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S. Sudan armed opposition faction re-joins ruling party


May 7, 2018 (JUBA) – The faction of South Sudan’s armed opposition movement (SPLM-IO) led by First Deputy President Taban Deng Gai announced on Monday that it has officially joined the country’s ruling party (SPLM) under the overall leadership of President Salva Kiir.

South Sudan First Vice President Taban Deng Gai addresses the general debate of the UN General Assembly (UN Photo)

The decision is line with the Arusha agreement signed between the different factions of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement.

"I would therefore like to announce on behalf of the SPLM-IO structures and the entire membership of the party, ’the dissolution of the SPLM-IO organs including Chapters and declare them to be united with the SPLM, the historic liberation party in the Republic of South Sudan," Gai told reporters in the capital, Juba in Monday.

On Friday last week, the SPLM National Liberation Council endorsed the Arsuha reunification agreement to reunify fragmented factions of South Sudan’s ruling party.

The first vice president’s announcement came ahead of talks mediated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), due on 17 May in Ethiopia

In January 2015, delegates from three factions of the SPLM party signed a 12-page agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, laying out key steps toward reunifying the party. Those who signed include the party loyal to President Kiir, the SPLM-in-Opposition led by former vice president Riek Machar, and a third made up of party officials who were detained when the conflict began in mid-December 2013.

"All SPLM-IO members and cadres are directed to strictly observe this reunification process as stated in the Arusha Agreement of 21 January 2015," he further stressed.

Analysts say the move by the South Sudanese first vice president, would strengthen the coalition government headed by President Kiir.

The SPLM, South Sudan’s ruling party, was initially founded as the political wing of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA). The party, in the aftermath of the civil war that broke out in the country in mid-December 2013, split into the SPLM-Juba faction headed by Kiir, SPLM-IO led by Machar and that of the ex-political detainees.

The civil war in South Sudan, the United Nations says, has killed tens of thousands of people and forced a quarter of the country’s 12 million people from their homes. More than half of the population reportedly need food aid.


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  • 8 May 2018 07:34, by lino

    There you go!!! You are not IO anymore, but part of the government since July, 2016!!!
    Not records are set straight; talks are only between Opposition and Konyo Konyo Regime in Juba!!!

    • 9 May 2018 14:55, by lino

      Correction: Now record....

  • 8 May 2018 07:56, by Eastern

    Taban Deng is on a serious POLITICAL MUSTERBATION.......This man!

    • 8 May 2018 11:33, by jubaone

      Great that the coin rebel is part of IG.
      1. He must resign as FVP as per ARCISS as he no longer is IO.
      2. The HLRF must treat him as part of the IG and he can NO longer claim a VP position meant for IO.
      3. Power sharing now between IO, SSOA and IG. Taban can get his share from Kiirminal

      • 8 May 2018 12:09, by South South

        jubaone and Eastern,

        Iam laughing at both of you. You can sing, bark and cry as you want, but from now on our government will not listen to useless coin rebels. They have to decide to join peace or die in refugee camps. Even our SPLA has reduced its expenditure this year because they do not have anyone to fight. Good news for South Sudan, bad news for coin rebels.

        • 8 May 2018 14:22, by jubaone

          South South,
          I dont give a shit to what Taban does when he joins the Kiirminal. This is a coalition of a lame and the blind. The Kiirminal cant see and Taban is incapaciated. The lame may see but will have to be carried on the back by the blind man who at least can walk. It is time consuming, stupid and only bush generals can afford.

        • 8 May 2018 14:25, by jubaone

          South South,
          Recently the Kiirminal admitted that the Cebtral bank was broke, no money. Now the Kiirminal wants the Chief of Staff to pay the soldiers, from what? Seems you have a short-lived memory to put facts together: just jienge chicken minds, amnesic and foolish.

          • 8 May 2018 20:14, by Ajuongthii son


            Talk on point of Taban Deng joining SPLM in Juba, we need unity with all opposition, no opposition should be exclude in unity, but what I know is that peace came first then unity came after it, therefor we need peace first

    • 8 May 2018 18:28, by jubaone

      I understand this nus-jellaba wants to even get Gen Lado Gore out. How desperately we want him (Taban) out of Equatoria. That is our problem with jellaba bastards.

