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Analysis

Kiir, continually becoming his own worst enemy by frustrating security arrangements

Tomori, NCMP - President Salva Kiir needs to expedite the unification of forces or else any further delay could only prove that...

Kiir Skeptical about leaving Juba while IGAD says Machar is free from all travel restrictions

Tomori, NCMP -The Inter-governmental Authority on Development has said there are no travel restrictions imposed on South Sudan’s First Vice President Dr....

Uganda’s proposed refinery too costly, likely to lower value of regional pipeline – CPI

Uganda’s decision to build a refinery has been discouraged on the basis that the facility is not only an expensive venture but...

S. Sudan’s Med-Blue Laboratory PPP- public pain, private gain?

Tomori, NCMP - The government of South Sudan’s National Taskforce on Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic recently directed that all travelers leaving the country...

Is this the end or the beginning of another Ethiopian tragedy?

Simon Wolfe - Is this the end or the beginning of another Ethiopian tragedy? Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed insists that the “law...

Kenyan government takes another shot at infringing privacy and digital rights

Emmanuel Paul - The Kenyan government has signed a new bill that will let it demand access to data from its citizens’...

Breaking the Political Deadlock in South Sudan

South Sudan has been at war since 2013 and it has lost a decade of its formative years on a war rooted...

South Sudan ranked 185 out of 189 countries -UN’s Human Development Index (HDI)

Tomori, NCMP - The UN’s Human Development Index (HDI) ranks countries on how well they provide conditions for people to reach their...

Somalia Says It Will Cut Diplomatic Ties with Kenya  

The Somali government announced on Monday it would cut diplomatic ties with neighboring Kenya, citing violations of Somalia’s sovereignty.

Is Salva Kiir a National Leader?

Tomori, NCMP - Can we refer to the South Sudan president as a national leader? Leadership is central to addressing the current...

WHERE THE PRESIDENCY GOT IT TERRIBLY WRONG

Dr. Lam Akol - On 9 December 2020, the Presidency held its fourth meeting with all its members in attendance. A press...

A critical look at Ethiopia’s Wars

Nizar Manek and Jean-Baptiste Gallopin in an article titled "The Ethiopia's wars" take a critical look at the situation in the entire North Africa...

S. South Army disintegrates as Kiir government refuses to graduate and unify forces

Tomori, NCMP - Kiir's administration has made no progress in unifying the country’s warring forces under one army, as promised under a...

Must Read

South Sudan changes time zone

South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the government spokesperson has...

Dr. Emmanuel Taban recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans: From refugee to COVID-19 expert

Dr. Emmanuel Taban, a South Sudanese physician who lives in South Africa, is being recognized by the New African Magazine as one...

Kenya Boniface Mwangi: Using images to battle corruption

After years spent risking his life photographing protest movements against government corruption, Kenya’s most prominent photojournalist laid down his stills camera to...

Ethiopia says Sudan invasion violates bilateral agreements on border issues

On Wednesday, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Borders Commission organized a briefing for the diplomatic community in Khartoum.