Publications: Policy Briefs

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Fixing Governance is Key to Stability in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/12/2018

 

Many analysts and observers of politics in South Sudan point to weak governance as the malefactor for the political crises and lack of progress on socio-economic development in the country. This policy brief, therefore, identifies major governance challenges in South Sudan and assesses whether the recently signed R-ARCSS addresses them.


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Reforming Public Financial Management in South Sudan

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, Ariic David Aguto Reng

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/12/2018

 

Public financial management (PFM) is a key pillar in reforms aimed at building more credible, transparent and accountable governments, especially in post-conflict contexts. The PFM reforms are the focus of multilateral financial institutions and bilateral aid agencies, and in many cases, drive donors’ financial support.


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Climate Services Model for South Sudan’s Rural Farmers and Agro-pastoralists

Authors: Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 27/11/2018

 

Using experimental data from a pilot project administered in rural Tonj South, Aweil West, and Aweil North, this paper studies climate services reception and application in South Sudan. The pilot climate service was first of its kind directly delivered to farmers and agro-pastoralists in the country.  The results are encouraging: a...


 

Based on interviews with various informants, this paper attempts to evaluate the implementation status of the security arrangement provisions of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS), as well as its future implications for the Security Sector Reforms (SSR) endeavor in South Sudan.


Food Security and Nutrition Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Former Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States St

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, James Alic Garang, Samuel Garang Akau, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 18/04/2018

 

Despite[1] no direct politically driven armed conflict in former Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap States, assessments have shown deteriorating food security and nutritional conditions. More generally, the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) shows a growing food security problem in South Sudan, with a large proportion of people sliding...


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The Revitalization of the ARCSS and the Prospects for Peace in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Jok Madut Jok, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 21/11/2017

 

This policy paper evaluates the prospects of peace in South Sudan within the context of the recently proposed revitalization process of the 2015 political pact. The paper broadly argues that the revitalization process is important, but it must contend with factors that led to the collapse of the original agreement.


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The State of the South Sudanese National Unity

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 18/05/2017

 

This paper discusses the state of South Sudan’s national unity. Our insights are based on interviews conducted with members of parliament, representatives of women and youth, civil society organizations, intellectuals, and representatives of political parties residing in Juba, South Sudan.


 

The South Sudanese parties to the conflict signed the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS) in August 2015 and essentially agreed to establish a federal system of government. This raises three critical questions.


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Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does it Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Authors: Nyathon James Hoth Mai, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/03/2017

 

Land tenure systems have implications for food security, access to water, natural resources, pastures and settlement during droughts and flood disasters. Although the South Sudanese Land Act 2009 recognizes both formal and customary land tenure systems, little is known in practice about the extent to which these systems promote climate...


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Understanding the Imperative of A People-Centered Constitution in South Sudan

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 14/11/2016

 

 As South Sudanese warring parties are set, albeit be grudgingly, to embark on implementing the peace agreement they signed in August 2015, a sense of cautious optimism is being expressed, and rightly so. Since it broke out in mid-December 2013, the war has heavily inflicted on the young nation untold...


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The Flaws in Kate Almquist Knopf’s Call for Trusteeship in South Sudan

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 20/10/2016

 

 There have been flurries of calls to place South Sudan under the UN trusteeship. The calls come mostly from the U.S. experts, with the most recent one coming from Hon. Kate Almquist Knopf, who testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.


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Transitional Justice for Stabilizing South Sudan: Lessons from Global and Local Contexts

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 21/07/2016

 

The Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS) contains important provisions on transitional justice, including a mandate to put on trials those responsible for masterminding atrocities during the 2013-2015 war.


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The Importance of Judicial Independence to the Administration of Justice: The Case of South Sudan

Author: Mark A. Wek Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 05/07/2016

 

We live in an era where the need to ensure proper administration of justice has never been so imperative. However, the fulfilment of this desire, as an aspiration of every citizen, depends largely on the competence, independence, and integrity of judges as the custodians of the laws.


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Transparency and Accountability in South Sudan’s Petroleum Industry

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 03/05/2016

 

Transparency and accountability have become international norms due to inherent range of social, economic and political benefits. These benefits include the reduction of corruption, minimization of conflict over natural resources, building of trust among government, extractive companies, and citizens, enabling of regulatory authorities to hold extractive companies, government institutions, and...