  • 8 May 2018 08:45, by Lenin Bull

    Million congratulations Hon.FVP Taban Deng Gai for a good patriotic move. Now the door is open again for those who were deceived by evil spirit and made to run away like the prodigal son from their mother party to return. South Sudanese people should seize this opportunity again to reunite their ranks and files and rebuild their pride and dignity!

  • 8 May 2018 09:27, by young activist

    FVP Taban is the most flexible politician,
    And now, bring those who whom you left out in the bush as your priority.

    • 8 May 2018 09:41, by Eastern

      He did not leave anybody in the bush; instead they left him in Juba in Kiir’s soup kitchen. He has now decided to enter Kiir’s main house!

      • 8 May 2018 11:39, by jubaone

        I am very glad, that this traitor has finally joined his master, the Kiirminal. We now have clear cut approaches to make. The FVP position was for IO as per ARCISS 2015, Taban must NOW resign. The IGAD and HLRF must treat him as IG and NO LONGER as IO which must go back to Riak. The FVP will be invalidated. All renegade nyagats now treated as "nyor" converts.

  • 8 May 2018 09:52, by deng

    Yes, unity is better than division, your decision is supported if it will bring peace.

    • 8 May 2018 11:48, by jubaone

      Unity can come from mutual consent, coercion or outright subjugation by a powerful partner. Taban is free to choose unity and the others are also free NOT to choose unity. It is a matter of conscience. Even prostitutes are free to choose the man for night without fear.

    • 8 May 2018 19:43, by Ajuongthii son

      Mr. Deng

      Brother, Both Kiir, riak, and taban, are not serious to bring peace, since taban haven,t foot soldiers, they are generals. what unity are talking about?

  • 8 May 2018 09:57, by wau nar

    Good move mr Gai let’s unify so that those idiot have no room to jumpout.by now let’s work togather to transform the government in to right direction

    • 8 May 2018 10:32, by Kuch

      Yeah, here we are! What are the so-called former detainees, like Pagan Amuom, Majak Agoot; their mother Rebecca Nyandeng, his son, Thomas Cirilo, Lam Akol, Kosti Manibe & Uyai Deng Ajak going to do? Are they still going to hold the South Sudanese people’s hostage with their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some of their creepy allies with their damn so-called>>>

      • 8 May 2018 10:40, by Kuch

        "High level revitalization forum (HLRF)" being peddled about in the hotels & bars of Adis Ababa against the wishes of the majority of South Sudanese people? We have been telling our lowly informed South Sudanese people that the traitors & thieves like Pagan Amuom, Riek Machar, Thomas Cirilo, Majak Agoot, Lam Akol, Uyai Deng Ajak, Adwok Nyabe & Co. are not working for the interest of our country>>>

        • 8 May 2018 10:45, by Kuch

          & our people, but they are working for the interests of their foreign masters from US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some of their shady allies in between. Can South Sudanese with brains ask this pestering question, why are these traitors & thieves of from coming to South Sudan, come & join the national dialogue & register their own damn parties?>>>

          • 8 May 2018 10:51, by Kuch

            This is simply because the traitors & thieves know, what they have done to our country & our people is a high treason that deserves punishment by hanging or fire squad. But the traitors & thieves are banking their treasonous necks to their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some of their shady allies in between to save their treasonous arses from the South Sudanese people>

            • 8 May 2018 11:00, by Kuch

              fury & anger. My South Sudanese fellows what country on earth are opposition parties formed in foreign countries and in ’five stars hotels & upscale suburbs’ of Nairobi, Kampala, South Africa, Khartoum or Adis Ababa? It is only here in South Sudan fellows. Opposition parties in Kenya, ethiopia, Uganda & other countries are right there in their countries making their governments account>>>

