Publications

The Sudd Institute

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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Restructuring the South Sudanese Federal Government: Political or Human Factor?

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 10/08/2013

 

On July 23, 2013, President Salva Kiir Mayardit issued some of the most courageous political/administrative decrees of all time, relieving the nation’s longstanding vice president of his post, suspending the chief administrator, the Secretary General of the ruling party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), dissolving the executive branch of...


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SPLM Leadership Contest

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 23/07/2013

 

The days surrounding the 2nd anniversary of independence have ushered in a tense political climate in Juba causing public concern across the country and beyond. This anxious political situation showcases the cracks within the top leadership of the nation’s ruling party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).


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South Sudan’s Fight against Corruption: Are We Winning?

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 03/07/2013

 

In a decree, issued on June 18, 2013, the President of the Republic, Salva Kiir Mayardit, in a rare move, lifted the immunity of two senior ministers in the government, Deng Alor and Kosti Manibe, to answer questions regarding their role in the an un-procedural transfer of nearly eight million dollars.


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Regional Conferences in South Sudan Are Imperative

Author: Lual A. Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 25/06/2013

 

Justice Deng Biong has triggered an opportune and a healthy discourse on the relevance of regional conferences based on the colonial division of the South into three administrative provinces of Bahr el-Ghazal, Equatoria, and Upper Nile.


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Peace and Reconciliation in South Sudan: A Conversation for Justice and Stability

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 06/06/2013

 

Popular sentiment in South Sudan appears to favor a reconciliation process, but questions remain regarding what issues such a process would tackle, how it might be conducted, and who should carry it out. This special report addresses these concerns using information and opinions gathered from interviews with community leaders, youth,...


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Recent Killing in Abyei: Its Implications on the Relations between the two Sudans

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/06/2013

 

The shocking news of the killing of Abyei’s Paramount Chief, Kuol Deng Kuol in cold blood on Saturday, May 4, 2013 allegedly by the Misseirya militiamen confirms the daunting challenge that faces the normalization of relations between South Sudan and Sudan.


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