The legacy of Kokora in South Sudan

The legacy of Kokora in South Sudan

November 29, 2020

Briefing Paper

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Throughout their modern history, there have been debates and political struggles about the divisions and borders of public administration in Sudan and South Sudan. This briefing paper presents the findings of a historical case study on Kokora, a word associated with the decentralization policy enacted in southern Sudan in 1983, linking it to contemporary debates on decentralization in South Sudan.

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