The pros and cons of extending South Sudan from 10 to 28 states

It’s hard to guess what South Sudanese are feeling and thinking at hearing the news for states’ re-division. However, at the outset, the outstanding advantage of newer states is the benefit of new and improved attention and everything else flows from it. New legislative state and county assemblies, and a new budget are awesome here. … More The pros and cons of extending South Sudan from 10 to 28 states

How Dr. Riek Machar sold his blessings to Mr. Kiir Mayardit

By Peter Mapuor Makur The conflict between Salva Kiir and Riek Machar is sometime overlooked. Historically, however, it is very clear. After Dr. John Garang de Mabior died, his successor Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit lived to lead southerners to independence. Like Garang de Mabior, Kiir Mayardit’s vision was to liberate disregarded South Sudanese; and deputizing … More How Dr. Riek Machar sold his blessings to Mr. Kiir Mayardit