Home | News    Wednesday 10 July 2013

Cracks in South Sudan presidency over dismissal of Unity state governor

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

July 9, 2013 (JUBA)- The South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar has written a letter asking President Salva Kiir to reverse his decision sacking Unity state governor Taban Deng suggesting that this was done in violation of the country’s constitution.

JPEG - 24.4 kb
South Sudan president Salva Kiir (R) & his Vice President Riek Machar (L)

Kiir issued a surprise decree on Sunday firing Deng without providing reasons and appointed Joseph Nguen Minytuil as Unity state’s caretaker governor.

Even though Deng is an elected official, Kiir invoked his powers under article 101(r) of South Sudan’s constitution which allows him to to remove a state Governor and/or dissolve a state Legislative Assembly in the event of threats to national security or territorial integrity but stipulates that a fresh elections be organised within 60 days.

VP Machar disclosed that he was not consulted but heard it on TV and challenged his boss’s assessment with regards to the security situation in the Unity state

“I was in Unity state on June 29th, 2013, there is no insecurity that threatens national security and territorial integrity in Unity state, instead Governor Taban Deng Gai and his government was very instrumental in bringing about peace and stability to the state," Machar said in a letter dated July 7th seen by Sudan Tribune.

"He [Deng] was solely responsible for the coming and acceptance of your timely pardon by the armed group of General Bapiny Monytuel Wicjang who abandoned opposition against the government of the Republic of South Sudan last May”, the letter reads in part.

The Vice President reminded the president that Governor Deng has won the 2010 general elections and has the same legitimacy as Kiir before the constitution and his people of Unity state.

Ironically, during the April 2010 elections Machar’s wife, Angelina Teny ran against Deng who was also the incumbent governor but the latter ended up winning by a small margin.

The now appointed caretaker was in Teny’s camp during these elections.

Machar also expressed “deep concern “that dismissal of the elected governor might heighten tension and aggravate prevailing state of insecurity in the country that may lead to political instability".

“I urge you to live to your constitutional obligation to diligently and honestly discharge your duties and responsibilities in a consultative manner to foster the development and welfare of the people of South Sudan, promote the unity of the people of South Sudan and consolidate the democratic decentralized system of government and preserve the integrity and dignity of the people of South Sudan,” Machar said.

The Vice President implored upon Kiir to reverse his decision warning that absent of any objective reasons will be seen as politically motivated.

“In order to preserve the integrity of our new nation and avoid crisis, I urge you to rescind your decision. It was in the same election that your good-self was elected as President of the Government of Southern Sudan. As such, your action of relieving an elected governor is seen politically motivated and more importantly it is a violation of our constitution”, said Machar.

It is unlikely that president Kiir will heed to the advice carried in the letter from his deputy as he has already proceeded with the swearing in of the new governor.

Machar’s letter is latest sign of growing rift between Kiir and senior officials in his government and ruling Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM).

The VP has stepped up his criticism of president Kiir accusing him of incompetence and failure to lead the state which came two life exactly two years ago.

He also went as far as urging the first president of South Sudan to step down.

"To avoid authoritarianism and dictatorship, it is better to change. Our time is limited now. I have been serving under Salva Kiir. I do my best serving under him. I think it is time for a change now" Machar told the Guardian interview in an interview.

Prior to that the VP has made his intentions clear to run against Kiir in 2015 during closed door meetings of the SPLM.

Unity state ex-governor appeared to say that his removal is due to suspicion by Kiir that he is backing Machar for presidency.

"Recently when I went to America the President was suspicious that I had meetings with American government that I’m pushing for Riek Machar election”, Gai told the congregation" Deng said on Monday adding that Machar is free to contest for the leadership of South Sudan if he wants.

Last month, Kiir also suspended the Minister of Cabinet Affairs Deng Alor and minister of Finance and Economic Planning Kosti Manibe for alleged corruption over request and transfer of nearly $8 million to an account abroad without authorization from relevant higher institutions.

Both men denied the charges and suggested their suspension was driven by politics.

On Friday SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum also accused Kiir of targeting the two ministers for political reasons.

"The Minister who approved the transferred amount is different, how can you withdraw the immunity of Kosti and leave the person who decided and signed the transfers? I agree with Kosti that the issue was political,” Amum said.

All the four big shots who were impacted by the president’s recent actions are also members of the now 21-member of the highest organ of the SPLM, the Political Bureau.

Adding to Kiir’s woes was a public letter sent to him by ‘Friends of South Sudan’ in the US, who were staunch supporters of Juba during its struggle for independence from Khartoum, expressing their concern about the deteriorating political situation and human rights abuses.

LAKES STATE

Machar also expressed concern three months ago that since the removal of the elected governor of Lakes state, Chol Tong Mayay six months ago, the constitutional 60 days for the military caretaker governor, Maj. Gen. Matur Chut Dhuol had elapsed for a very long time.

In a letter he wrote to the president on 13th May 2013, the vice-president rang an early warning to his president about the constitutional violations in respect to non organization of elections in the state.

"I believe the main issue is the status of the Care-Taker Governor. I think your comradeship will either relieve him and re-appoint him or re-instate the elected governor Chol Tong Mayay to avoid the looming constitutional crisis," Machar told the president, citing a petition written to the president on the matter by a number of former constitutional post-holders in Lakes state.

MIXED REACTIONS

The South Sudan Liberation Army (SSLA) faction that signed a peace deal with Juba hailed Kiir’s decision saying it is "profoundly delighted" for the appointment of Wicjang.

"It should be recalled that the mismanagement of the affairs of the Unity state by the former governor was responsible for rebellions which threatened national security of South Sudan. The failure of the former Unity State government to pursue developmental policies anchored on peace were responsible for widespread insecurity in Lakes and Warrap States. The prevalent of cattle rustling which arrested development in three states of Warrap, Lakes and Unity was caused by decadence of leadership of the former governor of Unity State" SSLA statement read.

"The appointment of Dr. Nguen Monytuil will bring permanent peace in Unity, Lakes and Warrap states and shall put to end the insecurity in Unity State which usually threatens the national security of South Sudan. It should be seriously noted that a threat to peace in Unity State is also a threat to peace in the entire South Sudan. As one of the oil producing states of South Sudan, any insecurity in Unity State could jeopardize the economic progress of South Sudan" SSLA added.

The incoming caretaker governor, who was the former national minister of health in Juba, is the brother of the recently pardoned rebel leader Maj. Gen. Bapiny Minytuil Wicjang, based in Unity state.

But some in the state expressed dismay at Kiir’s decree.

Gatkuoth Bol, a citizen of Unity state in Juba told Sudan Tribune that it was clear the president’s action was politically motivated and unconstitutional questioning the timing of it.

