By Kur John Aleu, Beijing, China

Sudd wetlands

February 1, 2018 (SSB) — On the 28th January 2018. The National Courier ran a news story “Jonglei canal should be completed, says an Egyptian official”….. Such utterance from Egyptian official has motivated this article with the intention to inform, educate and dismiss some of the misguided benefits that the proponents of the project always use to mislead and lure the public into accepting what would be the most disgraceful and disastrous project that the generations of the Sudd region will live to regret if the project is allowed to see light.

To some, the canal will provide a buffer between Boma and Jonglei states and thus issues of child abduction and cattle wrestling will come to an end, this argument is ridiculous and motivated by frustration in the government of the day; the aforementioned attributes can be achieved by just having a strong and people’s government in place, a government that will have zero tolerance to criminality, a government where human suffering is not a political capital.

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Dear Lost Boys’ Wives of Colorado: You all deserve a Multi-Award from South Sudanese Communities in the United States of America

Lost boys wives photo

Lost boys wives photo

February 1, 2018 (SSB) — Definitely, If South Sudanese in the US or in the diaspora could be encouraged each other for the great achievement; hence, that day forever, the lost Boys’ wives of South Sudan in Colorado could have merited a multi-award for what they have done. Indeed, that day, all they have done is unforgettable and indelibly in the history of lost boys.

To my own comment, they are exemplary of oneness or uniqueness in the diaspora. Why and what scenario?

Here is the story, January 27, 2018, all lost boys’ wives of Sudan in Colorado have organized a big surprises party. For this party, they all have invited 64 tribes of South Sudanese who were living in Colorado, including all lost boys of Sudan and husbands to the party. However, when everybody shows up at the event, it surprisingly begins:

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