Publications

The Sudd Institute

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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Gender Equality in South Sudan: A Review of Customs and Constitution

Author: Awak Deng Bior

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 29/01/2013

 

Gender equality, although a human rights issue, is often violated. Women’s rights are more than susceptible to abrogation in the developing countries. The leaders of these countries  tend to unsuccessfully perceive the need to include women in decision making in order to attain a peaceful, just, and prosperous society.


 

In a recent presidential decree read on the state-owned South Sudan television, president Salva Kiir Mayar relieved a large number of army generals, on top of whom were all the six deputies of the Chief of General Staff and replaced them with newly promoted officers.


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Unity State Leads in Lean Government Model

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 18/01/2013

 

South Sudan is presently faced with serious economic adversities since it discontinued oil production earlier last year—a decision some analysts, both locally and internationally, considered haphazard. Since then public employees and government contractors have experienced salary cuts and delayed payments.


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Mapping the Sources of Conflict and Insecurity in South Sudan: Living in Fear under a Newly-Won Freedom

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 12/01/2013

 

Ethnic violence continues to plague rural communities across South Sudan, in many cases preventing citizens from enjoying the benefits of peace and the promises of independence.


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