Voice of the unheard & home to the homeless
Front Page  
 
 Latest News
 
 Articles and Analysies
 
 Press Releases
 
 Photo Gallery
 
  Sudanese Music
  Sudanese Links
  Discussion Board
 
  2006 News Archives
 
  2006 Articles Archives
  2006 Press R.Archives
 
  2005 News Archives
 
  2005 Articles Archives
  2005 Press R.Archives
  PC&Internet Forum
  Poll System
  Tell A Friend
  Upload Your Picture
  Contact Us


Search

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

SPLM: A Party that Deserves Building not Ruining By James Okuk
Sudaneseonline.com

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

SPLM: A Party that Deserves Building not Ruining

By James Okuk

 

The end of the so-called partnership crisis of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) with the National Congress Party (NCP), and the call off of the seventy-five days suspension of the activities of the SPLM cadres in the executive constitutional position of the Government of National Unity (GoNU), has been welcomed by the Sudanese people not because of its effectiveness, but of the possibility of continuation of the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). The Sudanese people, especially Southerners, have discovered that they have no alternative valuable hope for stability in the country except the realization of the protocols of the CPA.

 

1. The Lessens Learnt from the SPLM Crisis of Suspension

That crisis alerted the people that the SPLM should be made a political party that deserves to be built with confidence for the delivery of peace, development and justice in whatever part of the Sudan it is controlling. The crisis warned the SPLM leaders that it is not good to ruin this growing party with power intrigues and conspiracies that are motivated by selfish will for power, wealth and luxury in the midst of current misery of the multitude of people in the Sudan , especially, Southern Sudan . Further, that planned crisis cautioned the SPLM that it should not strive to become a giant political party in a giant country that suffers from lack of human rights records, balanced transparent accountable development, and democratic good governance that transcend the documentary inks and papers of the strategic plans (Five-Years, Quarter-Century, etc.). Instead, that created crisis clarified the right path for the SPLM with the challenge that it ought and must strife to become a just and fair political party in a just and fair prosperous and transformed democratic Sudan, starting within its own internal activities before pointing fingers on other parties.

 

2. SPLM has Credible Cadres to Acknowledge beyond Doubts

The SPLM has (currently and potentially) abler and credible hardworking and committed zealous cadres for its leadership, particularly, towards the desirable end of the CPA within the interim period and beyond in the government and party politics in the post war Southern Sudan . However, the efforts of those cadres should not be hindered by rivalling disunity, intended marginalization and hurried distancing or dismissals. The efforts of all SPLM members (at the highest, middle and lower levels) should be united in their diversities and geared towards planned success, exemplified with tangible programmes for the country, the party and its specialized institutions. The SPLM should learn to avoid empty idealized individualistic media rhetoric that is used for selfish promotion in the expense of temporary emotional appeals to the discontented Sudanese mobs and their foreign sympathizers. For this approach to be possible, the SPLM members need to learn how to appreciate the good work of any of its members without bias, envy or distortion.

 

3. SPLM Should Divide rather than Accumulate Duties

The SPLM should learn more how to divide the duties amongst its qualified cadres without tendency of accumulating so many duties on one person (like the current case of H.E. Pagan Amum who is a party Secretary-General and Government Minister at the same time).   Not only that but also the SPLM members and leaders should be courageous to challenge openly any incredible work or passivity of any of its cadres without use of double standard in the evaluation of their performance in wherever it authorizes them to do within the partys missions or in the government where they are supposed to participate. Wisdom has taught the world that a prudent political party is the one that shares powers and duties amongst its abler cadres and avoids accumulation of duties on any of them because that could make him/her to fail due to the burdens of multi-roles assignments within limited time and on limited efforts. I am optimistic that H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir, his consultants and advisors are capable of applying this wisdom for the good of SPLM and its successful future if they leave behind their fear of the active members.

