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Dispute over outstanding issues will not delay unity gov’t: official


October 12, 2019 (JUBA) - The ongoing dispute with the opposition over the number of states and boundaries will not affect the formation of South Sudan’s transitional national unity government in November, an official said.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar (L) speaks to reporters after meeting President Salva Kiir in Juba, September 11, 2019 (JUBA)

Speaking to reporters in the capital, Juba on Thursday, the presidential advisor on security, Tut Kew Gatluak said the new government would be formed despite the armed opposition faction’s (SPLM-IO) insistence on resolving all the outstanding issues.

"All arrangements on the implementation of the peace agreement are done and we are ready to form the transitional unity government on time without any delay,” said Gatluak.

"The issue of states and boundaries will not delay the formation of the transitional unity government," he added.

Also chairman of the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC), Gatluak said all the outstanding issues will properly be resolved when the transitional national unity government has been established.

NPTC is the body mandated to implement the revitalized peace agreement South Sudan’s warring parties signed in September 2018.

A senior United States official on Thursday warned that Washington may consider imposing sanctions on South Sudan if the country’s rival leaders fail to form national unity government on November 12.

“We’re not prepared to continue to see delays, we’re not prepared to continue to hear arguments for why more time must be given,” Bryan Hunt, Sudan and South Sudan office director at the State Department told reporters at the US Institute of Peace.

"Our view is that if the government is not formed by November 12, we’re going to need to re-evaluate the relationship between the United States and South Sudan,” he added.

Hunt, however, said US sanctions would target South Sudan’s economy, like its oil, because they would risk worsening the plight of people living in a country that partly depends on foreign aid for survival.

He said the international community should act to end violence in South Sudan.

“We believe that international sanctions are the strongest message to send to South Sudan,” said Hunt, citing UN sanctions as an option.

South Sudan descended into war in mid-December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup, allegations the latter dismissed.

In September 2018, the rival factions involved in the conflict signed a peace deal to end the conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced over 2 million people in the country.

The rival parties, in May, agreed to form a power-sharing unity government as part of a deal to end the war by November 12.


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  • 13 October 2019 11:09, by jubaone

    One must be an idiot to think, that resolving the nr of states, their respective boundaries and security reforms will happen after formation of RTGoNU. If this nyagat Tut Kew Gatluak and his jienge hirelings can’t do that now, who can guarantee that will happen after Nov 12? Those Equatorians in IO are strictly warned to watch out. A repeat of July 2016 is imminent.

    • 13 October 2019 14:25, by Eastern


      You are spot on! In the 1990s, jenge and nyagats turned Kakuma refugee camp into their battle ground leaving Kenyans to only whisper..."huwa watu wana tu sumbua, wana onikana kama wanyama.." Equatorians trapped in IO are cooked!

  • 13 October 2019 11:22, by james john luka

    You are right Mr. Gatluak, this conflict was not about number of states or boundaries, it was about power, so if power issues are addressed as they are, then state numbers and boundaries will be. IO is always after unnecessary issues just to prolong suffering of the helpless civil population.
    Did they went to bush because of state numbers of boundaries? Shame on those who no agenda!!

    • 13 October 2019 15:44, by Pakuai

      james john luka,
      You are spot on chap. Those bunch of losers keep ’shifting goal posts after goal posts’, with their ludicrous demands. But they are not fooling South Sudanese people some of these days. The issue of number of states and boundaries is a small issue. We have some of our areas still being occupied by our arch enemy, the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>

      • 13 October 2019 15:51, by Pakuai

        that we should be worry about than our South Sudan internal borders which are clearly known to us and our elders can just sit down and sort out those borders without a single bullet or even involvement of any international creep that doesn’t has a clue about really owns what in our borders. But as I said a number of times, our so-called oppositions are ’owned by some international interest groups

        • 13 October 2019 15:59, by Pakuai

          whom they have sold themselves and their souls’ and they thought, they would come and enthroned them into power in South Sudan. South Sudanese with brains are pretty much aware that our so-called PhD doctors like ’Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo or Pagan Amuom’ desperately needs to be liberated by the South Sudanese people from ’The US, the UK, the UN, the NGOs, their ’secret societies’,>>>>

