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Articles and Analysies Last Updated: Oct 27, 2009 - 9:33:43 PM

Check with Improper Balance: SPLM Risky Politics of Partnership By James Okuk Solomon
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Check with Improper Balance: SPLM Risky Politics of Partnership

 

*By James Okuk Solomon

James Okuk Solomon
Proper Checks and balances have been known in politics as helpful tools for conflict resolution and reforms of governments. It had worked in advanced democracies because it prevented and stopped the tyranny of the majority and/or the control by the minority. It had kept governments on their toes to implement their pledges to the people and do their duties efficiently and prudentially. But the Sudanese are a bit confused now whether this is exactly what is meant by the SPLM and the NCP with their politics of partnership in the
Sudan . More than a week ago in Home and Away Hotel in Juba the SPLM Interim Political Bureau (IPB) under the chairmanship of H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir took a decision to suspend the activities of its cadres who have been holding advisory and ministerial posts in the GoNU. They listed the reasons for their decision and sent a three-men delegation (without a woman) to present the agreed memo to the president for immediate action. Their demands were clear, valid and time-framed except for the unclear limit of the suspension of the strike itself.

 

The funny part of it was that all ministers (with exception for few) and one presidential advisor were relieved by the president from their posts immediately in the mid-night after the delegation met H.E. Al-Basher and presented him the list of SPLM nominees for the reshuffle. Logically, that action invalidated the suspension value (except for those who were not dismissed) that is, SPLM got it wrong to continue saying that it had suspended them when it had also dismissed them at the same time. That is called contradiction and some SPLM top leaders have been committing and spreading this logical disease without any shame or sensitivity. Funny enough, some SPLM top leaders got the guts to go on air as usual to protest that the announcement was so quick and should have better been delayed till Mr. 1st VP arrived in Khartoum from Juba . This implied that they wanted the suspension to continue and were not willing at all to end it after Ramadan Holidays as it was stated by one of them. If Mr. Salve wanted that reshuffle list to be announced in his presence he should have not looked for a mediator between him and the President; he should have handed it directly in person to his colleague Mr. Al-Bashir and discussed it in close doors before the announcement. Another awkward scenario is that Mr. Salva was said to have sent a message the following day to all the newly announced ministers and presidential advisors to come to the palace for constitutional oath taking on his arrival. Majority of them turned up but few disregarded his message and stayed away from the palace. Having realized that disappointment, he excused the President to postpone the oath till further notice. Again some top SPLM leaders went to the media and said that the reshuffle was not the priority and the SPLM cadres will stay away from the GoNU ministries and from the presidential palace (except Mr. Salva) until other pending issues mentioned in the memo got resolved.

 

In my freely expressed opinion and in reverence to truth, the above picture shows that Mr. Salva Kiir is not in control of his new team because any of them can disobey his message at will without any fear of disciplinary action. Not only that, but his decision to postpone the oath-taking suggests that he is willing to extend the current stalemate, perhaps, up to next year as indicated in the 9th January 2008 deadline of the memo or to an unknown risky end. He has been singing here and there that he will not attempt to draw the South back to the war situation but the path he is taking now is fragile, risky and opposite to his song.

 

On one hand, the IPB move is a good check on the NCP monopoly of GoNU decisions but a bad balance on the SPLM claim of democratic transformation because of the manifested internal contradictions by its leaders. By abandoning the GoNU and leaving it under the mercy of the NCP, the SPLM has surrendered its top rights and privileges in Khartoum, which is also going to affect Juba as far as it is still depending on the NCP controlled central government for the transfer of the oil revenue share, honour of the sovereignty, direction of higher education, etc.

