I re-member... I re-member... I re-member Battalion 104, Volcano Battalion and Katiba Banat. I re-member the New Kush Division, The Cadres in Bilfam, The contributions of Musa Kuwa Idriss, and The Red Army. And I charge you brothers and sisters to re-member...
The choice of an official language has a significant role in garnering a national identity, and I cannot overstate its centrality in the processes of nation and state building. In the case of South Sudan, the lingua franca is “Arabi Juba” in the Equatoria states, and many vernaculars of Arabic in the states bordering Sudan. [...]
“Be kind to all, at all times,” an adage my father says whenever he advises me on what brings blessings to one’s life. He also says that, regardless of how poor he may be, and what little possessions he boasts of, what is priceless, is his good name. “They can call me anything, but they [...]
Sovereignty is a concept that is relevant to all tiers of existence and identity, from the individual to the group, community to the nation. It is inherently tied to the formulation of interests, and to the submission of energies and resources towards their achievement, without external interference. You may ask, what is sovereignty for a [...]
We have founded this nation upon great human sacrifices in the fight for justice and equality for all. We have a legacy of struggle centered on the elimination of all the forms of marginalization, suffered at the hands of successive regimes in Sudan, be they social, cultural, economic, political, religious, and or racial. It is, [...]