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SPLA shoots down Khartoum jet fighter over Heglig: officials


April 17, 2012 (JUBA) – A Sudanese MiG 29 jet fighter was shot down over the disputed oil region of Heglig on Monday evening by the South Sudanese army (SPLA) who have held the area for almost a week, according to officials.

Sources from both the South Sudanese military and Unity State officials told Sudan Tribune late on Monday that SPLA forces were moving to where the plane fell.

A Sudan Tribune reporter based in Bentiu, the Unity State capital, said journalists were planning to get to the site to verify the incident.

The SPLA says it maintains full control of Heglig and has pushed the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) 40km away from the area. However, Khartoum has claims it has regained part of the oil-producing area, which is vital to Sudan’s struggling economy.

Since occupying the area last week the SPLA has stopped Heglig’s oil pumps denying Khartoum half of its oil production.

The southern military says that Khartoum’s fighter planes have been carrying out bombardments in the Heglig area and beyond in Unity State, which borders Sudan.

Khartoum has repeatedly denied bombing South Sudanese territory, although a UN report covering the period of 6-13 April said: "Bombardments by Sudanese forces continued throughout the week, targeting locations in Unity State – including Abiemnom, Pariang and Bentiu town – and Warrap State’s Twic County. Four civilians and a soldier were reportedly killed in a 14 April air raid on Bentiu town".

The Sudanese government has said that any damage to the facilities at Heglig must have been caused by the SPLA and not by their own forces.

Pagan Amum, South Sudan’s chief negotiator at the talks between the two nations that had been taking place in Addis Ababa until the latest fighting erupted, claimed on 4 April that the SPLA had shot down a Sudanese fighter jet sent to bomb the oil-rich Pan Akuac region in Unity State.

At the time Sudanese military spokesman Al Sawarmi Khaled Sa’ad denied the allegation.


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  • 17 April 2012 06:20, by Mi diit

    SPLA oyeee. General James Gatduel Gatluak, Division Four commander oyeeee.

    • 17 April 2012 06:23, by Mi diit

      South Sudan oyeee. President Salva Kiir oyeee. Vice President Dr. Riek Machar (now in Unity state) oyeee. Speaker Wani Igga oyeee. Defense minister General John Kong Nyuon oyeeee. Chief of General Staff, General James Hoth Mai oyeee. The brave and courageous commander of SPLA Division Four in Unity state, Maj. Gen. James Gatduel Gatluak oyeee. They don’t have oil now to buy more jets.

      • 17 April 2012 06:26, by Hardball

        Bravo SPLA, well-done.

        • 17 April 2012 06:48, by Hardball

          Sudan is just proven wrong when they deny bombing oil facilities in Heglig by their own fighter jet shutdown and now they already change the story that SPLA are the one damaging the oil facilities!

          How could SPLA be damaging their own oil in their own territory? How is that making any sense to anyone?

          • 17 April 2012 07:08, by Mi diit


            You are right. Khartoum had underestimated the strength of the SPLA. We will keep on destroying their planes until they are left with none. US has now accused Sudan of bombing UN compound in Mayom county of Unity state. Hard fact. 13,000 armed youth of Lou Nuer have now volunteered to join the frontline under their fighter man, Bor Doang.

        • 17 April 2012 07:34, by Sir King

          Dear South Sudanese, I will beg not to celebrate too much because we have lots of things to do ahead, e.g Abyei, Karasana, and others. So, I would like to ask if Mahammed Ali is alive! I am not waiting for him in frontline but I have never been seeing him for a week.

          Oh! He is on hide due to innocent people are being recruited by force to fight and die for nothing when they will not get Panthou,

        • 17 April 2012 17:02, by K1 Family

          HardBall, SPLA has done something indeed. south is proud Comrade "live to do more wonders"

      • 17 April 2012 06:45, by omoni jr.

        Mi diit,
        Dont comment randomnly like a kid man,come on,act like educate person too.you are just lowering yourself to zero level.

        • 17 April 2012 06:49, by Mi diit

          omoni jr.

          Can you tell me how my comment lowers me like a kid? Common be clear so that your logic can be tested. What is wrong with saying oyeee to our leaders and South Sudan? Tell me.