 

Abyeis protocol case is not so simple because it had been complicated by the so-called experts who produced a report that was contrary to the date of 1905 agreed in the CPA. CPA itself has confused the Abyei issue because it has defined it as the bridge between the South and the North inhabited by Ngok Dinka, Misseriya and other tribes who reside there. CPA also made the Abyei Area to be administered independently under the presidency without any link with the GoSS except through SPLM as a political party and the SPLA as a stakeholder in the JIU. It is known that Abyei issue almost destroyed the negotiations for the CPA in Naivasha in 2004 and the rescue was got from the US intervention through the so-called Abyei experts. Now when the Sudanese are closer to the mid-tem interim period of the CPA, the issue of Abyei is almost destroying the implementation of the rest of the protocols. What is Abyei in the history of the South and what have the people of Abyei sacrificed for the Southern Sudan struggle more than the neglected Nuba people in the Nuba Mountains who were never visited once by Mr. Salva Kiir and those who think they are the cash cows of the SPLM?  What has the South to do with the few SPLM cadres from Abyei and from the communist Arabs in the North that Mr. Salva Kiir always tend to please in the expense of Southerners? The difference between Abyei and Nuba Mountains is that the Nuba people have no top leaders closer to SPLM/A chief to make influential noise though they have so many soldiers who were used for the interest of Southern Sudan during the struggle. I would have been happy if the South is being sacrificed for the cause of marginalized Nuba people because they have shed their blood to free the South as it stands now under the super control of SPLM and SPLA. Ngok Dinka of Abyei Area and Communist Arabs did not had soldiers who struggled in the SPLM/A or in any Southern movement except only some top commanders who were very courageous and intelligent to command southerners and Nuba guerrillas in the struggle against Khartoum. Therefore, Southerner should not accept to be fooled and stupidly crowded to stand behind a crisis that has no much value and interest for the development and peace in Southern Sudan or Nuba Mountains .

 

The Borders demarcation and Population Census funding is connected with the GoNU yearly budget and also with the donors commitments. If something is expected from the GoNU it would be from next year, unless it has an emergency reserved budget to fill the gap before the next approved budget by the parliament and the cabinet. If donors become willing to give something sooner, then this will be a great relieve indeed to enable the South-North Border Demarcation Commission (SNBDC) to finish their started work in a convenience time. But, so far so bad, I am not optimistic of any quicker action on this because the NCP politicians are not going to abandon their interest so easily. Also the donors are much concerned with Darfur problem more than the CPA implementation, and are also fatigued with aiding Sudan for so long. Even if some donors give something and channel it through the World Bank, it is going to delay because of its (WB) known administrative financial policies of drag-your-feet-and-make-interest out of the poverty money. The terrain of the Southern Sudan is itself a natural problem for the work of SNBDC because it hinders travels during the rainy season, which ends in November every year but leave some areas wet and impassable till March. So even if the money is availed there is no faster progress to be expected from the SNBDC by the 9th January 2008 except politics of emotions and wishful thinking from some illusioned SPLM politicians.

 

Withdrawing of the SAF from the Oil fields is connected with the JIU law, which has not been presented to the National Legislative Assembly for ratification and to the GoNU Council of Ministers for execution yet. The draft of the white paper for the JIU might be ready but it has not yet been deliberated critically. And of course, unless the SPLM cadres are present in that Council of Ministers nothing will materialize or will be regarded proper as far as CPA partnership politics for the JIU is concerned. If the SAF pulled out from the Oil field and left the area to the SPLA, the Oil Companies operating there will also pull out because they will not accept the risk of working under the SPLA protection, since many of them know that they are in the black list of SPLM and Southerners for having empowered the NCP/NIF government with the blood oil dollars during the war time. Also no credible oil company in the world will accept to risk its business under the protection of a guerrilla army or of the JIU who are not yet integrated and mixed as one national force. Even the USA Chevron Company will not risk working in Southern Sudan with the current situation unless South Sudan became a well-established independent state with a well-organized modern army, security, police and other robust state apparatus. Chevron had learnt its lessons from the warlike Sudan and will never accept any possibility of loss again.

 

Bush administration has stated it clearly in response to SPLM Secretary-General statement in US last month that it will not support any Unilateral Declaration of Independence of Southern Sudan because its prior interest is the unity of the Sudan . US government is now careful about its relation with Khartoum because it has discovered that any loggerhead with Khartoum would anger other world economic powers who have common interest with the Sudan . Since US has strong business ties with those powers and since those powers have strong business ties with Khartoum , US would rather prefer to leave Khartoum alone than to incur big losses as a result of intrusion into Sudan internal affairs. US is interested always in a strong ally and the weakness which has been demonstrated by the current SPLM leadership will make it shy away from a possible support to SPLM controlled GoSS. They have now realized that the so-called Garangs boys are not the same as Garang himself and are unable to earnestly usher the Garangs vision beyond slogans and media. They have now realized that they need to create good relation with both Juba and Khartoum so that they do not give a signal of early separation of the South from the North.