 

3. Performance of Dr. Lam is a Proof of SPLM Capability to Rule a State

From the experience with the current partnership government of the CPA, SPLM has shown the Sudan and the whole world that it is able to become a ruling party in this largest country thorough the performance of some of its cadres who were commissioned to work in the executive, legislative and judiciary branches of the Sudan government. Their partner, the NCP and Mr. President El-Bashir has acknowledged that performance in the person of the former Foreign Minister Dr. Lam Akol who executed the foreign policy of the Sudan with commitment and sincerity as it was democratically agreed in the Council of Ministers of GoNU and also in the presidency. The interim constitution of the Sudan accorded the president of the Republic of the Sudan the right and authority to direct and supervise the foreign policy of the country and Hon. Dr. Lam implemented his directives with honesty. This constitutional situation put him into uneasy situation with some members of his party (SPLM) who wrongly (out of ignorance or image-tarnishing tendency) accused him of being an implementer of NCPs agenda. Some of his colleagues in the SPLM launched an intensive media attacks on him with the aim of ousting him from that sovereign ministry with the justification that he ignores SPLM Secretariat position which is not government position on the problem of Darfur .

 

But because of his strong personality and confidence in his duty as the Foreign Minister of the government of the Sudan (and not the Foreign Minister of the SPLM party), he continued to defy the SPLM position and went ahead with his ministerial duty as spelt out in the interim national constitution. He wisely chose to defend the Sudan and its constitution by not contradicting the president and the policies of the GoNU cabinet because that was what he was sent to do in the Foreign Ministry. This irritated some members of the SPLM not really for the sake of Darfurians but for the fear of lost of their old foreign friends and agents who were anti-national government of the Sudan , and who were trading on Darfur crisis for their selfish benefits. Unfortunately, Mr. Presidents satisfaction with the performance of Dr. Lam Akol and the uneasiness of some of his colleagues in the SPLM turn into a crisis, which almost drew the country back to the square of war situation. But thanks to His Excellency Mr. Salva Kiir for dealing with that crisis wisely and ensuring that the SPLM does not slip back to war with the NCP or renegotiate the CPA as it was proposed by American Government during his visit to Washington .

 

In many instances, Mr. Salva found no justifiable reason to remove Dr. Lam from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but later, he gave in to the demand and continuous pressure of the SPLM Secretariat, relieved him from that post and nominated him as the Minister of Cabinet Affairs. Again the Secretariat and some of the advisors of Mr. Salva were not satisfied because that Ministry can take him (Dr. Lam) even closer to Mr. President El-Bashir and to the core of the executive decision-making organ in the Country; it can make him more successful SPLM cadres than the rest.  At the end Mr. Salva decided to leave him out totally from the executive institutions of the GoNU. That decision ended the so-called partnership crisis between the NCP and SPLM, which resulted in nothing new except exposure of the ignorance of some of the SPLM noise-makers about the internal mechanism of CPA implementation. The SPLM Secretariat and those who did not want Dr. Lam Akol to be a minister were very satisfied with the action of Mr. Salva and pledged that they will work hard to strengthen the CPA partnership with the NCP more than what Dr. Lam did when he was a minister in the same government. The former FM was very glad to hear that his approach is being adopted by his victimizers and thus he did not regret being out of the cabinet. He is satisfied to be one of the strong politicians in the Sudan who has been working hard to ensure that the CPA implementation does not remain in papers without extending its dividends to the Sudanese public, particularly Southerners. He became happy that the CPA implementation is continuing with the said strengthened partnership from the new SPLM team who have been constitutionally appointed to work more closely with the NCP and Mr. El-Bashir in the Cabinet and in their different Ministries in GoNU. However, a critical person would wonder here why Dr. Lam was victimized for being closer to the NCP partners and to the Mr. President El-Bashir when those who have victimized him are determined to do the same for the successful partnership of the implementation of the CPA.

 

As the SPLM are back to the GoNU ministries the Sudanese people are eagerly waiting to see where H.E. Mr. Salva will assign Dr. Lam Akol, his most powerful cadre, after taking him out of the GoNU cabinet. People who are for the good of SPLM are highly hoping that the abilities of this rare Sudanese political icons will be used now for the specific success of the SPLM and its better organization for the coming challenges of the general elections within the party competitions and in the Sudan with other political parties. Most Sudanese are convinced (including Mr. Salva) that Dr. Lam is a committed and a hardworking thinker and implementer of democratically agreed policies and actions. Dr. Lam is a man who says what he means and does what he says. He has made Southerners proud by showing the whole world and Jallaba that Southerners are capable to rule and manage a state successfully; thus, falsifying the unjustifiable thesis that Southerners are still raw to rule themselves if granted an independent state as a result of Self-determination.

