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Sudanese army carry out attack in Raja, 32 kill, SPLA claim


January 2, 2013 (WAU/JUBA) - The South Sudanese border state of Western Bahr el Ghazal on Wednesday accused the army of neighbouring Sudan of carrying out air and ground attacks against Raja County, overrunning a military base and killing a significant number of soldiers and civilians, authorities and residents have said.

A policeman walks past the smouldering remains of a market in Rubkona near Bentiu in South Sudan Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Onyiego)

Speaking on condition of anonymity multiple military sources told Sudan Tribune that at least 32 soldiers, were killed in the attack, while many others were wounded.

“It is a tragedy. A lot of our forces are still missing", a military source who had returned from the scene on Wednesday told Sudan Tribune from Raja County.

The Sudanese army attacked while the SPLA were conducting a parade, he said, adding that the commanding officer had been killed. "So far we were able to count 32 people excluding civilians," said the SPLA source.

The Governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Rizik Zachariah Hassan, did not give casualty figures when he spoke to the press in Wau on Wednesday but said it was a “well coordinated attack" by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on the positions of the South Sudanese army (SPLA) in Kitkit, which is situated 119 kilometers north of Raja town.

"An unjust war is being imposed on us one more time. Everything has already been said about this war of aggression by Sudan. Our love for peace is being exploited and the international community is silent”, the visibly upset Governor, who comes from Raja County, told the press on Wednesday.

Governor Hassan said that he was still waiting for a “comprehensive security report” from the SPLA fifth division commander in the area, Major General Chol Thon.

The attacks came two days before the two presidents, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan, are scheduled to meet in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Friday to revive the implementation of the cooperation agreements between the two nations.

In Juba, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit announced the attack but did not provide details, only saying that "the attackers" had been repulsed by the SPLA, adding that Sudanese government will not succeed in its attempts to occupy contested border areas before the scheduled Presidential summit on Friday.

"What does Bashir want to achieve with this provocation at the time we are supposed to meet in Addis Ababa on Friday 4th?", he asked.

Kiir made the remarks while addressing different levels of government officials and senior military officers, including Chief of General Staff, General James Hoth Mai at the presidential palace in Juba.

"It is unfortunate to inform you that Sudanese Armed Forces have attacked SPLA positions in Raja County, Western Bahr el Ghazal today. Their Antonov are still carrying out aerial bombardment as I am talking to you," Kiir said in a televised statement by the state-owned South Sudan Television (SSTV) on Wednesday.

South Sudan’s claims come only a day after it was announced the Kiir would meet his Sudanese counterpart in Ethiopia to discuss the remaining issues pertaining to South Sudan’s secession from the north in July 2011.

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, visited both capitals before the New Year to try and revive the peace process and post-partition negotiations on oil, border demarcation, contested areas, citizenship and other issues.

The two sides almost returned to full-scale war in April last year, when the SPLA took control of Heglig/Panthou - a key contested oil area - after accusing SAF of carrying out aerial and ground attacks on Unity State.

With mediation from the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) and under the threat of sanctions from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the two sides signed a deal in September last year covering numerous issues. The deal did not, however, address the status of contested areas such as Abyei and Kafia Kingi, which is claimed by South Sudan as part of Western Bahr el Ghazal State and Sudan as part of its western Darfur region.

In his New Year’s Eve message, President Kiir said he was ordering South Sudan’s army to pull back from the tense border as a sign of good will to implement the security elements of the deal reached in Addis Ababa on 27 September, which included the demilitarization of their common border.

Both countries, agreed to withdraw their troops 10 kilometers from either side of the border, and for the buffer zone to be monitored by the United Nations peacekeeping forces (UNISFA) working in Abyei and a joint force from the northern and southern armies.

However, the security arrangements of the deal have not yet been implemented, with Khartoum demanding that South Sudan disarms its former comrades who have been fighting the government in South Kordofan and Blue Nile since 2011, as a precondition for the full implementation of the other aspects of the deal.

Khartoum also demanded that the buffer zone be extended to include South Sudan’s border with the Sudanese states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan in order to prevent the Sudanese rebels operating in the two states from crossing into South Sudan or using the young nation as a resupply route.

President Kiir, has previously said Sudan’s demands "will not happen", describing them as practically “impossible".

“They want to take the contested areas so that [Bashir] talks with [a] position of strength when we meet. They will not manage. Their ground attacks have been repulsed. [The] SPLA is capable of defending this country”, Kiir told members of his government on Wednesday.

On Sunday, South Sudan’s information minister, Barnaba Marial said the Sudanese military was "amassing troops" at the border ahead of the Kiir-Bashir meeting. If the Addis Ababa meeting still goes ahead, it will be the first time the two heads of state have met since they signed the September Cooperation Agreement and only the third time in the 18 months since Bashir attended South Sudan’s independence declaration in Juba on 9 July 2011.

Brigadier General, Malaak Ayuen Ajook, the head of the SPLA’s information and public relations department, also announced the attack in a televised statement, explaining that the SPLA has been closely monitoring the situation and had alerted the public of the movement of Sudanese troops along the border areas.

"The Sudanese government is amassing and moving troops with heavy weapons along the border towards South Sudan. The intention of this movement is the attack of today on the SPLA positions in Kitkit which is an area under Raja County. They carried out ground and air attack. And while the SPLA was engaging them, they carried out an attack in another village, killing and abducting innocent civilians, most of whom are women and children”, Malaak said in a statement.

The senior military officer said Wednesday’s attack followed a clash with the Sudanese Armed Forces - aided by the paramilitary Popular Defense Forces (PDF) and armed tribesmen on horseback - on Saturday 29 December in the Sirmalaka area of Raja County.

