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S. Sudan army chief returns after treatment in Kenya

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December 27, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan army (SPLA) chief of staff, Gen. Paul Malong Awan, has returned to the capital, Juba after treatment at a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

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S Sudan’s President Salva Kiir is received by former Chief of General Staff of the SPLA Paul Malong Awan at the airport in Juba March 6, 2015 (Reuters)

Awan fell unwell last week, sparking tension and uncertainty as he was flown out of the country unconsciousness.

Video footages played on the state-owned SSBC on Saturday showed the senior army officer talking about his illness, particularly how it all started. He said his busy work schedules did not allow him to detect that he had developed Malaria, which caused the rise in blood sugar level but added that it was now under control.

Awan said he regained his health on Tuesday and was ready to resume his duties.

He thanked the general public, army and the president for sympathy and solidarity support extended to him while in hospital, saying he and his family were grateful.

The top military officer told reporters on arrival at Juba airport that he was suffering from malaria, diabetes and fatigue.

“Thank God I was diagnosed and treated, and I have also been given a medication, that’s why I returned back to the country, “he said.

(ST)

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  • 28 December 2016 09:32, by Ajongtar

    Hah, Lisa........... We left your grave opened yet.

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    • 28 December 2016 12:24, by Sadam Kuikoy

      Ahaha--- very funny Ajongtar, let his grave remain open as he will not survive the next incoming attempt, Gat-Nyakek on the move, that would be one of the two:
      1 radiation in any form/mode
      2 bribed bodyguards or those closed to him.
      Let wait for the good news Inshallah.

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  • 28 December 2016 09:52, by Binen

    You manage to escape this sickness yet another one is coming till it managed that it get you nicely. You will die suffering for you are curse due to you brutal killing to your own citizens.

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    • 28 December 2016 10:20, by Malakal county Simon

      Is good that he survived...... He need a real bullets on his forehead instead!!!!!!

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  • 28 December 2016 11:04, by TRUE WATCHDOG

    Dear All

    Whatsoever suffering you might have experienced during his army chieftain-ship is due to your wrong direction taken.However,constitutional mandates gives him right to ruthlessly react to your activities.Furthermore,you can’t wish you foe(s) death otherwise you,the wisher(s) navigate death.

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  • 28 December 2016 14:21, by Son of Nuer

    Let evil go back to the ghost city, Juba

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    • 28 December 2016 18:15, by Redeemer

      Binen
      Those who started killing from 1991 are still alive, they will be the ones to go first followed by 2013 killers

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  • 29 December 2016 12:40, by reallynuer

    The blood of South Sudanese that you kill still follow you .

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