              • 8 May 2018 11:13, by Kuch

                in their own countries with their own people and those oppositions in Kenya, Uganda, ethiopia & other countries don’t want to sell their countries to corporate America, Europe, their UN, their NGOs & some of their shady allies even here in our own Africa & even here in our own region. Fellows, South Sudan is not a damn evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus>>>

                • 8 May 2018 11:21, by Kuch

                  ’protectorate & our people are not these evils slaves or subjects’. This is South Sudan, a Dinkas/Monyiengs of the Sudan country to be precise----a country of people who have an absolute contempt towards any evil on earth who thinks, he/she can stand over our necks. Fellows, it is PURE HATRED & RACISM. The evil white Americans, English people, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus,>>>

                  • 8 May 2018 11:27, by Kuch

                    their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their Arabs of Arabia & their Abesh criminals love affair with our country & our people has gone too far & it must stop. South Sudan is not the first country to get independence & it is not going to be the last country to be independence. Mr. Taban Deng Gai has made a right decision>>>

                    • 8 May 2018 11:47, by Kuch

                      The evil corporate America, Europe, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus and some of their shifty allies in between have been playing lies after lies all the times. That our country was created with the "US money & the money of WELL WISHERS ALL OVER THE WORLD"?! What a piece of CRAP?! To be honest to you my fellow South Sudanese, the UN had helped us & on *humanitarian basis*>>>>

                      • 8 May 2018 12:42, by Kuch

                        And we have been asking the evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their evil juus & some of their shady allies in between to *bring their damn bill & get lost out of our country*. This bullsh*t of the US, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus, their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their Arabs of Arabia & some of their creepy allies in between like their *their so-called ethiopia*

  • 8 May 2018 10:52, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Taban Deng is misinforming the world community that he was in opposition and now he’s fully immersed in the dirt of Kiir’s hakuma. Well this not true because since 2016 when he plotted to have Riek assassinated, he has been in the government as a reward to tarnish Riek’s reputation. His aim is to claim Riek is a warlord however he has failed miserably.

    • 8 May 2018 11:32, by Khent


      Riek tarnished his "reputation" the very moment he deceived, mobilized and unleashed Nuer militiamen against unarmed civilians - resulting in the deaths of 30, 000 civilians. Riek then thought it was a good idea to boast about it. His boasts were short-lived, because his forces were defeated in retaliatory attacks in 91-2-3.

      • 8 May 2018 11:34, by Khent
      • 8 May 2018 12:09, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g


        Stop lying. Nuer, Didinga, Mundari, Fertit, Nyangwara are all casualties of Kiir and his tribesmen since 1983. Moreover those killed were innocent. Riek as a person has never killed a person. He is blamed for the call of political reform, self-determination and federalism by those who erroneously believe the country is their property because they fought Jallabas with less input elsewhere.

        • 8 May 2018 12:17, by South South

          jur_likang_a_ likan’g,

          No one expect you to say anything bad about Reik and that’s your right to do so. Who can deny the killing of innocent people in Bor in 1991. Could you tell me why Riek rebelled against John Garang and then joined fake Arabs? Nuer, Didiga, Mundari, Fertit and Nyangwara were fighting beside fake Arabs since 1983. Find something else

          • 8 May 2018 17:05, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

            South South,

            Have done your research that ascertained that Dinkas were not in Jallaba army? Many Dinka people were in Sudanese armed forces fighting their own Nyors simply for Cham (food). You are unpredictable. You follow where there is food. What a bunch of idiots!!

            • 8 May 2018 17:12, by Khent


              You’re a hypocritical animal. The Nuer were by far the biggest sell-outs during the war; you provided tens of thousands of Khartoum compliant guard-dogs in the oilfields. You are in no position to cast aspersions on us. You joined Khartoum; you provided tens of thousands of slaves; you were recipients of their weapons, ammunition, supplies and food relief...

              • 8 May 2018 17:15, by Khent

                ..You returned in 2004-6 after serving Khartoum for decades while the Dinka were being bombed and subjected to artificial famines. You must be speaking of your people and their tendency to seek the easy way out.

