Archive for April 6, 2018

CEPO press release on Proposed AU peace and security Council Visit to Juba

Edmund Yakani

MR. EDMUND YAKANI BERIZILIOUS is the Executive Director of the Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO), a Juba-based South Sudanese civil society organization.

April 6, 2018 (SSB) — As part of a four-day visit to South Sudan, a delegation of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC) is expected to meet government in Juba this month. The delegation is scheduled to visit the capital Juba from 15-19 April. Joram Biswaro, the African Union (AU) Ambassador to South Sudan, said after meeting President Salva Kiir on Wednesday that the AU body aims to acquaint itself with the situation in South Sudan.

Community Empowerment for Progress Organization welcomes the announcement that AU Peace and Security Council delegation will be visiting Juba from 15-19 April 2018 prior the next phase of High-Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF) in Addis Ababa. The timing of the visit is rightful

Mr. Edmund Yakani, Executive Director of CEPO says it is encouraging and promising that AU Peace and Security Council is taking the effective role in engaging in South Sudan situation.


The failures of SPLM give a crying nation in pain, griefs, anger, and suffering of citizens

By David Matiop Gai, Juba, South Sudan

Information Minister Michael Makwei Lueth in full old SPLM/A military uniform

Information Minister Michael Makwei Lueth in old SPLM/A military uniform

April 6, 2018 (SSB) — What to do and who is to be blamed for? On the political playing ground, newcomers are to be blamed for hijacking the SPLM systems and ruling principles. Too many promises during liberation struggle for twenty-one or twenty-two years and high expectations of citizens from their government afterward, if SPLM/SPLA won the war against Khartoum which had happened in 2011 would have not been tolerated, and how hijackers used the party for their own purposes?

In reality, forms of unwanted different direction in SPLM objectives which people take the organization for granted resulting in replacement of unwanted advertisement at the international ground folds of the existing error page are what settings programmes the party needs inclusively of the party rebirth and redeeming system for better performances.

However, the SPLM/SPLA too many promises during the liberation Struggle to Citizens, and the transit forces failures of SPLM to go to different destination whereas SPLM had made many promises in liberated areas of Southern Sudan during the wartime consigned SPLM programmes which included the deviated list of SPLM objectives: Unity, peace, justice, liberty, and prosperity.