South Sudan has also claimed that, at least five people were killed by SAF air and ground attacks on a contested border area between Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Sudan’s western Darfur region on 26 December.

The Sudanese army has denied attacking the Kiir Adem area of Mile 14, but admitted that clashes occurred between the SPLA and Al-Rizigat tribesmen in the disputed region.

Khartoum routinely denies bombing southern territory often blaming tribal clashes or saying that it only attacks rebels moving across the border into Sudan from South Sudan. Juba, also denies hosting or aiding Sudanese rebels and, conversely, accuses Sudan of supporting rebels in its territory.

The inclusion of Mile 14 in the proposed buffer zone three months ago has proven extremely controversial in South Sudan, with Northern Bahr el Ghazal politicians and citizens denying the ownership area is contested.

Despite the recent border clashes and claims that the Sudanese military was moving troops and equipment towards the border, South Sudan was "taken aback" by the news of the attack, according to Emmanuel Lowila, the minister in the office of South Sudan’s presidency.

Lowila said that Juba had not expected the attack due to President Bashir’s New Year’s message that he will not only work to promote relations with his country but that he will provide "necessary support".

"We were surprised by this development. We thought Sudanese president Bashir had given a speech in which he said he actually worked for independence of this country and will work again to promote only better relations with us but he will work hard to provide necessary support. Why all of a sudden the Sudanese Armed Forces under his command staged this deadly attack?", asked minister Lowila.


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  • 3 January 2013 08:20, by Jalaby

    Stop crying all the time baby!
    Just hand over Al-Hilo to us and we will stop it, why offering them a safe haven?!

    • 3 January 2013 08:26, by Deng II

      Islim religion is not a God but devil to Africa people.I wish I kill all those who believe in Islim devil religion in South Sudan. Mohammed was gay man not a God

      • 3 January 2013 08:36, by Jalaby

        Then go and kill:Senegalese, Mali people, Nigerians, Niger people,Somalians, Djiboutians, Chadians, Comoros people, etc all those people are black Africans Muslims countries and embraced Islam by their own nobody sent them a single solider! Go and kill them all you poor minded!

        • 3 January 2013 08:52, by Deng II

          I wish they won’t believe in Devil religion, but they been oriented long time ago when devil came in. But South Sudanese just beieve in 19th. And I wish we don,t to follows devil religion coming from Man so called Mohammed.

          • 3 January 2013 09:05, by Deng II

            we don’t need to believe in terrist religion that feed on other people things.We Africa people never bring terrist religion to Arab people. Arab came to our lands by killing people, slavering them, oriented them with a devil or terrist religion in order to rule them and that is what happening in a Countries you talking about. There are death always in Countries with a Majority Muslim

            • 3 January 2013 09:30, by Deng II

              According to hsitory passedby from my grand grand parents, when Arab came in they start kidnapping children and captured adults people in fought. Then, our people didnot have proper tools of fighting b/c people though there are no other people then themselves and their animals. It is like there were still white people who don’t know there are a black people in of world recently of 19th.

              • 3 January 2013 14:48, by EES Kingmaker

                Deng II,
                Have my cap off. Islamic expansion is an assortment of all evils. Plunder, abduction, manipulation, material inducement, forced marriages, violent attacks and above all the conquest of infidel lands to settle their desert hordes. All these underlie spread of Islam to all parts of the globe in 6th century and the years that followed.

            • 3 January 2013 09:31, by Deng II

              According to hsitory passedby from my grand grand parents, when Arab came in they start kidnapping children and captured adults people in fought. Then, our people didnot have proper tools of fighting b/c people though there are no other people then themselves and their animals. It is like there were still white people who don’t know there are a black people in of world recently of 19th.

              • 3 January 2013 11:01, by Jalaby

                Deng II,
                Man, you’re so .. so ignorant and illiterate too! Go and read history first and before vomiting your nonsense here!
                You’ve to know that Africa is the first continent in our planet to embrace Islam even before Arab in Arab Peninsula embraced it but fought very hard to stop it before it goes out of control and at that time

                • 3 January 2013 11:10, by Jalaby

                  prophet Mohamed (peace upon him) asked his followers to escape the torture and torment, escape with their new religion to Africa, to Abyssinia (Ethiopia) where their King (Najashy, may allah accept his immaculate soul) and he is fair and will protect you and offer you a safe haven, and that exactly what happened, and king Najashy converted to Islam from Christianity

                  • 3 January 2013 11:18, by Jalaby

                    and Islam entered Africa from Abyssinia even before Arab in Peninsula accept it!
                    What are you talking about you poor minded man!
                    Africans people don’t have this hatred to Arab in your heart, you’ve to know that north Nigeria where muslims are majority added Arabic language to their schools syllabus to study by their own because it’s the language of Qura’n!

                    • 3 January 2013 14:27, by Lula

                      @ Jalaby
                      you like taking too much; but have no ideas of wht is happening here, liar arabs too much talk is why your big fool Basher has to go under throat surgery, short up ur month you telling nonsense.

                • 3 January 2013 20:18, by Deng II

                  You read the following information so that you can understand how long Arab people came to Africa to carrying out slave trade and preach craps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afro_Iraqis

                  • 3 January 2013 20:27, by Deng II

                    Do you know the people called Zanj history in Basra Iraq.

                • 3 January 2013 20:48, by Peacocktail

                  NEWS UPDATES: KORDUFAN
                  Kordofan — The Justice and Equality Movement integrated in the Sudan Revolutionary Front announced on Thursday 3 January 2013, taking control of the areas of Jerhaman, Tom Bashara, Al Zarankh, Dardoug, Faqr, Andharab and Obeid, in a widespread campaign in Kordofan.
                  The movement’s deputy leader, Mohamed Al Beleil Issa Zayyed, praise the SRF for victory against NCP Criminal.

