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Machar’s official spokesperson “suddenly” dies in Khartoum


October 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – South Sudan’s armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) have announced the “sudden” death of Lam Kuei Lam, the spokesperson of their leader, Riek Machar.

Fallen South Sudan rebel leader’s spokesperson Lam Kuei Lam (File photo)

Lam, died in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum on Saturday.

The cause of his death, officials said, is still unclear.

“It is a shock to us all,” Pouk Both Baluang, the SPLM-IO’s director for information and public relations said in a statement issued on Sunday.

“It is a sudden and great loss to members of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO/SPLA-IO),” he added.

Gabriel Duop Lam, South Sudan’s former Labour minister told Sudan Tribune Sunday that the leadership of the movement regrets the death of a "brilliant young journalist and a committed freedom fighter".

He said the armed opposition movement was now working with the family on the burial arrangements and any other information related to the cause will be given once family members come together.

“I cannot comment on the cause now because it has to be a decision by the family. And because of this war, the family is scattered. The leadership of the movement is now working to locate the family members and see how they can come together. This is now the first priority," said Duop.

He added, "The rest will follow and the public will be updated accordingly”.

Lam, who worked for various local and international media houses in Sudan and South Sudan, was appointed press secretary in the office of the South Sudanese armed opposition leader in January 2017.

He succeeded James Gatdet Dak, the former spokesman in Machar’s office who was deported and handed over to the South Sudanese government by Kenyan authorities in November 2016.

On social media, South Sudanese journalists described Lam’s death as a great loss to the media. A journalist described him as a "gentle and humble soul who got along with everyone".


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  • 22 October 2017 21:12, by Mayendit

    It so sad that, the former vice president has been pushing in many years for so long the endless of rebellion till young educators like this guy died in the Sudan’s Khartoum. Our brothers and sisters from Nuers particular, they are not listening and their realization wouldn’t repairing back the lives and the damaging properties and other human suffering and he is going to be remembering for worst.

    • 23 October 2017 05:16, by Newsudan

      Jellabni will killed Riek officials one by one.

      • 23 October 2017 09:28, by Wutkhor

        Don’t trying to bring Dinka’s lies here, the cause of death has already need discovered the one who kill him use to be a long time n a childhoods friend yo him but unfortunately for the love of money to our idiots Nuerwew the guy was paid by Taban Deng to kill lam kuie the investigation is already done, the one eye man n his family will never get away for the death of nuer

      • 23 October 2017 16:01, by Midit Mitot

        New Sudan,
        Lam was not killed by Arab, he had killed by your idiot agents being sent from Juba, but God is great! the parasite had already in the prison now.

    • 23 October 2017 05:29, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      Lam Kuei Lam, propagate the war while it is not the nature let him go God called him to arrest for senseless war he supported.

    • 23 October 2017 09:25, by Wutkhor

      mayendit idiots
      U insects Dinka’s might be rights to keep insulting Nuer coz our Nuer old men became so followers to Dinka’s when u animals start killing the Nuer our very olds men just use to give in the war for u idiots, this time round only secessions may save SS pples otherwise all be dead no mercy to Dinka’s this time round

  • 22 October 2017 22:20, by padiit gaga

    Sad news for this young man who passed away in young ages. Non one could blamed Dr.Machar for His rebellion because he just wants to free this citizens under Dinka dictators rule
    For the death of this man it just increase the Nuer is brave like Door to door killing of innocent civilians increases brave of Nuer and caused 4years war this will cause other 4years. It good now because all tribes unde

  • 22 October 2017 22:28, by padiit gaga

    Understand Dinka master plans that said Dinka would lead S.Sudan for 200years who will accept that No one otherwise we must for 200years till this plans is destroyed and all tribes are equally and has right to lead S.Sudan.

  • 23 October 2017 00:41, by lino

    Rest in peace brother!!! You have done your part and leave it to all South Sudanese youth!!! It is not your rebellion that have killed you but the country whereby their leaders are monkeys and evils!!!

