“To think of South Sudan as a failed state is to overlook the simple fact that the very political foundation for the existence of a state—administrative, technical, and legal infrastructure or a political compact as its foundation and direction—has yet to be forged, either within the elite or between the communities that comprise South Sudan.… Read More #SouthSudan; A failed Transition, Not State.
September 3, 2016, Juba, South Sudan; AS DELIVERED: Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power and Minister Martin Elia Lomoro at a Joint Press Availability Following a UN Security Council Meeting with the Cabinet of the Transitional Government of National Unity
… Read More Loromo And Power On Peacekeepers Deployed To #SouthSudan
Clashes in Wau, Juba. At least 43 people died in the fighting between militia factions, and more than70,000 civilians have been forced to seek shelter in churches, the UN compound and surrounding villages.… Read More People In South Sudan Are Wounded In Spirit
Sudan and South Sudan have been under fire for decades from the perils of civil war, famine, poverty, corruption, Islamic jihad and other crisis that affect the countries politically, socially and economically as well as culturally. Omnia Shawkat and Salma Amin Saad decided to build a contemporary platform to voice independent opinions of the diverse, intelligent, and… Read More Connecting The Sudans Using Culture And Technology
I wish there is something more I could do to ensure that South Sudan’s tomorrow is brighter than its present. Of course, I am doing the best I can as a filmmaker but it feels like a drop in an ocean, to be honest.’ Sam Lukudu is a filmmaker and journalist. The best he can… Read More The Trial; South Sudan’s 2013 Coup
Conditions for IDPs within the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites can be crowded and harsh, but the sites represent one of the only sources of safety for civilians as they continue to bear the brunt of the conflict.… Read More PoCs a safety heaven for South Sudan IDPs
I sit and scan through news updates on the South Sudan Crisis, and I am saddened by the turn of events these past few weeks and days. The recent media reports about attacks in Bor and Bentiu, the social media frenzy that has been created around this, portrays a dire situation in deed.