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About dusouth

Passionate South Sudanese who is interested in advancing the cause of peace and new thinking into the political discourse in Southern Sudan.

SPLM: a movement with too many Prophets but no Savior!

David Majok: September 21, 2014 Over the years, Sudanese (Southern and Northern Sudanese) alike, have gravitated towards the ideals of the SPLM/A. A masterful conception of Dr. Garang and cohorts, it is/was considered a movement that held or defined the … Continue reading

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The legality and the politics of pardon: the case of Lam Akol

October 17, 2013 Few have anticipated the surprise with which the pardon of the leader main opposition, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement for Democratic Change (SPLM-DC), Dr. Lam Akol, was announced. The ‘perplexing’ aspect of the decree is that it … Continue reading

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“Waiting to Exhale”: South Sudan and the Cabinet Re-shuffle.

David Majok July 29th 2013 The not so anticipated shake up in the government of South Sudan is finally here. Though it seemed like something would not happen, the writing on the wall was clear. As well, given the increased … Continue reading

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NCP’s Zero Sum Game is No Game!

David Majok February 1, 2012: It is becoming clear to the observers of politics in the Horn of Africa that Khartoum’s intransigence and disregard for common sense has gone overboard. With the recent decision to put into effect their ill-fated … Continue reading

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South Sudan: third time is a Charm!

South Sudan: third time is a charm! David Majok, April 16, 2013 It is interesting when one thinks of the opportunities gained and lost in South Sudan since 2005. It is also perfect to look at the past from hindsight … Continue reading

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SPLM: The Prospect of Transformation

SPLM: The Prospect of Transformation March 11, 2013 As the SPLM gears up for its Third National Convention, many questions will surely be asked about the SPLM’s overall performance (???) since it became a political party and the restructuring required … Continue reading

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South Sudan: Social Stratification Russian Style!

David Majok: March 9th 2012 Like South Sudan, Russia obtained its status as a state after the break-up of the Soviet Union. And prior to the collapse of the Soviet Empire, the surest way to attain status and influence in … Continue reading

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