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Talks with IGAD about South Sudan peace are stalled over alliance’s recognition: SSNDA

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Ismail Wais, IGAD Special Envoy to South Sudan, briefs the Security Council on 27 February 2018 (UN Photo)

March 19, 2019 (JUBA) - The opposition South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) chaired by Thomas Cirilio said ready to resume discussions on joining the revitalized peace agreement, stressing on the need to recognize their coalition.

The SSNDA is formed by a number of groups formerly members of South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) as they have rejected the revitalized pact. The umbrella includes NAS, NDM, SSNMC and UDRA. The PDM of Hakim Dario is no longer a member of the coalition.

The IGAD says the mediation will not acknowledge any new group formed after the signing of the peace agreement on 12 September, fearing that would lead to review the power-sharing and security arrangements.

In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday, the alliance spokesperson Kwaje Lasu said that the IGAD Special Envoy to South Sudan Ismail Wais rejected to recognize the SSNDA, asked their chairman to declare a unilateral ceasefire and to sign the peace agreement as the NAS’s leader.

“Unfortunately, the meeting did not make any headway due to IGAD’s demand and insistence” on these three requirements set by the IGAD before to engage talks with the non-signatory groups on the possibility and modalities of re-joining the peace process, said Kwaje.

“Owing to the stalemate of the meeting, the IGAD Special Envoy requested that the SSNDA delegation should present its position on the R-ARCSS in writing by the 14th March 2019. SSNDA obliged and presented its written position to IGAD, accordingly,” he added.

On 12 March, the South Sudan United Front (SSUF) led by Paul Malong signed the revitalized agreement and declared a unilateral truce ahead of peace talks with the government.

However, In line with the framework of discussions set by the IGAD, there will be no renegotiations or reopening of the revitalized peace agreement.

The holdout alliance, nonetheless, stressed on the need to address the root causes of the conflict.

“SSNDA believes that without addressing the root causes of the crisis and resolving the fundamental issues pertaining but not limited to governance, security sector, and accountability among others, lasting peace will remain elusive in South Sudan,” reads the statement.

The alliance says the peace pact failed to address the fundamental issue of federal system unanimously agreed by the South Sudanese political forces.

The agreement provides that the transitional government has to “reflect on the notion of federalism rather than directing it to institute legal instruments,” says the SSNDA in a position paper on the revitalized pact seen by Sudan Tribune.

The same for the constitutional process, the alliance said the drafting of the permanent constitution should not be left for the parliament which is dominated by the SPLM but is put directly to the people through a referendum.

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  • 19 March 15:40, by Eastern

    SSNDA is the platform for negotiation. An Equatorian like me will choose the same. However for Nuer and Jenge, they can choose to follow Paul Malong and others for DIRECT NEGOTIATIONS with Kiir’s JCE regime!Livestock herders, including, Ismail Wais have no right or capability to decide who participate in the SSNDA. We also have the Ph.Ds!

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    • 19 March 17:13, by South South

      Eastern,

      You monkey shut up your dirty mouth full with rats and monkey poops and read this:

      1- Cirillo will sign peace very soon.
      2- The PDM of Hakim Dario is no longer a member of the coalition, he is out from Cirillo.

      Sweet, sweet and sweet.

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      • 19 March 18:20, by Eastern

        South South,

        You better stop wasting your writing space by using the phrase "shut up", you CAN NOT do anything to Eastern, for they live large!

        What is your obsession with the phrase "sign peace?". A peace agreement was signed in Khartoum which Thomas Cirilo did sign. You will soon realise Cirilo is not Dr. Machar..!

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        • 19 March 19:07, by Eastern

          South South,

          Thanks for cowering off.....

          A peace agreement was signed in Khartoum which Thomas Cirilo did sign. You will soon realise Cirilo is not Dr. Machar..! I have to deal with you on tongue-in-cheek. Cirilo SIGNED the agreement, so what’s the problem?

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    • 19 March 17:17, by jubaone

      Eastern
      Malong´s SSUF is a JCE ploy to fool SS that there is a serious military opposition to the jienge regime in Juba. Neither militarily nor strategically does this JCE outfit pose any real threat. On the contrary,this trickery is to get a VP position through the back door given the already funny arithmetic. UN cant file a new VP (Taban and Riek?), Equatoria has Wani Igga and now BGhasal-none??

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      • 19 March 17:20, by jubaone

        Eastern
        Do you understand what this baboon is trying to let us know? A baboon can stay with human beings but wont learn how to speak. Lets be honest here.

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        • 19 March 17:34, by South South

          SSNDA of Cirillo, what a mess!!!!Hakim is out from it. Cirillo MUST sign peace as NAS only, end of the game.