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Making Sense of South Sudan’s New Petroleum HSE Management Systems and Plan Regulations

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 28/04/2016

 

Environmental conditions in South Sudan’s petroleum producing areas have continued to deteriorate. This is demonstrated by recent reports of oil leaks and spills, inappropriate handling of produced water and mud pits, birth defects, people and animals getting sick and dying after drinking water contaminated by petroleum activities (Moro, 2014, Rueskamp...


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The Challenge of Constitutionalism and Separation of Powers Doctrine in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 26/04/2016

 

The Republic of South Sudan, although fairly nascent as an independent state, aspires to become a democracy that embraces constitutionalism. Constitutionalism is simply a commitment to restrain the power of state and government to the will of people.


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National Security Versus Basic Liberties: Human Rights Challenges in South Sudan

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 11/04/2016

 

Although South Sudan publicly commits to a culture of human rights protection, whether through the bill of rights in the national constitution or by creating a cabinet level human rights commission or the establishment of a parliamentary committee on human rights or other public pronouncements to this effect, human rights...


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Understanding the Exchange Rate Regimes in South Sudan: A Non-technical Review

Authors: Ariic David Aguto Reng, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 23/02/2016

 

This paper simplifies and discusses our understanding of the exchange rate policy regime in South Sudan. After independence in 2011, South Sudan fixed the value of its currency, the South Sudan Pound (SSP), to the U.S. dollar.


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The Impact of Health Investment on Infant and Under-five Health in South Sudan: Understanding State Effectiveness through Service Delivery

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 27/01/2016

 

This analysis examines the relationship between child health and per capita health spending in South Sudan. The nexus between public health spending and health outcomes lends insights into state effectiveness in service delivery. Net of background variables, we find that a percent increase in per capita health spending increases early...


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CSOs/CBOs and faith-based organizations-led peace and reconciliation efforts

Author: Leben Nelson Moro

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/12/2015

 

While faith-based organizations have made significant contributions to peace and reconciliation efforts in the country, the CSOs have not done much. A key reason for this is the reluctance of the warring parties to include other stakeholders in peace talks.


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The Mediation Pendulum and the Challenges that Underlie the Peace Implementation in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 02/12/2015

 

This paper assesses the mediation process looking at both the Addis-based IGAD peace process and the intra-SPLM dialogue based in Arusha, Tanzania. It makes the point that part of the reason the parties wasted a lot of time from signing a final agreement had to do with the preference of...


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Political Parties and the Push for Political Consensus

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 02/12/2015

 

The events of December 2013 have created a very divisive environment in South Sudan and so there is need for the country to start anew. The new beginning can only be realized when all the political forces in the country reach a common understanding on what binds the nation together.


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The Role of Women in Peace-Building in South Sudan

Author: Nyathon James Hoth Mai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/12/2015

 

Grounded in the prevalent under-representation of women in peace-building processes, this brief explores why women’s role in peace-building is critical more generally and particularly in South Sudan. Second, the brief examines the opportunities the recent Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS) offers women...


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The Role of Media in War and Peace in South Sudan

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 20/10/2015

 

Much of the commentary in the media and the news reporting in South Sudan tends to be partisan either supporting the government or the opposition. It also tends to take a regional or ethnic line. Consequently, such stances have negatively affected the objectivity of the reporting and weakened the media’s...


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The South Sudanization of the Petroleum Industry Through Local Content: Is the Dream within Reach?

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 20/10/2015

 

Before independence, northern Sudanese, Chinese, Malaysians, Indians, and their firms dominated the South Sudanese petroleum industry. After South Sudan declared independence, many South Sudanese had hoped to realize so many dreams through the petroleum sector, including benefiting directly from the petroleum industry through a local content (South Sudanization) policy.


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Peace-building in South Sudan through the Design and Implementation of Coherent and Integrated Youth Development Policy

Author: Samuel Garang Akau

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/10/2015

 

 


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Assessing Anti-Corruption, Accountability, and Transparency Measures in South Sudan

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/10/2015

 

State effectiveness in meeting its public demands is measured using governance impact indicators, sometimes with emphasis on anti-corruption, accountability, and transparency measures (McFerson 2009). Thus, institutional instruments (laws and regulations) are normally deployed to guide against corruption and promote accountability and transparency.


