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Vol 52 No 18

Published 9th September 2011

South Sudan

Questions facing the new regime

After seven weeks of negotiation, Salva appoints the first independent government amid concern about accountability and national cohesion

Although the first post-Independence Government announced on 26 August better distributed portfolios among the three Southern regions – with a visible power shift from the Dinka-dominated Nilotic bloc to Equatorians and other groups – there are serious questions about the technical competence and the integrity of some its members. As promised, 25% of posts went to women: five full ministers and ten deputies.

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