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Kenya must do all in its power to avoid genocide in South Sudan

31/12/2016 | 4:46 am

By Ndung’u Wainaina The conflict in South Sudan rages on despite a so-called Peace Agreement and even the formation of a... Read more.

Ban Ki-moon on how the world betrayed South Sudan

16/12/2016 | 10:07 pm

By Ban Ki-moon This year marks the fifth anniversary of the world’s newest country, South Sudan.  I attended the 2011... Read more.


OPINION: This is No Way to Honour Kenya’s Contribution to Peace in South Sudan

21/11/2016 | 12:19 pm

The dismissal of Lt-Gen Johnson Mogoa Kimani Ondieki as commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) comes off... Read more.

Paul Malong

Who is General Paul Malong Awan?

14/10/2016 | 8:48 am

You may not realize how many good reasons are there to try to find out more about the people around... Read more.

Displaced women carry goods as a Nepalese peacekeeper from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) patrols outside the premises of the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Juba on October 4, 2016. According to the UN, due to the increase of sexual violence outside the PoC, UNMISS has intensified its patrols in and around the protection sites, as well as in the wider Juba city area, sometimes arranging special escorts for women and young girls. / AFP / ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN (Photo credit should read ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Ensure Lasting Peace in South Sudan

07/10/2016 | 4:13 pm

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, finds itself mired in the complicated fog of war that at its worst could... Read more.

Obama's failed policy in South Sudan

Obama’s Failed Policy on South Sudan

06/10/2016 | 4:58 pm

When President Barack Obama leaves the White House next January, people around the world will debate his legacy for years... Read more.


Failing South Sudan: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

05/10/2016 | 11:23 am

International mediators have repeatedly made the same mistake of treating disgraced South Sudan leaders as if they’re respectable statesmen, of... Read more.

South Sudan

South Sudan: a Lesson to the World in How Not to Build a Nation

29/09/2016 | 12:49 pm

There is no standard definition of what makes a country viable as a country. What are the materials, the history, the... Read more.

African passport

AU Passport – Road to United States of Africa?

29/09/2016 | 12:43 pm

One of the key highlights of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and... Read more.

Civilians escaping war in South Sudan

South Sudan is Not Africa

25/09/2016 | 8:00 pm

This is not an article on South Sudan, which is just as well because the conflicts there are almost fractal... Read more.