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Understanding the Enforcement of Environmental Provisions of Petroleum Act, 2012 and Why Environmental Ruin Continues

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 21/04/2015

 

When the South Sudanese Petroleum Act was enacted in 2012, a flicker of hope of a better environmental management was felt after many years of environmental degradation due to negligence by the government in Khartoum. However, since the Act was passed three years ago, environmental ruin has continued.


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Building a Culture of Peace through Dialogue in South Sudan

Author: Benjamin A. Machar

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/03/2015

 

 


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South Sudan’s National Identity Challenge: The Interplay between Fragmented Social Structure and Elite's Negative Role

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/03/2015

 

 


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The Impracticality of Sanctions and Why Diplomacy Makes Sense in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/02/2015

 

This paper analyses whether sanctions can stop the war in South Sudan. Prior evidence shows that when sanctions in any forms are imposed, they do little in most cases to change the behaviors of the warring parties.


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National Reconciliation in South Sudan: How to Translate Political Settlements into Peace in the Country

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 31/01/2015

 

As South Sudanese leaders, IGAD mediators and the rest of the international community, meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to seek a political settlement for the on-going conflict, there is need for a reminder that a peace agreement that they might reach on the basis of power-sharing alone will most likely...


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Investing in Human Capital: Putting our Money Behind Our Words

Author: Juliana Bol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 31/01/2015

 

This analysis illustrates the Government of South Sudan’s (GoSS) investment in basic services, especially health. It assesses planned government spending as a barometer of national priorities, focusing on the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The focus is on social accountability or justice—the need to ensure that South Sudanese have access to basic...


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Inclusivity: A Challenge to the IGAD-Led South Sudanese Peace Process

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 07/12/2014

 

For eleven months now, the northeastern African regional bloc, the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), has been leading the world’s response to the crisis in South Sudan. In a move designed to supposedly ensure a comprehensive resolution of a violent conflict between South Sudan’s warring parties, the Government of South...


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Deconstructing the Protocol on Agreed Principles and the Peace Process

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/12/2014

 

This paper analyzes the ‘Protocol on Agreed Principles on Transitional Arrangements towards Resolution of the Crisis in South Sudan.’ The Protocol was signed on 25 August 2014 by IGAD heads of states and governments as the basis for negotiating a mechanism to end the ongoing armed conflict in South Sudan.


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Emerging Powers and the Responsibility to Prevent Mass Atrocities: Lessons from South Sudan

Author: Fritz Nganje

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 28/10/2014

 

 


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South Sudan’s Crisis: Weighing the Cost of the Stalemate in the Peace Process

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/08/2014

 

This analysis weighs the cost of the stalemate of the South Sudanese peace process. It suggests that the stalemate is costly, and that the solution to the current crisis lies with the warring parties, the South Sudanese citizenry, and the international community.


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HIV/AIDS: A Threat to National Security in South Sudan

Author: Awak Deng Bior

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 22/07/2014

 

On July 9th 2011, South Sudan became the world’s youngest nation.  The untapped investment opportunities offered by this new nation are attracting both foreign investors and South Sudanese in the Diaspora.  This homecoming of South Sudanese from the Diaspora and the influx of foreign investors and aid workers to South...


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The Impacts of Violence on Education in South Sudan

Authors: Hollyn Hammond, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/07/2014

Keyword(s): Education, South Sudan, Violence, Impacts

 

Basic education is a fundamental economic necessity, but circumstances such as armed violence often make its effective provision quite grim. This is particularly pertinent in South Sudan where the delivery of social services has been greatly undermined by a recent violence.


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Diplomacy: A Key to Ending the Worsening Crisis in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/05/2014

 

The Violence in South Sudan worsened in the month of April amidst reports of mass atrocities against civilians in Bentiu just days after the rebels gained control of the town, and in what seems like a revenge attack, a pro-government angry mob broke into a UN base where thousands of...