          • 13 October 2019 16:06, by Pakuai

            some countries here in the IGAD and the AU whom they sold themselves and their souls to and thought they would also sell South South Sudan and the South Sudanese people with them. South Sudanese with brains know Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo or Pagan Amuom’ are only foreign puppets/stooges, thieves and traitors ’the US, the UK, the UN, the NGOs, their ’secret societies’, the IGAD>>>>

            • 13 October 2019 16:15, by Pakuai

              and the AU’ have as their ’only leverage, blackmails or bargaining cards’ over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people. One does clearly wonder, what kind of well educated or well informed individual (s) can let himself be used by foreign interest groups or foreign powers to destroy their own people and their country? Let me tell you this example once again fellows>>>

              • 13 October 2019 16:31, by Pakuai

                During last Kenyan controversial elections, the US and South Africa offered to mediate between Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee party and Mr. Raila Odinga’s Nasa party, but Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga politely refused the ’US and the South Africa’ good gestures to mediate in Kenyan internal issues. And those countries ’backed off’.>>>>

                • 13 October 2019 16:38, by Pakuai

                  And should Mr. Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta allowed other countries long noses into Kenya as mediators. Many bunch of ’international vultures’ would be still ’circling’ around now in Nairobi, Adis Ababa, Capetown, Washington, London or other capital of choice the ’internationalists/globalists’ so chose to go and play rubbish in the name of helping Kenya and the Kenyan people>>>

                  • 13 October 2019 18:07, by Pakuai

                    But Mr. Uhuru Kenya and Raila Odinga seems to have ’politically matured enough’ and they have even learn the phrase ’to say no’ and no means ’no’. Mr. Rail Odinga even did a ’mock swearing’ at Uhuru Park as an alternative president of Kenya without his NASA party allies of ’Mr. Kolonzo Musyoka and Musuali Mdabadi and allies’, and to the disappointment Mr. Raila’s Nasa supporters. Mr. Raila Odinga>

                    • 13 October 2019 18:15, by Pakuai

                      was asked by his handlers from London to go and give lectures in ’Oxford and Cambridge’ universities: https://mobile.nation.co.ke/news/politics/Raila-Odinga-leaves-for-the-UK/3126390-4560212-format-sitemap-ohq2q2z/index.html
                      Fellows, Mr. Raila Odinga ’came back from the London, UK.’>>>

                        • 13 October 2019 18:28, by Pakuai

                          Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta later appointed Mr. Raila Odinga as his so-called "Africa infrastructures envoy" and Mr. Raila Odinga is now seen in the corridors of the ’hotels, brothels and bars of Adis Ababa’, ’conversing with African elected leaders’ when he is not elected by any piece of crap. Mr. Raila Odinga was even ’given a job to mediate between our lowly informed losers>>>

                          • 13 October 2019 18:40, by Pakuai
                            • 13 October 2019 19:32, by Pakuai

                              Fellow lowly informed South Sudanese losers. Mr. Raila Odinga even brags that he is "the CIA man" in the region. Fellows, let the losers like ’Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amuom, Majak Agoot, Thomas Cirillo, Adwok Nyabe and other bunch foreign puppets/stooges, thieves and traitors bring their ’useless Kenya’ bullsh*ts into our country and they would be dead with it>>>

                              • 13 October 2019 20:05, by Pakuai

                                Not a every ’COLD-LIKE-DIRTY GAME’ would be always be played ’over our country and over our people’ by some evils by using their puppets/stooges and traitors like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Adwok Nyabe and these days, Mr. Pagan Amuom and their other bunch of losers in between. Fellows, South Sudan is not part of the so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire, never has and will never ever will be under>>>

                                • 13 October 2019 20:09, by Pakuai

                                  the sun. The evil love affairs with our country and over our people has gone too far and we are going to settle our ’scores with the evils’. Fellows, this is South Sudan, and South Sudan is not the evil usual DR Congo or their Bantuses countries or Southern American countries where the evil often change their governments at whim. A lot of bloody noses creeps>>>

