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Non-signatory group calls for new alliance to achieve fundamental change in South Sudan


Hakim Dario, PDM leader

November 4, 2018 (JUBA) - The opposition People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) has called for a new National Alliance for Democracy And Freedom Action (NADAFA) saying it would be a popular tool to achieve fundamental change in South Sudan.

The PDM which calls for a federal government in South Sudan with three regions is a non-signatory of the revitalized peace agreement and several times denounced the support of the IGAD countries particularly Sudan and Uganda to President Salva Kiir.

"It is our strong conviction that the elites alone, suffer a high deficit of incentive to bring decisive and fundamental change to transform South Sudan without the people driving the transformation mindset," said the PDM Chair Hakim Dario in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune.

In his four-page call, Dario said the Sudan-Uganda brokered agreement was designed to pacify SPLM-IO by creating a role for its leader Riek Machar, as First Vice President. But, it ignored the inspiration of South Sudanese for a freedom, a fair power-sharing and social justice.

He went further to say that President Kiir, his would be FVP, and the three other vice-presidents "are not competent and credible to transform South Sudan after their pillage, and failure to govern in the public interest".

The statement defined the NADAFA as a national "social justice and democratic political movement" to take back democratic control of the country, to "clean up the system, clean up endemic impunity, clean up the country and its shattered image to regain our dignity and control from the hands of corrupt elites".

The politician leader did not develop on the nature and the structure of the NADAFA. But, from the sense of his call which is directed to the South Sudanese masses across the country, the new political body intends to establish a new political movement aiming to achieve a set of objectives the PDM failed to realize through the revitalized forum.

Last Wednesday 31 October 2018, President Kiir in his speech at the peace celebration day called on the non signatory groups to join the peace deal and said he would take an initiative in this respect.

Also, the SPLM-IO leader called on the holdout opposition groups to join the revitalized agreement and tasked his political outreach committee to contact them.


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  • 5 November 2018 13:38, by Joseph Canada

    Way to go Chief. We need visionarys like you. Riek surely went in for his position. He didn’t care about I citiens. As long as his wife is promoted and his belly full, it’s ok.

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    • 5 November 2018 14:16, by jubaone

      It leaves us Equatorians with a choice of one: fight. Those who fight are rewarded, those that bootlick end up gathering peace crumbs and leftovers. NAS under renegades like Boutrus or Tabuley may wait to be given something. They have abandoned federalism and must NOT be allowed to freely move in Equatoria. Tabuley has become "Equajieng"

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      • 5 November 2018 15:00, by Theone


        I’m 100% sure that you will not be among those who will be "FIGHTING " for all the reasons you know.

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      • 5 November 2018 21:07, by South South


        Fighting is not done under computer keyboard, but in the battle field. No one want war, but if a few people want to impose their will on the country, we have no choice but to destroy them.

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        • 5 November 2018 21:54, by jubaone

          South South, Theone
          I’m not bothered by jienge tea sellers or shoe 👞 shiners who spent their Jienge lives in the streets of Khartoum and try to tell me about fighting. Fighting is not a jienge monopoly. Why don’t you go and join the nyors? Most have been put out of action and the rest have ended as street beggars and thugs in Juba. May be your uncles are among them.

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          • 6 November 2018 05:58, by South South


            Ask Thomas Cirillo why he is hiding outside South Sudan? Ask yourself why did you ran away from South Sudan in 2013? Talking about war seems to be very easy for some people in internet; however, they don’t face it on the ground where men meet and deal accordingly. NAS-Cirillo and PDM refused peace; still, we invite them to come back to peace.

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            • 6 November 2018 06:06, by Eastern

              South South,

              Leave Joseph Canada alone.....What is "Ask yourself why did you RAN away?".....,This is the type of the English language grammar heard in the corridors of Kiir’s ministries, huh!

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              • 6 November 2018 10:38, by South South

                I just made a mistake and it is not FATAL mistake like the one I see from you everyday. You have fake education. I never been to US or the west, but I can write my local English and very clear. Tell me what is the different between learned and learnt, burned and burnt, I am laughing

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                • 6 November 2018 13:17, by jubaone

                  South South
                  ....if at all, "what is the difference...." not what is the different! This is jienglish from a bush or luak school. Try next time or just buy a fake degree from Busoga University. After all, most jienge lazy thinkers don’t want hard work. Its easy, quick and affordable, ya jienge!

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                  • 6 November 2018 16:31, by South South

                    I have a country to rule by any mean. What is the shit called degree will do to me if I am on run like you, shit a d stupid. Put that degree of yours into your ass and lick it, wicked.

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            • 6 November 2018 07:32, by jubaone

              South South
              Garang, the kiirminal and all SPLA "hotel commanders" spent their lives in hotels, refugee camps or slums in Nairobi or Kampala during the struggle. They were on a on-and-off truos to the frontlines. Gen Cirillo is not different. So what the f**k? You are also squatting in Uganda or Kenya and can’t reach your village even in the absence of war. Just the ordinary lazy jienge. Go develop

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              • 6 November 2018 10:35, by South South


                Garang was in the front line with his soldiers, Slava Kiir was in the front lines with his soldiers. Vedio tapes are there to be seen, unlike your monkey Cirrilo, he hides outside the country, shut up.

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                • 6 November 2018 13:00, by jubaone

                  South South
                  How can a chimpanzee call his master a monkey 🐵? Was it not Chief Andrea, the Bari noble who whooped naked jienges and forced them to wear "Abu nandhara" underpants? Gen Cirillo should not even bow down to tailless chimps who other than fighting have limited cognitive skills. Develop your luaks first, then get back to us, jienge!

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    • 5 November 2018 21:05, by South South

      Joseph Canada,

      Eastern should take care of your English. " I didn’t care about I citiens", English of monkeys.

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  • 6 November 2018 06:58, by Eastern

    The idea of having a Third Force is more than welcome. Not every body in South Sudan should buy this fuckery of joining peace, come and see peace, blah blah....When the regime wants to continue riding on its high horses (state of emergency, muzzling of free speech, etc), even Dr. Machar remains a worried man. Dr. Hakim Dario, way to go..!

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    • 6 November 2018 13:10, by jubaone

      Other than savage revenge killings, cattle theft and idleness, marrying underage girls, gossiping like market women, jienges have been having peace since 2005. They haven’t achieved anything. Only when peace comes to Equatoria can SS develop. Jienges only are statistics and have no economic nor social-cultural relevance to SS. They are to be fed, clothed and accommodated.

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