 

Also Dr. Lam has so many advantages over his colleagues in the SPLM because he knows the mentality of the NCP cadres right from the time he was an active student in political mobilization in the university of Khartoum in 1970s, When he joined the SPLM in 1986 after having recruited so many intellectuals like late Yousif Kuwa and others and contributed in its foundation and external relations, when he signed Fachoda Peace Agreement with them in 1997, when he worked with them as the minister of Transport till 2001, and when they dismissed him because of his unique achievements in that ministry by building Malakal River Port and lobbying hard to establish other River Ports on towns of Southern Sudan.

 

4. Dr. Lam is the Suitable Candidate for the SPLM Secretariat

Given his achievements and records in the politics of the Sudan , Dr. Lam Akol Ajawin is the suitable candidate for the SPLM Secretariat in this critical time. He has enormous capabilities and treasures that can raise SPLM to highest and credible organizational standard. I am optimistic that he can be ready any time to take up the duty of SPLM Secretary-General if asked by the Chairman Salva Kiir Mayardit. What Mr. Salva need is to take courage and eliminate fear about him as a challenger to his position as the boss of SPLM. It will be a betrayal for SPLM not to utilize the abilities of Dr. Lam for the good of this newly born party beyond the current internal manoeuvrings for control and dictatorship of its institutional power privileges.

 

SPLM deserve to be build as a robust political party rather than personality cult so that it remains robust even if its founders and current leaders are gone one day. If the liberation fighters of the Sudan do not establish and strengthen firmly the institutional identity of SPLM now, they will not be forgiven by the history and blood of its freedom fighters. They will not even rest in their graves in future because of the futile and the ruining mistake they have done to this historical movement and symbol of struggle for justice and fairness in the Sudan . But if the current SPLM leaders took their time and left their selfishness for power struggle behind for the sake of organizing and fortifying the SPLM, history and its generations will reward them and make them rest forever on the satisfaction of their good work and its continuation as our great Hero Dr. Garang is resting now in his Mausoleum in Juba town. Therefore, it is now the right time for Dr. Lam to be given the leadership of SPLM Secretariat and I am sure he is going to commit all his energy to put-on-the-right-path the SPLM and presents it as a strong partner in the implementation of the CPA. Dr. Lam knows very well the team work of sincere comrades and those who fear him will admire him at the end when they come to realize that their tremble was baseless. I am really concern about the future of the SPLM and not much about its past because this is also the future of the CPA. Without a strong SPLM the CPA will remain weak even to the threat of death and disappearance. CPA made late Dr. Garand a hero and wiped away his entire undesirable past records. I also believe that its total implementation will identify SPLM as a hero of peace, justice and development and delete its dirty records for generations in Sudanese politics of peace.

 

 

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


© Copyright by SudaneseOnline.com


Please feel free to send us your Articles , Analysies news and press releases to [email protected]

