Publications

The Sudd Institute

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...


The Sudd Institute

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...


The Sudd Institute

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.


The Sudd Institute

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.


The Sudd Institute

In 2013 Reflect Upon 2012: A Review of the New Year’s Call from President Kiir

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 08/01/2013

 

January 8, 2013


The Sudd Institute

The Recent Events in Wau: A Disaster Averted

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 03/01/2013

 

After a harrowing period of violence that was witnessed in Wau town between December 8 and 23rd, 2012, the fighting, which had pitted the Dinka and the Fertit, finally ended just before Christmas, to the relief of all.


The Sudd Institute

Clashes in Wau: A Testament to Fragility of Ethnic Relations in South Sudan

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 25/12/2012

 

Recently, between December 8th and 21st, Wau town, the capital city of Western Bahr el-Ghazal and South Sudan’s second most ethnically diverse state, witnessed tragic and shocking events of extreme violence between the Dinka and the Fertit.


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Lawlessness and Its Rule of Law Implications in South Sudan

Author: Mark A. Wek Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 24/12/2012

 

Though having recently attained sovereignty, the Republic of South Sudan continues to be plagued by, among others, the problem of lawlessness that is deeply embedded in the country’s history of violence. This lawlessness is a major insecurity issue that results in loss of lives of innocent people in almost every...


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