                                  • 13 October 2019 20:14, by Pakuai

                                    Creeps in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, Abesh (so-called ethiopia) and our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan breed like ’pigs/rabbits’ and the criminals thought their so-called ’Africa Unity and regional integration’ piece of trash would let the vermin be welcomed into South Sudan. Good luck with that fellows, watch out. And that their so-called ’NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT OR GOVERNMENT>>>

                                    • 13 October 2019 20:19, by Pakuai

                                      without BORDERS would be started here in South Sudan!!! What do the vermin really ’smoke’? That the *Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), Rwandans, South Koreans, Mongolians, Chinese, Ghanians, British, Australians, Canadians and other bunch of mercenaries would be ’resettled’ here in South Sudan>>>

                                      • 13 October 2019 20:25, by Pakuai

                                        by the ’disguised/pretext’ of the so-called *UN peacekeeping, humanitarian aid, donations and their so-called human rights business scams*, fellows, where do our fools think, vermin like Kenyans, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) and our cloned arabs of North Sudan with massive populations get their damn food from?>>>

                                        • 13 October 2019 20:37, by Pakuai

                                          The genetically modified maize and (sorghum) from ’the US, Canada and other countries often ’shipped here to Africa’ in the name of ’dying’ South Sudanese and Somalians is what is always sold ’cheaply’ by the ’criminals in the council for foreign relation (CFR), or the US states’ department in other words to some crooks in *Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Uganda, North Sudan>>

                                          • 13 October 2019 20:43, by Pakuai

                                            and then throw a few leftover crumbs to South Sudanese refugees in Northern Kenya, Gambella region, Northern Ugandan, here inside South Sudan. And Somali refugees in Eastern Kenya. And then go and beg again in the name of the hungry South Sudanese refugees. Fellows, the level of bile and HATRED and RACISM the ’the foreign puppets/stooges, thieves and traitors’ like Mr. Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom,>>>

                                            • 13 October 2019 20:58, by Pakuai

                                              Thomas Cirillo, Majak Agoot, Adwok Nyabe and bunch losers have created among South Sudanese people with their ’secret societies and former masters’ in our country has gone very very deep. And how the evils with their ’foreign masters and their secret societies’ just think they can simply get away with this ’big dirty crime’ really.>>>
                                              In reality, there is no ’system of governance’>>>

                                              • 13 October 2019 21:08, by Pakuai

                                                where by the ’oppositions share power equally with the government’ on this ’planet earth’. But here in South Sudan. That cheap stun was ’experimented in Kenya’ in 2008: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/feb/28/kenya
                                                Lowly informed South Sudanese war is here. There are some vermin who think,>>>>

                                                • 13 October 2019 21:14, by Pakuai

                                                  they can always make a living over other people and their countries. But the creeps have been caught with their pants down. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga even went to China to try and take a loan and ’use South Sudan and DR Congo’ as their ’collateral’ for their ’infrastructure project’. But the Chinese turned down the ’scroungers’. Remember fellows, that Mr. Raila Odinga was appointed by>>>

                                                    • 13 October 2019 21:26, by Pakuai

                                                      The criminals can play balls with their fake PhD doctors of Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol and their sold out allies of Mr. Pagan Amuom and Thomas Cirillo. But South Sudanese are not the criminals fools.>>>

                                                      • 13 October 2019 22:10, by jubaone

                                                        You are only jealous, cuz the only Dinka that had a PhD and was at par with Drs. Riek, Lam Akol etc. was Dr. Garang. The rest jienges dont matter. They´re better off carrying guns and should leave the "thinking and state governance" to the rest.