        • 17 April 2012 07:16, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

          Omoni Jr
          you are right. Mi diit act like a stupid, Idiot, Lunatic, Boogy and the most uneducated person. His praises are like those of little kids who see their mother or father coming. these kids sing "Mama ja, dikding ja". Mi diit is like them. Midiit, this is not a place of childishness. Cover you big scarification on your head and shut up your mouth.

          • 17 April 2012 07:24, by Mi diit


            I will not take you serious because even your name tells how a person like you thinks. I know you are jealous because our courageous fighters are defeating SAF forces on the ground. You will explode with jealousy brother, take it easy.

      • 17 April 2012 06:59, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

        Stop praising Nuer. All are Nyagat accept James Hoth. You praise battlions in the field not these gangs of thieves.

        • 17 April 2012 07:09, by Sundayw

          Abdalla, do you really think that you can distract the unity of southerners by introducing a cheap tribal division? Our SPLA do not identify by tribe but by their bravery, unity, and dedication to protecting their fatherland/motherland. Our officer corps is led by those who are determined to protect their country like M.Gen. Gatduel and many others. So cut the cheap tribal BS.

        • 17 April 2012 07:11, by Mi diit

          Abdallah Bin Abdallah,

          Don’t work hard to divide our people during the time of war with the enemy. If Nyagats are your Vice Presidents, your Defense ministers, your Chief of Staff who manage your SPLA, your Division Four commander fighting the war for you, then why are you complaining?

          • 17 April 2012 07:27, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

            Southern Sudan is currently for all South Sudanese but before, it was only for Dinka. All Nuer went to Khartoum with Riek accept James Hoth who only fought for the interest of Southerners. Those you Just mentioned are there for political reasons not because they deserve it. Riek is Vice president to make Nuer happy and to stop them from Being Nyagateen. The most hated man in Junub is Riek.

            • 17 April 2012 07:38, by The Messiah

              Abdallah Abdallah,
              You’re the most stupid Dinka every with a lowest IQ on earth. If these guys were Nyagat, tell me about Devil Garang who served in Sudan Army during the darkest day of struggle fighting the father of South Sudan, Gai Tut. what about Salva Kiir in SAF? you cant see it because you thing story starts in 1983. I’m sorry you’re lost child from a prostitute mother born out of wedlock.

              • 17 April 2012 09:26, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

                the Messiah=The devil Son.
                MEssiah is a son of a satan. do not read whatever he writes since he belong to devil world. Man you a son of a bitch. your mum is a prostitute in Juba being fuck by Dinka men. Garang liberated your ass dog. Dr.Riek turned his back and killed his own brother because of dollars in Khartoum. Iam not dividing Southerners but Iam condemning DEFECTORS. They are Nyagateen.

                • 17 April 2012 09:52, by The Messiah

                  Sudan is for Sudanese, thats why devil Garang was fighting for a unified Sudan. will you call him a Nyagaat because of his failed vision? everyone was living in Sudan even after we went to bush in 1956 to claim our right. you dont know because Dinka are short sighted, foodlovers, corrupt and incompetent to govern. they lack skills to fight war only to come back later and claim the success of othe

                  • 17 April 2012 09:55, by The Messiah

                    other people. you’re so doomed. Look at your name for instant, it shows your inferiority complex.using an Arab name in a black skin. very shameful but Dinka know nothing about shame. some of them are still in Khartoum now as slaves.
                    I have Dinka friends who share sense of nationalism unlike useless slavery victims like you.

                    • 17 April 2012 09:58, by The Messiah

                      Nyagaats like you will never succeed in life. puting history on wrong people. useless thugs who cannot resist event an hour of gun fight. you just have a big mouth to shout and claim somebody else’s belonging. even an official with no proper portfolio would just rush to the media so as to be seen. primitive society.

                      • 17 April 2012 10:22, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

                        The Messiah=the Devil.

                        I know Torit was the first garisson of mutiny in South Sudan. trial without success mean NOTHING. yes Other tribes had attempt and they did not succeed. When Dinka started their own liberation in 1983, they fought and succeeded in 2005. If you go back to the history, the best rulers in South Sudan are from Dinka Bor. Abel Alier united all Southerners in his era.

                        • 17 April 2012 10:30, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

                          Joseph Lago torn the nation into tribal line. Dear dog Dinka claim what they really achieved like Indepenednt of South Sudan. All other tribes rebelled against SPLA/SPLM in 1990s but Garang whom you called Devil fought many fronts e.g Equatorian defence force front, Nasir faction front, Nothern front and Glario Modi faction in Eastern Equatoria. Can you praise this man for his heroic deed. LOST.