    • 23 October 2017 01:54, by john akeen

      You idiot Rebels. First last say RIP to this young man, (now) you rebels need to get yaselves right, you need to stop mentioning Dinka name for everything, why are you rebels alloways mentioning Dinka name like we are your GOD. Now I started to believe that we Dinka are so stupid because we don’t know we are Rebels of Riek Machar’s GOD, don’t we see or hear that Dinka Dinka Dinka is Rebels GOD>>

      • 23 October 2017 01:59, by john akeen

        Dinka please stop being stupid, you need to accept that you’re GOD to this Rebels Nuers of Riek Machar, stop being idiot

        • 23 October 2017 18:56, by lino

          You maroon John Akeen who mentioned Dinka here they are great Dinka here more proud to cheer for great ideas not your damp ones!!! If you are talking about great Dinka please don’t forget to mention Lino as well as Reverend Deng Bul who just mentioned weeks ago that Kiir attitudes have put Dinka on dangerous path. It came from a religious man not you or alike!!!

      • 23 October 2017 09:32, by Wutkhor

        john Akeen insects animals
        Don’t believe in past coz our Nuer old men use to fights with Dinka’s n they easily give in n betrayed their cost, no mercy this time round, only secessions may save SS as one of this generation we will fights u insects to the end n very soon we re going to dumb the one eye Dok man in SA n install a energetic Nuer mam who will organized the war very well n arms us to tee

    • 23 October 2017 02:00, by Malakal county Simon

      Rest in peace and the struggles will continues until unwanted president Kiir is out of power!!!!

      • 23 October 2017 02:19, by Mayendit

        Malakal County Simon
        Real? there will be no any good leader for you guys even if the Southern Sudanese elected one of your Son from Nuer still nothing will change the way you guys behavior in that century. The late Chairman Dr. John Garang was not good for you and same complains on the current president. You can rebels but you will come back as usual so why not accepted peace as the only best way.

  • 23 October 2017 05:32, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    I’m waiting to hear the death of Riek Machar, once more, because they are fighting a senseless war.

    • 23 October 2017 06:52, by padiit gaga

      Sorry for your word to said you are waiting the death of S.Sudan independent father most of Dinka celebrated last year by killing their Ox and shared their wives as happiness according to Dinka culture when some one he happy he let his friend to have sex with his wife. When their celebration failed about death of Machar the blamed their wives. Your primitive president will die earlier before

      • 23 October 2017 07:54, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

        Padit gaga
        Why do celebrated is God who punished them for their wrongly doing against South Sudanese across the glob. The war initiated by Riek Machar and his supporters crashed the dignity of South Sudan.

        • 23 October 2017 09:49, by padiit gaga

          Yes you celebrated Machar death last year when he was chased to D.R.C you thought that he die you reported s.sudan T.V
          And you started killing Oxes and Bull because he is fearless man not like Nuerwew Taban whose just care with his own stomach.After you heard that Machar didn’t die killed themselves and blamed their wives who have sex with your friends according to Dinka culture when some o

  • 23 October 2017 06:37, by Eastern

    SPLA officer accused of supervising deadly hotel rampage dies

    Any country in Africa, that had or still has MILITARY TIES with North Korea, is not a safe country. SUDDEN DEATHS will become common, moving forward. Forewarned is forearmed....!

    • 23 October 2017 08:52, by South South


      Just sit back and think for a moment. The guy who died in Khartoum is from rebels of South Sudan. Do you know that? Bringing in North Korea and Africa countries is a little bit not sitting well with the title of this article. We know there are no good news for rebels these days. Thomas Cirrilo is fighting Riek. Nuers are fighting each other, big messes!!!!! It’s your own problem.

      • 23 October 2017 09:13, by South South


        It’s time to accept ND. Try to unify rebels. We are sitting around the table waiting for them, but they MUST unite first before they approach us. We can not talk to all these coin rebels. SSDF or FDP-SSAF or Reik’s IO or NSF or what, what MUST unite and come to us with one agenda, clear and simple.

      • 23 October 2017 09:14, by Eastern

        South South,

        I like your stupidity which you love sharing on this forum in your futile attempt to debunk my comments...

