Politics

Gov’t rubbishes HRW’s criticism

The government has rubbished the statement by Human Rights Watch criticizing President Kiir for granting his opponents, including Dr Riek Machar an amnesty. Dr Riek Machar’s group and other allies of the government have been…

Let’s face it: There is no DEAL, no PEACE for now.

BY: Akim Salah , Wau-South Sudan, AUG/11/2018, SSN; The mix reactions to the Khartoum-Kampala coerced peace deal demonstrate the difference between naïve tribal opportunists and rational thinking citizens. To begin with, the peace is all about maintaining the status quo, keeping the same failed pilot (Kiir) and co-pilot (Machar) with their respective manipulated blind followers […]

Kiir grants amnesty to Machar

President Salva Kiir has granted general amnesty to the main opposition leader 3 days after signing a peace accord. Dr Riek Machar, the chairman of the SPLM-IO, had been leading his military wing SPLA-IO since…

UN chief welcomes Khartoum deal signing

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the signing of the Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance and Responsibility Sharing by the South Sudanese parties. The deal was signed on Sunday in Khartoum, Sudan, by all parties…

Khartoum agreement signing pushed

The final signing of the Khartoum Peace Agreement has been rescheduled. According to the Sudanese minister of foreign affairs – Aldirdiri Mohamed – the peace parties will ink the deal on Monday. It had been…

TGoNU urges SSOA to sign peace deal

The government is calling on the Opposition Alliance to sign the Khartoum agreement on governance so that total peace returns to the country. Michael Makuei said the issues being objected to by the parties that…

Naath (Nuer) suffering under power-greedy Riek Machar is still at large

By: Cornelius Khan, South Sudan, JUL/28/2018, SSN; I absolutely have no personal grudges against Riek Machar but his 30 years plus reign as Nuer and South Sudan leader and his proven never-dying-greed-for-power, his reckless and ignorant decisions, his lack of strategies and his satanic desire to throw the country on fire if his desires are […]

U.S threatens to stop funding S. Sudan

The United States says it will not fund the transitional government in absence of demonstrated commitment to peace, inclusivity, financial accountability and good governance. This statement comes as the peace talks in Khartoum remain unpredicted…