South Sudan’s Rocky Road to Lasting Peace

South Sudan, a nation born out of aspirations for self-determination, has faced an arduous journey in its pursuit of lasting peace. Since its independence in 2011, the country has been plagued by a series of internal conflicts, ethnic tensions, and political instability. The ongoing civil war, which erupted in 2013, has claimed thousands of lives, displaced millions of people, and left deep scars on the nation's social fabric. Despite numerous peace agreements and international efforts, the path to stability remains fraught with challenges, as the country grapples with issues of governance, corruption, economic disparities, and the legacy of past grievances. The road to lasting peace in South Sudan is a winding and rocky one, requiring unwavering commitment from all stakeholders, both within the country and the international community, to address underlying causes of conflict and build a foundation for sustainable peace.