        • 3 January 2013 11:03, by Logic

          Dirty jalabia
          Hahahaha... you’ll never get this heroic leader (Al-Hilu) alive, you must be mad, you inbreed camel riding desert retard! lol.. When you grow some balls, maybe then you can attempt touching this renowned freedom fighter! gal Al-Hilu gal... loooooool!

          • 3 January 2013 12:27, by Jalaby

            Mr. No Logic,
            Well, that proves Al-Hilo is so valuable agent to the south,he is working under a direction of foreign country against his own people and pledged to destroy them!
            I’m telling you,SPLA/M are nothing but thieves and thieves have no ethical values or principles they only believe in money & dollar, now they’re put at the

            • 3 January 2013 12:34, by Jalaby

              corner,their economy is collapsing, rebel is expanding, running out of money and missing the help of US & the west, it’s just a matter of time till they put a red hot spicy pepper in Al-Hilo ass and ask him to depart and leave them alone because they’re thieves and thieves have no ethics or principle but only look for their interest!

              • 3 January 2013 12:56, by Jalaby

                I suggest you to find him a safe haven and allow him to live with you at your home in the west where you live now and somehow put him in the welfare and cheat the government and eat their money the same way you’re doing now Mr. No Logic .. Ya Baid (eggs). LOOOOOL

            • 3 January 2013 14:16, by Logic

              Dirty Jalabia
              Tell that N. Sudanese dog to stop barking... pleeeeeeeze! Pussycat SAF never got Khalil Ibrahim, it was their foreign supporters, either Russian or Iranian pilots. Al-Hilu is more man than your entire SAF put together, camel riding desert retards...hahahahaha! He should get off his UK welfare before attempting his luck at politics, inbreed retard.

          • 3 January 2013 13:32, by Northern Sudanese

            No Logic
            we got his brother traitor Khalil before, we will get him too!

        • 3 January 2013 16:56, by Peacocktail

          Jallaba is lying, Fartit shall never join rebelion in the South Sudan. they have beautiful capital and life is good there.SAF must be taught by SPLA this time, Our Soldiers need to be maximium alert from devils in Khartuom. They Love Blood and drink Devil Blood. Our President should be cautious of the agreement, they agreement that kills is not what tooks us to th bush. No Peace with Khartuom NOW.

        • 3 January 2013 18:13, by Peacocktail


        • 3 January 2013 19:41, by Ayom Ayom

          Who, who is crying,you are a lair

        • 3 January 2013 20:47, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

          Jalaba@ all those countries you mention are sick in their mind. Islamic brianscan them to death,even they see themselves as Arab. So time will turn the back African ideology.

      • 3 January 2013 08:59, by LL Reuben

        Bashier is not interested in these negotiations, he would rather prolong them in hope of seeing the Republic of South Sudan collapse, which is pure delusion from an illiterate man. However the ’death-deserving Saps’, as Rommel refer them as do really deserve death with thier absurd slogan of ’No War’. The country is under imminent attack day and night, but the eggheads don’t think otherwise.

      • 3 January 2013 13:30, by Paul Ongee

        I don’t see the reasons why some people are panicking or excited like Jalaby who knows nothing about war and the strategic plan of the National Criminal Party (NCP). NCP believes that illegal occupation of contested areas will discourage or force Juba to abandon the scheduled meeting in Addis Ababa this Friday to prove that Juba is not serious about peace. If Juba captures lifeline of..

        • 3 January 2013 13:31, by Paul Ongee

          Khartoum now, the whole world gets crazy and begs it to withdraw for the sake of peace.

          • 3 January 2013 13:32, by Paul Ongee

            We need to realize that all disputed areas with Arabized names will remain to be part and parcel of South Sudan. SPLA/M has been and will be gaining the upper hand when it comes to strike-and-talk strategy because the timing and the objective of getting Abyei or other post-independence issues resolved and the borders demarcated peacefully are on the side of Juba whether today, tomorrow or 2014.

            • 3 January 2013 13:32, by Paul Ongee

              NCP cannot afford another war without oil money from South Sudan or consistent support from their friends in the Middle East because it is already fragmented economically, socially, bigotedly, politically and militarily. NCP is simply appealing to its own small blinded audience, but not to the national, regional, continental or international audience.

              • 3 January 2013 13:33, by Paul Ongee

                We don’t need to be emotional about this absurd, provocative military behavior of SAF. Ask yourself this simple question “who is likely to go at any rate, Juba or Khartoum, NCP or SPLM?” Almost every finger points at Khartoum and its NCP based on its record of military aggression, war crimes, poor implementation of CPA faithfully during the interim period, using delay tactics, reluctance to...

                • 3 January 2013 13:34, by Paul Ongee

                  resolve post-independence issues and continued negotiations that keep draining resources of national, regional and international bodies.

              • 3 January 2013 14:42, by Northern Sudanese

                Paul Ongee
                We have wiped your butts out of Heglig without oil, we invaded Abyei without oil, we are currently kicking you without oil and we spent 40 years chasing you in the bushes without oil. is that enough? LMAO!!!

                • 3 January 2013 14:59, by EES Kingmaker

                  Northern Sudanese
                  Stop being so hypocritical. Why did the last two wars drag long? It is because of Arab greed to grab South Sudan and its resources, including oil. You are telling us so becuase you failed miserably to use force. This time, we have two choices. First respect international law and you survive our invasion. Second we continue negotiation as a civilized nation is expected to behave.