“You see this is purely politics. When Unity state was in crisis years ago and we the citizens of that state were crying to the president to remove governor Taban Deng even before the elections, the president himself was just laughing at us and ignoring our plea simply because Taban by then was his best friend,” Bol said.

“The president is wrong to abuse his powers by removing leaders who were elected in the same manner he was elected. He has been quoting wrong and unnecessary provisions in the transitional constitution which do not apply to the situation under which an elected governor should be removed. And even to make it worse the president has further violated the very constitution which gives a caretaker governor only 60 days in office with the only mandate to organize elections. But the president is now letting a caretaker governor stay in office indefinitely without people’s popular mandate such as in the case of Lakes state’s caretaker governor,” Gatkuoth further decried.

He also blamed what he called the “sitting duck” national legislature for allowing the president to continue to violate the transitional constitution with impunity by removing officials at will based on his own political perceptions without any intervention from the lawmakers.

“The leaderships of the national legislature are very weak and there is no capable judicial system in place to check on the actions of the president. Members in these institutions have proved to be money-makers who have nothing to do about the future of the people they allege to represent,” he said.

He also alleged that the president’s intention was to cause a division within the people of Unity state, advising that governor Taban Deng should accept to step down and provide a free entrance for the caretaker governor Joseph Nguen Minytuil, in order to avoid the intended internal crisis in the state.

Another citizen of Unity state from Bul-Nuer section where the incoming caretaker governor hails from said if Kiir’s intention was to cause a rift in Unity state between the Bul-Nuer and the rest he was wrong.

The Bul-Nuer section has been at odd with the citizens of Warrap state as they share a common border.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 10 July 2013 08:12, by George Bol

    To be honest, Riek Machar has hidden agenda in the country. He may be pursuing his past rebellion against the SPLM/A for more than 10 years helping Khartoum against the South,while the South was fighting both riek forces and SAF. For me that person is a cures and government of South Sudan must deal with Riek by force or other means because he was instability in the South.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:20, by Kedo

      MY ADVICE: Do something for yourself, for you family. Don’t waste your time talking about politics while others are enjoying their lives with money without politics. See how this Sudanese poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accident cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (USED.CO) not dot com, to see the methods and companies that she was using to do that (USED.CO) not dot com

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 13:03, by Mi diit

        Kiir should stop acting irresponsibly by violating the constitution and infringing on democratic processes in the country. Kiir should be reminded that he is not a king of Awan Chan family. He should prepare to quit leadership peacefully and democratically, or else he will be responsible for any chaos if he overreacts.

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 19:44, by Adok Son

          Governor Taban Deng has done a excellene job to let Dr Nguen take the seat because plans is so clear from Kiir is mean to cause destruction among our people trying he understand the behavior of the Mayom County community now we prove him wrong no more blood as his which our unity still solid may God bless

          repondre message

          • 10 July 2013 19:55, by Adok Son

            So Kiir his madness of alcoholic is good for the people of South Sudan for one reason is increasingly International and Regional isolation that will give him fastest exite please Mr Tor Deng Mr Telar Deng ,Mr Nhial Deng and Ahmed Deng Alor but has been betrayed the rest of Dengs all these Dengs Sons pushing this stupid man to fire more violation of country constitution more violence is rise

            repondre message

            • 10 July 2013 20:05, by Adok Son

              Dengs sons all from the foolish majority please try your best to give him wrong advise we are getting sick of him semi education school primary drop out will never understand nature of government but the final fate of Salva Kiir Kuethpiny Lual is ICC because he is stupid who does not differentiate the bad and good advise Telar Deng and Tor Deng will sell this guy

              repondre message

        • 11 July 2013 11:50, by R@in Deng

          Midiit,
          Plz Midiit, Kiir must act accordingly because there R no 2 bulls in 1 cowshed. Also whate president say is constitution itself but don’t say Kiir violating constitution. I don/t know which constitution R U taking about.

          repondre message

        • 11 July 2013 14:46, by deng

          Mi diit,
          One thing I notice about Nuers idealogies is that, they never support any Dinka in leadership in any way. What do you think the future of our country would be if none of our two largest tribes don’t support each other? I do like Riek Machar to lead our country but not in a dirty way. He has a vision and we all would like to test that vision so that all South Sudanese would enjoy Freedoms

          repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 16:07, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

        Taban cannot just make foreign travel without permission/informing his boss, the President of RSS, whether the trip was intended to meet American government for pushing for Dr. Defector election or not. American government is not new to Dr. Defector’s agenda and track record since 1991 regardless of how he struggles to define democracy or qualitative leadership.

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 16:07, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

          Taban was in the same camp who lobbied Omer Al-Bashir to appoint them top Southern Sudan government officials in 1997 in exchange for establishment of Southern Sudan self-determination and oil to be controlled by Khartoum.

          repondre message

          • 10 July 2013 16:09, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

            The Jahylin’son, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir didn’t waste time to play his card because he was not a fool like them; he promised them but failed as usual to appoint Dr. Defector President of the Southern Sudan until they gave up and returned to SPLM/A without being questioned for the sake of peace and unity.

            repondre message

            • 10 July 2013 16:09, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

              If we south Sudanese are matured enough politically/educationally, why don’t we first ask ourselves these questions: how can you surrender to the enemy that you were/are fighting against for your freedom and at the same time expect him to grant you liberty that you didn’t get since Jesus Christ/Prophet Mohamed was born? Why did Taban and Dr. Defector return to SPLM/A in 2002?

              repondre message

              • 10 July 2013 16:10, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                What was wrong with both Dr. Defectors’ (Dr. Riek & Dr. Lam) judgment of 1991? What was wrong with Khartoum Peace Agreement (KPA) of 1997? How can we contrast KPA with CPA in terms of mission, vision, values or leadership qualities and what will prove that Dr. Defector has good judgment to lead this country in 2015?

                repondre message

                • 10 July 2013 16:10, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                  How can Dr. Defector claim in his recent interview that President Salva Kiir Mayardit has ruled South Sudan for 10 years now while his (Dr. Defector’s) Khartoum-based militia left behind kept threatening our security and disrupting development of South Sudan throughout the interim period plus the two years of independent South Sudan?

                  repondre message

                  • 10 July 2013 16:11, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                    How can the interim period of six years plus the two years of yesterday’s Independence Day, July 9th, 2013 be accounted to President Kiir’s leadership excluding him, Dr. Defector, more ever some Southerners were still in bed with NCP?

                    repondre message

                    • 10 July 2013 16:11, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                      Why did Dr. Defector go to Khartoum with nothing, only to massacre innocent civilians in Bor in particular and apologize later, and came back with nothing but luckily repositioned in the SPLM/A in 2002 and later appointed the second top man in the country since 2005?

                      repondre message

                      • 10 July 2013 16:12, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                        Why does Dr. Defector fail in his effort to win the heart and mind of most senior retired SPLA/M commanders or officers who sacrificed their lives for 21 years in the bush to achieve this hard-won freedom for his presidential bid without looking at himself first in the mirror?

