Archive for July 8, 2018


Press  Release: SOUTH SUDAN’S PARTIES AGREE ON FOUR VICE PRESIDENTS

CEPO Fact Sheet - Entebbe proposal

Kampala Accord: Four VPs, 45 ministers, 550 MPs and 32 states for the revitalized TGONU

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Sunday, July 8, 2018 (PW) — South Sudan’s main opposition leader Riek Machar will return to his position as the country’s first vice president, the Sudan news agency SUNA reported.

“It has been agreed that there will be four vice presidents: the current two vice presidents, plus Riek Machar who will assume the position of first vice president, and then the fourth position will be allocated to a woman from the opposition,” Al-Dideiri Ahmed,  Sudan’s foreign minister, was quoted as saying by the state-owned news agency.

The power sharing deal of four vice presidents, 45 ministries and 550 members of parliament including 32 states was reached on Saturday during a meeting in Uganda. (more…)


By Deng Vanang, Kampala, Uganda

Sunday, July 8, 2018 (PW) — Swinging full throttle into the depth of 21 years’ liberation war against an Afro-Arab north armed with an academic pedigree of a PhD, Dr. Luka Biong Deng inarguably became one of rare gems in a mixed bag of semi-literate lot.

A rarity which helped him make a pass one on several other scrambling pretenders for the proximity to the throne when he mounted the summit of previously crafted autonomous government of South Sudan. The steady climb landed him in a plumb post of a cabinet Affairs’ Minister.

Effectively a third in command away from the heart breathe of number one executive slot, the Presidency.

Only to be pulled down to the foot from the hillcrest after stepping on the toes of indispensably powerful post liberation war political dinosaurs. (more…)

Recommendations on the revised Khartoum power sharing proposal

Posted: July 8, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

Recommendations to South Sudan Peace Proposal

By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, Kampala, Uganda

Saturday, July 7, 2018 (PW) — On Tuesday, the Khartoum mediation team on South Sudan peace process released a revised proposal for a power-sharing deal between the South Sudanese parties and entities in an Igad-led process aimed at ending the conflict in the youngest nation.

The proposal dubbed “Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Responsibility Sharing” provides that the incumbent President Salva Kiir shall continue as President, while SPLM/A-IO Chairman Dr Riek Machar shall assume the position of First Vice President, both for the next transitional period.

According to the proposal, the incumbent government shall nominate a Vice President and the Other Parties and Entities shall select a Third Vice President. (more…)