                      • 17 April 2012 13:58, by Chol

                        Messiah, you seem to be not that smart, you’re confusing yourself pretending to be either Dinka or Nuer.

                        Just go back and read all of your messages, you can’t even tell which side you’re on. At least if you want to do this, be smart and do it brilliantly.

                  • 17 April 2012 13:42, by Chol

                    Messiah, do you really believed Dinka and Nuer are going to fight against each other and you come over there in Khartoum to take over Heglig? This is not 1990s! This is a different era.

                    Just do your unsuccessful recruitment in Khartoum or come and fight yourself. You’re just making yourself look ridiculous here.

        • 17 April 2012 07:23, by Diu J.Kuek

          ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA (Dinka Dominated SPLA/M Mr Mangoor.
          Please we are in the war with enemies keep aside your stupide comment generalization of the whole community is unacceptable please try to intellectualize this lower mentalty I am always use to advising you to joint this intellectuals club.
          Please be a good boy.

          • 17 April 2012 07:26, by Diu J.Kuek

            I am just advice you please try to be intellectual as mature person in term of education that is.

            • 17 April 2012 07:35, by Diu J.Kuek

              ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA(Dinka Dominated SPLA/M Mr Mangoor)
              Don,t diverts the attentions of the People Of South Sudan from pure enemies to the tribals hatred plese plese leave such tribal comment we are in the war with TERRORISTS otherwise those Jalaby and Nohammed Ali will use it and take that advantages as our weakness please don,t do this while our brave soldiers are running after TERRORISTS.

              • 17 April 2012 10:46, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA


                Iam not Dinka Dominated Splm. This man is from Dinka tribe, Iam from People tribe. Do not call me Dinka Dominated SPLM. It seam we have the same ideas but we have different political ideologies. What we do not want from South is for Nyagateen to be praise. Dr. Riek Machar is the most hatefull man in South Sudan. No body like him because he is a killer of his own people. CAll me Abdalla.

                • 17 April 2012 11:36, by Diu J.Kuek

                  Never never you are same person call Dinka Dominated SPLA/M please the people who visits this website are more analysts and more brains potential abilities to perform than you my friend.
                  so you hate Dr Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon but you will results with nothing is most powerful man in South Sudan.
                  Champion of self-determination for the people of SS.
                  all of your problem not Dr Riek is tribal hatred.

    • 17 April 2012 06:40, by Sundayw

      Our gallant SPLA forces are patient, tenacious, and seasoned warriors who will recover every stolen piece of southern real estate from the criminal NCP regime. Apparently, the NCP believes that our country will crumble and fall due to economic conditions. We don’t really have a lot to loose here because we’ve been there and done that.

      • 17 April 2012 06:47, by Mi diit


        You are right brother. The SPLA will stop until it has secured all the stolen area which are part of South Sudan according to the 1956 borders. Our fighters are very courageous, brave and skilful warriors.

        • 17 April 2012 10:32, by Diu J.Kuek

          Mr Mi diit.

          Please don,t response so hard any comment make by this so called ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA is same person so called Dinka Dominated SPLA/M whose real name is call Mangoor from Dinka community this guy is uncurable epidemic to our nation leave him alone is lunatic and an insane person was brought up in Gogrial he never seen outside the World he have right to talk like that.

    • 17 April 2012 06:44, by Sundayw

      The gallant SPLA forces are working day and night to protect our country from coming under attack by undisciplined SAF air force. Soon, that capability will be neutralized and we will be able to enjoy unchallenged victories at infantry level. The NCP regime has one recourse. Return to Addis and accept that trying to choke South into submission is a huge blunder.

    • 17 April 2012 07:07, by Makuei

      Two fighter jets Down in two weeks:))))))

      SPLA = SSAF Oyeeee!!

    • 17 April 2012 07:39, by Lango2010

      point of correction to some commences, let not look at the sucess in term of an individual bases but in term of units that are struggling in the battle field otherwise we may discourage the least but important soldier who give up his life for the country, SPLA oyee and south Sudan army oyee is appreciative to all us.

