Publications

The Sudd Institute

The South Sudan National Dialogue: What Next?

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 01/12/2020

 

After nearly 4 years, the ND finally concluded on November 17, 2020, offering broadly appreciated recommendations on a range of state formation and national building matters in South Sudan. This Review, therefore, analyzes the ND by revisiting its merits and public reaction, assessing its achievements, and situating its recommendations in...


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South Sudan’s devastating floods: why there is a need for urgent resilience measures

Author: Nhial Tiitmamer

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 23/11/2020

 

This review explores the magnitude of this year’s flood and its impacts in Bor Town. We used a boat to get us around the town surveying the extent of flood water and measuring its depth in the streets and in the residential neighborhoods.


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Economic Policy during the COVID-19 Pandemic in South Sudan

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 23/10/2020

 

South Sudan is experiencing a distressing economic period. Government revenue has shrunk to historic lows and debt, both domestic and external, is mounting, marked by unsettled salary arrears and outstanding loans. A combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fallout of just-concluded civil strife is largely to blame.


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Reforms under the R-ARCSS could become mere Transitions without Democratic Change

Author: Joseph Geng Akech

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 11/09/2020

 

This policy brief rings alarm bells for the parties to the R-ARCSS, its guarantors, and civil society actors that unless certain actions are urgently taken, reforms under the revitalized peace agreement may fail to yield positive change in facilitating South Sudan’s transition to constitutional democracy, peace and national unity.


 

This paper reviews the existing literature to determine the adequacy of evidence and extent of the environmental impacts in the oil producing areas in South Sudan. The following is revealed:


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The COVID-19 Mortality in South Sudan

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 22/06/2020

 

In this Policy Brief we have analyzed COVID-19 mortality in South Sudan. The Brief examines the distribution and correlates of the pandemic. State testing capacity unaccounted for, we find that South Sudan is actually one of the least hit countries in the region.


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The Boiling Frustrations in South Sudan

Author: Abraham Awolich

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 07/06/2020

 

The current state of affairs in the country has been long in the making. Since April 2020, following a stalled formation of the Revitalized Government of National Unity (RTGoNU), there has been growing frustration in the country.


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The Nature and Magnitude of the COVID-19 Outbreak in South Sudan

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 27/05/2020

 

This analysis uses laboratory data to examine the COVID-19 infections in South Sudan. Preliminary findings point to the underlying concerns. First, the COVID-19 preventive measures instituted in March are ineffective, with at least 100 new cases of the virus likely to be recorded daily in the coming weeks or even days.


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The COVID-19 Pandemic Vulnerability Factors in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 15/05/2020

 

This analysis identifies and discusses the COVID-19 vulnerability factors in South Sudan, summarized as follows:


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The Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 10/05/2020

 

The COVID-19 outbreak presents three lessons for South Sudan, with 156 confirmed cases to-date. First, the government’s policy to clamp down on social gatherings is not as effective as assumed. Granted the streets are indeed empty now compared to the pre-policy period, but the crowds have shifted elsewhere—residences, neighborhoods’ tea...


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