        North Korea, until this month, supported Museveni’s army and by extension Kiir’s, North Korea build up the weapon capabilities of Bashir’s army. North Korea supports Equatorial Guinea. For village folks like you, who don’t know how to connect the dots left behind by such....

        • 23 October 2017 09:17, by Eastern


          collaborations is to express your ignorance here.

          South South, you may only understand few obvious things, not the type of stuff, yours truly, Eastern, has access to. Get a life, you lowlife..!

        • 23 October 2017 09:33, by South South


          You barking like a dog. What is North Korea has to do with the sudden death of a rebels in Khartoum? I am so happy you call me villager. My village is under my control, what about your poor village where people eat rats? It’s under my control too.Wicked, shut up and raise your weak hands for forgiveness to be given to you. There is one word to describe you, weak, weak and weak.

          • 23 October 2017 09:43, by Eastern

            South South,

            That brings me to what lay your ignorance bare for all and sundry. What one eats, worships, fucks, etc doesn’t make what one is..! Human beings eat anything from caterpillars, snails, snakes, monitor lizards (dinka in South Sudan),dogs, cats, monkeys/baboons, fish, rice, sorghum, etc. All that doesn’t have any direct impact on their intellect to make them super human..! Stop this....

            • 23 October 2017 09:47, by Eastern


              crap of eating monkeys, owning cattle, blah, blah. Some people in Equatoria own cattle but they don’t worship that. Talk of the dinka cattle doing great things in your villages apart from the usual stories of youths getting killed or killing in attempts of stealing cattle. Stop stooping so low in your debates..!

              • 23 October 2017 12:10, by South South


                Posting bogus things and when challenged you change the topic. Tell me what is the relationship between dead rebels spoke person and North Korea? Dinka villages are much, much better than villages of people who eat rats.

                • 23 October 2017 13:31, by Equatoria Koko

                  South Sudan,

                  "Dinka villages are much better than villages of people who eat rats" - REALLY?!
                  Where people walk naked like in the stone ages,wash their faces with cattle urine, and cover themselves in cattle dung!
                  Moreover, they have hunger in their areas all the time. This is why, the Jieng never liked their villages and prefer to stay in Equatoria loitering under the trees.

                  • 23 October 2017 13:56, by South South

                    Equatoria Koko,

                    Don’t spray me with monkey poop!!!! Which one is better cow dung or monkey poop?

                    • 23 October 2017 21:53, by Equatoria Koko

                      South Sudan,

                      Where in Equatoria you find people covering themselves with Monkey poop?!
                      And how could cow dung be better than Monkey poop? They are all animal feces and we loathe them.

  • 23 October 2017 08:15, by John Wetjunub

    RIP Lam Kuei,no body can blame you young man because you were misinformed by DR Risky that rebellion is the way forward to get position or power in the Government and he had failed several time since 1991 up to date. you go and summon him for your early death.

  • 23 October 2017 09:35, by Wutkhor

    When I read comments from all Dinka’s insects it only adds my angers higher n push me to the wall on killing dinka in the battles as much as possible, my hate to u insects push me last time in December 2013 to instigated the killing of all Dinka’s insects in Akobo town..

  • 23 October 2017 09:39, by Wutkhor

    My message to all Dinka’s parasites who like to defecates too much on this site, is, very soon we the Nuer young generation will sack the one eye Dok man in SA n install an energetic new leader who we will organized the war with him n arms our civil populations, transformed our brave white army to teeth n we will do away with u idiots insects once n for all

  • 23 October 2017 10:07, by New Regimesoon


    HA, HA, HA that is the biggest lie and threat to fear the cowards Equatorian not President Kiir.

