Publications

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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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South Sudan: A Politics of Demise or a Vision for Progress?

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 09/03/2013

 

The Republic of South Sudan has made tremendous progress on several developmental fronts, including establishment of institutions of governance, reformation of the military, structuring of public service, taking great strides in education and health care, much of which was, admittedly, possible through foreign aid.


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Truth and Reconciliation in South Sudan

Authors: Adel Sandrai, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 27/02/2013

 

Weeks ago, the president of the Republic of South Sudan issued a decree forming a committee responsible for the truth and reconciliation exercise in the country. Some people in the country welcomed the move, though others say it took too long, but considered it a positive step to bringing understanding,...


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Railway: A Better Option than Pipeline for South Sudan

Author: Samuel Nyuon Akoi Nyuon

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 22/02/2013

 

The frustration over the impasse in the negotiations with Sudan, and the urgent desire to rescue the economy are understandable. However, this should not cloud the nation’s vision for long-term investment dealing with the oil sector.


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A Nation in Transition: South Sudan’s Constitutional Review Process

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/02/2013

 

One year after the decree issued by the president of the Republic of South Sudan effectively forming the National Constitution Review Commission, little is known about the progress towards writing the permanent constitution for the world's newest nation.


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Endless Presidential Summits and Negotiations in Addis Ababa: Can African Union Help South Sudan Resolve Post Independence Issues with Sudan?

Author: Adel Sandrai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 06/02/2013

 

After nineteen months of independence South Sudan is nowhere near resolving post independence issues with Sudan.  The cooperation agreements signed between the two countries in September 2012 have not been implemented due to pre-conditions that were not part of the terms of the signed agreements that Khartoum says must be...


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The Question of Big Government, and Financial Viability: The Case of South Sudan

Author: James Alic Garang

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/02/2013

 

With oil revenue as its mainstay, from 2006 forward the government of South Sudan derived 98% of its budget from that single source. Now that the oil is shut down, however, the fiscal status quo in South Sudan is proving unsustainable, a fact that led the National Assembly to pass...


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