                  • 3 January 2013 16:50, by Northern Sudanese

                    EES Kingmaker
                    don’t you be so foolish.why the war lasted so long? i told you, we have been chasing you for 40 years.whenever we destroy your position, you either hide in neighboring countries or capture another village. there is nothing like stealing south sudan resources, other than oil south sudan got nothing and it only had oil since the late 90’s.
                    invasion? come and invade if you can!

                • 4 January 2013 07:25, by Paul Ongee

                  Northern Sudanese,
                  You know nothing about the war. Believe me or not. Let those who experienced it during the 21 years explain it to you girl. Nobody would want to return to face SPLA anymore. The new recruits like you will experience it soon. Never make mistake to call it Heglig; it’s called Panthou before your parent set foot in Sudan and will remain Panthou.

                  • 4 January 2013 07:38, by Paul Ongee

                    Northern Sudanese,
                    Remember that Khartoum lost South Sudan with all its resources for good. Khartoum will never control it anymore. We southerners understand how separation was and still so painful to the Islamic-based regime in Khartoum who knows nothing about the value of freedom, cultural diversity, justice and equality....

                    • 4 January 2013 07:46, by Paul Ongee

                      There is no reason to get mad about it girl. July 9th, 2011 was a historic day for freedom lovers. It’s similar to 1/1/1956 when Muslims in Khartoum were more excited than the colonialists who oppressed Khartoum in one way or another. Military provocation will NEVER help you out but LEARN how to get over it. It’s a new chapter of history.

                      • 4 January 2013 07:57, by Paul Ongee

                        The resource-starved Khartoum needs to get back Halayib Triangle which is full of different kinds of minerals by praying Allah Khbar only instead of provoking Egyptians government militarily. If Khartoum cannot get back its own land from Egypt, how can it occupy "disputed areas" that historically belong to South Sudan?

      • 10 October 2013 10:34, by negruvoda

        These kind of attacks should stop and the Government should do something for this purpose. The local police gathers every day guns from Mossberg shotguns to huge rifles from the citizens. This behavior is not normal.

    • 3 January 2013 08:30, by Lango2010

      ALL STIPUD AND LUNATIC ARABS. THERE IS NOTHING GOOD IN YOU IDOL WORSHIP YOU HAVE NO IMAGE OF God IN YOU. you attack us during christmas and now at the beginning of now year.
      you preach lie to the world always
      hell to you.
      no peace with arabs
      no peace deal with any shit bastard

      • 3 January 2013 08:39, by Lango2010

        it is true now. Jewish Ally predict it last time, ’i am ready to meet with anytime and where by bashir" wasn’t meant for peace deal.
        why do we wait to be attack always, thinking the world will have favour on us.
        peace deal must be rule out.
        war has already started and will continue unless bashir is gone.

    • 3 January 2013 08:31, by Jeti

      OMG president of the Republic of South Sudan is sleeping and his country is under external attack!!! Let’s keep our fingers-legs crossed, maybe, he will do something when he wakes up from sleep.

    • 3 January 2013 08:33, by DeltaBravo

      To bitch jallaba
      just wait and you will cry soon. if that is the only way we can be neighbor. Why SAF run back if they are really brave enough to fight the real fighters.

    • 3 January 2013 09:10, by bakuluk

      jalaby you are Khartoum graduate who have A in lied, threaten,and specialist in karan cramming, Southern have no fear of Enemies who attack them.they afraid of friend who flatter them.Bashir often looking for war.but this time, both Country will have bloody nose and refuge will be scatter any where,mark that.

    • 3 January 2013 10:14, by Ayom Ayom

      SLM, SRF and SPLA North will revenge this tack on behave of SPLA,about two days to come they will capture more towns from SAF

    • 3 January 2013 10:57, by Bilpam Land & Itang are Roots of South Sudan.

      hey Jalaby stupid how are waste Dog are not crying about you poolishing people. we will funishing you brother , Northern Sudan will eating the dung of Dogs.

    • 3 January 2013 12:07, by Kenyang

      I totally agree, South Sudanese should stop crying instead burry their deads and join Kiir Mayar whose head is in the sand and ass up and wait whose ass would be hit by next SAF bullet. Give no mercy! You handedly deserve not Al-hilu but another coward, Salva Kiir because Khartoum, a home of cowards & stupids deserves such a man.

    • 3 January 2013 12:34, by Badi Malawi

      wat fucking are you talking about ,spla will fuck all de saf .

    • 3 January 2013 21:03, by Kalo

      Jalaba and Northern Sudan,Please if you need Alhilo,come and get him in Nuba Mountains,we will show you how to run like your weak SAF Who ran and left 9 tanks in Daldoko, disappeared in the bush of Jau up to now,criminal Albashir failed to come and prayed in Kauda,defend minster ran from the shelling in Kadugli,the NCP idiot crashed and died in Tolodi.

    • 4 January 2013 06:16, by Kur William

      what a horrible news but it will be example to South Sudan armies that our commons enemies are still pursuing us to rob our land but won’t be happen,please SPLA be vigilant to fight for our all territory if current SPLA soldiers cann’t contain Northern Army agression students can leave school and joins army in order to protect our country from being taken.William.

  • 3 January 2013 08:21, by Deng II

    we are going to withdraw Bashit why killing us and we are surrender to u

    • 3 January 2013 11:10, by Logic

      Why are S. Sudanese officials so naive? don’t be surprised when those so called desert inbreeds, fake Arab ruling elite dishonor their promises, its their way of life!
      Instead of wasting money, defend yourself. Its pathetic that one cries whilst knowing they’re the cause of their misery. SAF are pussycats dressed up in military attire, they have no morals or cause, blinded by fundamentalism.