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          • 19 March 18:28, by Chiir

            M7 fought with Kony for years and never asked for peace; Colombia FARC fought for more than 53 years and they just signed a peace fact; Kurdish have been fighting with Turkeys for years and no peace yet; etc. For South Sudan case, when one fires five bullets in the forest, he qualifies for a peace negotiation and later granted position once the peace is signed. This rebellion will never end...

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            • 19 March 18:38, by Chiir

              ...I hope this peace is signed and everyone is granted what he/she looking for and must be the last chance ever. And should anyone end up in the bush again, just provide enough ammunition and bomb the shit out of him or her. The rebels are wasting valuable development time and worst of all, they are putting innocent civilians are risk!. Juba fuck, are you listening? I hope you are.

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              • 19 March 18:51, by Eastern

                Chiir,

                Then permit South Sudanese fight for a century...What is this hullabaloo of signing a freaky peace "because our people are suffering?"....South Sudanese should be allowed to fight so as to have an INCLUSIVE SOUTH SUDAN, not for the present generation but for posterity....

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                • 19 March 19:26, by South South

                  Eastern,

                  Peace is the best for everyone in South Sudan to get a place to live. If we decide to continue with war, I will take it all.

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                  • 19 March 20:43, by The Rhino

                    South South,

                    You damned jienges have no longer money to fund any war.Your uncles JCE/Kiir wasted billions of dollars buying weapons,did they get anything,..big NO,only more rebellion.Piss off!

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              • 19 March 19:48, by jubaone

                Chiir or Chimp🐒
                No one ever stopped you jienges from implementing your junk peace and NEVER expect Gen Cirillo or Equatorians to come and wipe clean your shitholes. NO. On the other habd, you will NEVER get anywhere without us Equatorians. You’ve tried and failed and now it is easier for us to establish our own State of Equatoria. With worthless jienges is jzst time wasting.

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                • 21 March 15:27, by Pakuai

                  jubaone,
                  Take it or leave it. There will never ever be any evil white American, English person, a cloned so-called arab North Sudan, Abesha (so-called Ethiopian), evil juus (so-called israeli), Bantus or evil that we don’t want here in South Sudan. South Sudan is not DR Congo, Afghanista, Somalia, Central Africa republic (CAR), Mali, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Venezuela, Nicaragua>>>>

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                  • 21 March 16:20, by Pakuai

                    South Sudan is a Dinka/Muonyjieng of the Sudan country, take it or leave it. As l had stated a number of times here on sUDAN TRIBUNE. There will be never evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus (so-called israel), their UN, NGOs and some of their creeps here in Africa and the IGAD countries which think, that South Sudan and South Sudanese people would be always used as their>>>

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        • 19 March 18:25, by Eastern

          jubaone,

          Nothing has changed after the Cirilo-Dr. Wais meeting; the terms and conditions spelled out during the Khartoum peace jokes remain. Dr. Hakim Dario is much involved in the process, jenges are getting jittery! Malong can join the JCE regime even after leading a large number of jenge youths to their demise!

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          • 19 March 19:27, by jubaone

            Eastern
            Thank you for the input. This is entirely a jienge-Nuer or if you wish (nyagat) deal. Funny though, jienges have had peace since 2005 yet their areas are like shitholes and almost all of them have scampered off to foreign places. Gen Cirillo and Equatorians hold the keys of SS as a country. The rest are irrelevant and only statistics.

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            • 19 March 20:20, by The Rhino

              Eastern,Jubaone,

              This weak drought campany IGAD is just wasting time in being divisive and cherry picking SSNDA instate of contributing to the unity of all opposition groups towards peace.Its no longer secret that the signed peace is failing(again).IGAD has admitted,Khartoum peace pact is dying.Nobody should listen to fucking jienges.They always say they are for peace but the truth is,they are...

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              • 19 March 20:28, by The Rhino

                Eastern,Jubaone,

                ..not!Evidently enough,few days ago,government soldiers disguised themselves in civilian clothes,went looting and killing citizens around Wau and in Upper Nile.Therefore NAS/PDM must squash IGADs nonsense and never relinquish their resolute political positions nor GUNs,full stop!

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                • 19 March 20:49, by jubaone

                  Rhino, Eastern
                  Who cares about this "drought institution IGAD"? Who cares about jienges or nyagats who cant even run their own affairs? Why are jienge squatters and miscreants still hiding in Nimule or Juba? Do these scumbags expect Gen Cirillo to help them? NO. We want them to take the capital city to Rumbek, Gokrial or Makal. Equatorians can do it without them. Yes, Equatoria can do it alone.