    • 17 April 2012 07:41, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      Omer Bashir,no way surrender the power to someone who is a peace loving person, no way any more all your hardware for war to destory the south is already useless,go back to china and bring more.Bravo SPLA,for bringing this MIG-29 down in your territory.


    • 17 April 2012 08:34, by Sir King

      Sorry indeed,
      I am behind the news! You mean these are SAF soldiers. They better join smart SPLA armies who are not dull like they way they look.

      Also all these are Nubians and Darfuris, where are pure Arabs among them?

      Sorry Bashir should not use African people to fight instead of his pure fake Arabs in Dugula and Khartoum!

      Let not Nubians and Darfuris to fight this time but let Arabs do it

    • 17 April 2012 08:36, by Tambura

      If we shoot down MG29, that is really can be turning point in that war. Any way we shoot down the plane or we didn’t shoot down the plane holding higlig for week is a turning point in that war. Omar Bashir should pack his belongs and take off because other wise his days are numbers....jalaby and Mohammed if I was you I will stop supporting religion traders your uncles....

    • 17 April 2012 09:05, by Chok Deng

      Bravo SPLA,gun down anything that fly and belongs to Sudanese,even if it is a fly,gun it down.The end of Self-proclaimed Arabs is very near.

    • 17 April 2012 09:26, by Peace thru strength

      We are kicking their asses

    • 17 April 2012 10:52, by Nimber

      Thank alot Midiit for your comment!!!!
      Any way let the Arabs learn the lessson now.
      Before, they were thinknig that South Sudan will not manage to defend its territory but now is a good game for South which they(Arabs will not forget).
      SPLA Oyee!!!!
      Gatduel Nyakuay Oyee!!!
      Devision Four Oyeee!11

    • 17 April 2012 11:56, by Tahrir Brown

      That has been a greater achievement, SPLA OOooyeeeee.

    • 17 April 2012 20:32, by panom lualbil

      Of which DINKAS were indigenous of UNITY STATE, they should have maintained the border of 1956 and beyond sucessfully from JALABS. But because they are predominately NUERS food drive, arabs just pleased them with SWEETS while land is taken. One step at a time when busier amongst arabs doing 2nd class citizens jobs till their land almost emerge to dinka’s land but GARANG’s regime began- spla.

  • 17 April 2012 06:20, by pabaak

    SPLA oyee, one by one until they finished, congratulation to the SPLA gallant forces, and South Sudanese people.

  • 17 April 2012 06:21, by $iong mayom

    HAHAHA SPLA is clearly in cruise control here,what advantage does SAF have now that its Airforce is getting annihilated one by one??. Now I see why the Jalab Defence minister has been crying since the fall of Panthou. SAF better lay down your arms and surrender like those POW in Juba before SPLA slaughter u.

  • 17 April 2012 06:22, by zulu


    • 17 April 2012 07:07, by Lorolokin

      Hi All,

      I would like to propose contribution to our forces specially financially, we need to open centers for contribution right from now not tomorrow so that these contribution are use for healthy food and medicine for our Army.
      Long Live Mayardit,Long Live SPLA,Long Live the new born Nation RoSS.


  • 17 April 2012 06:25, by Jugo Bell

    SPLM Oyee,
    Bravo our military of RSS show these Jalab that we have the capability of gunning down their fighter jet. This is beginning of how things are getting hotter. Bravo SPLM.

  • 17 April 2012 06:25, by lick


  • 17 April 2012 06:30, by Thiang Geka

    Congratulations to the SSA/SSDF for having destroyed the war plane of Khartoum. So USA should not only condemned the bombed UN Mayom County’s based compound but the whole atrocities caused by notorous Government of Jalaba in Khartoum.

  • 17 April 2012 06:32, by Jijury

    Khartoum should know by now that the Hen has developed strong wings to protect its chicks so please leave the Hen alone with its chicks!

    • 17 April 2012 09:46, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

      Omri and Abdallah

      Jealousy and envy,what is problems with ones celebrating his joy and happiness,its his right to express himself and attitudes toward those who make feel so.


      Before u comment think,be4 you judge,listen.When did Garang and Salva fought against SS? Do u r’lly no history of Sudan? Its of such thinkin that divide us n fall in struggle(exam.1991).Abdala.We’d open old wn

    • 17 April 2012 09:49, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

      Omri and Abdallah

      Jealousy and envy,what is problems with ones celebrating his joy and happiness,its his right to express himself and attitudes toward those who make feel so.


