Category: Politics

TNLA ratifies R-ARCSS

The Transitional National Legislative Assembly on Monday ratified the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. This comes 33 days after its signing. But according to the Implementation…

From the people of South Sudan to Ambassador Nikki Haley An open appeal for urgent action against Mr. Ashraf Al Cardinal, the icon of corruption in South Sudan

OCT/06/2018, SSN; The people of South Sudan would like to commend your sustained efforts to end their suffering and bring about a lasting peace that will set their hard-won country on the right path of stability and progress. We are particularly pleased that despite your extensive global responsibilities, you have remained seized on the issue […]

The Revitalized Peace in South Sudan: The Fruits of IGAD Mediation

BY: Malith Kur, Student at McGill University, Canada, OCT/04/2018, SSN; The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD, has proven to the world that Africans can solve African political problems. The role that IGAD has played in South Sudan beginning with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in Naivasha in 2005, which resulted in the […]

BREAKING: President Kiir orders release of all political prisoners

President Salva Kiir has ordered Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. Gabriel Jok Riak to release all prisoners of War and detainees immediately as part of the implementation of the peace agreement. In a republican order read on the state-run TV, SSBC last evening, Kiir instructed the Chief of Defense Forces and the commanders of all […]

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FVP Taban Deng Gai meets Donald Trump in New York

South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai is in New York City in the United States to attend the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. Deng is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Nhial Deng Nhial. According to a top government official based in the United Stares of America, FVP Taban Deng Gai […]

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Japan donates 3.6 USD million to support S. Sudan peace process

Japan Government has donated 3.6 million dollars to the IGAD to facilitate the implementation of the recently signed peace accord. The revitalized agreement is an amendment of the 2015 deal signed by South Sudan parties, ending years of conflict in the country. Japanese Ambassador Seiji Okada said his government welcomes the signing and is committed […]

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