                        repondre message

                        • 10 July 2013 16:12, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                          Dr. Defector needs to realize that we’re not neither in 1991 nor 2010 general elections where you pretend to campaign for President Kiir and at the same time you tell your wife to campaign insistently as an independent candidate for governor of Unity State….

                          repondre message

                          • 10 July 2013 16:13, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                            ….against the very stupid Taban Deng Gai who now claims that he is fired because of his trip to America and being suspected of meeting American government to push for Dr. Defector’s bid for 2015 presidential elections.

                            repondre message

                            • 10 July 2013 16:15, by LabotoNyom KobiYe

                              If Dr. Defector were to be in America he would never even attempt to open his mouth to run for president regardless of how he defines democracy or qualitative leadership due to his track record of betrayal, shifting allegiance/political prostitution, massacre, you name it. I will be right back, stay tuned.

                              repondre message

                              • 10 July 2013 17:04, by Mi diit

                                LobotNyom or whatever name they call you,
                                We are talking about the failure of the so-called liberator Kiir and yet you are living in the past bush wars. What a shame. You currently loot the country like orphans without a single drop of vision. Address the present and future and not the past political differences. Don’t waste your time with Kiir b/se his days are numbered.

                                repondre message

                                • 10 July 2013 17:47, by Tutbol

                                  Hi everyone who loves peaceful S Sudan? We need everyone to petition the authorities in the govt of S Sudan who are responsible for media regulation in writings about this outrageous SUDANTRIBUNE continues tribal incitement reportings. This is what caused Rwanda genocide & France was behind that genocide & here again France is still playing its 1994 game through its SUDANTRIBUNE tribal incitements

                                  repondre message

                                  • 10 July 2013 18:05, by Tutbol

                                    There is no where in the world where a foreign media edited by the foreign robots whose no one knows what these foreign robot editors are up to the health of another country’s citizens peace. And here our easily bullied govt is just watching & keeping quiet about these inciting journalism by a foreign tabloid & its citizens being fed with propaganda that is purely nothing to do with democracy.

                                    repondre message

                                    • 10 July 2013 18:18, by Tutbol

                                      I often say, whichever country our cunny ally the US & the UK put their shifty hands in; often end up in choas because they think they can micro-manage other peoples countries through their puppets, but this game will not always be palatable for everyone though.

                                      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:30, by Joseph Canada

      Thats your Blindness to see what Salva Kirr is doing. Because you are a Dinka who is supporting "Born to Rule" Agenda, you believe you will convince people here. Removing the elected leaders for your own political gain is Illigal. Thats why countries have constitutions and the Democracy is dictated by the majority not one person.

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 08:31, by Joseph Canada

        The a bove not is a respong to George Bol.

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 08:32, by Joseph Canada

        The a bove not is a respong to George Bol.

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 09:06, by aguotwany@live.com

        Joseph Canada, be honest without inserting any link to tribe we want to isolate term related to ethnicity by all mean. President of the Republic of South, Sudan has power to relieved any governor , ministers and seniors in the national & State when suspected of wrong doing and has right to do so Let us be clear without jumping into tribe related term please , we cannot let our nation be misuse .

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 09:07, by aguotwany@live.com

        Joseph Canada, be honest without inserting any link to tribe we want to isolate term related to ethnicity by all mean. President of the Republic of South, Sudan has power to relieved any governor , ministers and seniors in the national & State when suspected of wrong doing and has right to do so Let us be clear without jumping into tribe related term please , we cannot let our nation be misuse .

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 15:49, by nuer warrior

        let us not abuse our leaders because they are in charge of our nation,

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 16:21, by Mapuor

        Hahahahahh haaaa,comrade,politics is funny.Those who keep Dr Riek dreaming of becoming the next president by replacing Kiir in the upcoming elections should now stop,for the objective realities on the ground do not favor Dr Riek.Even if he stands in Upper Nile as a region he will never make it.Let him be contented with the Vice presidency.

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:37, by Dinkawarrior

      It’s very clear Dr . Ceith Holocaust Traitor Machar was the one failed the country because he had been against everything since then. He deserves the right to be fire or we will hunt down President Kiir by not doing his job.

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 08:44, by Dinkawarrior

        I don’t agree with Kiir by removing Deng Gai, hr is a innocence person. If isn’t a woman than why not removing Dr. Ceith Holocaust Traitor Machar? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 09:56, by Dinka Nhialic

          @ DINKA WARRIOR
          U ARE RIGHT RIEK MUST BE THE ONE TO BE REMOVE STOP SHOUTING FOR NO REASON, I WISH HE CAN BE REMOVED TO GO AND FORM HIS POLITICAL PARTY HE WANTED THAN BE IN THE POSITION OF VP

          repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 11:42, by south sudan2011

          dinkawarrior take care bro don`t tampered to influence ur alcoholic leader to remove Dr Machar, very soon ur uncle kiir will die in exile believe me or not
          fuck kiir gogrial chief

          repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 15:56, by nuer warrior

          mr dinka coward
          u don,t know how to argue with people mind your words plz otherwise you will face the consequences soon, your father will not remove Dr machar because he know that he will not remain in power any more,to remove machar is red line.

          repondre message

          • 11 July 2013 03:22, by Dinkawarrior

            Nuer-food-lovers??
            looks how stupid you’re, your really slaves of Dinka people. Whatever the Dinka said is what you always follow. There was Dinka DD then you said Nuer DD, when I Dinka warrior; you matherfucker Nuer said Nuer warrior. Without Dinka, Nuer will never be able to survive.

            repondre message

      • 11 July 2013 17:40, by madeany

        che elueth

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:46, by Sundayw

      See? The interim constitution gives President Kiir to fire those deem to have not met minimum expectations. It was not a surprise. The president does not have to consult his deputy about decisions like dismissing a governor. He can ask the deputy for his opinion but that is either taken into consideration or discarded in the garbage can. So Riek’s opinion does not hold water. It’s ignored, OK.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:49, by Sundayw

      RIEK MACHAR is playing with fire. He has to study Kiir before going against him. It will end badly for him either way. Kiir is the president and has to run the country without having his deputy contesting his decisions in public. This is a violation of the office of the president and RIEK can be arrested for his treasonous offense. He should shut up like Lam Akol.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:08, by Big Boy

      With no political motivaved to the crisis, and the claims erupted out in Unity state associated with the unrest growing, the president power in an apparent effort to avoid chaos.
      The president is the most powerful government entity, and many say it operates like a state within a own father property-owned businesses make up a significant proportion of South Sudanese’s economy.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:33, by jacob mayen ajuoi

