On August 23, an administrative vehicle belonging to Kiir’s SSPDF was ambushed on its way to a base at Mile 55 resulting in the loss of the lives of 4 soldiers including one Colonel Bethuel Lasuba. The ambush, we can now confirm, was an internal SSPDF operation carried out by disgruntled and demoralized soldiers – a fact that the SSPDF Spokesman badly attempted to cover up by alleging that the National Salvation Front (NAS) was behind it.
Opinions, commentary and analysis
The era in which the regime in Juba can ride on the back of history has long passed. Power associated with liberation ideals previously espoused in the names of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement has long decayed.
“Amnesty deals reduce the incentive for dictators to fight to the bitter – and bloody – end” -writes rule of law commentator Julia Pettengil. It is then self-defeating that a dictator would put themselves in the position of rewarding liberation dissent with amnesty.
Rome Declaration: How Barnaba Marial Benjamin lied about what was discussed
On his return to Juba from Rome where the Rome Declaration between the Juba regime and the South Sudan Opposition Movements (SSOMA) was signed, Barnaba Marial Benjamin bluntly lied at the State House to the media and the general public about what was discussed and signed at the Community of Sant’Egidio in Rome.
A question that deserves to be raised, especially at this particular time, which witnesses great restlessness on the part of...
In a recent letter addressed to the SPLM-IO members, which was facing great cleavages these days among its members, Dr....