South Sudan’s national army, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) earlier this week started the implementation of security arrangements signed by the two parties in Addis Ababa this month, by moving part of their troops to cantonment sites outside of Juba.
In our local lingo there is a proverb or saying that ‘the axe is not cutting the tree, but the piece of wood, part of the tree itself, that is responsible for downing the tree’. Looking to this proverb, if we were to analyse the war of statements between the superpowers, we can conclude that it is not ISIS but our own countries that are responsible for all we are currently facing.
On November 7, Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir State in Indian administered Kashmir, was dotted with police and other forces personnel. The gala arrangements were being put in place to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in the city.