        • 8 May 2018 13:00, by Khent


          What kind of criteria are you using? Nobody claimed that he personally went out and kiled 30, 000 civilians, you stupid animal...Just like nobody claims that Bashir personally killed 2 million South Sudanese. Where have I lied? Is it a lie that tens of thousands of civilians died as a consequence of Riek’s attack on Duk, Twic and Bor?!

          • 8 May 2018 13:09, by Khent

            And yes, the tribes you mentioned were subject to human rights violations, but none of them were specifically slated and targeted for destruction the way specifically targeted Garang’s section. These very same human rights violations occurred in Dinka areas. I could turn around and claim that Salva is innocent because he did not personally kill a single Nuer and that you people are just lying.

            • 8 May 2018 13:16, by Khent

              ..How does that sound? A multitude of human rights organizations have thoroughly documented Riek’s massacre of civilians and the lies he used to whip them up into a genocidal frenzy. Riek is responsible (and admitted to it) in his boasts about the massacres he engineered...

              • 8 May 2018 13:22, by Khent

                You make the point that the non-Dinka victims were innocent, which would necessarily mean that you believe that Riek’s 30, 000 Dinka victims were not innocent. That’s interesting. Riek is a self-serving, opportunistic charlatan, so this laughable idea that he’s a revolutionary reformer is beyond absurd...

                • 8 May 2018 13:26, by Khent

                  You [like all of Riek’s supporters] have no understanding of history and instead resign yourselves to believing in fairy-tales. You people argue that Riek somehow championed and introduced self-determination in the SPLM, despite the fact that Dr. John Garang mentioned the importance of self-determination as far back as 1972. Unlike Riek, Garang knew how to (strategically) frame it and pursue it..

                  • 8 May 2018 13:31, by Khent

                    In a letter sent to Joseph Lagu in 1972, Dr. John Garang makes the point "that a region retains the right to secede from the federation if its interests are not adequately served by the federation."

                    Furthermore, he said:

                    "It must be clear to Southerners that the retention of the right to secede from such a federation must be guaranteed by the federal constitution...

                    • 8 May 2018 13:34, by Khent

                      ..and by the existence of a physical Southern Armed Forces.

                      The late Dr. John Garang very well understood that you couldn’t possibly be taken seriously by Khartoum and achieve a political settlement with the Ignaz Nazis, without an independent army - one with an independent source of funding, a separate source of weaponry and ammunition and a separate line of logistics.

                      • 8 May 2018 13:35, by Khent

                        In his 1972 letter to Joseph Lagu, Dr. John Garang warned that the Addis Ababa Agreement would be dishonored in its entirety if the South didn’t have a truly independent army. You guys went the other way round. You got it backwards. You thought that Khartoum would take you more seriously the more dependent you became. Riek admitted that he got cheated. He didn’t get cheated, he’s just an idiot.

                        • 8 May 2018 13:36, by Khent

                          Dr. John Garang made it clear in his 1972 letter to Joseph Lagu that South Sudan had the right to secede but he also understood that autonomy or independence couldn’t be "guaranteed by a few phrases scribbled on some sheets of paper stapled and bound together and christened “The Constitution”."

                          • 8 May 2018 13:37, by Khent

                            Allow me to quote other parts of the 1972 letter:

                            "There is no reason, absolutely no objective reason for clearheaded Southerners and Northerners alike to believe after eight years and more of continuous warfare and the repeated failures of some forms of constitutional guarantees that paper constitutional guarantees are now going to solve the war in the Sudan."

                            • 8 May 2018 13:38, by Khent

                              Any Southerner who holds the mistaken view that Arab Nationalism now sincere, now means good business, now gives the South local autonomy in good faith and that this autonomy will be guaranteed by a few phrases scribbled on some sheets of paper stapled and bound together and christened “ The Constitution”...

