Publications

The Sudd Institute

The Question of Ugandan Troops in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 04/03/2014

 

Following the violent events of December 15, 2013, the Government of South Sudan felt the need to request Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD) member states to assist in quelling a rebellion that threatened to unseat an elected government.


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A Search for Lasting Peace: Ending South Sudan’s Devastating Conflict

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 24/02/2014

 

For over two months, the people of South Sudan have been experiencing a renewed and devastating conflict that has inflicted significant suffering upon them.  Triggered by an alleged failed coup, the International Crisis Group (ICG) estimates that 10,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands made destitute and forced...


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The Unwarranted Carnage in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 13/02/2014

 

This analysis is an attempt to make sense of the current crisis in the Republic of South Sudan.  The country is experiencing a catastrophic violence since its independence merely two and half years ago. The conflict, which emanates mainly from a mismanaged political discord, has caused massive loss in lives,...


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The 2015 National Census and Elections: An Analysis of President Kiir’s Announcements

Authors: Martin Abucha, Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/02/2014

 

The recent violence in South Sudan has sparked a range of reactions comprising deep divisions in public criticisms between those supporting the government and those supporting the rebels. These public reactions also spurred analysis of contemporary and historical causes of discontents in the SPLM, what the role of the international...


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A Strategy for Achieving Gender Equality in South Sudan

Author: Jane Kani Edward

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 28/01/2014

 

This study seeks to examine how structural factors, customary laws and traditional practices, and economic hardships shape women’s status and hinder their effective participation in leadership positions in South Sudan. By doing so, the study identifies some of the socio-cultural, economic, legal, educational and political conditions, which lead to gender...


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Understanding the Emergence of South Sudan’s Current Violence: Political, Social, and Institutional Explanations

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 22/01/2014

 

On December 15th, 2013, gunfire erupted in the South Sudanese city of Juba. At the scene, several soldiers were instantly killed and numerous others injured. The next few hours were punctuated by spread of violence in the city, with authorities concluding the event as being an attempted coup.


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South Sudan’s Anti-Corruption Efforts and Poor Global Ranking

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/01/2014

 

South Sudan has been ranked as the third most corrupt country in the world, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released in December 2013. Since independence nearly two and a half years ago, South Sudan has witnessed a number of high profile corruption cases, which may have resulted...


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South Sudan and the Prospects for Peace Amidst Violent Political Wrangling

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/01/2014

 

The unfolding unrest in South Sudan, beginning with the events of December 15th, 2013 in Juba when fighting broke out within the presidential guard and had spread to Greater Upper Nile within two days, may not have been exactly predictable, but it was not entirely surprising.


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South Sudan’s Petroleum Revenue Management Act

Author: Emily Savage

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/12/2013

 

At independence, South Sudan inherited an oil industry with pre-existing infrastructure and a number of production sharing agreements (PSAs) with multinational oil companies; however, it did not inherit the human resources, institutions, and experience necessary to manage them.


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South Sudan and the Risks of Unrest

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 03/12/2013

 

Though South Sudanese have been expressing disappointment in the way their young state has been run ever since independence was declared in 2011, they have been more recently appalled by news that has bombarded them about government failures, fiscal misdeeds, unclear policies, uncertainties of what the future holds for them...


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