    WUTKHOR: SUDANTRIBUNE is not a site that you come lie and go listen to this saying: (Actions speak louder than words)

    • 23 October 2017 11:37, by Wutkhor

      New regime soon or fool
      U re just an insects idiots, u Dinka’s re dumb lucky coz of one eye Dok man stupidity coz he fail to organized our forces n arms them well, we use to destroyed Dinka’s tanks with only rifles automatic machines guns, what if we organized our whites army n equip them with all modern weapons like ur dirties nyors insects who even have chemical weapons n the help of the whole o

      • 23 October 2017 11:41, by Wutkhor

        Con.. Whole of E.A regions plus all the Sudanese mercenaries terrorist groups who re fighting along u insects Dinka’s n the bul Nuerwew foods fighters n yet we still inflicted untreatable wounds on u idiots ur dumb economic is already crippling n lame ducks, just enjoys eating Chinese rices ya fool, we just remain for one push to kicks Dinka’s dirties asses out once n for good, our last plan is to

  • 23 October 2017 10:27, by Liberator

    Dear wutdog
    It look like, you are under age and illiterates poor boy who doesn’t have enough knowledge to judge well. FYI you cannot defeat the DINKA in south Sudan, even if one nuer to produce 100 boys a day and grow up in one day like a chicken of the poultry, still you will be defeated ,Nuer doesn’t have wisdom like DINKA because Nuer have no vision and objectives in their life ,they only solv

  • 23 October 2017 10:28, by Liberator

    they only solve their problem by WAR, (Wanathen) fighting will finish you all , you better to change yourselves

    • 23 October 2017 11:45, by Wutkhor

      Liberator lesbian
      Lies it’s the suitable thing in Dinka’s customs, u dirties brains insects knows very well that is the one eye Dok man failure to arms us is what made this war up to now, we shld have destroyed u long ago, we inflicted untreatable wounds on u thought the E.A regions re fighting along ur shlders n all Sudanese mercenaries

      • 23 October 2017 11:48, by Wutkhor

        Con.. N the Nuerwew foods fighters who re also fighting to pliz ur dumb ego n yet we still give u the hottest lessons which led to the downfall of ur dumb economic, ur economic is crippling n lame u re only save by Chinese rices, wait we re coming to destroyed Paloc sooner n ur dirty sin city will just be fires n all u animals n insects will all burns there.

      • 23 October 2017 14:31, by Liberator

        Dear watchdog
        Frankly speaking, DINKA will be on your neck forever till Jesus come if you don’t catch up with civilization and stop unwanted words of DINKA are insects/ snakes or useless, currently, there are no schools in your areas ,no medical facilities , no good services to your communities and even no towns but if you come to DINKA areas ,all children are in the school, including children

        • 23 October 2017 14:32, by Liberator

          at the cattle camps ,out of the one in school in East Africa and Europe, imagine in some years to come ,DINKA will still be your leaders, secondly many disease are eradicated in DINKA areas like Guinea worm, Kalazur, OV, leprosy and so many others but these disease are still affecting your community, , look you’re fighting with DINKA and diseases are fighting with your community. Do you have any

          • 23 October 2017 14:33, by Liberator

            Do you have any future generations here, Sorry for uncivilized community , those Nuers in Diaspora ,will die over there ,because they had changed their nationalities to western countries forget about them hahahahahhaha End of foolish second Majority

  • 23 October 2017 11:01, by John Wetjunub

    Liberator, tell them bro they idiots who don’t understand the fact and they keep shouting Dinka Dinka day and night as if Dinka is their God especially idiot Wutdog who will soon get mad. I swear even if they triple their numbers still they can not defeat Dinka. mislead group by visionless leader.

  • 23 October 2017 14:29, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    God is calling all terrorist groups to heaven.
    Riek Machar, remained to go shortly.

    • 23 October 2017 16:07, by Midit Mitot

      Ayuiu Makuach Lam,
      If Lam Kuei Lam is a terrorist, you must be the most terrorist than him, and God will take you as you said.

      • 23 October 2017 20:54, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

        Midit Matot
        I’m not going to dy because I didn’t killed any South Sudanese in the country like
        The Riek Machar, and his team are too propagating this useless war to the extent as if they are really terrorist groups in the country.

  • 23 October 2017 20:58, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Oh, my lord the God of universe, take Riek Machar out from South Sudanese, to let South Sudan be in peace forever and ever Amen.

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