      I agree with u my dear! this guy has hidden agenda, this is called interfering, Riek is preparing for genocid is take us back to war! southenr should watch...closly to him

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:40, by AUGUSTINO DENG

      George Bol,
      You are right my dear. It is true that Riek Machar hided is planning, but it is Salva Kiir faul to lift Riek Machar to that extent of showing his toughest idea. If Salva Kiir was brave enough he could sack Riek Machar first instead of sacking governors. After all, I can said Salva Kiir is dump in mind.Let Riek Machar do his job.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:51, by Tura Acuse

      I think most of the people here don’t know what VP is fighting for as for this movement. Dr. VP is fighting for you future because the constitution is worthiest in the world follow by Korea.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 10:01, by zulu

      - this man is a moron, He has lost it for good. the most corrupt official who is busy renteing hotels for his nuer family memebers and friends. iin fact, he is a friend of the ncp pretending to know a lot, but nothing. he doesnt even know what aa govoernment structure ought to operate.ry
      he is ttying to bring the country into war like he did in the 0-s in Bor

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:05, by Mayom County Boy

      breaking news Taban Deng Gai is looting all guest house compound accommodation materials to is home now where by after he recieve the decree ,he is crying when he express the decree to the people in the church when he address the rally after the decree of president was receive by many people of Unity state Bentiu.Taban say he is going to Khartoum to be rebel like what was did by other nuer men.

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 14:56, by Dinka Nhialic

        @ Mayom County Boy, hahaha, i like how u put ur words brother, indeed Taban Deng Gai is the major criminal who does not allow the good things to be done, i wish the peaceful Mayon County in Unity State can be the one to govern this State as it bear many intellectual students in diaspora with clean sheet of comments, analysis and all kinds of deserving idea which can let our Country bear fruits.

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 16:42, by Adok Wolu

        Mayom Boy or what u call yourself
        please to be frank, what has been done by mr. Taban Deng in response to his removal can not be done by your like, instead he hand over all protection Vehicles to the state government and give his personal Land cruiser to be use by the coming caretaker and advising the state citizen to remain calm although its not constitutional decree, please do not confuse

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 16:52, by Adok Wolu

        u act like a satanic camilion that change with environment
        last week u talk like a man, do u think Nguen will take u to Jalaba as your ancoster did last years ? instead he will just repeating Oyeee in the Name of Dinka betraying Nuer, imagine he is backed by Tut Gatluak Manimee, and Poor Taker Riak Dong the Number one liar in unity state, what quality of leadership be there ? i guese u are kiddy

        repondre message

        • 11 July 2013 05:18, by Bentiu son

          YES,Adok Wolu,the tribal conspiracy,policy of divided/rule base on tribal affiliation n ill intention of incompetent Kiir Kuethpiny towards Naath Community at large and Bentiu Nuer in particular is obvious but mind you brother,Dr. Nguen who got political weight among Bentiueans won’t led them down to backup the useless thieves of Awan Chan Family who wanted to steal our Oil Refinery to Akon

          repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 21:21, by Hongchany Jing

        @mayom county boy,how much was given to you by those individual visionless Dinka to coments againts your people negatively like that?i always see your coments and really not bearing the truth ,are you from Mayom or you just spoiling Mayom ’s to be look negatively by rest of the counties in UNity state?you said that Taban will go to Khartoum and rebelled like other Nuer men.are you not Nuer?

        repondre message

      • 11 July 2013 07:50, by JONGLEI VISION

        Hello Mayom County Boy,
        Plse ask Mr. President why he didn’t bring Dr. Manytuil in 2010 where the people of Unity State were interested to develop the State; if its not hidden agenda from him.
        Why he didn’t dismiss Mrs. Nyadeng Malek Governor of Warap State who her people raided the cattle in Mayom County currently. Do you believe Dr. Manytuil will allow W,p p’le to raid Mayom cattle all the time

        repondre message

      • 11 July 2013 15:30, by khan junior

        It is a damn shit that this person is using my county name to dirtifies it name. please dear all the so call Mayom...... is not never at all and just used the name to blackmail us.
        And to whoever abuses us as Jalaba will wi deal with you respectively!

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 12:54, by Zecharia Malong

      To be frank,
      there is no hidden agenda as kiir supporters think but there is clear indication of violation of constitution,failure of party direction n visions as well as rampant corruption ETC>>.
      Who is still not aware about these facts in S. Sudan here?
      This time s.sudan need a good leader who is capable of building our nation with its institutions rather than clinging on incompetent leader .

      repondre message

      • 11 July 2013 16:05, by JONGLEI VISION

        You are right by the way brother, keep on this spirit

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 17:02, by Adok Wolu

      this Sultan of Awn chan is now in a very big calculation, fostered to his mind by Masavini of Uganda,and i know if he mistaken to touch Riek Machar he will face a very great turmoil in his leadership and cry like mursi of Egypt, dictatorship is boring us we must change this half time militia govt thing are almost in a mess.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 20:14, by Nuer Empire

      Geog Bol.E jin Jang mi loc buot!

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 08:14, by mathem jech amer

    This is clearly showing there is row between the two presidents. When Kiir does something the citizens want, Riek is against it.Riek encouraged his wife to be Governor and when she failed , she encouraged her supporters to rebel against Taban. So instead to be happy, they are asking for reverse. The entire population of unity state have been crying to remove Taban. So what is the reason now?

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 08:23, by Joseph Canada

    OOps!! the game have started.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:54, by Sir King

      Let Kiir try to play this kind of football match because he has been dormant for the rest of the years. Let him face it and solve it or else he has to quit and leave the public to choose the person of their choice to be the next President.
      Kiir must resign to maintain his legacy!

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 08:33, by Ambago

    My People
    If you irresposibly give a knife and absolute authority to a mentally deranged persons they are likely to inflict harm on themselves or you and others, or on all including themselves.
    The whole unfolding scenario is starting to get more interesting. Don’t you think so?

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 08:44, by Joseph Canada

      Ohh yeah!!! it’s surely getting interesting.. I believe we are about to know every secret in the Circle!!

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 08:55, by Chol A.

