By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 7th August 2022 There is the recent unanimous agreement by the R-ARCSS Parties for extension by 24-Months of the Transition Period. Also that the same, including the Speech of the President have been adopted and approved by Cabinet. So far, regarding the arguments being made in support and or against… Continue reading South Sudan 24-Months Transition: What Needs Harmony?
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 2nd August 2022 As the term of the Transitional Period established under the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) nears expiration, obvious matters that the current intensified discussions around these topics and related issues need to focus on include: 1- That it… Continue reading South Sudan Transitional Period Extension Talks: What Matters?
Last Week (Wednesday 2nd(, I was interviewed for this week’s episode of Beyond the Headlines by Eunice Malath, the host of the Program. Issues diccused are about Access to Justice, Judicial Reform and the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS). You can watch the program on Sunrise Media Facebook page through this link: https://web.facebook.com/1013616942042634/videos/696483221545015 or YouTube Channel through this link:
My recent article On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 1,2&3) relevant to the interview is also available online including on this my website for further reading.
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 6th June 2022 Can be a book be adjusted, amended, edited, re-edited, recalled, or through a new edition (a new edition can be published with amends or clarifications)? These have been some of the questions some with various concerns have been asking regarding my book FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION & Media Laws… Continue reading On book amends & a message to Widows and Survivors of 1992 Massacre
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, May 7th 2022 In this month of May, the Program of Work, about South Sudan, for the United Nations Security Council include South Sudan Sanctions expire and or Sanctions adoption. As far as the South Sudan situation is concerned, it is true that all those issues relate in some and… Continue reading South Sudan, Extension or Not: of Sanctions, R-ARCSS & or RTGoNU
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, May 5th 2022 Is the review of the SPLA Act, 2009 provided for in the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) about “officially” changing the name of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) into South Sudan People’s Defence Force (SSPDF)? As… Continue reading South Sudan Constitution & R-ARCSS: SSPDF, SPLA Name Changes & Reform issues
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, May 4th 2022 From the theme “Journalism under Digital Siege”, discussions about the digital era’s impact on freedom of expression, the safety of journalists, access to information and privacy, this year’s World Press Freedom Day is in many ways the same for South Sudan, even as some modest progress (improvements) have… Continue reading About South Sudan & World Press Freedom Day 2022
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 2nd May 2022 This year’s International Workers Day/International Labour Day/May Day being Sunday did not stop many of the usual Countries from marking the day, both as a public holiday and an event where authorities and officials sought to address or voice concerns regarding conditions of workers, wages, and so… Continue reading South Sudanese, why International Labour Day like this?
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 24th April 2022 What are all the “Greater” about South Sudan or South Sudanese names, of Regions, States, Counties, etc? Actually, why even “Greater”? To what extent could all matters “Greater” be resolved? Using available procedures and or legitimate possible avenues/ improvements? What should (if any), or can, or may… Continue reading South Sudan & “Greater Syndrome”: What, Why, & More
20th April 2022 Link to the video: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=5098364696892088&id=100001558252051 Other relevant posts/info: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=5095653780496513&id=100001558252051&sfnsn=scwspmo https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=592489795189008&id=100001558252051 https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=5105831742812050&id=100001558252051 https://www.facebook.com/100001558252051/posts/5105831742812050/ https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=5093006994094525&id=10000155825205
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 14th March 2022 This Part Two of this article looks at concerns expressed during the latest United Nations Security Council briefing on South Sudan in relation to the September 2021 joint report of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights… Continue reading On latest UN Security Council Briefing on South Sudan (Part Two)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 8th March 2022 While in this month of March the United Nations Security Council is due to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before its expiry date of 15th, so far, during yesterday’s Briefing on South Sudan, Members of the Council also examined the role of… Continue reading On latest UN Security Council Briefing on South Sudan (Part One)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 28th February, 2022 Several questions can be asked about the South Sudan crises, this can include: why the continuous cycle of peace agreements and transitional government? Until when? Are these deliberate making by the South Sudanese, in collaboration with some in regional, international communities and bodies involved? Until when? While… Continue reading Cycle of “Peace” Agreements in South Sudan: Until When? To What End?
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 24th February 2022 This article seeks to provide answers and understanding on access to justice, judicial reform matters in South Sudan that are related to topics of Federalism, decentralization of powers to lower levels of government, including judicial powers and their structures, topics that generate mixed views and controversies regarding the… Continue reading On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 3)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 15th February, 2022 Despite delays and some actions regarding the the reform of the Judiciary in South Sudan per the R-ARCSS continue to be mentioned, the credibility of those reforms and concerns about the process and improvements are mainly the responsibility of the parties to the agreement, civil society, regional… Continue reading On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 2)