Publications

The Sudd Institute

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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Devaluation of South Sudanese Pound: A Sound Economic Policy in Unsound Economic Environment

Author: Adel Sandrai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 17/11/2013

 

The move by the Bank of South Sudan to devaluate the South Sudanese Pound was met with stiff opposition from the cross-section of the public. The market reacted nervously to the decision. The National Legislative Assembly summoned the Governor of the Central Bank and demanded for an explanation.


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Managing Violence in Jonglei: A Test of Legitimacy and Credibility in Juba

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 09/11/2013

 

The Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) approximates resulting deaths at 2,000 or more in 1991; 1,000 in 2009; 2,167 in 2011; and 1,516 in 2012 (HSBA, 2012). On Sunday, 20th October 2013, another violence purportedly executed by largely Murle backed rebel group struck Jonglei’s Twic East County, killing nearly 80...


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Abyei Final Status: A Mismanaged and Unyielding Stalemate

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 29/10/2013

 

As the month of October draws to a close, the future of the final status of the disputed region of Abyei remains disappointingly uncertain and extremely unpredictable. The unyielding stalemate between South Sudan and Sudan is a remarkable test that challenges not only the leadership and credibility of the African...


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A Fallacy of Failed States Index: The Case of South Sudan

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 18/10/2013

 

A useful experimental tool, the FSI is intended to warn the world community against ramifications of states’ fragility. Precisely and rightly so, the Index postulates that state failure anywhere might have some serious implications for most, if not all, nations, particularly as the globalized and technologically connected world system is...


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SPLM’s Internal Politics: A Catalyst to the Dissolution of Government

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 09/10/2013

 

This brief provides updates on the political developments within the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party after the dissolution and the formation of the new government. This piece brief is a direct response to many inquiries that have come from multiple sectors of the society eager to understand what is...


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An Emerging Diplomatic Row between Uganda and South Sudan

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 20/09/2013

 

The recent decision by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of South Sudan to ban the use of motorcycles by foreign riders as commercial taxis known as Boda Boda has riled up the Ugandan workers in South Sudan who were victims of that decision. The events that followed, i.e.


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President Salva Kiir’s Visit to Khartoum

Author: Adel Sandrai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 13/09/2013

 

The Sudd Institute analyzes the net gain from the visit of President Salva Kiir Mayardit to Khartoum, the driving factors behind the move to hold the Presidential Summit and the potential political backlash resulting from changing national political landscapes in South Sudan.


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Police Service and Law Enforcement in South Sudan

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 06/09/2013

 

South Sudan has been engaged in a daunting endeavor to build institutions of security, justice and national defense. In addition to decades of cataclysmic conflict with what is now the Republic of Sudan, the new state of South Sudan has had to face tensions within itself.


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