Is War a Force that Gives Us Meaning?

Published in Gurtong on December 17th, 2013 “Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery, nothing holds fashion,” William Shakespeare in Troilus and Cressida. I write this with tears in my eyes. I am saddened because Thanatous has yet again been unnecessarily invited to visit our people in South Sudan. I am grieved that our worst nightmare…

Towards Overcoming Peace-building Absurdity in South Sudan (III)

Published in AllAfrica on December 4th, 2013 OPINION Much has unfolded since our last forays in this debate as articulated in “Towards Overcoming Peace-building Absurdity in South Sudan (II) (easily retrieved below). Here I scrutinize recent developments in efforts aimed at promoting sustainable peace in South Sudan from the vantage of local South Sudanese peace-building…