Archive for June 28, 2018

One is always known for what he does, a prolific peek on Magot Khot; the latest and fieriest South Sudan Wrestler.

By Awuol Gabriel Arok, Juba, South Sudan

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 (PW) — Simba-Khordit known by his family name as Magot Khot Ajak hails from Abiong section of Ajuong community of Twic East in Jonglei State.

He is at his youthful age of 30 and has so far been christened as the fieriest attacker in the wrestling history of South Sudan. Blessed with corporeal fitness and lion jerking style, Magot-Simba-Khordit as he is popularly known has so far wrestled down or drew with all the challengers that he had a match with. (more…)

By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, Kampala, Uganda

Thursday, June 28, 2018 (PW) — The latest IGAD “Revised Bridging Proposal” on the High-Level Revitalization Forum HLRF of the 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan ARCSS has made a number of provisions (references) on the questions of Federalism and the controversial issue of States number in the youngest nation.

On Federalism, the proposal provides that governance during the next Transitional Period shall be guided by the principles and considerations including “the urgency of responding effectively to the popular demand for a Federal system of government by:

  • Accelerating the devolution of power and resources to local levels of government; and,
  • Undertaking effective consultations and preparations for adopting a Federal system for South Sudan in the Permanent Constitution.”


By Sunday de John, Kigali, Rwanda

Thursday, June 28, 2018 (PW) — It is true that the tortured society of South Sudan can no longer sustain few more years of hopelessness. There is nothing left but thin line of resilience maintaining the balance between a complete falter and the salvage.

At stake are the lives of innocent orphans and widows. Hopes have withered. Perseverance has waned as misery index supersedes the limits imaginable in the human life. Country once referred to as bread basket for Africa has degenerated to a country of million beggars characterized by homelessness.

The army has been subjected to hard toil. Youths have not been employed. Few in the government sector are either getting no pay or the little they get add no value to their lives. There is total meltdown in every aspect of life.