 

When US government pressured the Sudan to reach a peace deal with the SPLM/A, it was with a hope that Dr. Garang de Mabior will become the strong President of the Sudan after the election results of 2009, given the support he had attracted across the corners of the Sudan, including Darfur. They expected that Dr. Garang will be a strong unifying leader for the Sudan and so they firmly stood behind him. If you study the Sudan Interim National Constitution carefully you can sense that it was designed to enhance the powers of the 2009 President. That could be the hidden reason why the prerogative and veto of the Sudan foreign policy was given to the president rather than the presidency the foreign minister was made to be an acolyte of the president even if he were from another party. The former FM, Dr. Lam Akol was wrongly victimized by SPLM for this designed acolytism by the Naivasha gentlemen. Mr. Deng Alor is going to face the same problem sooner and later. However, Mr. Salva has failed to understand this up to now because he was not part of the game.

 

It became clear that the death of Dr. Garang messed up the political calculations and the final answer that was expected to result in the peace politics of the Sudan .  There is no longer any guarantee that SPLM is still strong enough to get the post of the Sudan President in near future under the current leadership. The NDA will not trust SPLM any more because it had sold it cheaply in Naivasha in favour of the NCP. The Darfurians and the Eastern former comrades have started to regard the SPLM as a non-strategic ally because it had turned out to be a separatist party, with its top leader finding the North to be a jobless territory and also with its crucial decisions being taken in Juba when the Headquarters is in the North (Khartoum). Given those fact, it is probably clear that in the coming presidential elections, the SPLM will only get the 1st Vice President post through their popularity in the South (if it continues to be as it is now) because whoever will win the GoSS presidential post in Juba will also occupy automatically the post of the 1st VP in the Khartoum. Where will Mr. Salva Kiir be by then with the current mess he is accepting to be dressed on him?

 

If Mr. 1st VP Salve Kiir is still interested to continue to be a leader of the South in 2009, I recommend that he adjust his politics and get good advisors with long-ranged sights and clear consciences. Let him be calm and convinced that leadership comes from God and is sustained with the help of sincere comrades who give advises based on intellectual analysis and planning more than emotional suspicions and short-termed deceptive appeals. Let him immediately allow the President Al-Bashir to swear in the SPLM cadres sooner than later so that they get into the business of GoNU and play their constructive role internally for the safeguarding of the CPA. Since each side has confessed and listed the violations committed by the other side, and since each side has declared its unwillingness to take the country back to war, now it is time for the two partners to employ better institutionalized dialogue of give-and-take that will save the CPA from the cold ice poured on it by both of them. Let him reconsider some of the impracticalities of the immediate demanded action by the SPLM on the NCP in the presented memo. I hope Mr. Salva has understood now that the real crisis was created after his decision for the suspension and would get calmed down if he decides to call it off and allow his cadres to do their job in the GoNU in line with the CPA and democratic process. Let him not be deceived by sycophants and cowards supporters. Most of the Southerners will never rally behind him if he messes up the CPA with those whose families are hidden abroad. If he and his team failed to meet the expectations of the people, let them go home peacefully and leave the abler cadres to take up the lead of SPLM and make out good fortunes from the CPA partnership. The secret behind the success of the late beloved hero Dr. Garang in the CPA negotiations was the friendship he established with the VP Ali Osma. If Mr. Salva wants to succeed in implementing the CPA, he should learn how to establish interests friendship and dialogue with the Gilaba and get closer to know how they operate.

