Archive for August 15, 2018

By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, Kampala, Uganda

CEPO Fact Sheet on the Signed Khartoum Peace Agreement on the Revitalization of the 2015 ARCSS

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 (PW) — Last week, the National Salvation Front (NAS) which a member of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance SSOA denied that it was party to the Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance signed on August 5th in Khartoum, Sudan as part of the Igad-led revitalization of the 2015 ARCSS aimed at ending the civil war in the young nation.

“We demand for federalism because our people in their respective states can organize their livelihood and govern themselves, so this is what we want. But Juba doesn’t want it because they still want to sit on the heads of the South Sudanese people,” the NAS leader Gen. Thomas Cirillo was quoted by Radio Tamazuj as saying. 

Responding to the proposal earlier on August 2nd, Cirillo said “Unfortunately, the current governance proposal prioritizes power sharing over devolution of powers, strengthens and further entrenches the current rotten system in Juba rather than transforming it and defers the question of federalism to a permanent constitution making process that the parties cannot guarantee when this will eventually happen.” (more…)

Outstanding issues: The proposed powers of the president and his 5 VPs

Posted: August 15, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan