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S. Sudan’s Kiir reshuffles heads of public universities


March 19, 2014 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir reshuffled the top academics of South Sudan’s public universities in a republican decree read out on state television on Wednesday.

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The South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)

The president relieved seven vice chancellors in a decree. In the next decree he appointed five replacements.

The new Vice Chancellors of South Sudan’s universities are: John Akec - University of Juba, Samson Wasara - University of Western Bar el Ghazal in Wau, Isaac Chuir - Upper Nile University in Malakal, Julia Aker - John Garang University in Bor
Agrey Ayuen - University of Rumbek.

Agrey Abate, was relieved from his position as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Juba and not reappointed.

The decree also appointed two deputies for each university, one for academia and another for administration and finances.


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  • 20 March 2014 07:09, by Jubawe

    Jesus Christ President Silvar Kirr, What’s going on in this world, degree everywhere applying degree, what kind of nation is this, South Sudan really finish by seeing this, am so sorry our president issuing degree even university, school and Church

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    • 20 March 2014 08:05, by DDooggaa

      He even issued another degree firing 3 head teachers in my Village. Be silent my bro. don’t be surprised he will suck you from your wife! LOL

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      • 20 March 2014 12:00, by Ayom Ayom

        I think relieving and appointing vice chancellor for the public Universities in the Country is the role of the president with the recommendation from the Minister of Education.

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    • 20 March 2014 10:19, by whatsayyou

      Who is Samson Wasara? Where is he been?
      If he has been in Bahr el gazal university then he will not have much to change but if he was not there, then i have to tell him that the first thing he must look at is to get lecturers, construction of laboratory, Anatomy Room for the two colleges of Medicine and Vertanery science. Secodly,work on student living conditions,tuition fee and good libriary.

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    • 20 March 2014 15:25, by AUGUSTINO DENG

      Dear Jubawe,
      Lucky sometime is better than spending 4 years in University.Salva Kiir is the first lucky person amongst the people in South Sudan,and at the same time he is the most "boneheaded" leader in South Sudan too.Salva Kiir is far away from education instead of conforming a solid dialogue with his foes who are against him. I never seen one person holding every positions like this in my life

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  • 20 March 2014 07:15, by Jubawe

    Kirr next degree will be issuing to any Bishop in south Sudan and Chief too, South Sudan civilian will never test fruit of their freedom of right, Our nation is going bad to worst, Can God hear south Sudan citizen prayer to remove Kirr from this nation and replace with wise leader who leader from tribalism we need development in Bor, Malakal, warrap and Lake state. Kirr should resign not issue deg

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  • 20 March 2014 07:16, by Jubawe

    Kirr next degree will be issuing to any Bishop in south Sudan and Chief too, South Sudan civilian will never test fruit of their freedom of right, Our nation is going bad to worst, Can God hear south Sudan citizen prayer to remove Kirr from this nation and replace with wise leader who leader from tribalism we need development in Bor, Malakal, warrap and Lake state. Kirr should resign not issue deg

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  • 20 March 2014 08:09, by Simpleman

    After the Bishops Jubawe, he will be issuing it to any civilian who doesn’t support him, then to all the street dogs and final he goes to the hail.
    kirr’s Regime must be overthrown whether by iron or blood.

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    • 20 March 2014 08:38, by DDooggaa

      He created another Ministry also, Its going to be announced this evening. He created a Ministry of Presidential Whisky and Alcohol Production.
      The man has all Dinka leadership styles. If the guy can send Anti malaria drugs to treat all cattle his community what do you think difficult for him to do. keep quiet. he will suck u from your wife by degree!

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      • 20 March 2014 09:28, by Beny yomnhoi

        all those who comment above are children of legitimate mother otherwise what make jealous on the degree while he has not appointed his and son to run those universities.identify those appointed and compare with your comment.if you are not fit then you cannot make nonsense comment against leadership of President Kiir.the road is open to join food lover Riak Machar if you already then enjoy your bre

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  • 20 March 2014 11:09, by john

    am very surprise by these kids who always comment on this website.let a

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    • 20 March 2014 14:32, by Lotodo Awino Odug

      The commentators above are not kids, they are unprincipled, deranged old men.

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  • 20 March 2014 21:08, by American Missile.

    Also people of South Sudan wants President Salva Kiir Mayardit to turn his reshuffling to All Undersecretaries in all ministries,by starting it with Undersecretary of Humanitarian affair and Disaster Management and Fredarick Lako,Security Man,GIB.These guys are wasting Institutions.
    They are always communicating with Lado Gore.

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  • 21 March 2014 00:04, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

    What the Hell with president why he is mixing everything up? South Sudan is getting run by common than the rule of law. President always drunk with whisky that allowed him to do unthinkable moved.
    I do not know why president like to control everything like that?

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  • 21 March 2014 07:46, by Nan dit

    Aweil is left behind when it come to provision of quality education. The university of Northern bahr el ghazal is there as picture. It is main for English and computer courses only.
    Some years back we are call foolish majority, but can we be kept foolish majority for how long? Are we known warriors? I shock to hear them calling for students who drop out from schools to join the army.

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