    Look at Dr. Riak you now try to cook Taban sacking by president while he appoint the same Nuer. You always talk of tribal division while you are one make such division among us. If you just assumed that removal of Taban will create tension what they Nuer do the can do so even if it not on their mind. Mr Riak you should have send word of calm rather than going to conclusion of encourage tension.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:02, by pabaak

    I know people of any state that its Governor being removed should not be deceived by politicians, how many time we have been deceived by these the same politicians?, many times. we should not be dragged to power struggle like what we had seen it several years ago in Kenya.few years and we should have another election, the best we should do now is asking international to monitor our election in

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:12, by pabaak

      organizing the election commission to ensure transparent results, because what I have observed now is many politicians want to become President at their own quest leaving out the very powerful tools to get them to the Power, the "people" who give power out to persons. People will know who have or will serve them, that’s why I don’t support the idea that PolitBurea + NLC will alone make decision

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 09:43, by pabaak

        on who will run and who will not, which’s encouraging power struggle, something this nation will not accept. politicians of this time should know that this ship is currently in their hands but not theirs, they should handle it with care. considered like what Jesus has said to his disciple that if any one mistreat this children, it be rather to put on his neck heavy rock and put in deep water to

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 09:55, by pabaak

          drawn, this is what I expect this nation can say to politicians who wants to mishandle their much awaiting expectation in peaceful nation with the posterity for many generations present and in the future, they can’t afford to lose one inch of their achievement on backward directions. We need to push for selection of the party Representative in primaries and general election decided by people only.

          repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 15:52, by Tiger

        I disagreed with you all fake ass Kiir supporters.i cannot argue with you guys because you have the same clogged mind like him,but me I will never support someone who doesn’t know what his country is heading into.Kiir has failed in everything,our land is being annexed by the North in daily basis and what he knows to do better is singing his favor song>South will not go back to war.shame on him.

        repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:03, by Samuel Malual

    The days for dictators are numbered, Salva Kiir and his indirect Vice President Daniel Awet Akot will soon end. Kiir must distance himself for these dictators pple like Awet Akot, Paul Mayom Akech, Tor Deng Mawien who works for Gogrial benefits. Awet and Mayom are selfish who do not want other pple in leadership except their childrens. Plse kiir fired mayom and Awet and replace them with good pple

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:39, by Toney Toney Matot

      Dr. Riek,
      you still want to revive your ill intention of 1991 which led us almost failed due to division within SPLM/A?What happen to SPLM/A Nasir faction that you formed with Lam Akol Ajaween?why are you so eager for leadership?my advice to you is that do not do things in rush you still have time ahead to ruled South Sudan.our current moto is peace but not conflict of interest.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:27, by Hongchany Jing

    Dear Dr Machar
    This incompetent Kirr has no reasoning capacity,he will not listen as his rampants/orphans whom he called advisors from Warap sitting around him,just leave them alone, they will feel the flame of their action very soon.

    repondre message

    • 11 July 2013 03:58, by Adok Son

      Semi educated school drop out alcoholic blood I heard last month has been test by Kenyan medical team they found him with liver. Infection cause by alcohol and been advice to stop take this and refused mean that result to death folk man devil Kiir is leaving the world alcohol will fight for

      repondre message

    • 11 July 2013 04:21, by Adok Son

      So what I very happy for is behavior of Mr Deng Tor and Mr Telar Deng Ring Tor is NCP agent who is serving NCP interst Telar been had problem with blind man so called Kiir Kuethpiny Lual even he disown him from the party now is workong for the revenge of the past but blind stupid blind man doesnot know untill his day out

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:28, by T.Gabriel

    I advise Dr.Riek to be very careful and patient when taking decision like this.Where were you when the governor of lakes was dismissed? You didn’t react in the case of Chol like what happened now to Taban.Please, this will make tribalism out of control.You have right to challenge your boss but do it in respectful manner. Show fairness please !!!!.Media will harm your presidential ambition.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:37, by Nyesi Ta

    Democracy under systematic assault. 2010 election was un democratic because the elections were rigged. The SPLM rigged and declared 9 governors the winners of that election. Governor Bakosoro was the only one who was legitimately elected by the people of his state. There is no democracy in S. Sudan my fellow country men.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:48, by Nyesi Ta

      The leadership of the government of S. Sudan is specialized in stealing anything, ranging from election, public funds, etc. They have stolen enough, it is time for them to exit. Shame on you all.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:39, by Mokili Lorumba

    fellow south Sudanese,this Nyatat Dr. Riak machar is a food lover let him not mislead you guys, remember 1991 rebellion, i advice you to step aside. all the insecurity in south Sudan is caused by him, he is having a hidden agenda not to deceive you that he want to reform, if the current gov. is corrupt which means he is also corrupt because he is within the system, to hell Nyagat Riak

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 09:59, by Chol A.

      Mokili you are right bro Riak is misleading some fellow south Sudanese but it could good for him to form different party apart from Splm and than do such challengers to Kiir leadership. I could not understand what sort of leadership he want while they both failing to handle us.what things he will work better than Kiir since he now in clear failure in manage some circle within his Nuer people!.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:49, by JONGLEI VISION

    Dear Ladies and Gentlemen
    Almost 17 months remain for appearing of the new President of RSS; don’t worry about all Dictators who do n’t understand the Democratic System.
    When the time is limit it will lead the President to shallow though and issue ramdom decree without reviewing by his senior advosors.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 09:57, by Mokili Lorumba

    Nyagat Riak you are power hungry man, you are having big heart,you should have waited for your chance to come peacefully not like what you are doing now, how many times do you like people of south Sudan to die because of your ill business, what you are approaching is a rebellion not a reform, plse think twice before you do something

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 10:44, by Toney Toney Matot

      poor and visionless Riek Machar led un calculated 1991 coup declaration and failed shamefully. Again today want to take back the people of South Sudan to 1991 situation.
      ICC is at your door to prosecute you of the atrocities you inflicted in Bor people and you must pay the price of Kuol Deng Kuol whom you murdered in cool blood in Nasir because of Kuol being a Dinka.

      repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 10:46, by Peter Mading

      All Governors, All Assembly members and Executive cabinet inc Riek, Pagan, Wani Kiir you must go by 2015. You have failed this nation.

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 11:41, by moto

        PETER MADING
        I DO AGREE WITH YOU,THE ABOVE NAMES YOU HAVE MENTIONED INCLUDING THOSE WHO SHOUTING AND FOOLING US THAT THEY WILL FORM GOOD GOVERNMENT FROM WERE?ALL OF THEM WERE THERE AND DID NOTHING.LET US PUT AWAY A TRIBAL MANNER AND CHOSE A LEADER WHO CAN CARY FOR HIS CITIZENS AS WHOLE,WHETHER FROM EQUATORIA,BEG,UPPER NILE,UNITY STATE.