      Before u comment think,be4 you judge,listen.When did Garang and Salva fought against SS? Do u r’lly no history of Sudan? Its of such thinkin that divide us n fall in struggle(exam.1991).Abdala dnt open old wnd

      • 17 April 2012 12:05, by Diu J.Kuek

        I will make no response today its nonsense my attention is with these TERRORISTS of Sudan I convince we have no TERRORISTS in the Republic of South Sudan just a tribalistic mind and ignorants group who are making noise by comment with stupid words which is too simple to be ignorane.

        • 17 April 2012 19:14, by Dinka Aliap Chawul


          i deplore ur words but i won’t response either coz i abusive commenting is an insult to one literacy capacity.i know who u refer to,however since u never mention name,mr Diplomat will just ignore.

  • 17 April 2012 06:37, by Maguangdit

    SPLA, job welldone. This is the beginning of the end of the National Criminals Party rein in Sudan. The criminals have formally declared war on us and there is no reason to waver. Move all your war machines to the enemies areas and operationalize them. The fact that we pretend not to have advanced flaks or antiaircraft weapons fooled this enemies of humanity to believe that we canot shoot them dow

  • 17 April 2012 06:40, by Madina Tonj

    SPLA should have done this since the SAF airfoce made bombardment
    SPLA need to do more so that, what they are hoping for will fail. We all knew that Panthou was not even border area between North Sudan and South Sudan, but because the Khartoum domination for 55 years let claim South Sudan locations however, this time SPLA must heading to Kosti border and that was the real border line now.

    • 17 April 2012 07:12, by zulu

      M Tonj
      This is what Nefi said today: Addressing agriculturalists and pastoralists conference, Nafie said Higlig is not the target; the Government of South Sudan is seeking to capture South Kordofan and then proceed to Khartoum, warning a powerful retaliation should South Sudan refuse to listen to international calls.

      • 17 April 2012 10:33, by philip andriko

        yeah let good news continues everyday about VICTORY GOD have cursed this ARAB they will see hell soon to come if they don’t accept all thier crime before the world,if our rocket can reach as far to sudan airport all planes must get fire like what happen to libya,fuck them well but no more talk with goat fuck no borderline we can stop where we think belong to south sudan.

  • 17 April 2012 06:43, by kaci-banno

    SPLA OyEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Thier prophet Mohamed may be still is sleeping while Nyundeng is doing the best to show weakeness of Mohamad. NCP gangs in khartoum are planing where to escape.

    Kaci banno

    • 17 April 2012 07:12, by Fallensoilder

      SPLA Oyeee
      Panthou Oyeee
      Abyei Oyeee
      S.Sudan Oyeee
      Kirr Mayardit Oyeee
      Riak machar Oyeee
      John Kong nyuon Oyeee
      James Hoth Mai Oyeee

  • 17 April 2012 06:52, by Kim Deng


    Our next target is Abyie which was sold to arabized Nubian gov’t by Deng Majok in 1905. It will join the mainland very soon.

    • 17 April 2012 07:01, by Madina Tonj

      Kim Deng

      SAF have escape away already in Abyei and they burn down houses, because they were fearing apparently that, they are next to be target by SPLA after Panthou in Unity State South Sudan

      There is no a single location or territory to be allow taking by North Sudan

      • 17 April 2012 07:47, by zulu

        Deng and Tonj
        According to Ben Ki Moon, the UN has noticed a build up of troops in Abyei last weekend. Soon, we will hear a bang on Abyei. That is why Tiger is quiet sprowling arround looking for someone to eat. Khartoum is panicking that the spla was marching onto Khartoum. SPLA oye

  • 17 April 2012 06:53, by Madina Tonj

    There are some rumuors within NCP and SAF generals saying, Omar al Bashir should have been handing over to ICC.

    The rumuor also said, there is a possibility maybe uprsing in North Sudan could happen because the oppositions parties saw NCP failure policies to make a good relationship with the new nation which is South Sudan and we will see what will happen if rebels starting attacking South Blue

  • 17 April 2012 06:57, by American

    I am an American and a strong supporter of the Africans of Sudan and South Sudan. I pray every day for the people of South Sudan and the people of Sudan who want freedom. It breaks my heart to hear about civilians being killed in South Sudan. I am very ashamed that my government does not do more to help South Sudan and the Nuba people. I give money every month to Bishop Gassis.