                                                        • 14 October 2019 00:09, by Pakuai

                                                          "You are only jealous, cuz the only Dinka that had a PhD and was at par with Drs. Riek, Lam Akol etc. was Dr. Garang"
                                                          jubaone, is that troll of yours supposed to provoke the greater Dinka/Muonyjang community? Do your Riek Machar and Lam Akol really think they have PhDs? Where are the dissertations/theses of their ’masters and PhDs?’>>>>

                                                          • 14 October 2019 00:20, by Pakuai

                                                            You often claim to be an Equatorian living Juba? Who is the vice chancellor of your ’university of Juba?’. He is a Dinka/Jenge? He doesn’t matter be a vice chancellor of Juba university right Mr. jubaone? Mr. jubaone, if Mr. Riek Machar or Lam Akol education were to be taken seriously by ’serious South Sudanese people’. And others around the world, then there would be no need to send>>>

                                                            • 14 October 2019 00:27, by Pakuai

                                                              children to go and waste their times in schools. Many South Sudanese brains have been asking the ’university of Bradford and the university of London’ to release Mr. Riek Machar and Lam Akol dissertations/theses so that South Sudanese people would exactly learn the brains behind those so-called PhDs. But as far as I am concerned, Mr. Riek Machar only went and study ’magic’ in that devil infested>>

                                                              • 14 October 2019 00:32, by Pakuai

                                                                island of England. A serious university with reputation to protect would have long time ago ’withdrawn their PhD certificate’ from Dr. Riek Machar if at all he has any from the university of Bradford. By the way Mr. jubaone, evils in the devil infested island of England and the US always use their Riek Machar and Lam Akol as their ’proxies/puppets/stooges’ against the interests of South Sudan>>>

                                                                • 14 October 2019 00:46, by Pakuai

                                                                  and the South Sudanese people. They did it in 1991, 2013 and 2016. And of course, the same *UK, the US, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, some creeps here in IGAD, the AU and their ’secret societies’ whom the losers have ’sold their lives to and their souls’ are now keeping hostage in Khartoum, North Sudan as their ’leverage, bargaining cards or blackmails’ over South Sudan>>>>

                                                                  • 14 October 2019 00:57, by Pakuai

                                                                    and the South Sudanese people. Since the losers have secretly ’signed off our country and our people’ to their so-called *UN ONE WORLD NEW ORDER GOVERNMENT, GOVERNMENT WITHOUT BORDERS or their so-called AFRICA UNITY and REGIONAL INTEGRATION piece of bullshits*. Mr. jubaone, I don’t know what do the foreign puppets/stooges, thieves and traitors with their foreign masters really think, they are>>>

                                                                    • 14 October 2019 01:02, by Pakuai

                                                                      to our country and our people. Let any creep ever again try to bring any cloned so-called *arabs of North Sudan, the evil English people, evil white Americans, their evil juus (so-called israelis), Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), some Bantuses and some of their creeps in between into our country and over our people again if they really think they can and we are going to kill them>>>>

  • 13 October 2019 11:27, by james john luka

    You are right Mr. Gatluak, this conflict was not about number of states or boundaries, it was about power, so if power issues are addressed as they are, then state numbers and boundaries will be. IO is always after unnecessary issues just to prolong suffering of the helpless civil population.
    Did they went to bush because of state numbers or boundaries? Shame on those who have no agenda!!

    • 14 October 2019 07:22, by jubaone

      John Luka,
      Power can be exercised in given domain or area defined by clear boundaries. Power can’t be exercised in an open space, it loses its authority and sovereignty. Politicians can be held accountable by the people within this defined area. Your logic here is no only foolish but typifies jienge idiocies on power and authority. First things first, ya jienge.

      • 14 October 2019 10:07, by james john luka

        You are a real brat, who can’t reason logically, but talking nonsense. You fail to understand state numbers and tribal boundaries are political and social issues which need an inclusive approach with sober minds, but not for an errant business of stirring up conflict among tribes just to mobilize a fighting force as of your intentions. You can’t add fuel on to fire if you want peace idiot

        • 14 October 2019 11:20, by The Rhino

          james john luka,aka ajam ajoh aluk,

          You fucking dumbass!Its definitely you who is talking bullshit and totally confused about realities on the ground,NOT Jubaone!Here’s why,..your tribal sucker Kiir alone created those fucking 32 states without any"inclusive approach"or legal parliamentary approval.His decree for the formation of the disputed 32 states was ill intended and tribally motivated,..

