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Angelina Teny says will not accept "rigged" and "untrue" election results


April 25, 2010 (JUBA) – The main independent challenger to the Unity state’s winning caretaker governor in the gubernatorial race, Angelina Teny, said she will neither “accept” nor “recognize” the elections results in the Sudan’s oil-rich state which she described as “rigged” and “untrue.”

While the state’s declared winner, Taban Deng Gai, celebrated his victory amid violence and insecurity that marked the announcement by the local electoral body in the state, Mrs. Teny who lost condemned the violence that followed and what she said was the subsequent torture of her supporters by the state authorities.

She explained that a number of her supporters, some who are tribal chiefs, were arrested in Parieng on Friday and that her political office has also been closed in the county.

Mrs. Teny added that she was leaving Unity State with many grievances over how the electoral process was conducted and worries for her supporters.

Meanwhile, the elected governor of Unity State, Taban Deng Gai, called on his rival to accept the electoral results as the situation has now calmed down in the state.

Taban added that his victory is also a victory for his party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).

He further added that the victory was a payback for the struggle and war that the SPLM endured.


Several political parties whose candidates also contested for the governorship position in Unity state have joined Angelina Teny in disputing the results, saying Taban’s victory was not based on the actual results reported by their respective agents from all the centers which ballot papers were counted.

They have called on the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Abel Alier to intervene and correct the situation.

The parties in a joint released statement said there were widespread rigging in the polling process and called for a re-count of the ballot papers.

Preliminary results from eight out of nine counties in the state indicated that Mrs. Teny was leading the incumbent governor by more than 24,000 extra votes.

The figure announced however indicated that the SPLM candidate and current caretaker governor, Taban received 137,662 votes whereas the former SPLM official, turned independent, Angelina Teny, received 63, 561 votes.

An official close to Mrs. Teny’s campaign team said she may consider challenging the results legally in the court of law and win the case.

Mrs. Teny is the current state minister of Energy and Mining in the Government of National Unity in Khartoum and wife of the Vice President of the Government of Southern Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar Teny.


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  • 26 April 2010 03:20, by choldit

    Where are we going with this shameful behaviour? What is really happening in the Souh Sudan, within SPLM party? The SPLM PB make the first irregular choice. Now who is doing the irregularities?

    • 26 April 2010 03:23, by choldit

      She can’t accept an SPLM pose anyway after seeing how corrupt we are some of us in the SPLM. But she will bring SPLM thugs to thier knees

    • 26 April 2010 05:21, by Malakal


      We are going into real democracy, a one that is better than the one the traitors from 1991 were claiming to be calling for. I know those traitors are not going to accept this legitimate form of democracy, but, "cracking of frogs does not prevent the rest of the animals from drinking water".

  • 26 April 2010 03:22, by Grader

    It can’t get better than this ...SPLM is flying with high colours.
    Down down with opportunists, down down with Gatwech, Kim, Rambang and above all Angelina Riek Machar Teny.

    • 26 April 2010 03:33, by NyegatismBeerFucker

      Taban has a future potential to be a vice president of South Sudan. We can scrap the nyegatism once for all. Good winning Mr. Taban. You brought back the nyegat riek machar back to the south and that is a credit to you. we will put him in jail anytime soon especially when his nyegatism family continue to terrorize citizens of Bentiu.

      Best Regards,
      The Patriot.

      • 26 April 2010 04:08, by peter marko

        I think Anglina should accept the result as annouce, and shut up her mouth, because the more she talks, the more her hardliner supporters with create insucrity in state. After all she was not a choice for the people of unity state, when the name of the SPLM potential candiates for govenorship were presented to the political Baerue. Her quest to take over govenorship by any means started since 2006. At that time she asked her husband Dr. Riak to lobby president Kiir on her behalf, so that he could relif Taban and appointed her. After she failed in her quest, to took herself to Unity Satate where she started a secret and dirty compagin to undermind the authority of Taban. When the governorship post open up for the election she saw an opportunity and decided to run despite she was not recomended by people of the unity state, and dispite the many attampts made by the party to ask her not to run as independent.

        She is so into the govenorship post, and in the process she nelected her curcial responsibility, which is overseeing the activity of the petrolium commosion to ensure that GOSS is not being cheated by NCP over 50% of oil revenue. That being said, one wonders if she wants to serve the people of Unity Sate, or she just after 2% of the oil share.

        one last point I want to made is to leave Dr. Riak out of this. He is our vice president, and to his credit he did not take a side after his wife got defeated. Who knows Angelina more than Dr. Riak and maybe he fed up with her quest, and realized she is a monsitor, and supporting her at least publically will drag his future political career down with her.

