Opinion

Mural depicting Animal Farm by George Orwell

Time to Pack Our Rags and Swim As Refugees

In this article, originally published in his column in Juba Monitor in November 2014, Opoka Christopher challenges the Equatoria community to respond following the brutal murder of the former Mayor of Yei Municipality, Cecilia Oba….

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Refugees queuing for assistance. Courtesy of Robert Stansfield, DFID (UK)

From Liberation to Corruption

In this opinion piece Christine Debu explores the decent from the promise of the liberation struggle to reality of widespread corruption and ethnocentric governance in South Sudan. She urges citizens to stand firmly against corruption….


South Sudan - A Nation in Turmoil

What Is Your Vision for the New South Sudan?

There is great frustration with the direction in which South Sudan is heading. In this opinion, extracted from a comment on our website, Dr Jembi asks if we South Sudanese can pull back from disaster….


Dreams Series by Alfred Sebit Lokuji (Vol #4)

Dreams Volume #4 – Measures

In a series of well received social media posts, Professor Alfred Sebit Lokuji articulated what he believes to be the most urgent considerations needed to get South Sudan back on a forward looking and progressive…


Dreams Series by Alfred Sebit Lokuji (Vol #3)

Dreams Volume #3 – Motion

In a series of well received social media posts, Professor Alfred Sebit Lokuji articulated what he believes to be the most urgent considerations needed to get South Sudan back on a forward looking and progressive…


Dreams Series by Alfred Sebit Lokuji (Vol #2)

Dreams Volume #2 – Connections

In a series of well received social media posts, Professor Alfred Sebit Lokuji articulated what he believes to be the most urgent considerations needed to get South Sudan back on a forward looking and progressive…


Dreams Series by Alfred Sebit Lokuji (Vol #1)

Dreams Volume #1 – Mind-set

In a series of well received social media posts, Professor Alfred Sebit Lokuji articulated what he believes to be the most urgent considerations needed to get South Sudan back on a forward looking and progressive…



Displaced South Sudanese

Is Stability Enough for South Sudan?

With diplomats in Juba considering watering down Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan to prevent a return to widespread conflict, it raises a question: is establishing relative stability enough for South Sudan?…


Women in Society and Politics

The Position of Women in South Sudanese Politics

South Sudanese woman continue to be overlooked, even though they have played a pivotal role in lobbying, founding charities and fundraising during the long civil war in Sudan and currently South Sudan. Why is this?…