Top of Page



This report does not necessarily reflect the views of Sudanese Online.com

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Articles and Analysies
  • A New Plan for Darfur by Anne Bartlett
  • Why SPLM and NCP Must Be in the Sudan Government as Catholic Married Partners By James Okuk
  • The hidden massacre of Sudanese Darfurians in Chad by Khaleil Ibrahim
  • NO election and NO..NO to ICC postponement. by Hatim El-Madani*
  • Let Sleeping Dogs Lie But Not On the Way of Others: Reply to Dr. Ganduls Critique of Okuk on the Case of Transitional Areas By James Okuk
  • The future of the South Sudan by Justin Laku
  • No one could hurl CPA in a dustbin By Majok Nikodemo Arou
  • SPLM Show-off Disbursement, Extravagance By:Helen Anderw
  • Darfur current situation and the coming days By Adeeb Yousif
  • Why ICC should not Issue Arrest Warrant on Al-Bashir By James Okuk
  • SPLM Unjustifiable Withdrawal By: Helen Andrew
  • SPLM Northern Sector .. Endless wrangling By: Helen Andrew
  • The 4thCPA Anniversary in Malakal: Time For Naivasha Partners to Honour their Promises By James Okuk
  • Find out solutions by Salaheldin Hussein
  • Al-Bashir Protects Sudans Capital with Water Trenches against JEM. By Dr. El-tahir El-faki
  • South Sudan ... Strange Concept of Development and Priority Disorder By: deng mulwal
  • SPLM Dubious Arming Race By:james Mathew
  • Sudanese Citizen Omer Elbashir's Arrest Is Getting Nearer by Tadjadine Bechir Niam
  • We don't Do French and thanks but No thanks Mr Williamson by Hatim El-Madani*
  • Real Self Determination is more than a Vote for Secession by Parek Maduot
  • Pagan Amum Shall not be Left Alone to Carry the Cross of Separation of South Sudan (2)By James Okuk
  • Pagan Amum Shall not be Left Alone to Carry the Cross of Separation of South Sudan (1)By James Okuk
  • Are B.C. pensions financing Sudanese genocide? By Travis Lupick
  • Search for Intelligent and Prudent Strategies for South Sudan Independence *By James Okuk
  • Is Obama our Man? Adam Zakaria A. Mahmoud
  • Open letter to Mr. Holmes UN under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator/Al-Haj Hamad M.K Haj Hamad (Ph.D)
  • CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE PRE AND POST ELECTIONS PERIOD IN THE SUDAN By: David De Dau
  • Does Lawrence Summers fit in Obamas White House Team? By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom, Ph.D.
  • Bush Does the Right Thing for Darfur
  • Hold your nose Sudan finance minister speaking by Hatim El-Medani*
  • Health Care and Activism in Sudan by Noelle LEtoile
  • The Case of Transitional Areas and Independence of South Sudan by By James Okuk
  • The very new message of Change by Keysar Abbker
  • Why the African Union has Failed Darfur by Abdellatife Ismail,
  • Albashir Goes Insanely Vulgar Against his International Partners By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • If Obama is not assassinated! by Suleiman Abualbasher, University of Kordofan, the Sudan
  • Congratulations to Barack Obama: Historical Victory as Forty-Fourth American President-elect By Adeeb Yousif
  • Now is the Time for Action on Darfur by Anne Bartlett
  • 300 South Sudanese Students in Various Egyptian universities by Akot Marial
  • Why wait till 2011 the door is a jar!! by Hatim El-madani*
  • Sudan finds fourth Chinese hostage alive
  • Statement from the Sudan Liberation Movement/ Army concerning the coming back of the splitters to the Movement by Nimer Mohamed Abdelrahman.
  • Preparing the scene for fair elections by Omar Al Bushra
  • In Memory of Father Lino Wur Abyei by Santino Dut Deng Kiir
  • Accountability of Lakes Governor over Rumbeks incidents.
  • Media Role in Supporting Orphans by Waleed Ali
  • SPLM is leading the south to unknown future by Sabino Diok, Canada
