Peace according to the R-ARCSS versus peace according to the traditional elites.

Mabior Garang de Mabior, The SPLM/A(IO) Committee Chairperson for Information and and Public Relations(Photo credit: supplied)

Tonight’s meditation: By Captain Mabior Garang de Mabior, Sept 8, 2019(Nyamilepedia) — As the next deadline – in a series of missed deadlines – to form the Revitalized Transitional Governent of National Unity (R-TGoNU) looms, we must understand that  formation of  government is not peace. The government will only be an administrative coalition to implement the provisions of the ‘compromise […]

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The Importance of Understanding the Meaning of Culture

SPLM-IO Chairman of National Committee for Information and Public Relations, Mabior Garang de'Mabior (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

By Mabior Garang de Mabior, Fellow Countrymen/women, August 6, 2019(Nyamilepedia) —The current civil war in our country has entered its sixth year and a peaceful resolution to the conflict seems more elusive every year. The traditional elites who were empowered by subsequent colonial powers that have come and gone in our land since antiquity have – after our peoples’ successful […]

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The Root Cause of the December 2013 Crisis in South Sudan: The ‘Sectarian Culturalism’ Factor – A Response to Hon. Arop Madut Arop’s Article “How Political Wrangling in the Ruling SPLM Party Wrecked South Sudan Apart In 2013”

By Mabior Garang De Mabior, Nairobi, Kenya April 12th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —- It is a known fact that the December 2013 conflict in South Sudan arose out of tensions within and among the SPLM/SPLA leadership. However, there are many factors which contributed to and eventually lit the fuse leading to the outbreak of war. The prominent party leaders who challenged the status […]

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The Root Causes of the December 2013 Crisis in South Sudan

Movie star and rights activist, George Clooney in discussion with South Sudan's leader President Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar and second Vice President Hon. James Wani Igga(File: past photos)

The SPLM/SPLA Factor By Mabior Garang de Mabior, March 28th, 2018(Nyamilepedia) —– The December 2013 conflict in South Sudan has often been portrayed as a power struggle between the President Salva Kiir and his then Vice President Riek Machar – a Vice President who was seen as and continues to be depicted as a power-hungry individual. We have branded this as “The Riek Machar […]

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The Root Cause of the December 2013 Crisis in South Sudan: The Riek Machar Factor

Mabior Garang de Mabior and Dr. Riek Machar Teny posts for a picture after a meeting to discuss their return to Juba in March 2016(Photo: file)

A Response to Hon. Arop Madut Arop’s Article “How Political Wrangling in the Ruling SPLM Party Wrecked South Sudan Apart In 2013” By Mabior Garang de Mabior, Nairobi, Kenya Introduction, March 21, 2018 (Nyamilepedia) — The current civil war in the Republic of South Sudan is now entering its sixth year and a negotiated resolution to the conflict seems more elusive with […]

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