      • 3 January 2013 13:02, by Jalaby

        Mr. No Logic,
        Now you proved to us that you’re big jonobean agent, big "Maras" unfortunately, you’ve no room with us anymore, go and live with Jonobean in that jungle and enjoy the secularism and you will find many "churches" too, cattle raiding and money theft during the daylight! Just go!

        • 3 January 2013 14:12, by Logic

          Hahahahaha... now I’ve got dumb & dumber trying to come at me! Dirty Jalabia, tell your N. Sudanese dog to stop barking, most of SAF during the 90’s didn’t even come from your desert, tell him to go sleep with his sister or something, inbreed Arab-wana-be retard. You Jalabia are the biggest "M3aras" for the sad excuse of Islamists in Khartoum, you CANNOT decide who lives where. lol

        • 3 January 2013 16:38, by panchol

          jalaby or jalabyia wua Tof...
          Hahahahahaha hohohoho lol! you were braved when you were with
          3. Nuba
          4.South Blue Nile.
          5.And other Marginalized Communities of Sudan. But now SAF is growing weaker and weaker. Lol! why do strong army ran like rats. hahalol!

          • 3 January 2013 16:53, by Northern Sudanese

            there is nothing like marginalized region, just 2 days ago blue nile state opened the longest dam in the world and the highest electricity producing dam in sudan with 1,800MW . roads and infrastructure being built in Darfur, marginalized people are only in south sudan!

      • 3 January 2013 13:36, by Northern Sudanese

        logic bitch
        pyssucats right? then why didn’t you black whores kick these pussycats out of Abyei? how did these pyssycats wipe your butts out of Heglig? how did these pussycats make you feel safer on the Ugandan border in the 90’s?
        don’t chat shit, SAF would wipe your poor butts anytime!

  • 3 January 2013 08:26, by Sundayw

    The South Sudan Army (SPLA) will undoubtedly respond to this wanton aggression. It is unfortunate that president Kiir is unilaterally withdrawing SPLA forces from their position along the border. What good will that do if the SAF will simply attack at will? The best thing to do is declare all-out hostilities along the border and make Bashir suffer. NCP regime does not respond to peace.

    • 3 January 2013 08:35, by Lotodo Awino Odug

      God have mercy on us under this administration,I hope withdrawal goes as schedule by Kong Nyuon.what great leaders we have?

    • 3 January 2013 12:39, by Kenyang

      Those of 1991 who unjustly created a revolution within revolution should stop sucking tail now, it’s reap time to salvage South Sudan and bring in a nationalist who will draw a line on sand against Khartoum reoccupation of South Sudan. These territories are easily taken now but will cost thousands if not million lives later or are gone forever.

  • 3 January 2013 08:34, by ngomrom

    You are bitting the war drum which you don’nt know how to dance it, wait for the retaliation, Mr president this a call to suspend the talk let go for war and stop slow death of our people

    • 3 January 2013 08:58, by pabaak

      Now the president will rethinks his ordered of withdrawal of our troops from border areas, even Abyei administration is nothing of necessity at this time, the meeting of Addisababa is nothing more than a show up, why are we so committed to peace while the regime continuing with his plan of killing our people every time and then? they should pay back soon.

  • 3 January 2013 08:45, by Jalaby

    To Jonobean,
    I just got new information on this attack and I would like to share it with you, this attack wasn’t conducted by SAF but by the new rebel in Western Bahr el Ghazal, the Fartit rebel, this is a direct revenge for what happened to them recently after SPLA killed them randomly!
    Be honest,I can’t confirm it!

    • 3 January 2013 09:20, by zulu

      Miss. Jalabya
      Just how stupid you folks think and talk. Antonov with the rebels of South Sudan? Damn! We now know who is supporting these rebels using Sudanese war planes like Antonov and Migs.
      We will retaliate heavily as you will see in the coming few days. We can act like foxes to. I assure you, Miss Jalaby

      • 3 January 2013 13:39, by Northern Sudanese

        zulu whore
        I can assure you whore, that it won’t be hard to wipe your dark butts out the same way we wiped them out of Heglig. if there is no agreement over Abyei, then nothing stops us from taking it again. and if you keep supporting Hilu & Agar, nothing prevents us from wiping yours and theirs butts inside your shithole just like this one!

        • 3 January 2013 14:25, by Logic

          Brother Zulu, never mind this inbred N.Sudanese retard, he’s better at molesting his sister than debating politics. He lives comfortably on welfare in the UK but speaks as if he’s tasted war... poor child! He’s been abused about his dark skin all his life, he’s now mentally retarded to the point of hating his own skin. Dumb retarded desert inbreed. hahahahaha

          • 3 January 2013 14:52, by Northern Sudanese

            hahahahaha welfare UK???hahahah in your dreams you son of a bitch :D i don’t moles girls, but i do make bitches like you suck my dick! i love my color i am mixed, but i hate whores like you :D
            Dumb retarded? and you such an intelligent cow raider? don’t waste your time and get your food from the UN helicopter before its shot down by the dark cowboy, yo dark bold prostitute mama is hungry!!

            • 3 January 2013 16:42, by Nyakuzuny

              Northern Sudanese brother be Understanding the world , we are the people of the world ,don’t mention this attack on Jaja is very easy brother , Nonsence Arabs you waiting for what will happening in this month , you will look like dogs in Khartoum stupid Arabs , we are strong Nation brother don’t killing your time for writting nonsence words let you find your place were are you running from?

              • 3 January 2013 16:56, by Northern Sudanese

                brother the only one who’s speaking nonsense is you, you know very well that you are no match for us, you are still the old guerilla army. Abyei and Heglig are good examples. strong nation? you mean cattle raids state??? loool strong nation my ass, its a nation with the highest illiteracy rate in the world!

