Publications

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President Kiir and the International Criminal Court at the African Union Summit

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 03/06/2013

 

The question of whether the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been unjust to African leaders, singularly going after them, and probably driven by racism, has been an ongoing debate for about a decade now. These accusations against the ICC have never been based on a claim that the indicted African...


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Understanding the Parameters of Lakes State Authorities' Extremism on Alcohol Production and Consumption

Author: Agook Mayek

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 28/05/2013

 

The case of Lakes State's ban on both alcohol production and consumption is very corporeal and at the same time interesting, particularly, when one looks at its pros and cons. In the olden days of Khartoum regime, there were profound constrictions to alcohol production and consumption in the country, which...


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Managing the Communal Violence in Tonj East County

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 06/05/2013

 

It has been 7 years since the emergence of acrimonious internal relations within Tonj East County, particularly between Luackoth and Jalwau. Interestingly, the Dinka sections are from Anan Atak judicial constituency, which is apparently chaired by an Executive Chief, Gum Mading, from Jalwau.


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Sorting Out the Mayhem in Jonglei State: A Classic Security Dilemma

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 30/04/2013

 

The classic security dilemma that has faced the government of South Sudan for some time now has glaringly and more strongly demonstrated itself in recent years in Jonglei, the country’s largest and most populous state, and the most wrecked by violence.


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Resumption of Oil Production in South Sudan

Author: Adel Sandrai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Date: 23/04/2013

 

Barely three months after the oil shutdown, the whole nation started to feel the resultant pinch of economic hardships. Salaries of civil servants were no longer coming regularly and the monthly allowances that used to cushion up the low salaries of the civil servants were discontinued.


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Women in Peace Making Processes in South Sudan

Author: Apuk Ayuel Mayen

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 18/04/2013

 

This brief examines the challenges to the participation of South Sudanese women in formal peace making processes, in particular the prevailing exclusion of women and the gender perspective from the post-independence negotiations process.  Moreover, it identifies opportunities for governmental redress at the current junction of the implementation of the 9...


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Bashir’s Official Visit: What It Means for the two Sudans

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 18/04/2013

 

Bashir’s visit was planned to happen immediately after the signing of the agreements last year as an attempt to normalize diplomatic and economic relations with South Sudan, but the grievous mistrust between the two countries saw the plan fell through.


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SPLM Politics of Gender Equity

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 10/04/2013

 

The need to advocate for women’s agenda has been widely diffused and adopted in many nations and international bodies. A number of national constitutions, particularly in the developing societies, for example, apportion women’s representation quotas in the government, though an effective implementation in majority of the countries remains sorely strained.


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South Sudan: Do We Have a Culture of Peace?

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 01/04/2013

 

Recently the government of Angola and UNESCO convened a conference, “Pan African Forum on the Sources and Resources for a Culture of Peace” in Luanda, Angola. This conference, which was attended by scholars, government officials, culture specialists from UNESCO, teachers and representatives of women and youth networks from across Africa,...


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Federal Democracy: A Strategic Institutional Choice for South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 25/03/2013

 

This policy brief attempts to draw public attention to an important debate on the question of the system of government in South Sudan. This is essential, as there has been a growing trend towards the concentration of authority at the center with power being increasingly centralized in the hands of...


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