Archive for March 16, 2018

Do we Liberate a Man and place him Equal before the Law or a Piece of Land to Create another Kingdom?

By Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, Kampala, Uganda

March 16, 2018 (SSB) — As a solution to ongoing quagmire in South Sudan, There’s this currence of ideas that is trending for creation of 03 independent states of Upper Nile, Equatoria and Bar El Gazel in South Sudan. The proposal is coming from individuals within Equatoria; I have also seen literature coming from Upper Nile region, Gatluak Reath, wrote it.

The chollo in Fashoda are saying if 03, better 04 states; the 4th being Fashoda state, its war; the Murle are saying no, better 05 states; the 5th being Pibor state; its war; the Anywak are saying no, better 06 states; the 6th being Boma state it’s war; So are the Apadang, Brun and Maban not to mention Dinka Bor who fear being minority in a Nuer dominated state. Therefore expect more states.


The Importance of Peace and Political Stability in South Sudan (Part 7)

Posted: March 16, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

By David Matiop Gai, Juba, South Sudan

March 16, 2018 (SSB) — I have my own philosophy which I wrote in most of my articles about peace and community cohesion that, there is no a single tribe in South Sudan who has rights to remove other tribes from their geographical areas and replace them with God’s angels so that they stay together with Gods angels in peace and stability whatsoever. In my short survey, our views, opinions, thoughts and decisions matter lots on peace and community cohesion.

Apart from civil war in the country, communities are engaging in communal fighting. Peace agreement and implementation of political settlement are challenging factors against national unity. Therefore, the roles of youths and women groups are vital in peace settlement because these two groups are majority of South Sudan population. Youths and women programs should operate at the around table of peace. The evidence is shown in activities they do.


By Deng Vanang, Dares Salaam, Tanzania

March 16, 2018 (SSB) — Responding to Kenya’s political arch-rivals last Friday surprise public handshake before zooming media cameras after grueling years and months of unease, People’s Democratic Movement, PDP Chairman, Hakim Dario wadded into the fray, imploring the main political rivals, Kiir and Machar in South Sudan to reciprocate the same good will gesture.

So that they turn a new page on more than four years old more politically divisive, militarily and economically crippling conflict.

So far none of the two gentlemen seems to heed the patriotic call from a nationalist, one Hakim Dario.