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James Okuk is a Sudanese and a PhD student in the field of Political Philosophy in University of Nairobi . He can be reached at: [email protected]


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  • Sheikh Salva Keir Birneeeta by Hatim El Madani
  • Justice must be alive in Sudan if peace is genuine? By Mawien D Kuol
  • Sudans Bor county leaders disagree on town ownership by Philip Thon Aleu
  • Sudan and the popular uprising By Arman Muhammad Ahmad
  • Why politics must now also become personal on Darfur and China by Anne Bartlett
  • The Joke of the Poorly Ambitious Sudanese by Ali Bashir
  • The World Bank and NGOs in Southern Sudan: Keeping Poverty For Expatriate Benefit *By James Okuk
  • Kiir: Saying and doing differently by Malual Maker, South Sudan
  • Besides tribalism political favouritism a grave concern in New Sudan By Koang Tut Jing
  • South Sudan Democratic Forum in Canada informs the Goss to be mindful and permits the equality to any one (from South Sudan).By Ker Biel Ruey
  • English, the Crazy Language by Ali Al-Bashir- Jeddah.
  • El-Tom and Mr Nur Israel Taboo Loose lips sinck ships by Hatim El Madani
  • Our Parliament in Juba paid for doing nothing! by David Char Akau, South Sudan
  • AFRICAN FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT by Ali Bashir Al-Shafie
  • Sudan's Economic Development Increases Despite Sanctions By Sabina Castelfranco
  • THE SOUTH IS EMPTY by Tharwat Gassim
  • Sudans Defence Minster: How Racist Can He Be? By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • BETWEEN GENUINE DEMOCRACY AND THE CLEPTOCRACY OF THE RULING GROUP by Arman Muhammed Ahmad
  • False Accusation against Dr.Riek Machar, A true Nationalist Leader in South Sudan By: PeterT.Nguanok
  • Tabans acquittal an example of double standard treatment of SPLM members Atem Mabior
  • Sudanese Responses To: "Obama And My Son": Mohammad Ali Salih, Washington, DC, USA
  • American Responses: "Obama And My Son": Mohammad Ali Salih, Washington, DC, USA
  • Community Land: A Critical Socio-Economic Factor To Temper With In Southern Sudan By James Okuk
  • Breaking a Taboo: Mr Nur and his SLM Office in Israel By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • China refutes accusation on arms sales to Sudan
  • SPLM 2nd Convention: A Hard Test in Democratic Transformation *By James Okuk
  • The 60 Currents by Hamza M Babbikr
  • The unauthorized profile of the Eastern-Sudan Fronts Chairman 2-3 By Mohamed Ibrahim
  • The Justice & Equality Movement (JEM)/ Religion and the State By: Dr. El-tahir Adam El-faki
  • "USA TDOAY": Obama And My Son: Mohammad Ali Salih: Washington, DC, USA
  • CPA Adjustment and Quest for Southern Sudan Development *By James Okuk
  • Dear Cde Pagan Amoum Okiech by Aleu Ayieny Aleu
  • April 2008 General Population Census: Will I be Counted a Southerner? *By James Okuk
  • NUBA ASSOCIATION IN FRANCE:Condolence on death of Bishop Philip Abbass by Dr Ahmed Osman Tyia Kaffi
  • The Trembling Tip of the Nose!/Faisal Ali Suliman Addabi/lawyer/Doha/Qatar
  • An open letter to Hassan Abdullah Turabi By: Brian Adeba,
  • The big lie by Ismail Abdallah M.
  • JEMs Vision for a New Sudan by Dr El-tahir Adam El-faki
  • Reframing the Darfur Crisis by Anne Bartlett
  • Confederation for Southern Sudan a Betrayal to Self-determination By James Okuk
  • President Kiir should admit his failure and resign gracefully by Jor Deng
  • Kiir must be indicted for war crimes BY Atem Mabior
  • Kiir shows his real colours By Atem Mabior
  • Will UN Envoy Eliason Do His Homework on Darfur? By Dr. El-tahir Adam El-faki
  • SALVA KIIR BETRAYS THE SOUTHERN CAUSE by Atem Mabior
