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Opinion

Power struggle leaves U.N. rights body without leader

Russia and China have opposed a candidate from Fiji seen as a staunch human rights defender to lead the top U.N. rights...

The kleptocratic South Sudanese regime

The hijacked system of governance has left South Sudan in a situation where the country is unable to address or respond to...

Our son was killed in South Sudan. We urge Biden to protect journalists like him.

Joyce Krajian and John Allen are the parents of journalist Christopher Allen, who was killed in South Sudan in 2017.

Different Opinions Thrilled the just concluded S. Sudan Peace Concert

Tomori, NCMP - Different opinions thrilled the just concluded peace concert that featured Diamond platnumz. Thousands of youth and children celebrated Christmas...

Human Rights Watch Report: “Abuses by South Sudan’s National Security Service”

The NSS saga is cancer ailing our nation, including the peace. Why will a government-owned security service be used to frustrate the...

The dissonance between what leaders say and what they do

Kuir ë Garang - One of the main problems with African leaders, and South Sudanese leaders in particular, is the dissonance between what they...

Amnesty International calls for the release of Germain

Germain was arrested for his work as a human rights activist and falsely accused of, among other things, posing a threat to state...

Kiir and Al- Sisi to hold bilateral talks which will include “state lunch”

Tomori, NCMP - In a letter issued this afternoon, the Office of the President said Kiir will receive Al-Sisi at Juba International...

Africa Suffers When Presidents Think They Are Too Big to Retire

Joseph G. Muthama - In his book titled, What is Africa's Problem, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni writes, "One of the biggest weakening...

South Sudan told to stop charging East Africans visa fee

The East African Business Council (EABC) is calling upon South Sudan to stop charging Visa entry fees on any East African Partner...

IGAD and International Communities “Talk-tough-and-do-nothing” style can’t help South Sudan

Tomori, NCMP - IGAD, and the international community have continuously spoken against Kiir’s continuous refusal to fully execute the South Sudan peace...

OPINION: On the issue of Greater Bor

Cpt. Mabior Garang: The confusion about the greater Bor Youth Association (GBYA) is not really an issue of identity, more than it...

Uganda: Stop intimidating civil servants

Two high-ranking district officials in Mbarara threatened to sack those who do not support the ruling National Resistance Movement party in the...

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.