      • 26 April 2010 05:13, by Padiet Gagag

        To Residents of Unity state

        Never let Dictator tiolet washer to lead you again,if you will let him lead again it will be worse than the previose one. let me sure that the wicked act has remain to him. How eve,his inlaws are crying that he may rule that stat for ever until he died. unless he will be desappear in the air like his Boss.

  • 26 April 2010 03:36, by Dinka Boy

    Thanks to Governor Taban Deng Gai for being the first elected governor in Unity State. You have serve the State of Unity and citizens for a while and we all need your great services. Great Job and keep it up!

    Now, the turn of Gatwech,thielnig, Wang, gatmiran to celeberate the victory of governor Taban Deng Gai and the rest of governors in the South like Governor Kuol Manyang(Jonglei), Malong Awan( NBG), Malik Aggar(Blue Nile), Chol Tong( New governor-Lake State), and Salva Kiir( president of Goss) who are officially announced as winners. Great that SPLM win almost 100%.

    • 26 April 2010 04:10, by Abuk D- Nhial

      Angelina, you are nice lady as becoming the first woman to contest for governorship in peace. Please do not be suspicious about election. To tell you the right, be calm and work closely and faithfully to your people of South Sudan because you are the mother of Teny and Galuak, and that you are more honest than your husband Riek...... Who ever talks against Angelina, pleasen stop that... because she is a good mannering woman but atleast curse Kim Deng who is filled with doom selfish wisdom. Congratulation to see that GOSS works right to reelected Taban Deng the governor in Unity state.

      Agenelou ne roornhom

      • 26 April 2010 05:26, by Padiet Gagag

        Mrs.Teny take it easier that is how un democracy country acts. this is indirect democracy. eventhought you won no one can accepted unless you pays people like what had been done by Taban when he payed money to NEC. Do not beleive only they people who voted for you, even though they are more back there no body count on population.

  • 26 April 2010 03:58, by murlescrewed

    Riek’s wife needs to shut up and get with the program. It was wrong for her to hold ministry in Khartoum while oil was being stolen under her nose. She was given the position because of her husband and not her qualifications. Time is coming when all this is going to be revealed.

  • 26 April 2010 03:59, by Gat nyaraan

    The results of elections in unity state were rigged and inflated by taban minions such as Mayul and the NEC in favor of Taban.Angelina Teny won the elections by a big margin based on the preliminary results announced for each county in the state except in the scarcely populated pariang, she was ahead of taban by 24000 votes but the coward taban when saw that he was losing the election went to the local radio and forced them to announce him the winner. That is why Abel Allier called angelina and assured her that the results was not verified by the NEC. But the goons of NEC throw a wet blank on the people of unity state when they being accomplice in the rigging process and confirm the inflated results. It is well known that that the number of votes which was announces is higher than the registered voters in the state.
    Angelina Teny has all the right to not accept that shameless results and she is supported by other parties who participated in the unity state gubernatorial elections and also by the people of unity state. Go ahead Angelina and challenge those rigged results.

  • 26 April 2010 04:20, by Dinka Boy

    Gat nyaraan and the rest,

    I know how painful it’s when you lose,but the pain always there if you are not the choice of people. The people of Unity State want governor Taban Deng back to the power and that is why he was elected as a first governor elected under democratic system in the South. Your love candidate lose the election in the wider edge and their is no doubt about this because the result shows it right on your face and Angelina as well.

    Mrs Angelina need to agree with the defeat and she should celebrate the winning of honorable governor Taban Deng Gai to take the office in the near days in Juba. Which court are you going to file the case? and which case is that,the one who just go with follow without justifications. I wish i were you so that i can swallow the defeat of my candidate instead of make loud sound to the public about the gone case.

    I think Gatwech, Thieling, Gatmiran, Wang, man-of his words,and many other teny Supporters are mouning right now because this news really pain at the nerves beyond their eyes level.

    I said this many times that Governor Taban Deng will win this election because he can serve people of Unity State due his great administration that many people and SPLM witness since 1989 when he was adminstratering Itang before his defect. He is better than his rival because none was known about Teny adminstration. Though Mrs teny was in minig and energy position,then it was wrong for her to run against the party of people and the one her husband. Now, Unity State need to take example from different States because no violence there.