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 10:46, by Peter Mading

      All Governors, All Assembly members and Executive cabinet inc Riek, Pagan, Wani Kiir you must go by 2015. You have failed this nation.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 10:37, by NO PEACE

    People of south sudan Dr. machar is out of Kiir Government but very soon kiir will be out also it’s very importance to have your own power without your Deputy.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:15, by Wicdail

      Question to Kiir supporters, who among you knows SPLA/M from it formation to-date than Madam Nyndeng de Mabior the widow of SPLA/M founder and SG Pagan Amum? why do they think kiir has fail the SPLM? and South Sudan well? Kiir’s decree, are violating the national constitution. It look as it was not him who signed into law. Dr. Rick have no problem with Dr. Monytuel to become Unity State-----

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 11:26, by Wicdail

        but Kiir should not use it as political game to divide and rule the people. Kiir may think that this tactic are health for his political gain, but they will backfire because we knew its negative impacts from Khartoum regimes and they are parts of the reasons why we took guns to liberate ourselves.

        repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:21, by moto

      AM NOT DEPENDING PRESIDENT KIIR FOR HIS ACTION,BUT WHEN YOU READ THE CONSTITUTION PRESIDENT HAVE RIGHT TO REMOVE THE WRONG DOERS IN ARTICLE 101(R).I DON,T SEE THE VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTION IF WE INTERPRET THEM CORRECTLY. PLEASE LET US BE FRANK BASE ON FACT NOT TRIBAL LINES.IT IS MY FIRST TO SEE OPPOSITION WITHIN A PARTY,SO LET HIM GO AND FORM HIS PARTY TO CORRECT ALL THE MISTAKE DONE BY GOVERNMEN

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 10:49, by Badi Malawi

    you know guys mr nyagateen call riek will one day be exited like lam akol becoz he is playing with fire now

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:51, by Bentiu son

      Badawi Malawi you name sound alien moron,who can get gut of exiled Dr.Machar while we r alive in South Sudan.Please dude don’t play with fire before the worst.Dinka should play in South Sudan when we r in this globe.if it come DinkavNuer u coward will lose the game to mighty Nuer warrior without doubt even though u bring mercenaries from Uganda.Removal of Dr.Machar is red line n declaration of war

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 11:53, by Bentiu son

        I meant shouldn’t

        repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 15:07, by Dinka Nhialic

        @ Bentiu son
        Look at u idiot, stupid, i dol mind, cattle raider from the no way, this is not bout the DINKA VS NUER but the interest of South Sudanese at large, u are hunting the animal u cannot kill and cook the foot u cannot eat.
        Let me ask u, how many state occupied by DINKA in South Sudan? only Torit, Yambio with 8 States are origin of Dinka NHialic or Dinka God, now where is Nuer here? Shame

        repondre message

        • 11 July 2013 09:37, by Bilpam Land & Itang are Roots of South Sudan.

          Dinka Nhialic this is one of Corruption of Dinkas it does not mean that you are over hight population than Nuer Event Fighting No Dinkas was a crossed Nuer Lands for Fighting No way you are our Wives we are your Husbands Now the Fighting is opening we Ready if you are very Primitively people you Removing Dr. Dhurgon we are very Tired for every years you tried to Removed Dr. Machar this is last.

          repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 13:41, by Agutmajak

      Yes! malawi, nyigat people have no room in presidency in RSS!REMEMBER all NYIGAT are now holding big positions in RSS but being a president no to NYIGATEEN!

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 10:54, by Jalaby

    Is the relationship between Machar and Taban Deng is warming and friendly?!
    Ironically,the relationship between Machar and Taban Deng was never pleasant relationship despite the two politicians are coming from Nuer tribe, remember when both of them defected SPLA/M during mid ninety and signed peace agreement with Khartoum?

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:14, by Jalaby

      Taban Deng went against Machar and defected his group and returned back to SPLA/M again, and later he accused Machar of using his VP position and imposing his wife,Angelina Teny and winning the Unity State governor seat for her during the April 2010 elections when Taban Deng was also the incumbent governor, both of them exchanged the accusations at that time,

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 11:18, by Jalaby

        Ironically, president Kiir was supporting Taban Deng at that time against Machar’s wife, Angelina Teny!
        Now, some news saying that Taban Deng has moved to Machar group again favoring him over Mr. Kiir and tried to convince Susan Rice of supporting Machar against Kiir in his last visit to US, this is so interesting news if it’s true!

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 11:30, by Jalaby

          Does really Machar believe Mr. Kiir violated the country constitution by removing Taban? why he didn’t object when Mr. Kiir removed the Lakes State governor before if he raises this concern as VP?!
          I believe Machar knows that Kiir is using his power according to the constitution that allows Kiir to sack even elected governor

          repondre message

          • 10 July 2013 11:37, by Jalaby

            There is rumor saying that Machar is next in Mr. Kiir "sacking" list, Kiir is going crazy now and surprising everybody and doesn’t care about the sequences at all.
            Could Machar be the next?
            I personally don’t be surprised if it happened but Machar is red line that Mr. Kiir shouldn’t dare to cross!

            repondre message

            • 10 July 2013 11:41, by Jalaby

              I personally won’t be surprised if it happened but Machar is red line that Mr. Kiir shouldn’t dare to cross it otherwise Mr. Kiir will put the whole country in jeopardy and will destroy its national security and put the nation in great chaos!

              repondre message

              • 10 July 2013 14:31, by Mi diit

                Jalaby,
                Complete reading the article before you comment. Didn’t read it in the same article that Machar was also concerned about the situation in Lakes state?
                As for his removal, Kiir must think twice. Machar didn’t commit a crime by telling his boss to give way for others. This is a democratic right of every citizen. Kiir should just say let us go for the elections in SPLM and 2015.

                repondre message

                • 10 July 2013 20:38, by panom lualbil

                  AMERICANS know that DINKA love Nuer as all that why they revived them with AMESTY every now and then, but Nuer don’t understand that if WAR CRIMINALS can matter. It’s true this same rule criminality can deny you a job in American to make livings even if you’re first class American, not that you left your taint behind hoping for leadership. It’s not going to work although you-Nuer turn Khartoum’s

                  repondre message

                  • 10 July 2013 21:01, by panom lualbil

                    policy using you-nuer against us. Truth can be told RIAK MACHAR is not a type of leader for all people. He was forgiven if he can quell nuer from rebellion but hell, he still pursue rebelion about leadership, leaving Nuer still being used by OMAR BASHIR. A good leader is one who care for all not your people. For instance, ISAIAH was assassinated but RIAK was never complained.

                    repondre message

                    • 10 July 2013 21:30, by panom lualbil

                      Nevertheless, THE PRESIDENT fired everybody e.g. governor of LAKE STATE but RIAK was never complained till 2day of his Nuer TABAN DENG. Matter fact, RIAK hasn’t achieved anything for S Sudan since. You can even tell by way he reacted when he convinced OMAR to reopen pipe. He immediately began campaigning he’ll do this n that wishing to be next president, but after dispute.

                      repondre message

                      • 10 July 2013 21:43, by panom lualbil

                        Folks! Do we need to buy leadership from RIAK MACHAR? The late GARANG went to school and studied military and came out to bestowed it for benefits of all as in SPLA. Likewise, MR KIIR fought civil-war against North without complaining till we achieved it. Therefore we all voted for him bcoz he deserved it. But wat is RIAK talking about?