                              • 8 May 2018 13:38, by Khent

                                ..that Southerner either suffers from acute historical myopia or else advocates the treasonable stand of opportunism, national subjugation and continued Arab Chauvinism and domination; in short, such Southerner calls for surrender in a camouflaged form. (Captain John Garang Letter to Gen. Joseph Lagu of Anyanya One, January 24, 1972)

                                • 8 May 2018 13:40, by Khent

                                  After the 91 power struggle, Garang said:

                                  Self-determination is not given, one determines his future, we do have self-determination in the areas we have control, and if you believe that the Khartoum government has given you self-determination, then go back and ask Khartoum to withdraw its troops from the three capital cities of South Sudan–Juba, Malakal and Wau–and I (Garang)...

                                  • 8 May 2018 13:41, by Khent

                                    ..promise that I will not attack you. Your claim of self-determination of the South Sudan while in Khartoum means that you have surrendered. I also believe that when the people of South Sudan are given an opportunity to vote in the referendum, they will vote almost 100% for independence.

                                    • 8 May 2018 13:42, by Khent

                                      Did you read that Jur? Dr. John Garang knew that Riek’s pathetic agreement with Khartoum was a mirage and a cruel hoax, and he challenged Riek to demonstrate that Khartoum was sincere with regards to self-determination by having Khartoum withdraw its forces from Juba, Malakal and Wau... but Riek couldn’t even get Khartoum to withdraw from Bentiu - the capital of his home State...

                                      • 8 May 2018 13:43, by Khent

                                        In fact not only did Khartoum not withdraw from Bentiu, they expelled Riek and his forces out of Bentiu and Unity State in general. That is how incredibly stupid Riek is. This man is wise in your eyes? LOL! The man is an idiot. I know toddlers smarter than him. ROFL!

                              • 8 May 2018 14:34, by jubaone

                                Khent, South South,
                                Just for the jienge records. You can only beat a real NUER with a Nuer or nyagat, jienges CANT do that, they are fearful. The wars in Nuerland are exclusively an intra-Nuer war and jienges are cowardly spectators at the sidelines. Imagine the Nuers were just united, you would have found yourselves in Tanzania or S. Africa like MTN.

                                • 8 May 2018 14:50, by Khent


                                  The Nuer were defeated in their own lands in the couter-attacks of 91 even when all South Sudanese tribes joined Khartoum, so keep believing that our little brothers are even remotely a threat. We lost over a million people when the Nuer joined Khartoum, and they still failed to do defeat us...

                                  • 8 May 2018 14:54, by Khent

                                    ..The Nuer all joined Khartoum in 91; the Shilluk did the same and the entire region of Equatoria did the same. The two dozen ’Fertit’ tribes also joined Khartoum. The Murle also formed a pro-Khartoum militia, and yet you all failed to defeat the Dinka. The Nuer were nothing but slaves during the war and you Equatorians are in no position to call anyone cowards...

                                    • 8 May 2018 15:11, by Khent

                                      ..especially when we were the only tribe that remained fighting against Khartoum after all you cowardly joined their militia network. The Dinka of Aweil were the ones that recaptured Greater Upper Nile from Riek’s rebels; the Nuer were only brought long after these areas had already been pacified by Aweil’s men...

                                      • 8 May 2018 15:16, by Khent

                                        Unity State was retaken by Bahr el Ghazal’s Division 4; the Dinka of Pariang and Ruweng secured their counties, while the Bul Nuer were deployed as a secondary force. The Apadang Dinka of Upper Nile State secured the oilfields and helped the Aweil and Gogrial Dinka to retake Malakal. Taban Deng comes from a small and weak Nuer section so claiming that his forces have been instrumental is laugable.

                                        • 8 May 2018 15:23, by Khent

                                          After 91, we fought Khartoum without the involvement of any Southern tribe; we lost over a million people while you all joined the Arabs in Khartoum compliant tribal militias. The masters of the Nuer (the Arabs) are larger, smarter, stronger and infintely better equipped than their slaves, and we still went toe-to-toe against them...

                                          • 8 May 2018 15:30, by Khent

                                            ..and you think these slaves are more of a threat? ROFL! Ask the Nuer why and how they left Bor; they were removed and pursued to their own lands... lands that we then razed to the ground. We did this while fighting the Arabs. After the CPA was signed... the Dinka could have easily taken advantage of the Arab’s departure and raised an army of half a million from all 25 major sections...

