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South Sudan govt forces did not join training centres: SPLM-IO


Kiir (R) speaks with Machar during the signing ceremony of the revitalized peace agreement on 12 September 2018 (UNMISS Photo)
January 7, 2019 (JUBA) - SPLM-IO media official Tuesday has urged the registration of government forces in the cantonment sites and their integration to the joint training centres.

Following Entebbe agreement to extend the pre-transition period for 100 days, the Joint Defence Board (JDB) directed that forces join the training centres even if they are not registered in the cantonment areas. It said the procedure can be done in the training sites.

The board feared that the registration and screening procedures in the cantonment sites may delay the critical implementation of the security arrangements during the 100 days.

Manawa Peter Gatkuoth SPLM-IO Deputy Chairperson of the National Committee for Information and Public Relations told Sudan Tribune that some challenges are facing the implementation of the sticky issues, 50 days after the signing of Entebbe deal on 7 November.

"The registration of the government forces are not yet to be (done) and the government forces are not showing up in the training centres," Manawa said.

He further said the government forces are still in the civilians’ sites.

The National Democratic Movement (NDM) in a report released on Monday about the implementation of the peace agreement underlined the issue of troops’ non-registration saying it would create problems.

"Such a step is likely to sacrifice the quality of the NUF we are looking for and also create problems with those who will be found unsuitable to join the training," said the report.

Also, he said the government forces are "not yet showing up" or taking part in the training centres in the areas controlled by the SPLM IO.

The NDM in its report said that the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (DDR), has not yet started its activities on the cantonment sites.

The report said the joint mechanism including guarantors agreed in Entebbe to supervise the implementation of the critical pre-transitional security tasks has not yet been formed.

"This is the body that should have been played the central role in the 50-day evaluation of the implementation process as stipulated in the Entebbe Tripartite statement," the report stressed.

Fighting n Jekou

The SPLM-IO media official pointed to the recent attack on their forces in Jekou area of Maiwut state by Maj Gen Ochan Puot who recently broke away from the Movement.

" The ongoing fighting in Jekou is a serious variation of the agreement by the government forces," he said.

"We’re calling on the IGAD and the international community and Troika to intervene and stop the killing of the civilians around Jekou by the government forces," he further said.


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  • 8 January 08:09, by Midit Mitot

    That,s sign of war from Juba government,everything should have been completed within two weeks time but in-vian.

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    • 8 January 08:15, by Malakal county Simon

      Midiit Mitot

      Lack of commitment from Salva Kiir side to implement the most needed peace in good faith, will return this country to war and he Kiir should be accountable for rejecting the peace ??

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      • 8 January 08:43, by Midit Mitot

        Malakal County Simon,

        That,s true but Kiir and his thugs must know that this war will not be like 2013 and 2016 dog fight.

        No more Uganda in South Sudan land,

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      • 8 January 12:00, by South South

        Malakal county Simon,

        BS, Nuer fighting Nuer means, Nuers are not interesting in peace, shut up Nyantit lover.

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    • 8 January 09:57, by jubaone

      Why the SSDinka Forces won’t join the cantonment.
      1. Most jienge fighters are terrified and fear that they won’t win this time.
      2. SSDinka Forces is only a "ghost" army: weak, poorly equipped, hungry, tired and frustrated.
      3. Most conscripts are from villages and don’t want war anymore.
      4. Over 50% of them must be disarmed, disbanded as unfit. Terrible thought.

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      • 8 January 11:34, by South South


        Big monkey is out again with many lies. Coward people are those who are hiding right now in hotels in Addis and then call themselves leaders of a movement. If we are controlling , every town and every village in South Sudan, then who is the hell to disarm 50% of a very strong army in South Sudan, only this is the talk of monkeys and rats.

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        • 8 January 16:23, by jubaone

          South South
          Jienge kaffir, cuz there’s no free food in the cantonment sites, these jienge freebooters and brigands are less interested. Like tailless giant gorillas, jienges are only waiting for free food. They should get pangas and hoes to plant their own food, lazy idiots.

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          • 8 January 18:52, by South South


            Monkey, you are under controlled, the end.

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            • 8 January 20:32, by jubaone

              South South
              Jieng kaffir, how can slaves, people who carried for us water on donkey carts rule us Bari or Equatorian people? How can naked jienge savages, we taught how to wear underpants lead us? Rule yourselves first, b4 you try ruling the rest, giant baboons. Equatoria has made you humans, worthless chimps.