                        repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 10:56, by Alfredo christiani

    Dear Readers
    Even if Dr John welcome back Machar in to the ranks of the SPLA/M in 2002 history will not forgive Riak to becomes president of Republic of South Sudan, those who were betrayed by Riak & killed their loves ones are still very many in ten states of south Sudan& they produced more kids so there will be no room for him to come up whether by elections or war. Soon he will go to enemy

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:32, by J P Puok

      urgly game ahead of us all and I think it will be disadvantageous to the poor citizens ! God forhibits!!!!!!!

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 12:29, by Mapuor

        Dear J P PUOK
        Dont worry,people of Bentiu know their fate well,they should rally behind Monytuil in the same way the rallied behind Taban.Bul people also have the right to rule.Jikeny and Adok people are not born to rule Bentiu.Congratulation that is the meaning of power sharing.Alluta continua.

        repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 11:20, by Bentiu son

    Dear Readers,Kiir finally revealed his dictatorship,madness, incompetence n criminality of breaching the Constitution. Hw comes the President remove the elected Governors,MPS,State ministers n commissioners n declare war without informing the Parliament. Hence, as Unity State citizens,we know very well the bad intention of Kiir towards Unity State people.The removal of Taban Deng is political

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 11:29, by Bentiu son

      motivated and unconstitutional indeed.The murderer Kiir Kuethpiny want to cause tribal/clan tension within Unity State Nuer but such political conspiracy against our people won’t happen at our watch.We urge the former Governor Taban Deng Gai to handover the gubernatorial post to Dr.Nguen Monytuil backed by his Brother Bapiny Monytuil militias in Unity State peacefully. Dear Dr.Nguen Monytuil,we

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 11:38, by Bentiu son

        the intellectual of Unity State know that u had got political weight in our State but mind you brother that ur gubernatorial term is almost hijacked by bunch of traitors led by Tut Gatluak the fake Muslim brother who sold Nuer alive in Khartoum.Kiir Kuethpiny had never been good to you n Bul Nuer in particular, he removed u twice accused u as loyalist of NCP n militias led by your brother Bapiny

        repondre message

        • 10 July 2013 12:13, by Wicdail

          Mr. Bentiu Son,
          I would mind about this move though, Bul Nuer are the weaker political target in Naath society. But I do believe generation has change and don’t forget that this man, Nguen Monytuel is a educated fellow who will not intimidated the people of Unity State to vote for a leaderships who fail them for 10 years.
          Everyone knows that Kiir has lost touch with reality. no doubt haaaaaaa.

          repondre message

          • 10 July 2013 12:25, by Wicdail

            Correction! I wouldn’t mind for this move.

            repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 11:57, by John Khamis

    Kiir and Riak should start working together.
    The President should have consulted or informed his Vice President before dismissing Taban Deng? But by demanding a reversal of the decision, VP Riak is making it worst for all of us as South Sudan does not want a rift at the top.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 12:34, by Mabor

    By; Whitten,
    Mr. Riak you must keep ur mouth shot otherwise know need for you to be consulted about the current government affairs because it tym for you to go home and sit with your mum in village due taking the descision of running fro presidency.
    my friend not that south sudan is south sudan there will be know position where we shall accomodated you since we don’t have prim position.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 14:36, by Mi diit

    BREAKING NEWS!
    Former governor Taban Deng Gai has gone to Juba and congratulated the new caretaker governor, Dr. Joseph Nguen on the new position. He said he would not allow Kiir’s plan of creating conflict in Unity state to succeed. But he warned that he will make sure Kiir’s leadership ends by 2015. Deng was reportedly received at Juba airport by thousands of citizens of Unity state in Juba.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 17:09, by Nuer Empire

      Could ballot vote be the answer in 2015 againts Kiir with his corruption Engineers? South Sudan ’s Dr Riek Machar has been heavily linked with the hottest seat of South Sudanese who are still in hunt for a world class president.With the madness of the leader of the corruption Engineers,the special one Dr Riek Machar who has set his sights on the changes.South Sudanese are suffering in the hand of.

      repondre message

      • 10 July 2013 17:18, by Nuer Empire

        South Sudanese are suffering in the hand of Tikyualkuoth Mayarthin! The man failed mesirably to lead our attacks and never succed as will his Vice President succeed should he lead our attacks.Riek is our only notable facilitator and we will never leave him alone.
        The nuer Empire

        repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 15:37, by Alfredo christiani

    Midiit
    Who told you that, Taban was removed incase for Nuer themselves to fight each other? Midiit let me assure you. your dream of Riak Machar to become next south Sudan president is unattainable whether by ballots box or bullets box, if he run to Khartoum than we are ready to make south Sudan to be like Somalia full stop

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 16:23, by Michael Angelo

      Mi diit,
      The only Nuer who tell the truth is Kim Deng. Riak will never be a president because of his bad record. For Riak to be a next president, he has to work with Kiir faithfully. Riak & Pagan must seek a top seat in an honest way.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:19, by Kim Deng

    Jaang/Slaves,
    You think your king is stupid enough to kick out the roaring Lion from the Jungle. Don’t you know that this move would be a suicidal move worse than 1991? And don’t you know that your coward King has no guts to fire the King of the Jungle?

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 16:34, by Michael Angelo

      Kim Deng,
      Riak is nothing to Kiir. It was Kiir who convince John Garang to allow Riak to return. Again it is Kiir who give that position to Riak and he can take it away whenever he wants.

      repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:25, by Kim Deng

    What if this coward Slava reject Converntion and elections altogether? The ball is now seems to be in Dr. Riek’s Court and his disciples (Nyandeng, Pagan, Deng Alor... ), either to declare "Kac-lora," or let this coward Slava loot the revenues of the country.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:32, by nyantung

    Who is giving President Kiir legal advice?