    • 17 April 2012 07:05, by Makuei


      Thank you for your concern. South Sudan will open a window if American government and other power nation could interv’
      for a solution in regard to the regions you mentioned.

      • 17 April 2012 07:21, by Mi diit


        Thank you for your concern and support. We know Americans have a principle of humanity unlike the thugs in Khartoum who do not value life of a human. They carelessly send their people to die in Heglig (Panthou) just for evil greed of stealing our God given lands.

        • 17 April 2012 20:52, by panom lualbil

          I believed this MIDIIT has woman chromosomes. First of all, HEGLIG is a CONTESTED town which can’t be claim by repelling it. But this SISSY was turned to dominated the forum saying much about NUERS but no point at all. That’s suck nigga.

    • 17 April 2012 07:05, by Ahmed Chol


      America acts where there is interest [economic or foreign policy]. There is not much oil in South Sudan like that of Libya to propel America into action.

      • 17 April 2012 07:15, by American

        I am ashamed and angry because my government does not help South Sudan, maybe America will have a new government soon. But, it seems like South Sudan is more than capable of protecting itself, and God is on your side.

    • 17 April 2012 09:39, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA


      Amerian are the world known terrorists. They kill, they rob, they loot, they rape in term of maintaining world peace. American can not support if they can not profit from their support. Look at Syria, people are dying and they are not intervening. They killed Gaddafi to get that massive oil in Libya. South Sudan will be a centre of war because of its richness if not distributed properly

  • 17 April 2012 06:59, by American

    Is there any other organization besides Bishop Gassis’ charity that is good to give money to, that will help South Sudan and the refugees?

    • 17 April 2012 08:18, by omoni jr.

      you guys are so blind and naive.
      some south sudanese so cheap to be cheated like shit.
      who told you that this person a really American?????????????????????????????????
      how can you trust someone on this web site and give full information about south sudan.
      Are these the people who claims to be future leaders of south sudan?????????
      shame on all you who answered this man called American.

      • 17 April 2012 09:03, by AgwerJimmy

        I am very happy with your comment.Even an enemy will be adored as American!!!!
        A lot of people are being misled here. Others have not yet discovered that majority of commentators here are in crocodile’s tears. Those who write their real names are the true commentators. Otherwise I appreciate the ability of our army/SPLA to bring down sudanese antnov.

  • 17 April 2012 07:01, by American

    Is there any other organization besides Bishop Gassis’ charity that is good to give money to in order to help the people of South Sudan and the refugees?

    • 17 April 2012 07:12, by Jijury


      There are many south Sudanese organizations online just google you’ll find more.

    • 17 April 2012 07:14, by Makuei


      Yes! there are some Charity Organizations. Contact: tormakuei@yaho.com

    • 17 April 2012 07:25, by pabaak

      Thanks American for your courageous support, probably from lone star state, state of President Bush the Junior,am I right?

      • 17 April 2012 07:30, by American

        AMAZING and TRUE!! I was born in Texas and lived there most of my life, a few years ago I moved to Maryland. My wife and I will continue to pray to Our Lady of Africa to protect the people of South Sudan.

    • 17 April 2012 08:28, by omoni jr.

      How do you know that some of Americans are NOT the enemies of south sudan? America is a continent and can contains so many different kind of human being. But here, in south sudan everything is yesssssss,america,yes sir, america,get education fool,Tell that American man to shut up and mind his own Business,leave south sudanese alone,there is too much shit going on in America too.

  • 17 April 2012 07:05, by lick

    Iam so sad to see some of the Southerners showing signs of sympathy with North when we are supposed to celebrate, eg Omoni. when will some of my fellows from Equatoria stop supporting Arabs. do not take me wrong i also come from Equatoria.SPLA OYEE, Latuko Oyee. Death to collaborators.

    • 17 April 2012 08:55, by omoni jr.

      Mr Lick,
      you hate because i said the truth,do not trust anybody here,you think that everything is about America. yesssss.
      shame on you.i myself american citizens,and originally from south sudan.