                                            • 8 May 2018 15:37, by Khent

                                              ..instead of the 2 that the Nuer are up against... and we would have found it easy to exact vengeance on the Nuer to the extent of threatening the very surival of the Nuer - and there’s nothing they could have done about it. I find it remarkable that people from regions and tribes that served Khartoum have the nerve to call a tribe that lost over a million people against Khartoum "cowards"...

                                  • 8 May 2018 20:48, by jubaone

                                    So the jienge narrative is, jienges fought in our backyards in Equatoria while our boys and girls stood idle as bystanders? So our people didn’t even provide any logistics, intelligent information on enemy troop movements? Even as our Katiba Shakoush in 1997 liberated from Kaya, Gulumbi, Longamere all the way to Yei, Lainya till mile 55? Where were the jienges?

                • 8 May 2018 14:31, by jubaone

                  Like any other jienge, your disgust and loath against Riak is understandable. Riak is the only NUER you cant pocket and use like ordinary nyagats. He has a PhD and ideally the Kiirminal should be subordinate to him. Jienges wish Riak dies, so they can have unlimited control and hegemony. Makuei once alluded, nyagats are like dogs that once beaten, run away but return, but NOT Riak.

                  • 8 May 2018 14:40, by South South


                    PHD is just a paper, anyone can have it, stop barking and lying to us.

                    • 8 May 2018 15:03, by Eastern

                      South South,

                      That’s the monkey stew I was waiting for...!

                      So that’s how Kiir’s people think? ’PHD is just a paper, anyone can have it, stop barking and lying to us.’ Just hear yourself, a big baby indeed!

                    • 8 May 2018 15:25, by jubaone

                      South South
                      The jienge thinking is a PhD is just a paper, for Equatorians and intelligent people, it is hard and rigorous academic work that is crowned with a certified paper. I understand now why jienges really fear and don’t want education rather than carry the gun. Carrying the pen is for intellectuals not village savages. Carry the gun, ya Aryan jienge.

                  • 8 May 2018 15:47, by Khent


                    ROFL! Is this the same Riek that complained that Khartoun "tricked" him in 91? Riek was warned that Khartoum was not sincere but the idiot insisted on working under them. You’re free to regard such a moron as intelligent but he will NEVER lead this Nation.

                    • 8 May 2018 15:52, by Khent

                      Throughout the fighting, not one war casualty was admitted to the Nasir hospital. Riek’s troops sat idle as Khartoum pushed back the Dinka. The results of Riek’’s sell-out to Khartoum could not have been more glaring. The Dinka suffered mightily. (Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda, Scott Peterson)

                      • 8 May 2018 16:12, by Khent

                        When Riek returned to Garang (an actually intelligent PHD holder) he (Riek) claimed that he was "tricked" by the Arabs, even though it was obvious and inevitable that Khartoum would disregard every letter of his pathetic agreement with them. Garang must have found it all very amusing. Retards are considered intelligent in this country and it’s just sad.

                    • 8 May 2018 18:13, by jubaone

                      Reroute your tribal chauvinism to erstwhile virtue of transforming this "jienge war energy" into serious socio-economic development. Otherwise you shall stagnate as the eternal savage who dwells in his world without purpose. Why then did Jienges have to fight all alone? Why did they need other junubin for the referendum? So others were stooges only to fulfill the jienge agenda?

                    • 8 May 2018 18:14, by jubaone

                      Reroute your tribal chauvinism to erstwhile virtue of transforming this "jienge war energy" into serious socio-economic development. Otherwise you shall stagnate as the eternal savage who dwells in his world without purpose. Why then did Jienges have to fight all alone? Why did they need other junubin for the referendum? So others were stooges only to fulfill the jienge agenda?

                      • 8 May 2018 19:13, by Khent


                        Really, "tribal chauvinism"? You made this tribal with your pathetic lies. Anger should be expected when a people fully commit, sacrifice and suffer extensively for a war effort and lose well over a million of their own and are then unbelievably branded cowards by people from regions and tribes that took the easy way out by working hand-in-hand with the enemy.