          • 14 October 2019 11:27, by The Rhino

            ajam ajoh aluk,

            ..all just to discredit Machar and his suggestions on colonial boundaries of 1950’s.It was personally Kiir and his JCE who stirred up conflict among other tribes in this country not anybody else.They mobilized Matiang Anyor militias through Paul Malong to intentionally destroy the social fabric of our many tribes.So for you to sit there and talk nonsense tells how misinformed &...

            • 14 October 2019 11:33, by The Rhino

              ajam ajoh aluk,

              ..foolish you are.Shut the fuck up ’james shit’ to comment on 32 states, boundaries or any other issue you are not well equipped with.You damned miserable fool failed to understand the wicked motivation of Kiir and JCE in South Sudan.Hang yourself,you worthless bastard!

            • 14 October 2019 12:10, by james john luka

              Discredit who? Machar? You are nothing but a credulous when you support Riek Machar, the man who is suffering from egomaniac. He had nothing to be credit for. Do you think you are the informed one? Pretenders are worst than murders, tell me how informed are you? That social fabric had been threaten since by our brothers in the north including riek machar himself so don’t blame Kiir or

              • 14 October 2019 12:40, by The Rhino

                ajam ajoh aluk,

                Since day one(Geleng),I unequivocally stated that I’m not a big fan of this Riek Machar,if you don’t get that,you definitely must be a rookie around here and have never taken profound analysis on my multiple comments on this forum about/against Riek Machar or fucking Kiir your tribal ’president’.I don’t entertain your naivety or weak,premature comments on every topic.The reason...

                • 14 October 2019 12:54, by The Rhino

                  ajam ajoh aluk,

                  why South Sudanese are bleeding to death today is b’cos of Riek Machar and idiot Kiir.As long as we have these two in leadership, this country will never have peace!Listen,how can a proudest Equatorian like myself,brother Jubaone,or our brother Eastern rock support Machar or Kiir,given their intrigues and bitter carnage in Equatoria?NEVER!We are here for NAS,the only way forward!

                • 14 October 2019 14:40, by james john luka

                  What a delusional bastard!, real idiot! don’t even know the meaning fan. If you support someone motives and actions then you are a fan fool!! Riek is your mentor, a lecturer of tribal campaign. You think my comments are of naive because they are supporting, how about yours? talking war in bars is the maturity right?. What a brat!!

            • 14 October 2019 12:13, by james john luka

              So don’t blame Kiir or Malong for tribal mobilization, Riek is their Professor who taught them how to mobilized tribal army. You ninnyhammer !!

          • 14 October 2019 11:40, by james john luka

            Calm down Animal!! You will die of heart attack. 10, 32, or 40 states was and is not a bond of contention. They are there for political maneuver to garner political support, and they are subject to political debate while at ease. Does it not make sense? Junk Shop!!!

            • 14 October 2019 12:24, by The Rhino

              ajam ajoh aluk,

              I can’t believe this shit!.."garner political support"?From where/whom and what for damn it?Even if it means Dinka corrupt ’leaders’ promote wicked politics to loot,rape,murder innocent fellow South Sudanese,.main thing just ’garner political support’?What kind of convoluted crap is that?Listen ya ajam ajoh aluk,why don’t you just maneuver your fucking ass& accept you are foolish!

              • 14 October 2019 14:19, by james john luka

                It is true, you can’t believe, because you are a fool, fools always don’t remember the past chronologically. You failed to remember that Riek started talking of federal system of government in the late 2014 and initiated 21 states just to really equatorian behind him, since most of equatorian were ardent supporters federalism and Kiir responded with 28 states to neutralize that call.

                • 14 October 2019 14:22, by james john luka

                  So it is no wonder for one to hear you asking such questions of “from where, whom and what?” That is the true nature of the idiots they don’t even understand their own wordings. You are a numskull!!

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