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:33, by Kim Deng

    Folk,
    I’m sure Mr. Slava will not attempt to fire the roaring Lion, instead will keep him in V.P position regardless of his weak threats. Mr. Slava will also cancel Convention and elections altogether as he did to National Reconciliation.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:39, by Nyesi Ta

    Era of impunity on corruption crimes is over. Does it mean all the corrupt ministers and other gov’t officials who looted public funds would be reigned in to account for the lost $ 4 billion. The president must charge all the people implicated, including himself and Riak Machar, because both appeared on the list of officials with millions $ in foreign banks.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:40, by Kim Deng

    It’s a waste of time talking about elections since non of the coward Jaang/Slave will vote for him including Nyandeng’s groups who pretend to support him. But in reality, they’re dong that because they don’t want 1991 incdident to repeat itself in their towns/villages.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 16:45, by Nyesi Ta

    All the Splm leaders at the top have become irrelevant to lead S. Sudan. The youth league of the splm is the only modern political machinery to provide fine leadership to our people as well as the services needed. Let the wolfs go, for we would not allow them to use us this time.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 17:03, by Mabior Dhongbang

    Sorry guys ,Taban has been wrong element since 1989 when Riak rebeled against SPLA ,so do not blame Riak they are still planning their Nyagat issues which will not work this time . My advice to our president is that he should removed Riak after all who elected him, he was appoited by the president ,throw Nyagats all away.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 18:57, by SouthSudaneseviews

    please be more accurate with your comments. There is no what so-called Dinka Bor or Bor Massacre. What we have is Dinka massacre, Upper Nile Dinka Massacre, Greater Upper Nile Massacre, Jonglei Dinka massacre, etc. Also you have to learn what Governor Kuol means by word "Co-existence." It has deep meaning concerning your wrong messages as always.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 18:58, by SouthSudaneseviews

    Please be more accurate with your comments. There is no what so-called Dinka Bor or Bor Massacre. What we have is Dinka massacre, Upper Nile Dinka Massacre, Greater Upper Nile Massacre, Jonglei Dinka massacre, etc. Also you have to learn what Governor Kuol means by word "Co-existence." It has deep meaning concerning your wrong messages as always.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 18:58, by SouthSudaneseviews

    please be more accurate with your comments. There is no what so-called Dinka Bor or Bor Massacre. What we have is Dinka massacre, Upper Nile Dinka Massacre, Greater Upper Nile Massacre, Jonglei Dinka massacre, etc. Also you have to learn what Governor Kuol means by word "Co-existence." It has deep meaning concerning your wrong messages as always.

    repondre message

  • 10 July 2013 19:23, by Kenyang

    Dr. Riak and his supporters are free to leave SPLM and form their own party or whatever. They don’t belong to revere people’s (SPLM) party anyway. No one can support wrong doing or failure of the president but Riak has no creditability to be a solution.

    repondre message

    • 10 July 2013 20:29, by Nuer Empire

      Kiir Tikyualkuoth has completely failed that he is even rejected by wild cats,cows,dogs and all wild animals cus they are suffering in the same way their masters are suffering.He and his corruption Engineers will go and we need only the world class president Dr Riek to lead our attack to development in 2015 beyond.
      The Nuer Empire

      repondre message

      • 11 July 2013 01:05, by Wicdail

        To my surprise, where is DD/SPLA/M on these hottest topics of these days? he may be dead or with those 10 thieves behind bars for robing business people with fake documents you know what I means? who cares.

        repondre message

        • 11 July 2013 03:31, by Dinkawarrior

          Wicdial?
          You don’t even know your mother fucker language. There is no such a word called wicdail in Nuer dialect, it suppose to be a wicdial. If you need help in nuer with Nuer language then I will help you. Write to me at dinkawarrior@live.com

          repondre message

          • 11 July 2013 05:31, by Wicdail

            Do you know what is that name mean mr coward? it’s a good news for us any way if Dinkas has became warriors in the 21st century, though, it’s not in a history book. That will bost our territorial defence from regional and interntional invasions.
            Dear readers, the so call DD/SPLA/M and Dinkawarrior are the same person orginal from (Dinka boy).

            repondre message

    • 11 July 2013 11:10, by JONGLEI VISION

      Dear Kenyang,
      Plse its not Dinka/ Nuer nor others tribes in the Countrywide party; its for all of the well wishers who will safe this nation in right vision and mission regardless of your tribal ideology.
      Who has credibility if Dr. Machar has not, is it your currently Sultan Gen. Kiir or who? How? can you prove it right.
      Regards,

      repondre message

  • 11 July 2013 06:19, by Odingo

    Not gonna happen Dr. Riek for Kiir to reverse his decision to bring back governor Taban because if he did, Lake State governor will come back too, and World gonna see Pres Kiir as useless and primitive president in the whole world. What he created was just a act of evil. Kiir want to see Nuer killing themselve so that during the election the nuer Kingdom will be more divided and is notgonna happe

    repondre message

  • 11 July 2013 07:44, by Paac

    Folk, what do you think of the removal of the states governor by the president Salva Kiir? mostly civil war is drawing closer, violent, untrustworthy. Let just wait and watch what going to happen next.

    repondre message

  • 11 July 2013 09:19, by Guandong

    Dr.Machar is right bcoz as an independence country we must act as per our country is constitution.That is our guidance.
    Mr.Kiir can remove u whent u correct him n promote u when u blindfull him.
    This is not an individual property but a country with rule.
    I encourage Machar to go ahead as to depence the right of innoence ppl, Mr Kiir will be accountable on any violance may happen in the 2yrs old c.

    repondre message

    • 11 July 2013 11:38, by R@in Deng

      Hi Guys President have right 2 remove any 1 from the position and there is word called "Chances" which is for all. Anyway if U have complain plz waite 4 election and Ur time will come.

      repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


s
Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Response to Bona Malual statements on Abyei 2017-12-11 20:24:24 By Hon Arop Madut Arop As I was reading the last proof of my new book on the Ngok Dinka history, which is currently with the printers, somebody sent me a recorded voice message purportedly given (...)

Is Jieng Council of Elders responsible for South Sudan crisis? 2017-12-10 17:59:57 By Samuel Maker Amuor Silence means acceptance! It takes less than a minute for one to come across Jieng council of elders’ meddle on national affairs as they claim. Either through social media (...)

Judas Face of Europe: what can you do with thirty coins of silver? 2017-12-09 23:23:11 By Amgad Fareid Eltayeb According to the biblical narrative, thirty coins of silver was the price for which Judas betrayed Jesus and handed him over to the temple priests. According to the same (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


South Sudanese rights group call to release political detainees 2017-12-10 07:50:31 THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: 10 DECEMBER 2017: SSHURSA CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE The 10 December usually marks the international human rights day. SSHURSA notes with (...)

Reactions to government agencies’ conspiracy against Greater Bor community 2017-10-08 07:54:31 By Manyok Abraham Thuch & Kuch Kuol Deng A monkey business or a donkey business in the government of the republic of South Sudan against the citizens is unacceptable. Therefore, we as youth (...)

Amnesty calls to release Nubian activists detained over protest for cultural rights 2017-09-12 20:47:54 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2017 Egypt: Release 24 Nubian activists detained after protest calling for respect of their cultural rights Egyptian authorities should (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2017 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.