    • 17 April 2012 12:54, by Rising of the Sun

      Lick, please avoid generalizing people because of 1 or 2 idiots. Remember every tribe in South Sudan has its own traitor. Some of the regions have more traitors than Equatoria especially after independence.
      Let us accept that traitors are everywhere as long as they are humans. What matters is the position of the majority.
      Ignore them.

  • 17 April 2012 07:08, by ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA

    Praise be to SPLA soldiers for their bravery in war with Arabs. The least people Northerner overlook are Southerners. Now that you are defending your nation, they recognise you as men of the land. Souhterners image was destroyed by defectors. They thought that all southerners will defect and join them in Khartoum. Fight Notherners to the end or even chase them out of Sudan. Let them go to Saudia.

    • 17 April 2012 18:28, by Ruach

      I can’t believe the one always against some leaders whether u praised SPLA,RSS and the pple,your image will never change.RSS Oyee!Gatduel Gatluak the commander of division Oyee!

  • 17 April 2012 07:24, by Kim Deng


    The arabized Nubians’ gov’t in Khartoum exploited the division between the separatists and unionists in those dark days. The Mighty Warriors (South Sudan’s army) is more than ready to defend this land to the last man.

  • 17 April 2012 07:35, by Kim Deng

    The blessing day for Southern Sudanese, the August 28, 1991 of Nasir Declaration was not a mean to hijack the leadership from Dinka as many people may assume, but a strategic move to force Garang and his disciples to make a U-turn from "United Socialist Sercular/New Sudan," vision to self-determination for the people of Southern Sudan.

  • 17 April 2012 07:39, by Madit


    • 17 April 2012 07:53, by Madit

      Where are you Jalaby and your brother Mohammed Ali, you go and complain to your uncle Bashir to get your force more jets,

  • 17 April 2012 07:44, by Kim Deng


    I do expect Deng Majok’s sons/daughters to be there when the D-day comes for Abyei which was sold to Baggara tribe by him (Deng Majok) in 1905. Why these 300 coward Jaang/slaves run away when the Mighty Warriors (South Sudan’s army) attacked Heglig/Panthou last week?

    • 17 April 2012 07:56, by Mou

      Let, Iran, Iraq, and Igypt provide Isudan with jets but South bring all of them to ashes.

    • 17 April 2012 08:16, by John mamer

      South sudan oyeee SPLA oyeee let as thing Emanuel kembe song "NINA KULU PI MURKAB WAHID MACHIN LE GIDAM"

    • 17 April 2012 14:45, by Clausewitz

      Kim Deng:

      Abyei was not sold to the Baggara by Deng Majok in 1905! Abyei was *transferred* to Kordofan by the Condominium government when Arop Biong (the father of Deng Majok) was Paramount chief. Deng Majok only succeeded his father in 1943. Just prior to the exit of the British from Sudan, Deng Majok was afforded the choice to either rejoin Bahr el Ghazal or remain in Kordofan...

      • 17 April 2012 15:07, by Clausewitz

        .. and needless to say he disastrously chose Kordofan over Bahr el Ghazal in 1951. I now turn my attention to a reccuring insult that you use without end; insults that cast upon the Dinka aspersions like "slave" and "coward".

        You are in no position to talk! We were the majority in the SPLA until 2006 — when Matip returned from the services of his masters to the embrace of his brothers.

  • 17 April 2012 08:06, by E. Defense Forces

    Weapons and documents found in the house of Deputy President of South Sudan in Khartoum.
    Ahmed Haroun and descend on the island and to the lines Alamamihma South Sudan

  • 17 April 2012 08:20, by philipdit wol

    SPLA OYE, Wonderful Have I said that SPLA of today is not like the SPLA of last tome my Dear Northerners.

  • 17 April 2012 08:41, by south boy

    Bravo SPLA, well done I appreciate you but still I will appreciate you a lot went you take karasana and other south sudan territory, go head comrade and we are all behine you, let our country be clear from arabs.
    SPLA oyeee, south sudan oyeee.

  • 17 April 2012 08:45, by peter Marial

    Congratulations SSPLA! Continue! Continue! Continue! there is still much to be done for these poor and unwise arabs whose hands are stained with blood of Southerners.Go ahead! we are not aiming only at Heglig but targeting at Khartoum which these stupid arabs claim to be theirs.