  • Critical Analysis on the paper presented by Presidential Advisor, Mr Bona Malwal under the title The Future of the CPA under the Current Political Crises`.
  • Sudan needs reality check By Hassan Ibrahim
  • The Hypocrisy of NCP Supporters on Darfur By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • The Polemics of Politics of Transitions in Sudan By John G Nyuot Yoh*
  • SPLM: A Party that Deserves Building not Ruining By James Okuk
  • The Paradox of Political Transformation by SPLM Standards. By; Baraj Ayuen
  • Fanatic Islamic Iran & Exploitive Transnational Capitalism are the Most harmful Sources of insecurity in the World
  • A PRAYER IN EACH CORNER by MOHAMMAD ALI SALIH
  • Movement erosion Bneha .... Conflict adults ousts Emin Tela t by Shol Goba
  • Northern Sudanese and Bashirs Call for Jihad Time for Southerners to Think Aloud Lily A. Akol
  • Sudanese & American Friends March for Peace and Reconciliation By Jimmy Mulla
  • The Dilemma of The SPLM: Is it justified? By: Ngino Nikako
  • The 4th General Congress of the Justice & Equality Movement (JEM) By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • If Sudan Want Peace it has to Prepare for War? * By James Okuk
  • Yet Another Africans Challenge: Liability No. 21 the IQ By Dr. Mohamed N. Bushara*
  • When will Darfur mediators learn (2) By Suliman A Giddo*
  • Bravo to Mr. Salva Kiir for Rejecting the US Proposal By James Okuk Solomon
  • Female Circumcision Negligence and Abuse By Dr. Amal Ahmed Elbasheir.
  • U.S Should Upgrade the SPLA if it is willing to Help Southern Sudan *By James Okuk Solomon
  • Where Sudan Is Booming By Alexis Okeowo
  • When Will Darfur Mediators Learn? By Suliman A. Giddo*
  • Mob Emotions Is Anti-Democratic Transformation By James Okuk Solomon
  • Check with Improper Balance: SPLM Risky Politics of Partnership By James Okuk Solomon
  • Another way to break Abie deadlock by Dr. S.M.Eldebailo
  • The SPLM & Protecting the CPA: Guarding Against the Cynical Obstructionism of NCP Parek Maduot
  • Do Ministers belong to the Party or to the Government? *By James Okuk
  • Habib Bank v Central Bank of Sudan Ismat Abdel Gadir - LL.B
  • DRIVING FAST TO EXPLODE IN THE ABYSS! By Comarde Edward Lino
  • Shilluk Communities vs Shilluk International Congress (SIC) By: Kimo Ajing Aba
  • FASTING RAMADAN IN A MONASTERY: Mohammad Ali Salih
  • It is Darfur Again and the Misery Goes On By E. Ablorh-Odjidja
  • SLM request to delay Libya talks by Tag Elkhazin,
  • THE HONOURABLE WISE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD/Ali Mahmoud Hassanein
  • Will the united Sudan remain attractive for all under the NCP regime?! By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • The Value of Peace in Sudan: From Ki-Moon to International Wisemen By James Okuk Solomon
  • South Sudan Egyptians relations / John Lawrence Morbe Joseph
  • Will the Failed Abuja Diplomacy Be Repeated in Libya? By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • Why a reality check is needed on Darfur by Anne Bartlett
  • United, Cairo's poor and poorer get heard
  • A Message from Ajik (Ajang) Union in North American To: Commander and Comrade Daniel Kodi by Fadul H.Haimad
  • What Happened To Gen. Kiir First Vice Presidency Position? / by Isaiah Abraham
  • Eritrea in the Sudan's president's office, By: Mohamed Osman Ibrahim
  • UN Ban Ki-Moon and his Drought Thesis of Darfur Conflict By: Abdullahi Osman El-Tom, Ph.D.
  • UN Secretary General: Mission Impossible By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • Old Habits Die Hard: The National Congress Party is Back to Its Outmoded TacticsBy: Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • Greatest Marginalization of All Time/Isam Siddig
