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

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

Opinion » December 31, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

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

Ban Ki-moon on how the world betrayed South Sudan

Opinion » December 16, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

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

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

Opinion » November 21, 2016 » By Agencies

The dismissal of Lt-Gen Johnson Mogoa Kimani Ondieki as commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) comes off as a knee-jerk…

Who is General Paul Malong Awan?

Opinion » October 14, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

You may not realize how many good reasons are there to try to find out more about the people around you including your…

How to Ensure Lasting Peace in South Sudan

Opinion » October 7, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, finds itself mired in the complicated fog of war that at its worst could combine the genocidal…

Obama’s Failed Policy on South Sudan

Opinion » October 6, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

When President Barack Obama leaves the White House next January, people around the world will debate his legacy for years to come. But…

Failing South Sudan: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Opinion » October 5, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

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

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

Opinion » September 29, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

There is no standard definition of what makes a country viable as a country. What are the materials, the history, the culture, the institutions…

AU Passport – Road to United States of Africa?

Opinion » September 29, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

One of the key highlights of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government, which held…

South Sudan is Not Africa

Opinion » September 25, 2016 » By Talk of Juba

This is not an article on South Sudan, which is just as well because the conflicts there are almost fractal in their complexity. The…