  • Ashraf Qazi A symbol for the success of the American Psychological Terror by By: Qutbai Almahdi
  • Ending Sima Samar mission in Sudan by Salma Altagani
  • Postponement of National Elections by Sami Alshazali
  • Supporting DPA by Ahmed Albahi
  • How would the international community support the Sudanese elections, 2009? by Mahgoub EL-Tigani
  • War against drugs by Fisal Alnour
  • South Africa valuable support to Sudan by Adil Faris
  • Relieving Pgan a giant step by Zakieldeen Abd Allah
  • Lack of Security in South Sudan by Hassan Ali
  • You arent Wriggling out of this one.. And No more twist and turn by Hatim El-Madani*
  • Fate of 2009 Elections in Sudan By Dr. El-tahir El-faki
  • Darfur Rebels reluctant stances by Adil Faris
  • Together For Better Future by Omar Al Bushra
  • Abbreviated Introduction of Shari'a Islammiyyah (1) The Islam and the Civilization by Amal Faiz Kordofany
  • Arab League efforts to end conflict in Darfur by Ahmed Al Badri
  • The two controversial by shool majok-Khartoum
  • Collective international efforts to end conflict in Darfur by Yassir Madani
  • Efforts to achieve peace in Darfur by Waleed Ali
  • SPLM and the look for a presidential candidate By: Helen Andrew
  • Eastern Front Disputes by Omar Khalid
  • Greed and tribalism will take the president to hell By: Raan Naath, South Sudan
  • Now Sudan Is Attacking Refugee Camps By MIA FARROW and ERIC REEVES
  • Horrible conditions of Juba roads By Jacob K. Lupai
  • Horrible conditions of Juba roads By Jacob K. Lupai
  • President Al-Bashir: Will the old method work? By: Elrayah Hassan Khalifa
  • Pagan Amum Dragging SPLM into other Agendas By: Nasr Addeen Ghatas
  • Minni Arco and Khalil Ibrahim relation by Salma Altagani
  • China efforts to restore peace in Darfur by Hassan Ali
  • Ramadan the month of sacrifices by Fiasal Alnour
  • Sudan Possesses Huge Oil Reserve by Zaieldeen Abd Allah
  • Flight Safety comes First by Sami Alshazali
  • It is time to Omar Al-basher stopped the killing and bloodshed in Defer. by Musa Yakub
  • Instability in southern Sudan by Salma Al Tagani
  • SPLM Contradiction by Omar Al Bushra
  • Djibrill Bassole' Tharwat Gassim
  • SPLM foreign Representation by Omar Khalid
  • Ocampos Indictment of Al-Bashir is Risky for the CPA by By James Okuk
  • Yes, there is a human atrocity in Darfur but who behind it by AL-Tayeb M. Al-Hassan
  • Differences within SPLM Northern Sector by Adil Faris
  • Will not vote for Kiir as president by Atem Garang Atem
  • War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and Genocide in the North-eastern Sudan By Dr. Abu amna
  • Misleading claims by John Gordon
  • More and more development projects by Ahmed Al Bahi
  • American Aggression against Sudan by Yassir Madani
  • Rebecca Nyandeng's desperate ambitions shall fail! BY: Deng John, South Sudan
  • Justice and Equality Movement and its Great Deception for the Sudanese People. By: Mohammed El Hassan Ali
  • SECRETS BEHIND ALLEGATION CHARGES AGAINST DR. RIEK MACHAR By Urban T Kir in Juba, South Sudan
  • Nyandeng, mother of corruption? Mother of corruption, Nyandeng Garang Ngino Nyikako, USA
  • Ocampo must resign By: Abd Al Mahmoud Nor Aldaim Alkoronki
  • Confronting hostilities by development by Hassan Ali
  • What's Rebecca Nyandeng up to: Next President of GOSS? By Tut Gatwech, South Sudan,
  • Development in spite of sanctions by Ahmed Al Badri
  • Removing the remains of war /Zakieldeen Abd Allah
  • New efforts to end the conflict over Abyei by Sami Alshazali
  • DARFUR: A WAKE UP CALL FOR AFRICA By: Adeeb Abdel Rhman Yousif
  • Do not depend on American support by Fisal Alnour
  • Sudans peace partners resolve some key outstanding issues on CPA by By James Gatdet Dak
  • Arop Pledges to Restore Confidence Between Messeriya and Dinka By: Al-Sammani Awadallah / Mona Al-Bashir