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                • 19 March 20:49, by jubaone

                  Rhino, Eastern
                  Who cares about this "drought institution IGAD"? Who cares about jienges or nyagats who cant even run their own affairs? Why are jienge squatters and miscreants still hiding in Nimule or Juba? Do these scumbags expect Gen Cirillo to help them? NO. We want them to take the capital city to Rumbek, Gokrial or Makal. Equatorians can do it without them. Yes, Equatoria can do it alone.z

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                  • 19 March 21:30, by The Rhino

                    Jubaone,

                    KOKORA is definitely the best option for Equatoria and its people.We’ll keep investing in that,come 100 or more years.Equatorians must never put down their GUNs!

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              • 19 March 20:31, by South South

                Monkeys don’t peace, don’t want war, don’t want unity, and don’t want calm. Do they think we can join them in KARAMA? I think that’s is the only thing they are good at, drinking, dancing, having sex in funerals. Oh, another thing, how snake poison ? Which is used cowardly to kill innocent people.

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                • 19 March 20:57, by jubaone

                  You jienge baboons are losers and human scum who must be treated like beasts. What can a jienge do, other than eating, stealing, shitting and dreaming? Does a jienge have a conscience or instincts? Does a jienge really think like a human being or a cow? Why are they rejected everywhere as if they smeared themselves with shit? Australia, USA, Kenya, Uganda the jienge creature!

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                • 19 March 21:18, by The Rhino

                  South South,

                  If there were effective snake poisons around as you presumed,I would personally encourage it to be effectively used against you cockroaches,so that peace and order returns.You are the best candidates to be eliminated.I always say,to succeed punishing jienges,we must use every tool at disposal.Now what is this Karama shit? Do you mean KOKORA somehow?Oh yes KOKORA is coming back BIG!

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                  • 19 March 22:41, by South South

                    The Rhino,

                    KARAMA= funeral in language of Nyam nyam where people have random sex at the time of mourning. Children are produced after that they are named KARAMAS, you are one of them, wicked and dirty.

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                    • 19 March 22:58, by jubaone

                      Rhino, Eastern
                      Where young men are left to survive with cows in luaks on their own, we witnesss unprecedented sexual urge and orgies. Young luakjiengs passionately burn with animalustic lust and practice sodomy like bonobo apes. No wonder is rape a needed change. What woman would fuck with such uncircumcised filthy luakjieng with genital like whistle of prison warden (abu sufara)? Wasaka!

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                    • 20 March 05:32, by Chiir

                      @south South,
                      The internet warriors such as Juba junk, Eastern, Rhino and their likes were kids born out of random coition that you just described. These bastards have no manners and I would believe "karama" could have caused their conception. There is no "jienge" culture like that. So nasty and so shit-hole in nature. Clean up, yaa Nyamnyam. Juba Junk you are as shitty as fuck!

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                      • 20 March 05:42, by Eastern

                        Chiir,

                        Now FUCK you son of a bitch! FUCK ALL those who subscribe to your reasoning.

                        You are indeed an onanist, go and find out whatever that means. Did jenge not come to find civility in Equatoria?!

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                        • 20 March 06:54, by jubaone

                          Eastern
                          It’s easier for us Equatorians to stoop down low and talk to these lowly creatures than they raising up their asses to talk to us. Without us, they are no different from cows or any wild animals in the bushes. They have no intellectual value addition to us. Like pervading locusts that spread everywhere just to eat, shit and fly off. Aryan jienges wasaka.

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                      • 20 March 07:24, by jubaone

                        Chiir or Chimp🙊
                        Don’t think we shall be giving you free nyamnyam for ever. Get your naked shithole and go back home. I understand how terrifying it is to be in jiengeland without proper house. You lazy jellaba doormat, your education is just so irrelevant like a chimp holding up a chunk of gold in its hand. You’re a loser. No nyamnyam work hard jienge, ya MTN.

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                      • 20 March 10:36, by jubaone

                        Chiir or Chimp🙊
                        "Mor girshen" was a phrase often used in Souk Jou, Wau for nyanjienges who had "quickie" with Darfuri or jellaba traders in order to buy some salt or tobacco snuff "kutkut" for their fathers or mothers. Of course many such "quick fucks" ended with pregnancies. These bastards were simply part of the larger family. See the Warwar market for example,they are different jienges.

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              • 20 March 05:39, by Eastern

                The Rhino,

                In cherrypicking the implementation of the sham agreement and partners to deal with IGAD is postponing the solution to the problem. Paul Mlong was locked out during the Khartoum peace jokes and IGAD just realised their blunder. EVERY South Sudanese is a stakeholder to their country. NOBODY has the right to dictate who participates!

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                • 20 March 10:24, by The Rhino

                  Eastern,

                  We will never allow anybody,be it MTNs,IGAD or shit dictate our future in our own ancestral Equatoria,and we’ll never lay down GUNs to protect ourselves!Equatorians fighting for IO or IG must decamp and join their genuine NAS/PDM movement.This worthless IGAD must do its homework and accept that Equatoria belongs to Equatorians,not greedy Dinka,Nuers or others who presently to 99% claim..

