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county administration (general)

Date Snippet Page
2014/04/09 County councilors take office in Warrap State. Snippet 1801
Reference Mini-review
AWEPA, 2013/12. Background to Decentralisation and the Local Government System [Book] Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA). Accessed online.

Published as a manual for training local councils in South Sudan, this book provides a useful outline of the institutional structure of local government.

Stephen Par Kuol, 2013/09/29. The local government In the state of Lacuna [Article] Gurtong. Accessed online.

Testimony by a local government official on the poor state of local government in most counties. Major shortcomings which he identifies are: a lack of effective accountability - and consequent corruption - of county commissioners; a lack of practical resourcing and implementation of the structures outlined in the 2009 Local Government Act; and prevalence of nepotism over meritocracy in appointments.

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