    See, in Jonglei governor Kuol manyang was against independent Gorge Athor and they are both now accept the win and lose, whymaking noise about the losing of Angelina teny always.It has become monotonous for you guys in your State. Great than governor Taban Deng win the election in this State because there are many elements against SPLM but they will not achieved their dreams.

    • 26 April 2010 14:23, by man of men

      Death to her wicked husban

      • 26 April 2010 22:39, by R. TOOL

        Mr. man of men,

        No No No .... no need to wish someone death just because they hold different views from yours. You can prosecute him/her for treason if you have the evidences.

  • 26 April 2010 05:01, by Gatwech

    Dear readers,

    Angelina Teny will definitely win the case in the court and shame the "vote grabbers" when she is legally declared the winner.

    Shame to all those SPLM leaders who led two million people to die by lying to them that they would introduce democratic system where the people freely and fairly choose their leaders.

    Stealing people’s votes is a crime against the people’s rights.

    Taban Deng will soon be out of that office and declared a "vote grabber.’

  • 26 April 2010 05:46, by Michael

    This woman will not stop until Unity State is flooded with blood that’s what that polical prostitute family like if you guys don’t know. If you know who she is and her husband they are blood suckers who can only calm down by blood shed than peace among people.

    She and her politcal team tried to throw out numbers claiming they were her votes, so they can rig the election by forgery.

    Angelina, pack and go and join your greedy husband in Juba. Don’t cause another insecurity to Unity State citizens. Thanks

    • 26 April 2010 06:18, by Gatwech

      Michael (aka Dinka Boy),

      Please stop multiplying yourself with dozens of fake names. No body is siding with you. You are the only Dinka Boy who is always using ghost names.

      So you are trying to blackmail the true winner, Angelina Teny, so that she could not claim back her rights in the name of preventing blood shed in the state, ah.

      Well, don’t forget that 2 million people died under John Garang’s leadership claiming the rights of our people including the right hold free and fair elections where citizens will vote for their choice.

      Angelina Teny is not waging blood armed war against Taban like John Garang did, she is taking the matter to the court of law. What is wrong with that?

      Please stop blackmailing as a policy of SPLM. Now SPLM officials every where, after grabbing votes from the people, are telling people NOT to react to the stealing because it could jeopardize the coming referendum. Look at these guilty blackmailers!

      It was the same tactic used by Salvatore Kiir when he knew that he was not going to be elected without Dr. Riek Machar, he then used to tell people that if he was not elected, he would fall on the head of Dr. Riek.

      Is this what you are now repeating?

      No, no, no, SPLM will see lots of court cases and they deserve it because they caused it.

      My friend, many of our present leaders will NOT see 2011 unless they repent and do the right thing. Mark my words. God is watching and will execute his judgement on them sooner than later........

    • 26 April 2010 06:40, by Dinka Boy


      I agree with you my brother.

      The Riek Family want another blood shed in Unity State and that is why she make up many accuses base on the election. The truth goes, someone who make loud noise always aloser,and this has been proved.

      She want fight in the State but like the what had happened( three people died already) because of her saying that her election were rigged,but who was there during the counting of vote?

      Aleader can not work with something that the ear hear,only the leader works with apparent issues with evidence,but who is she to cause the problem? I She is like those who die innocently for no reason. Now, it’s clear that Taban Deng win the election by vote and pure evidence while he has been patience for the result.

      Aleader ( real leader) has the following: Patience, self- awareness, self confident, sympathy, and Empathy.

      But i didn,t see the above characteristics from Angelina,but i saw them with Taban Deng during the election and the waiting of results. The only thing that she can do if she is aleader is to wait for another term instead of her spoiling her reputation.

      The complianed will not help her and that is why people like Gorge Athor are quite now and take the losing side and that is democracy. She want bloodshed in Unity State but that will not help her leadership skills.

  • 26 April 2010 06:10, by Gatwech

    Dear readers,

    SPLM will soon face too many court cases to handle as a result of their deliberate action to rig or inflate results which were already counted. They became to realize in the last day that all their candidates lost to the ever popular independent candidates in most of the states of South Sudan.

    How come their candidates suddenly became winners with such huge figures when they were publicly known to be tailing behind by far. What happened in the last day of elections? Of course figure inflation through the system of "vote grabbing."

