Archive for August 6, 2019


By Pal Chol Nyan, Juba, South Sudan

Taban Deng Ghai and President Kiir, Juba, Dec 22 2015

Tuesday, August 06, 2019 (PW) — The R-ARCISS was inked last year in Khartoum under the auspices of the ousted Sudanese President. The agreement provided that there shall be five VPs including the FVP to constitute a collegial Presidency for the transitional period which commences once a unified security forces are put in place. The Mechanisms are now working on these modalities though behind schedule but on course.

It is clearly stipulated in sub-article 1.5.1.2 that The Chairman of the SPLMIO Dr Riek Machar Teny shall assume the position of the FVP.  One to be nominated by the FDs and must be a woman. One to be nominated by SSOA.  In the incumbent TGONU, one of the two VPs is from Upper Nile and the other is from Equatoria respectively as per the August 2015 ARCISS now being revitalized. 

For those who have read the R-ARCISS, they will agree with me that it spoke about the reconstitution and expansion of the National Parliament, Councils of States, Cabinet ministers and reforms within the security sector plus all the institutions within the Republic of South Sudan. 

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