        • 3 January 2013 17:01, by panchol

          Northern koth amoke.
          No one in the South will give you any of SRF commanders! lick my dick as lilipop ok? choose any option that you think so much will be the best for two sudans. The options are as follows:
          You will do nothing to us. we are young but with passer growing teeth my friend. Hahahahahaha!

          • 3 January 2013 17:21, by Northern Sudanese

            hahahhaa you try to speak arabic but take my advice, you can’t speak and on the same time suck my dick, ok? because i can’t understand you hahahahaa
            anyway, if you don’t hand them over then there is no peace! you will remain getting bombed and terrorized by the rizigat tribesmen!
            of course we can’t do anything to you lool, your so strong hahahashahahah

    • 3 January 2013 09:23, by bakuluk

      you are dummy Khartoum graduate,lie lie when did you came from sudia jalaby.

  • 3 January 2013 08:53, by dinkdong

    Remember, there’s never gonna be peace between these countries.

  • 3 January 2013 08:59, by George Bol

    S.Sudan is looking for peace while Sudan for war. There is going to be no peace in this situation. Salva Kiir must declare war with Jallaba and leave the yearning for pipline. Too bad we have leader that do not know how to response to situation but busy running after devil. If someone slap you once,then the second is an absolute fight because he/she will not deny it any more. Too bad!

  • 3 January 2013 09:30, by 4Justice

    Salva & James Hoth, you can’t even afford a single JetFighter since 2005? what is wrong with you?

    A Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile defense system cost only $2 to $3 million each! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIM-104_Patriot. Even without oil revenue,can’t South Sudan afford just one PAC-3 Missle defense system? why?

    • 3 January 2013 20:01, by Mapuor

      Dear 4Justice
      Hoth Mai is the one to blame not Kiir.Kiir gave out 60% of South Sudan budget to the army but Hoth distributed the money to his cronies thinking that he would rule the South.Hoth will end up in vain.Nyagaat.

  • 3 January 2013 09:41, by Makunon

    Nonsense, how many towns were lost to SPLA gallants forces during the war by Bashir himself. Let Kiir capture one of the town before they meet as revenge.

    • 3 January 2013 10:43, by daniell

      Bashir knows one day Southern and Northern Sudan will go to complete war so it worths fighting technically a long side peace deal.It seem like he is there for negatiation while attacking Southern Sudanese.It is time for president Kiir Mayardit to response in kind.His word of Rss does understand bullet not negotiation mean nothing to him.

    • 3 January 2013 13:44, by Northern Sudanese

      but all of them were recaptured during the war, right? and all those towns were located ’’inside’’ south sudan, right? and 4 years before CPA was signed, your HQ’s were on the ugandan border, right? and you never ever reached Juba, right?
      if you come again, nothing prevents us from wiping your butts again like in Heglig!

  • 3 January 2013 10:14, by master

    kiir said he could’t disarm spla/north
    we will do this mission
    spla ran away

    • 3 January 2013 12:02, by zulu

      SPLA ran away but rebels capture garrisons, shooting down an Antonov,killing 400 SAF in KD and BN also Darfur region.

      • 3 January 2013 13:48, by Northern Sudanese

        zulu whore
        who are you fooling? where is the evidence for that shot down antinov? they said they will show pictures in hours where are they? they are just liers like SPLA who said they shot down a mig 29, you are all liers. when did they kill 400 SAF? where is the evidence?
        all they say is nonsense just like you bitch!

        • 3 January 2013 14:47, by Badi Malawi

          North sudan,
          let us wait de outcome of this summit if ur unfertile lame man call bulshit abu jalabia dishonoured it then ur fuck mother will be ze first to hear the reaction .

          • 3 January 2013 15:00, by Northern Sudanese

            Badi Malawi
            how many outcomes do we need to see or wait for? its no difference anyway, whatever that cowboy says is a lie! don’t speak big because yo bold headed mama wouldn’t save you when we get into your shithole.

            • 3 January 2013 15:44, by Badi Malawi

              North sudan,
              if u are man let us meet in frontline ,believe mi or not see some breaking news otherwise let this sumit end with out sth ,even saf de know who is spla?

              • 3 January 2013 17:02, by Northern Sudanese

                Badi Malawi
                Bravery is in my blood, it were my ancestors that created Nubia and that defeated the pharaoh of egypt and invade parts of the middle east. it were my granfathers who defeated the ottomans and got them out of The Sudan, it were my grandfathers who defeated the ethiopians and killed their kings, it were my grandfathers who said no to colonization and fought the british empire

                • 3 January 2013 17:05, by Northern Sudanese

                  and ended up losing their lives. as you can see, our history is rich. my grandfathers did all this when yours were chasing cows in the jungles naked.
                  you think your low life scares me? i will go to the front line and enslave you the same way my ancestors enslaved yours!

        • 3 January 2013 15:26, by Badi Malawi

          BREAKING NEWS :
          According to de emergency announcement issued out this evening from ze spla general office is warning all civilian in khartoum to evacuate becoz there will be serious attack dat will be launches in omdurman -organises forces are :
          spla, israel, slm, jem ,spla-n. Citizens leave de town!
          For info:log on to redarmyss@hotmail.com

    • 3 January 2013 17:27, by panchol

      who had run away yesterday like rats in kitkit which is located 197 km North of Raja county? hohohoho! Hahahahahaha!l.
      who had run away three days ago in Kiir Adem. of Awiel North county of Northern Bhar. El Gazel. like rats leaving rest rotten inside South Sudan. Hahahahahaha! lol!

