Jame, Mabor discuss South Sudan current affairs, UN SG Elections Assessment, SPLM/A-IO Split, etc: The Weekly Review

Published on 14th August 2021. YouTube link:

In this episode, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi hosted Jame David Kolok, the executive director of Foundation for Democracy and Accountable Governance FODAG and Advocate Juma Mabor Marial, the Program Coordinator for Peace building, Justice and Reconciliation at ALARM (NNGO).

The program discussed several South Sudan current affairs topics, including the recent United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s letter to the President of the Security Council pursuant to Security Council resolution 2567 (2021), in which the Secretary-General is requested, in accordance with best practices, to conduct and provide the Security Council with a needs assessment, including security, procedural and logistical requirements to create an enabling environment for elections in South Sudan; the swearing-in of members of the Reconstituted Transitional National Legislature; The People’s Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) and their call for protests and change, the Split within the SPLM/A-IO and other issues on R-ARCSS implementation and peace process as a whole in the Country.

Both Jame and Mabor are members of the technical committee formed by the Ministry of Justice to gather public views for the enactment of the legislation to govern the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing in South Sudan.