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President Kiir’s speech during the signing ceremony of the R-ARCSS

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

“Young generation of South Sudan are in illusion identity crisis of Beny, Kuär-Midiit and Zoal Kabiīr

By Youhanes Magok Nhial, Juba, South Sudan

Saturday, September 15, 2018 (PW) — South Sudan is the newest nation of East African region, gained her independence from Republic of Sudan to stand on her feet in 2011 after a devastating civil war that last for more than four decades since 1955. The population of this landlocked country according to the 2008 Sudan Housing and Population Census is estimated to be 12 million. However, no wide and verified census is carried out in the last ten years even after post-independent.

A vast majority of these demography are youth whom constitute 70% of the total population of the country; despite the complete absent of constitutional definition of youth yet other institutions and documentations refer to youth as being between 15 – 35 years old. The young state plunged into crisis in December 2013 amid a power struggle between the Sudan People Liberation Movement SPLM elites causing uncountable death, displacements and total polarization of the state of affairs.

In such devastation, young people turned to be the actors, persecuting the orders of their leaders and military commanders. The war relocate itself to traditional local norms that youth are there to protect village, community from external aggression, prevent cattle ride and to perform activities characterized to fit the men muscular nature. (more…)