  • Darfur: A Little Less Talk, A Little More Action by Anne Bartlett
  • Muslims eye America by MOHAMMAD ALI SALIH
  • General Elections in Sudan by the Year 2009: A Fact or a Fiction?/By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • Alsalkeen Charitable Organization General Secretary. /By Al Sammani Awadallah
  • Cons and Cues About The Sudanese Forthcoming General Election/Isaiah Abraham
  • Animals rights are also rights/Isaiah Abraham
  • SPLM Official Counters the Recent Remarks of the NCP Official over Abyie and Darfour Translated by MAJOK NIKODEMO AROU
  • The Arab Congregation and the Ideology of Genocide in Darfur, Sudan By: Abdullahi Osman El-Tom, Ph.D.
  • Catholics Led to Hell/Written by Daniel Deng Monyde,
  • Keep away from Darfour, Mustafa Osman Ismail, warns the SPLM Translated by Majok Nikodemo Arou
  • Abyei Protocol. by Mayen. D. Ater
  • Darfur Actors and the absence of Road Maps By Dr. Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • Judiciary Reshuffle Ineptly Calculated by Daniel Deng Monyde
  • Stop the Genocide and give the security then peace will come/Hamed Mohamedain Omer
  • THE AMERICANS AND ME (2): ISLAM Mohammad Ali Salih, Washington, Asharq Alawsat
  • Unwanted in Israel By Sherine Tadros at the Egyptian-Israeli border
  • ISSUES that Rose From the Sudanese Ambassador Press Conference By Jwothab Amum Ajak
  • Al Bashir Slams on Campaigners against Sudan, Reviews Political Developments By: Al Sammani Awadallah
  • Was Dr. John Garang Assassinated?/Daniel Deng Monyde,
  • What had happened in Darfur?/Mahmoud E. Yousif
  • Abie conflict The Inferno of Nivasha or the Paradise of Peace by Dr. S.M.Eldebailo
  • TEXT- Conclusions of AU-UN, Sudan on the Hybrid Operations
  • Alfashir is nearer than Kampala: JEM/NRF Commends New SPLM Stance on Darfur/By: Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • COMSARY by SALMAN OMER MAHMOUD
  • Sudan: The Politics of Naming - Genocide, Civil War, Insurgency/Prof. Mahmood Mamdani
  • US to Sanction Dr. Khalil Ibrahim! A Statement/Gammali Hasan Galal Eldin
  • Can Darfur Survive the CPA?/Abdullahi El-Tom and Mahmoud Abbaker Suleiman
  • GOD OR AMERICA: WHO IS FIRST? 8 DIFFERENT OPINIONS/Mohammad Ali Salih, Washington, Asharq Alawsat
  • It would be Unwise to think that a United Sudan Properly Functions within the Main Frameworks of the Phenomenon of Eastern African Development./Urban T. Kir
  • Darfur Crisis: Mediation Failure (2)/Ahmed M. Mohamedain
  • Government of Sudan and Darfur crisis/Musa Yakub Daoud
  • President Bush "Hurts" for Darfur Darfur Is Safer than US Urban Cities/Ali Baghdadi
  • Our Vision on the prospect of peace to end the Darfur tragedy/By Dr. M.A.Suleiman
  • Lies, Damned Lies and the Darfur Crisis by Anne Bartlett is a Director of the Darfur Centre for Human Rights and Development
  • International Media Ignore Sudanese Voices /AfricaFocus (Washington, DC)
  • Sudanese cyber rally forces website to remove controversial ad by Wasil Ali
  • why war in abyaii by bakhit mohd humaidan
  • Al Salikeen Earmarks 1.2 Billion Pounds for Service Schemes by Al Sammani Awadallah
  • A CALL TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN/By James Ogilo Agor Agokwech-Rochester, MN USA
  • Will the Quartet Summit Contradict with the UN, AU Role in Darfur By: Al Sammani Awadallah
  • Sudan Vision Carries Out a Survey on Pros and Cons of Humanitarian Aid in Sudan By: Al-Sammani Awadallah
  • Al Khatim Adlans legacy of wisdom and vision/ahmed elzobier
  • WHEN THEY BEG FOR UNITY by Mack Awer Riak
  • The Genocide Glitterati by Anne Bartlett
  • Darfur-Darfur Dialogue Will Not be Held Hostage by Hostile Armed Factions", Says Dr. Omar Adam
  • A brighter future for the Nuba Mountains/by Nuba Mountains Democratic Forum/Nour Tawir