    I have seen a uniform calculation of inflating figures involved in both Unity state and Northern Bahr el Ghazal and may be in some other states as well. Look, the SPLM candidates, Taban and Malong are given figures that double those of Mrs. Angelina and General Dau. What a calculated uniform mess!

    See what I mean here:

    Taban Deng Gai was given 130,000 against Angelina Teny’s 60,000 (doubling Angelina’s figure).

    Gen. Malong was given 160,000 against Gen. Dau’s 80,000 (doubling Dau’s figure).


    SPLM policy of inflating election results is that their candidates should be seen to have won by a doubling wide margin. What a joke, ya "vote grabbers."

    It is a very big shame and crime against the people and will NEVER be forgiven. You have lied to the dead and will haunt you!!!

    Prepare your incompetent lawyers for a wave of court cases. You deserve going to court!!!

  • 26 April 2010 06:43, by Dinka Boy


    I agree with you my brother.

    The Riek Family want another blood shed in Unity State and that is why she make up many accuses base on the election. The truth goes, someone who make loud noise always aloser,and this has been proved.

    She want fight in the State but like the what had happened( three people died already) because of her saying that her election were rigged,but who was there during the counting of vote?

    Aleader can not work with something that the ear hear,only the leader works with apparent issues with evidence,but who is she to cause the problem? I She is like those who die innocently for no reason. Now, it’s clear that Taban Deng win the election by vote and pure evidence while he has been patience for the result.

    Aleader ( real leader) has the following: Patience, self- awareness, self confident, sympathy, and Empathy.

    But i didn,t see the above characteristics from Angelina,but i saw them with Taban Deng during the election and the waiting of results. The only thing that she can do if she is aleader is to wait for another term instead of her spoiling her reputation.

    The complianed will not help her and that is why people like Gorge Athor are quite now and take the losing side and that is democracy. She want bloodshed in Unity State but that will not help her leadership skills.

  • 26 April 2010 06:49, by Dinka Boy


    Dear South Sudanese, can all of you read this quote from Nyawich.

    "This communist "red terror" part-time revolunary has now admitted that their shallow minded decision to boycott elections in the North has harmed the SPLM presence in the next government of northern states"

    The little murmuerer need to understand that people always write what they know intsead of things that they don,t know. Gatwech is among those fools Southerners who can not reasons base on evidences and justifications.

    He has been supporting the withdrawal of CDR Yasir Arman from the presidency race frequently but now, i don,t know what he is talking about. Your parargraphs does not make sense my dear.

    What do you means when you said that Pagan "admitted there there shallow decission to boycott election in the North harm SPLM?" You are foolish indeed and i want the entire people to ignored you because you always make no sense at all. You always want to write because you want to. How come don,t support the withdrawing of Arman at this minutes.

    This is why you are born empty and you will die empty. You have to take example from my usual arguments, have you seen my shifts or alternation base on the situation? know, because i know what iam talking about instead of jumping up and down like squrrel. I always disagree with the withdrawal of SPLM candidates in the North because this is a transition democracy in the Sudan to reached referendum base on the document signed in 2005 by both NCP and SPLM.

    You always dennied it,then why making noise at the moment my dear if you are not avery fools who have no ethics of debate at all. Indeed, you might be born in 1990s in refugees camp and that is why you know less about SPLM and their leaders,and what will take the South to the favorable side of the Nile.
    If you don,t know ,then people or the ST users are remembering what you have said since the beginning of using this site.

    You always don,t support Salva Kiir since you use this site and rather support Dr Lam Akol,but you had changed the course little bit when Salva Kiir announced in his compaingned that Dr Riek Macjar will be his running mate- you embarked liking him and you start calling combining him with riek.

    After that you start disowning Dr Lam Akol for presidency and recognized Salva. Is that the way your parent thinks or just only you? I am currious because human being admitted the truth from fales,but you i really not at all.
    Second, you had stated many times that SPLM is Dinka party,and latter dennied it when Riek was envolved in the negotaition process.

    Third, you also said that the election will be in the favor of independent after the results are announced: you convidently said it that Gorge Atho will win governorship in Jonglei, Angelian Teny in Unity State whether people like it or not. The list of lies goes—========== my friend nyawich.

