Publications

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.


The Sudd Institute

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.


The Sudd Institute

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...


The Sudd Institute

Juba’s Insecurity: A Challenge to State Authority and Credibility

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 13/12/2012

 

Last week, the nation was rocked by the news of the cowardice and senseless murdering of a prominent South Sudanese political commentator and opinion writer, Isaiah Diing Abraham Chan Awuol, better known to his readership audience by his pen name as Isaiah Abraham, on Wednesday, 5 November 2012 at his...


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Contextualizing the Cooperation Agreements between the Two Sudans

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 05/12/2012

 

The recent set of Cooperation Agreements signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between the Two Sudans attempts to resolve many of the so-called "post-referendum issues" between the two countries. The popular reaction to the agreements are mixed.


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Food Security: A Matter Deserving National Discourse

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 04/12/2012

 

This past week saw two significant events happening in Juba: The annual Governors’ Forum and the Agriculture Trade Fair. Although separately planned, the timing and the underpinning theme, “food security”, joined the two programs. Food security is an important matter that deserves attention at the highest national level and this...


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Borders, Bombs and Sudan-South Sudan Unworkable Agreements

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 28/11/2012

 

Over the past week, the people of South Sudan have been reminded once again of the horrific wartime experiences when Sudan’s air force randomly and indiscriminately dropped bombs from a high altitude Russian-made Antonov onto villages and civilian facilities near the Sudan-South Sudan Border. 


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