                        • 8 May 2018 19:19, by Khent

                          ..The Dinka were not alone; our true brothers in the Nuba mountains and Blue Nile, were with us. The rest of the South was part of Khartoum’s militia network. This is not a game; people die for propagating such vile and unforgivable lies. But I don’t worry for you, because you would not dare say these things outside the safe domain of the internet.

                          • 8 May 2018 20:57, by jubaone

                            Is that the reason you jienges have sold out SS to Nubas, Darfuris to run the entire informal sector (trade) as a reward for their contribution? How cheap and pathetic have you degenerated to choosing Nubas and Darfuris who were once used as stooges for the Islamic agenda of the 50 and 60s? Equatoria is not jienge war booty to be disposed of like some nyanjieng. Not with us anymore.

                            • 9 May 2018 10:34, by Khent


                              The Nuba and the tribes of Blue Nile are our brothers and so I completely reject the idea that we can "sell-out" to our own family; we have actually not done enough for our brothers. We woke up the Nuba and they sacrificed more than all of Equatoria. The Darfurians mean nothing to us.

                    • 8 May 2018 18:36, by jubaone

                      Riak has no intention to lead the jienge nation, neither is any non Jienge interested. The country is worthless and is akin to managing a luak. It’s like trying to eat shit sugarcowith peanut butter, it just can’t be. Riak would be an idiot trying to fix the country when it’s actually a shithole. Sorry.

          • 8 May 2018 18:20, by jubaone

            Jienges are brazen and have no shame to claim the war was fought collectively by junubin. When our Equatorian forefathers started the Torit uprising that brought about the regional govt.most were jellaba bedfellows. Their worthless sellout Abel Alier even signed on behalf of his slave master. Shit. Equatorians didn’t brag. So what the fuck?

            • 8 May 2018 19:23, by Khent


              Riek could not even manage his own movement so how on earth can he manage or fix anything? People like Abel Alier NEVER commanded respect or following among the Dinka, so your argument is dead on the vine. Your forefathers were half a millenia late in experiencing war with the Arabs...

              • 8 May 2018 19:30, by Khent

                ..so your 1955 uprising is a pretty shallow boast. You were safe down there in Equatoria for centuries while others experienced apocalypse - especially when the Turks introduced cannons and machine guns into the hands of the Arabs — a technological advantage that tipped the balance.

                • 8 May 2018 21:09, by jubaone

                  Just turn this "fighting spirit" of the jienges into constructive and positive energy to uplift your people. Savage fighting is one thing, developing is yet another. Our forefathers brought the regional govt you Jienges cherished so much. Only when you got busted out of Equatoria and nowhere to go except rebel is when your narrative changed. For your records, things will NEVER be the same.

  • 8 May 2018 17:18, by JUR ATHÏT

    Those Thugs have totally destroyed our country, they are blood suckers.

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Invisible female victims of armed militia attacks in Darfur 2021-01-08 15:19:56 By SIHA Network* On October 19th 2020, an armed group burned down the IDP camps of Oum Assal, Babanousa and Om Zegerat in Gerida locality. Gerida locality is composed of a number of villages (...)

Account Inventory for December Revolution in Sudan 2020-12-19 20:34:35 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of Sudan's Third Revolution as some like to call it, two years later during which Much has been achieved but risks still remain, (...)

SPLM pinning tales of lies to cover up failures! 2020-12-17 20:03:56 by: Khor Dol Kai It should be very clear, by now, that no single progress will be made or ever made-whether in short or long run-to reverse the damages already done and the seeds of division (...)


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Sudan: Performing arts is not a crime, assaulting women and artists is! 2020-09-20 08:54:28 The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Sudan is still struggling with militant Islamist ideology KHARTOUM: Central Khartoum Primary Court issued a verdict against five (...)

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Remarks by SRF leaders at the Friend of Sudan meeting on peace 2020-08-13 07:58:58 Chairman of the Friends of Sudan Conference, Your Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Prime Minister of Sudan and the participating team from the (...)


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