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                  • 20 March 10:38, by The Rhino

                    Eastern,

                    ...occupy,posture and practice rotten politics in Equatoria(South Sudan).We are the legitimate landlords of the area.Without Equatoria,there’s no South Sudan.Enough with all the jienge/nyagats savagery.Its Equatoria first!

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                  • 20 March 10:43, by jubaone

                    Rhino
                    No disarmament, no cantonment in Equatoria. They can go to their places and do it there. Their jellaba god—father King Mohammed of Morocco gave them $5m to start developing Ramciel. We don’t need them cuz they are of no value to us. Whether in 5, 20, 100 years no jienges will ever freely roam our areas. They are free booty.

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                    • 20 March 13:17, by The Rhino

                      Jubaone,

                      Solid?!Any savage who loiter around within our strongholds is a good target.Jienges and nyagats are only occupiers.They must migrate back to where they came from or risk being killed,full stop!

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                      • 20 March 13:24, by The Rhino

                        Jubaone,

                        (?) doesn’t belong there!

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                      • 20 March 13:34, by jubaone

                        Rhino
                        All PoCs around Juba MUST be closed and all IDPs repatriated back to their respective areas. Those jienge squatters in Nimule have outlived their visitation period and our Madis and Acholis want to start new livelihood. There’s now peace, they have no fucking business squatting in Equatoria. Case closed. Next.

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                        • 20 March 14:55, by Chiir

                          Rhino, Eastern, Juba junk,
                          I just laugh seeing the garbage you are vomiting all over the place. They say, a cry of frog does not prevent a cow from drinking. So, keep ranting and I am working. I respect other Equatorians, but not you, three. In fact, you ain’t qualified to earn any respect from an educated south Sudanese. Your hatred will bite you all behind...

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                          • 20 March 15:01, by Chiir

                            ...and Juba junk, do not create stories which did not exist. If you happened to be at Warwar at some point and saw traders from the North, that does not mean they are from Jieng. They just, as traders do, came for trade. It is just I like I visit some places within Equatoria and see some long-armed fucks (chimps) in the market. I can’t immediately call them Equatorians. Can I?...

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                            • 20 March 15:06, by Chiir

                              ...Juba Junk,
                              Your stupid Wau story of Jieng girls having coition to buy salt is a pure fucking fallacy. You should be ashambe of yourslef. I can never say that to innocent Equatoria girls. I talk facts, which is why I commented on the "Karama" thing. You guys need to tell your communities to stop that immediately or else AIDs will consume the fuck out of you. This is a message from health...

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                              • 20 March 15:08, by Chiir

                                ...professional. Now, I know this Karama thing is paining a lot and you all can never be satisfied with the abuses you said about others.

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                                • 20 March 15:45, by jubaone

                                  Chiir or chimp🙊
                                  Just tell us which ethnic group does such acts during karama? Most of our communities in Equatoria bury our dead. You drag your dead by the leg into the bushes to be eaten by hyenas ot vultures. Is not true that jienges are terrified by dead bodies yet they want to kill wantonly? Chimp! You have never been to Juba let alone Equatoria. That is good so. You stink we don’t want you

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                              • 20 March 15:36, by jubaone

                                Chiir or Chimp🙊
                                Oh..jienge why would I concoct a story? I don’t speak jienge language and had no idea was "mor" meant. But the story was narrated to me by an elderly man. Who cares if they got paid for a quick fuck to buy salt and kutkut? Come to Jebel market in Juba and see for yourself. Jienge bitches for dumping price. Anyway.

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                              • 20 March 17:11, by Eastern

                                Chiir,

                                You even deny the rampant sex for cash in Wau? Then why were the Ghanaian police contingency serving in the UNMISS implicated; was it not because they fucked jenge women for cash?

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                                • 20 March 18:28, by Chiir

                                  Stop profanity and leave jieng and others alone. Leave your own lives and unless you are losers who have nothing to do.

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                                  • 20 March 18:50, by Eastern

                                    Chiir,

                                    But the jenge is fused with the state thanks to JCE evil machinations. Don’t bury your head in cow dung, JCE regime is real. What profanity are you talking about? Did the Ghanaian do what what they were accused of or not? Stop being a pedestrian thinker that’s if you ever think at all!

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                                  • 20 March 19:18, by Eastern

                                    UN and other humanitarian aid workers envy "working" in South Sudan so as to be closer to the looke-alikes of Adut Akech, Aheu Deng, etc at a fraction of what they would pay for these true African beauties out there... Do you even reason?!

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                                  • 20 March 19:21, by Eastern

                                    Chiir,

                                    If I believed in tribal affiliation, I would be jenge big time! There’s nothing going on in the jenge community that I don’t know. Be afraid!

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