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      • 10 January 01:32, by Pakuau

        Have you ever smelt the ’tench of gunpowder all your entire life?’ If yes, look back at all your comments. "Jenge fighters are terrified and fear that they won’t win time"? From Mr. jubaone boy? "SSDinka Forces is only a "ghost" army: weak, poorly equipped, hungry, tired and frustrated" There you have it. Bring it on chap. "Most conscripts are from villages and don’t want war anymore">>>

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        • 10 January 01:41, by Pakuau

          "Over 50% of them must be disarmed, disbanded as unfit. Terrible though"
          Mr. jubaone, The SSPLA were not the ones to be integrated. It is the ’habitual rebels’ who are to be "assembled in designated areas" and the South Sudanese army, do read documents or you are just ’raving about about the Dinkas/Jenges this or that or Salva Kiir this or that>>>

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          • 10 January 01:47, by Pakuau

            but the bucks stops with the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan as far as we are concerned loser’. Mr. jubaone where do you get all these nonsense piece of trash? Your Reik Machar and his backers from the devil infested island of England, the US, the UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and even some his creeps here in the IGAD>>>>

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            • 10 January 01:55, by Pakuau

              and the AU who love our country and our people has long since gone to Mr. Deng Nhial battalion chap. Playing magic and magician over the Muonyjiengs of the Sudan was not being entertained chap. Mr. Riek Machar, ’finito/finished’ Mr. jubaone loser. You would be next if you are not very careful with the Dinkas/Jenges, South Sudan is a Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of Sudan country, North Sudan is our country>>

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              • 10 January 02:02, by Pakuau

                and Egypt is our country. In fact, the low lives who have keep the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan down is always *you traitorous, foreign puppets/stooges and thieves’* Almost the whole of Nuer, Shilluk (Chollo), Murle here in greater Upper joined our arch enemy, the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and were paid with *arms, munitions, food rations and medicines* to the fight the SPLA.>>>>

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                • 10 January 02:12, by Pakuau

                  and In Equatoria, the whole Ding Dinga, Taposa, Nyangwara, Buoya were very hostile to SPLA. Mundari community boys who were trained by the mighty SPLM/A in Jebel Bongo, Gambella region in ’Intifhada (uprising two)’ and were asked to ’bomb Arabs (mundukurus) out of their ’Roukon town’. The losers cowered and surrendered themselves into Roukon town living The Dinkas/Jenges to battle it out with>>>>

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                  • 10 January 02:21, by Pakuau

                    our cloned so-called arab of North Sudan (mundukurus). And that how my father and some of the best Dinka/Jenge got killed yaa Mr. jubaone piece of trash in 1992. The Mundaries even tried to bring their long noses with cloned so-called arab masters North Sudan into Bor and they were badly bomb at ’Pariak (next to Kabaka) small lake’>>>

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                    • 10 January 02:29, by Pakuau

                      outside the Nile main course. Mr. jubaone, grow the damn up. Your are going to be destroyed and your masters once and for all chap. Your US, the UK, their (so-called israel) attack dog, their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, some of their Bantuses, their Caribbeans, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps in between who always used *magic and superstition* over other people>>>

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                      • 10 January 02:50, by Pakuau

                        Division of Koryom even sang a song to tell the Nuers to not join the Nuers aimless armed rebellion against the SPLM/A,. That he was Anyagat koc kedhie (a rebel of all South Sudanese people’ stop your madness and come to SPLM/A, he refused, Gai Tut and Akuot Atem were gun down by the mighty SPLA. Akuot was a Dinkas/Jenge boy though from Jonglei. But South Sudanese

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    • 8 January 11:44, by South South

      Fighting in Jekou is Nuer fighting Nuer.

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      • 8 January 14:51, by Midit Mitot

        South South,

        Jekou fighting is a covering and binding from Juba regime,

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        • 8 January 16:30, by jubaone

          Midit mitot
          It’s the Nuers fighting themselves and NO jienges have the guts to attack IO. Pagak, Bentiu, Ler, everywhere in Nuerland, no jienges can and want to fight. Cowards and mouthy scoundrels only brag. Now nyagat Ochan Puot is doing the dirty job for them, while cowardly Jienges are cowering in Juba, Nairobi or Kampala hiding their naked shitholes and busy stealing.

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        • 8 January 18:14, by South South

          Midit Mitot,

          In Jekou Nuer is fighting Nuer, senseless war. Who want to send his soldiers to that insecurity areas of OI for training.

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          • 9 January 14:09, by Midit Mitot

            South South,

            Yes, Nuer are fighting Nuer in Jekou but those are directives from Juba government, Ochan Puot has been ordered to fight IO.

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      • 10 January 02:42, by Pakuau

        Mr. South South,
        Jekou was one of the town which was bomb to ’smithereens by the mighty SPLA when they came out from Jebel Bongo in 1980th, most the criminals fighting the SPLA were most of our *Nuer ke nynatoc renegades* of ’Gai Tut, Akuot Atem, Abdalla chuol and other low lives chap’ and that is why we ’have the word, *nyagat (traitor)*, the word is an Abesh (so-called ethiopia word).>>>

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        • 10 January 02:53, by Pakuau

          Division of Koryom even sang a song to tell the Nuers to not join the Nuers aimless armed rebellion against the SPLM/A,. That he was Anyagat koc kedhie (a rebel of all South Sudanese people’ stop your madness and come to SPLM/A), he refused, Gai Tut and Akuot Atem were gun down by the mighty SPLA. Akuot was a Dinkas/Jenge boy though from Jonglei.>>>

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          • 10 January 02:55, by Pakuau

            Division of Koryom even sang a song to tell the Nuers to not join the Nuers aimless armed rebellion against the SPLM/A,. That he was Anyagat koc kedhie (a rebel of all South Sudanese people’ stop your madness and come to SPLM/A, he refused, Gai Tut and Akuot Atem were gun down by the mighty SPLA. Akuot was a Dinkas/Jenge boy though from Jonglei>>>

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