    • 17 April 2012 10:12, by Dinka Aliap Chawul

      Peter marial

      Its South Sudan People’s Liberation Army or SSPLA/M is a rebel moment now headed fmr Breg. Gen in SAF but of SS(nuer man of unity state) origin.get a clue its those guys who are fighting against SPLA in Heglig.Weldone SPLA for making us proud.

  • 17 April 2012 08:55, by Deng Gau

    Bravo SPLA, SAF must withdraw or face their fade in the follwing area inside South Sudan’s teritory: 1. Abyei 2.Warayat (Meram)3. Warguet Akuei (Bahr el Arab) 4.Karega/Denge (Mugled)5.Majok Kubo (Abu Matarig) 6.Copper el Nas 7. Alel ( Karasana)and other areas.SPLA oyeeeeee no more planes they have.

  • 17 April 2012 09:11, by Deng Gau

    My advise to all South Sudanese and Governemnt, we should talk in advance about occupied land before we recapture them like:
    1. Alel they call it Karassana 2.karega/Denge they call it Mugled 3.Warayat/Majak Ayii they call it Meram 4.Warguet Akuei they call it Bahr el Arab 5.Majok Kubo they call it Abu Matarig 6. copper Al Nas they call it HUfra alnihas 7.Pan miir they call goss fami e.t.e

  • 17 April 2012 09:32, by Truly African

    What is JEM waiting from Darfur side? it is time to reenter kharoum as SPLA weakens SAF...Paniced Bashir beging to seek for the safe heaven for u things are getting out of control very soon wait to see for yourself

  • 17 April 2012 09:35, by wang

    Weld one-SPLA,bring all those useless jet fighter down and those thugs leads by criminal Omar Al-Bashir will soon run out of resources to purchase more jet fighter

    Back to that terrorist sponsor so called ABDALLA BIN ABDALLA, please stay away from South.


  • 17 April 2012 09:53, by Lion Son

    Congratulation to SPLA soldiers for their great achievement of shooting down SAF jet fighter. This is a best lesson that Bashir with his people should learn and compare old South Sudan with this current one.
    SPLA Oyeeeeeeeeeee
    South Sudan Oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Big Lion

  • 17 April 2012 10:05, by Martin Kat

    May be SPLA shot down Sudanese Jet fighter plane.

  • 17 April 2012 12:04, by Rising of the Sun

    Do we remember Garang Akok? I hope I got his name right. This comrade alone probably shot down more Khartoum war planes than any SPLA soldier during the 21 years of war.

    Keep shooting down the jets. SPLA will finish them since replacement is going to be a problem with the current financial crisis. Perhaps Iran will give them more free of charge.

    • 17 April 2012 14:08, by Deng

      Rising Sun!
      yes bro I remember Garang Akok vividly. He was a close friend to my uncle who serve in the SPLA forces during our struggle. My uncle use to tell me the herioc nature of this guy. He shot down ove 10 SAF warplanes, two in Juba that are still laying down now beyond the outskirt of the city.

  • 17 April 2012 14:14, by Deng

    Breaking news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    South Sudan acquires 15 rockets from China!!!!!!!!!

    capable of downing over 2000ft elevation warplans!!!!!

    SAF warplans are at great danger!

    SPLA oyee!!!!!!

    NO more looking up!! just concerntrate on SAF ground forces!!

  • 17 April 2012 15:20, by Alier De Jok

    Many thanks to our army and the people heading them. " that is a sight of victory as far a our mission is concerned. Never listen to those rag of jalaba of calling as an enemy state, so what if we are an enemy state how does it benefit or affect us anyway. I urge my comrade to bring those antinov down as many as the can. Spla/m oyee RSS oyee!.

  • 17 April 2012 17:10, by sudinka

    God is great SplA Oyee

  • 17 April 2012 20:18, by James Maker Akok

    Hello all of you, the majority people who write comments on this website are Southern Sudanese Americans. Like me I was born in South Sudan Rumbek Lakes State. If you want to know me, my facebook is: James Akok.

    SPLA oyeeeeeeeeeee......!

  • 17 April 2012 20:20, by James Maker Akok

    What I mean: I’m an American Citizen.

  • 13 July 2013 17:49, by kensingtonsq

    Future residents will be able to walk to the existing Bartley MRT in the Circle Line. With such a short drive to the city area as well as the orchard and bugis area, entertainment for your love ones and family will come at a stone’s throw away.
    Kensington Square

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