  • 3 January 2013 10:35, by jwok

    I think we as South Sudanese are too committed to the Addis Ababa agreement , and Sudan is not , we have to defend our land, let the deal go to hell , and let us defend our land and our people

  • 3 January 2013 11:03, by jwok

    if there is precondition from Khartoum for implementation of the Addis Ababa agreement why south Sudanese president want to pull the troops from the tens borders?
    Mr. president please stop this
    the implementation of addis Abab deal should be on the both sides , not only south Sudanese side

  • 3 January 2013 11:42, by Dengohide

    what a tragedy! will this nonsense of killing ever end? every time innocent civilians suffer aerial bombardment from this wicked SAF as if we are not independent, why can’t this government of Salva find a solution to all these? and if its unable, it is far better for the president to step down so that we can see some changes................ we are really tired of these cases of killings.

  • 3 January 2013 11:55, by Madiak

    Hi guys there is a say human beings learn from mistakes’ why should we not learn from ur mistakes’ and the bad thing of ur goverment they just trust in single word said by El Bashir and they refused 2 know that Bashir is a lair’ I surprised when Bashir was saying that he is ready 2 meet our president’ any where any time’ but if you want to know the truth can Bashir meet with Salva in Hague ICC?

    • 3 January 2013 12:05, by Madiak

      Logically Bashir can not meet with Kiir any where they can just meet in Adis or Juba’ but he was saying this coz he mean 2 meet with our president in battle field like what his army did in Kiir Adem on date 26/12/2012 after his speach on 25/12/2012 the same thing in his speach on 1/1/2013 and they attack SPLA positions in Raja now and has I am aware it is not going to be the last attack

      • 3 January 2013 12:18, by Madiak

        they will continue carrying more ground and air attack as before’ so I appeal 2 ur government&ur Army under G.Kiir not 2 withdraw ur troops from the contested areas’ and I am not encourging you 2 attack but 2 be alert and stay in defending position in all ur areas. I believe ur Army SPLA is strong enough o defend all the areas even if thy forced ur Army2attack I am sure thy wil conquer many areas

        • 3 January 2013 12:30, by Madiak

          ur Army is capable 2conquer many areas from Sudan even El Dein where the regime in Khartoum burnt our pple in the train Iam sure thy can reach it and other areas like Buram/ Amdafug/ Muglet (Kariga)/ Balila all this areas they can capture them but no coz of International Community whom listen to Khartoum when ever they cry. Please ur gvrnmnt get advises frm us as ur pple
          Juliano Garang Mawien

          • 3 January 2013 12:45, by master

            stop nonesense and clown and prepar your ass to be fuck

            • 4 January 2013 08:25, by Madiak

              We South Sudanese we don’t have that cuture of guy relationship like u’ whom are fucked with ur mother/sister.
              I asked you a question when did u n ur SAF became Master can you remember 2008 in Abyei do u have a single SAF leave there alive? What about Egelig(PAnthou) SPLA killed 13000 SAF+ NCP Militias n it was declared by your fucking Minister Karti’ leave the mastership to SPLA. shame on

  • 3 January 2013 12:16, by Badi Malawi

    Slapping our cheeks always will lead to everlasting war between south sudan and north, where is unsc and au ? Everyday bombing innocent civilians and unsc and au are keeping quite ,make sure dat the differences btn us and jalabi will be finished by God otherwise we are tied with such bombardment made by those satanic

  • 3 January 2013 12:33, by ngomrom

    Dear All South Sudanese
    I am calling upond our President to Condem this attack openly and to protest this act by supending any talk with Khartoum so that the international Community will know that we are not for War but we are being push for it and in the cost of depending our country the INtnal Comunity will cry that we are not listening to them be it and we have to pay back Khartoum the same

  • 3 January 2013 13:18, by Whortti Bor Manza

    Mr. President and Mr. Governor Zacharia. This is the time and moment to order your mighty SPLA to go after SAF. You are always good at unleashing brutality and utmost cruelty on the poor civilians of Wau. Go now for the really business. Soon Bashir will overan you. Late Garang was not so simple for you to step into his shoes. Do not cry foul.

    • 3 January 2013 13:42, by Gabriel KK

      Bor Manza,
      you are very right. Dr.Garang the man was very active, he prepares for peace and war at the same time and this was the reason as to why he was a special leader for 2 decades.

  • 3 January 2013 13:27, by Gabriel KK

    This should be the right time for Mr. Kiir to show his true colours or otherwise he must resign and give leadership to a person who will protect this country from these insects. our forces should stop defending and start attacking the Sudanese army as well because they are not ready and interested for peace.

    • 3 January 2013 14:07, by Costa

      Basheir is just showing his last kick as a dying horse, South Sudan is prioritizing its diplomatic approach to legitimize a wining war with Sudan. I hope UN are seeing this, we don’t want them to intervene when we will begin to chase those useless Arabs later.

  • 3 January 2013 13:55, by Muorcienggok

    South and North have tested War for 21 years but no one defeated the other,if am not wrong dialogue as the one being not implemented and docked by daily attacked on South soil brought the little peace we do enjoy together. South Sudan will continue repulse any intruder in self defense,but will not attack North Sudan,this is not because south Sudanese has no capability to teach the North a lesson.

  • 3 January 2013 14:38, by Jamjamez

    We have a problem guys! our president is not serious about protecting our land and people. He is sending a signal that he cannot fight. what the hell is wrong with Salva Kiir? Lets go to war, what good is there if our people are being bombs and kills everyday? Kiir should go if he is incapable.
    War is here, why wait to be kill with folded hands? to hell with the meeting! Sudan is weak for real!