  • SLA moves towards Israel by Omar Al Bushra
  • Sudan capable of brining justice to Darfur by Salma Tagani
  • Arrest Warrant Will Negatively Affect Neigbouring Countries, By: Mona Al-Bashir
  • Sudan, an independent country by Adil Faris
  • Why is Pagan Out of the Government? by Urban T Kir in Juba, South Sudan.
  • Darfur: between defiance of accused and hindrance of Justice By: Elrayah Hassan Khalifa California USA
  • President Al Bashir visit to Darfur and Ocampo claims by Omar Khalid
  • Efforts for normalizing Sudanese Chadian relations by Yassir Madani
  • SPLMs Kiir will NOT be the next President of Sudan by By Tut Gatwech, South Sudan
  • Local Perspectives on a Global Responsibility by Adeeb Abdel Rhman Yousif
  • The challenge that faces Sudan diplomacy by John Gordon
  • Steady Stance and Flexibility in Movements by Ahmed Al Bahi
  • In Memory of Dr. John Garang by By: Enoch Daniel Aba-Phoenix, Arizona
  • Waging Peace: A Credible NGO? By: Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • Minnawi and GoS by Omar Al Bushra
  • VOTE FOR ONE SUDAN.VOTE FOR SILVAKIIR by Tharwat Gassim
  • UN and Child Rights by Ahmed Al Badri
  • The Concrete Evidence by Sami Al Shazali
  • Division within Darfurian Movements by Zakieldeen Abd Allah
  • Dr John Garang remembered By Majok Nikodemo Arou
  • Darfur Child Soldiers by Adil Faris
  • Ocampo and his Fall in Abyss by Salma Tagani
  • President Omar Al-basher has to think twice that the crises are not over in Darfur. by Musa Yakub
  • Peace in Darfur, a priority by Hassan Ali
  • We need a clear position now by Yassir Madani
  • WHO WILL PAY FOR ABYEI? by Julie Kuol
  • Flawed Justice for Sudan by Antonio Cassese
  • We can Shield off Ocampo and his Likes when United by Ahmed Al Bahi
  • El Bashir !!! Die a man, not a ridiculous ape. by By: Hajareen Toum.
  • What crimes? by Omar Al Bushra
  • Where the indictment president Al-basher mislead people by Musa Yakub Media officer \ Sudan Liberation /movement in the UK and Northern Ireland
  • International Criminal Court Has Been Political Corporation by Gibreel Musa Ahmed ---- Khartoum - Sudan
  • Ocampo Awakened the Arab Solidarity/Adil Faris
  • The Sudanese Unique Social Fabric Can't be Destroyed by Ocampo's Statement by Omar Al Bushra
  • The Truth will Remain Glaring by Omar Khalid
  • Why Sudan Opposes the ICC Decision by Salama Tagani
  • Justice is Useless If it Destroys Peace *By James Okik
  • Comment on Bashir Indictment by Dr Isam Siddig
  • The Value of ICC Action on Darfur by Anne Bartlett
  • Providence is always on the side of the strongest battalions by Hassan Ali
  • Double Standard in Daylight Time by Ahmed AlBahi
  • No more Malesh we welcome the ICC move by Hatim El Madani*
  • Ocampo is Playing with Fire by Omar Khalid
  • President Salva Kiir's Abuse of power and Rule by whim. By: Joseph Aban Adyieng
  • Western Culture Moral Bankruptcy by Yassir Madani
  • Sudan Does Not Seek to Become US Eager Ally Ahmed Al Badri
  • Sudanese Peace: To Attain Democracy or Autocracy Consolidation? (1-2)/By: Mahmoud E. Yousif - Juba
  • US Feverish Attempts by Omar Al Bushra
  • Freeing Communities from the Legacy of War by Zakieldeen Abdllah
  • Averting Rainy Season Hazards by Salma Tagani
  • Enemies of the CPA poise to create confusion by By Majok Nikodemo Arou
  • Sudan's Position on NATO Troops Unchanged by Hassa Ali
  • Winter,Supporting Who against Who? by Omar Al Bushra
  • Are They Rebels or Bandits? by Ahmed Al Bahi
  • Need for Reciprocity in Sudan-US Relations by Omar Khalid
  • Reconciliation, Accord in the Offing by Yassir Madani
  • A Giant Step to Combat HIV/AIDS /Ahmed Al Bahi
  • Purging Political Life by John Gordon
  • Foreigners Presence in Sudan by Omar Al Bushra
  • The Massacre of Port Sudan By Dr. Abu Amna