  • A brighter future for the Nuba Mountains by Nuba_Mountains Democratic Forum by Samie A Djudo
  • RIFT KAKUMA HITS BY VALLEY FEVER. By;Mabior Mayom Mayom
  • How Dr. Garang wanted Abyei to be? (1) /By Akol Miyen Kuol
  • A brighter future for the Nuba Mountains by Nuba Mountains Democratic Forum
  • The Doomsday Cult/Ahmed Sam, human rights activist.
  • China must emulate AU wisdom in Sudan by Simon Roughneen for ISN
  • An article introducing our country Sudan by Maha esmeal ahmed esmeal
  • It is a time for all Peace forces to take action By : Matur Aciek
  • Kiir stood to his pledge of no reverse gear/ BY MAJOK NIKODEMO AROU
  • IT IS TIME FOR THE SPLA TO ESTABLISH ITS OWN AIR FORCE/Maker Costa
  • Unwitting Party to Genocide By Stephen Rademaker
  • SPLA, STANDS STRONG AND PROUD!/By Hakim Makuer Gol
  • January 9th- a Day of Peace and Full Independence/By Dr. Mawien Akot
  • Muslim cadet clear on identity/YVETTE CABRERA
  • 2008 General Elections: What Are The Scenarios Awaiting Us?/Maker Costa-Syracuse New York
  • s NCP is planning to rig elections at census level/By Sabrino Majok Majok*
  • Criticism to the Global War Against International Terrorism, (G-WAIT) by Tarig M. M. K. Anter
  • The Swindles of Modern Liberal Democracy by Tarig M. M. K. Anter
  • Peaceful Conflict Resolution & the War on Terror The cases of Sudan and Iraq by Tarig M. M. K. Anter
  • The Jinjaweed Leader By : kuku kadia
  • UA-GSC Sudan Resolution Passes/By Marie Y. Thibault
  • All About Darfur: Is Sudan in a culture of war? By Virginie Wembey
  • AU Recommends Six Month Extension for its Mission By: Al Sammani Awadallah / IOL
  • No South/North border and ABC: CPA is dead.By Sabrino Majok Majok*
  • Darfur destruction is Sudans al-Bashirs Shame/By Sabrino Majok Majok*
  • Relationship Between Economic Mismanagement & Social Instability by Eng. Tarig M.M.K. Anter
  • Fake Modern Religions Are Fighting Faith by Tarig M. M. K. Anter
  • The Ideological Structure of The Conservative Professional Nationalist Party & System by Eng. Tarig M.M.K. Anter,
  • 'Lost Boys of Sudan' By: Kristin Boyd , Staff Writer
  • Sudan's al-Bashir and Palace are imperfect Match By Sabrino Majok Majok
  • Frank Wolf: Divest from Sudan By U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10)
  • Sudanese Native Relates Horrors of His Childhood/By Konstantin Shishkin
  • General Congress of JEM Asserts Creation of a political Party/Professor Mahmoud Abakar Sulaiman
  • Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and the Litany of AU Deceit in Darfur/Dr. Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
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  • Reign of Corruption and political stagnation By Andrew Bak
  • Current American Planning Strategies vs. Planning Strategies of the 50s/By: Adil Bala (PhD)*
  • Free Will, JEM Peace Wing Sign Political and Military Protocol By Al-Sammani Awadallah
  • Only Favourable Humanitarian and Security Conditions are Needed in Darfur By: Al Sammani Awadalla
  • A call to Abolish Sharia Law in South Sudan: GOSS must take a Lead
  • Race and colour consciousness art or is it ... Religions? Hatim Elmadani
  • Who are Landless People in Sudan? Mack Awer -Cairo
  • Darfur: Diplomacy and its Discontents by Anne Bartlett
  • Why Egypt won't press Sudan: the Nile By Dan Murphy | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
  • Pathological Delusions by Ahmed Elzobier
  • NIF is determined to kill CPA By Sabrino Majok Majok
  • Darfur - Solution Must Come From Africans By Mohammed Eisa Ismail
  • The responsibility to protect Darfur By William G. O'Neill
  • Sudanese go tech savvy By Cheryl Lecesse
  • Sorrow in Sudan By Vivian Ho