    I think everything you said in the past are waste of your energy for sure because you can not justified your previous argument to help people believed your writing at all. Tell me about the truth you said in all the prose you have been jotting on this net ever since. None!

    Please i urge you to tell leadership and philosopy courses to widen your reasoning. I hope next time you don,t wander like the lost calf.

    • 26 April 2010 07:23, by Dengtaath

      I fully concured with "MJriaksdca" comment about the position of Angelina Teny in regard to the results of the Unity state election. Taban Deng who believed that he is the only bull for Nuer in Unity state deserve to be tried in the court of law, not just only to verify the election results but also about the blood of the people he killed during his bad behaviour of rigging the election.
      Taban cannot enjoy the leadership in which he robbed by force from the people. Second to that this behaviour will occur again if not corrected right now.
      Please Teny, fight to the last minute, you deserve to take this case to the court of law.

    • 26 April 2010 07:56, by kuminyandi

      Dinka Boy,

      Thanks for your well thought analogy. Gatwech and his cliques are stooges without directions, they follow their poor analogies because their reasoning is BIG ZERO.

      They would not understand what you’ve commented because they’re blind by racism toward CDR Arman.

      All his arguments against Arman are based on racial motives. They see that Mr. Arman ( a Northerner ) is a real threat to Dr. Traitor Riek Machar position in SPLM.

      Gatwech and his cliques are doomed if they think like that about the sincere and committed person such as Yassir. Mr. Arman is an SPLM Soldier and revolutionary who fought for the cause of marginalised people in Sudan.

      Mr. Arman is not looking for position in SPLM. Whatever SPLM leadership delegated him to do, he would do it without questions asked.

      Unlike the Traitor, who always looking for positions within SPLM by creating conflicts after conflicts amongst SPLM members.

      Mr. Traitor tainted and tarnished records are proofs for his barbaric and immature behaviors. History will forgive and forget this stooge forever. So Gatwech, quit using racism against Mr. Arman, and refrained from your flip flopping attitude. Thanks


      • 26 April 2010 13:53, by sunny

        Dear readers,

        1. Do you believe that SPLM is maintaining a status quo in southern sudan?
        2. do you think there is a democracy in southern sudan?
        3. do you think Kiir is a peace loving leader who cares for right to life of his people?

        look at what Kiir said during his campaign in Unity state:
        1. I am a tigger. if I fail, I will go back to the bush
        2. SPLA will pass by all mean (use of arms)

        After he(kiir) was aware of Taban being a fail governor, he threatened the state electoral committee that it will be impossible for taban to fail and let it not happen. This resulted into the rigging of results.


  • 26 April 2010 18:33, by Controller

    To Queen Angelina Teny
    I agreed with you, Never accept that stupid electoral result, nor recognize him as new elected governor.Taban Deng Gai is the election thief.Wi will imppeach him out from the very soon,one way or another.For information stupid coward Dinkas commentators,

  • 26 April 2010 20:29, by Controller

    To Queen Angelina Teny
    Dom,t worry we will get you back very soon, one way or another.I urged you not to accept that stupid electoral results nor to recognize him as a new governor. We will him impeach out from the office very soon.

    For your information stupid Dinkas commentators, Taban Deng Gai will never be a Dinka he will fuck you all. Whatever, he will do will benefits only Nuer.

    You got that stupids coward Dinka as whole. Your time is approaching to quarantine all of you.

    You will not just hear it but you will see it by your naked eyes like 1991, with that ugly cultural mark that look like chicken legs on frontal lobe.
    Get ready Dinkas before I come.

    Now I know the reason why you are supporting the son of man(Gat Raan)who burned down your home 1991, is because all Dinkas women and girls especially Nyadeng and Salva wives and daughters were Taban Deng girlfriends when Taban Deng was a head of the United Nation in Ethiopia.
    Governor Taban Deng Gai will fuck all of you Dinkas.That is another way of Nuer fighting. One will fuck and the others will kill you untill you all finish,unless you are converted to be Nuer.


    • 26 April 2010 23:03, by R. TOOL

      Mr. Controller,

      Take it easy, you are going to have a heart attack. Politics is a dirty business, you need to develop a thick skin. Getting too emotional will get you no were, and you will never win with that kind of (profanity) language.

  • 27 April 2010 15:33, by Wiyual Wech Puk D. Payol.

    Angelina,must accept the results as the ruling party SPLM has did to many states in southern sudan for their candidates to win the election.

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