  • Mr Al-Al-Nur wailing on the wrong Wall abandoning the three cards Monte trick by Hatim El Madani*
  • Delay in the Hybrid Operation Deployment by Omar Khalid
  • Would Sudans inflexible National Congress Party (NCP) honour a World Court Verdict on Abyei,? By Peter Lokarlo Marsu- Melbourne
  • The Elections Act by Yassir Madani
  • CPA Protection Responsibility of All National Forces by Omar Al Bushra
  • The Up-Coming Elections A Collective Responsibility towards Peace in Sudan by Dr. Ahmed Hamoda Hamid Fadlalla.
  • Updated JEM Proposal for Change by Dr. Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • Re to a Professor: Anne Bartlett Darfur is True By- Taha Zein
  • A Witness from among themselves by John Gordon
  • A Collective Responsibility towards Peace in Sudan by Dr. Ahmed Hamoda Hamid Fadlalla
  • Public Opinion No Longer Concerned About the Sudanese-American Relations by Yassir Madani
  • An Opportunity for National Reconciliation by Omar khalid
  • Towards Responsibility and a Harmonious Relationship by Omar Al Bushra
  • ICC Prosecutor Dealt another Blow by John Gordon
  • Unity of darfur by Babiker Gardia
  • Darfur: Truth or Fiction? By Anne Bartlett
  • Beyond the Last Computer by Philip Emeagwali
  • The Chevron way the US in open talks with Al-Qaida of Sudan by Hatim El-Madani*
  • Abu Dhabi looks to Sudan for food supply by Dr. S. A. Suliman
  • The world has to save Sudanfrom the brutality of the Khartoum regime by Bahar Arabie
  • Fragile Sudan: Search for Unity that will Never Be *By James Okuk
  • Government Suggests Joint Administration for Abyei Area
  • The Question of African Identity, Arabism and Islam phobia in the Sudan By: Justin D. Wannis
  • YOU ! SUDANESE PEOPLES, MARGINALIZED AND EXCLUDED INTENTIONALLY FROM DEVELOPMENT by Dr AHMED OSMAN TYIA KAFFI.
  • Salva Kiir: Shedding the tears of failure/John Sabit Atar, Nairobi, Kenya;
  • Expert De Waal Continues Misleading the World on Darfur by By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom, Ph.D.
  • Darfur and Prof Anne Bartlett By Mohammed M. Haiba
  • Bravo Toyota 4X4 you reached Trap Khartoum by Hatim El-Madani*
  • Stop the Witch-hunt in Khartoum by Anne Bartlett
  • Battle of Omdurman responsible for Battle of Omdurman. by By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
  • It's Historical! by Mack Awer
  • Another Rwanda Genocide going on in the capital of Sudan, Khartoum and in Omdurman. by Mohamad Ahmad Moaz.
  • Why didn't Kiir cry so much for Garang? Tungawan Chol, Syndey, Australia
  • Expected Results from SPLMs 2nd Convention *By James Okuk
  • Statement on DPA Second Anniversary by Abdel Gabar M. Dosa
  • Airplanes Nightmare for South Sudanese By Steve Paterno
  • Stepping Out of Naivasha Paradise By: Abd Al Mahmoud Al Koronkai
  • The Politics of Panic in Southern Sudan By: Prof. Wani Tombe
  • Salva Kiir provokes a dangerous situation in the South By :Tut Gatwech
  • Towards a Sudan without a Government Army By Abdullahi Osman El-Tom
  • Who is Behind Masseriya Tribe? by Mack Awer, former Red Army
  • The London-led Western crusade against Zimbabwe lacks rationalization. by Peter Lokarlo Marsu
  • The United Nations honors a female Sudanese researcher as part of the UNEP champions of the Earth: By Taha Yusuf Hassan
  • Britain to Darfur in daresay France it out by Hatim El Madani*
  • Darfur: Why Insecurity by Proxy has to Stop by Anne Bartlett
  • Corruption in the GOSS is a threat to peace in south Sudan. by Thomas Mawein Bior, Gogrial, Sudan
  • Disability is not Inability: Eliminating Teachers with Disabilities in Education by Ustaz Atem Dut Kuek
  • Postponing Sudan Census: Unjustified GoSSs rush hour By James Okuk
  • 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
  • ѡ () " "
  • 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