    • 3 January 2013 15:03, by Northern Sudanese

      whatever insect rules its no difference to us, because its just the same you!if you attack us then nothing prevents us from wiping you out again like in Heglig!
      Sudan is weak right? then attack it if you got the balls!

      • 3 January 2013 16:18, by hellonearth

        listen northern shit, with Panthou it was very clear that we destroyed you rectums. you only managed to get hold of 7 i repeat 7 lost soldiers and say that you wiped us out. i know with talking you are good but we will meet again and your mothers will make thousands of tents out side their houses. i know you are flexing but laters you will cry you homo.

        • 3 January 2013 17:11, by Northern Sudanese

          Seven??? are you fooling me or yourself? dude we sprayed over 1,200 south sudanese insects in Heglig! you destroyed that field? that field is rebuilt and with that Addis deal your cowboy is gonna pay the compensation!
          hahahaha maing tents? you mean like yo bold headed mama made one when we took over Abyei? in your dreams dude! 7? hahaha 7 in your dreams whore they were over 1,200!

  • 3 January 2013 15:24, by master

    TEN insect of spla officers captive and more than 100 dead
    THIS is our REZIGt fighters doing not SAF

    • 3 January 2013 16:07, by hellonearth


    • 3 January 2013 17:12, by Dinkawarrior

      The so called Northern Sudanese has no different with the woman called Jalaby, it’s the same animal who is pretending to be two. Listens carefully on our condemnation against this aggressive behaviors on our civilians! Your anal cancerous is under way as sign punishment. You have been so noisy but you and your SAF will be regret! I know you will be deleting my comment!

    • 3 January 2013 17:15, by Northern Sudanese

      yes i read that as well, it was SPLA who attacked the Rizigat tribesmen on the border areas in Darfur. thats the numbers that the tribe claimed, true heroes! i bet its even them who chased them inside south sudan , and they SPLA were too busy running away lol

  • 3 January 2013 16:22, by Mapuor

    Shit.Maj Chuol Thon is a civilian who was taken there to loot money not command forces.Where is intelligence then?Hoooo no recce too hooo militia army.Hahahahah caught an aware is not a military word.Hoo lamentations.poor SPLA soldiers!!!!!!!!!!

    • 3 January 2013 16:33, by Mapuor

      Maj Gen Chuol Thon is a primary school leaver and shouldn’t have been promoted to such big rank.Sudan has PhD holders who have studied military science including military strategy and administration.Maj Gen Choul Thon is neither a military strategist nor military administrator.Nyagaat Hoth Mai must resign to allow the more competent General command.

      • 3 January 2013 21:05, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

        Mapuor@ you r out in of yourmind, Chol Thon,Hoth Mai have gone Military trianing in Caba in the 80s. They long history in the battles fields since SPLA started 1983 upto now. Mapour,it does not need PhD to be Gen. It need training,skills qualification. PhD should build us Airplane,cars,Railroad,cities. They have to work hard first to get recognition,loyalty. Not jump right way on top like Lam Akol

  • 3 January 2013 16:29, by Kim Deng

    Mr. Kiir,
    For how long will you keep singing a song for peace while the arabized Nubian gov’t (NIF/NCP) has been looking for opposite? Sometimes you seem to be soft on critical issues like this one, but don’t you know that the enemy exploit that weakness of yours? There are more than enough Warriors within South Sudan army who can get the job done if not only you fail them now and then.

    • 3 January 2013 17:47, by Dinkawarrior

      It’s the right time to clear our borders before it too late! Forget bout Friday meeting, it’s nothing to us but destruction. If Kiir is continue talking shit about peace, he will face consequences. This man needs good advisors rather then those criminals.

    • 3 January 2013 21:14, by Kenyang

      I can’t agree more. I was in different parts of South Sudan for a year & half and as a keen observer, i can add to what you said that even gallant SPLA soldiers at frontlines are very frustrated with decisions (made by looters luxury sitting in Juba) to surender South Sudan territories in addition to oil.) Make no mistake two third of our oil ($10 billions ) will go to NiF if it does flow.

  • 3 January 2013 22:15, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    Sudanese army should carry attack when no one really respond one they are doing. I don’t know when will the SPLA carry an attack in Khartoum? If Coward Salva Kiir is not remove from that power, then Omar Bashir will come even in Akon county, the county of the President.

  • 4 January 2013 00:12, by Mwalimu Kuol

    Please your honorable president Kiir Mayardit, don’t sound too soft to the Sudan when it comes to issues of national security. I reckoned you are personally aware that Bashir is egotistic and power greed, he will adamantly consider your peaceful approach as weakness. So please be tough in your actions even if it means returning to war because that is only strategy Sudan understand better.

  • 4 January 2013 00:34, by Mwalimu Kuol

    Besides, when it comes to border issues Mr. president don’t give in by compromising with Sudan demands. The borders Issues between us resemblance the Israel and Palatine issues. It is something that will not be solve overnight.It will take generations to do so. So please don’t compromising by withdrawing our troops from the border because doing so wll give Sudan the upper hand in expense of our ..

  • 4 January 2013 04:23, by 4Justice

    Is there any policy and procedure in place in the event of a catastrophic leadership failure?

    "A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops." — Gen. John J. Pershing

    • 4 January 2013 05:09, by ANYANYA1

      Dear Southerners, Let North Sudan start dancing sing the song of war with out knowing at Raja, or at border, le wait to see and I belief their joy will turn bad thing for them. SPLA is start as Spla, let wait for resovle of Raja fighting.
      SPLA Oyeee

  • 4 January 2013 05:47, by Makuey chol

    Seem like Bashir don’t want agreement to take place at all. Give up Bashir, you are not gonne wine this sitution.

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