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South Sudan’s Mining Policy and Resource Curse

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 22/04/2014

 

This policy brief analyzes the newly proposed South Sudanese mining sector policy using Botswana’s mining policies as standard reference and with examples drawn from a number of expert literature in extractive resources. Most resource-rich developing countries suffer poverty, political instability, civil wars, corruption, low life expectancy, high illiteracy, and high...


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A Search for Lasting Peace: Ending South Sudan’s Devastating Conflict

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 24/02/2014

 

For over two months, the people of South Sudan have been experiencing a renewed and devastating conflict that has inflicted significant suffering upon them.  Triggered by an alleged failed coup, the International Crisis Group (ICG) estimates that 10,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands made destitute and forced...


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The Unwarranted Carnage in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 13/02/2014

 

This analysis is an attempt to make sense of the current crisis in the Republic of South Sudan.  The country is experiencing a catastrophic violence since its independence merely two and half years ago. The conflict, which emanates mainly from a mismanaged political discord, has caused massive loss in lives,...


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The 2015 National Census and Elections: An Analysis of President Kiir’s Announcements

Authors: Martin Abucha, Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 01/02/2014

 

The recent violence in South Sudan has sparked a range of reactions comprising deep divisions in public criticisms between those supporting the government and those supporting the rebels. These public reactions also spurred analysis of contemporary and historical causes of discontents in the SPLM, what the role of the international...


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South Sudan’s Anti-Corruption Efforts and Poor Global Ranking

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 17/01/2014

 

South Sudan has been ranked as the third most corrupt country in the world, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released in December 2013. Since independence nearly two and a half years ago, South Sudan has witnessed a number of high profile corruption cases, which may have resulted...


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South Sudan and the Prospects for Peace Amidst Violent Political Wrangling

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/01/2014

 

The unfolding unrest in South Sudan, beginning with the events of December 15th, 2013 in Juba when fighting broke out within the presidential guard and had spread to Greater Upper Nile within two days, may not have been exactly predictable, but it was not entirely surprising.


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South Sudan’s Petroleum Revenue Management Act

Author: Emily Savage

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/12/2013

 

At independence, South Sudan inherited an oil industry with pre-existing infrastructure and a number of production sharing agreements (PSAs) with multinational oil companies; however, it did not inherit the human resources, institutions, and experience necessary to manage them.


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Managing Violence in Jonglei: A Test of Legitimacy and Credibility in Juba

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 09/11/2013

 

The Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) approximates resulting deaths at 2,000 or more in 1991; 1,000 in 2009; 2,167 in 2011; and 1,516 in 2012 (HSBA, 2012). On Sunday, 20th October 2013, another violence purportedly executed by largely Murle backed rebel group struck Jonglei’s Twic East County, killing nearly 80...


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SPLM’s Internal Politics: A Catalyst to the Dissolution of Government

Author: Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 09/10/2013

 

This brief provides updates on the political developments within the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party after the dissolution and the formation of the new government. This piece brief is a direct response to many inquiries that have come from multiple sectors of the society eager to understand what is...


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An Emerging Diplomatic Row between Uganda and South Sudan

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 20/09/2013

 

The recent decision by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of South Sudan to ban the use of motorcycles by foreign riders as commercial taxis known as Boda Boda has riled up the Ugandan workers in South Sudan who were victims of that decision. The events that followed, i.e.


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SPLM Leadership Contest

Authors: Zacharia Diing Akol, Abraham Awolich

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 23/07/2013

 

The days surrounding the 2nd anniversary of independence have ushered in a tense political climate in Juba causing public concern across the country and beyond. This anxious political situation showcases the cracks within the top leadership of the nation’s ruling party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).


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Recent Killing in Abyei: Its Implications on the Relations between the two Sudans

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/06/2013

 

The shocking news of the killing of Abyei’s Paramount Chief, Kuol Deng Kuol in cold blood on Saturday, May 4, 2013 allegedly by the Misseirya militiamen confirms the daunting challenge that faces the normalization of relations between South Sudan and Sudan.


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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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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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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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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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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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Mapping Social Accountability: An Appraisal of Policy Influence on Service Delivery in South Sudan, 2006-2011

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 16/11/2012

 

How might less-informed policy-making lead to social injustice? How do the Government of South Sudan's budgeting decisions impact the delivery of security, health services, and education at the local level?