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IGAD urges S. Sudan’s Kiir to dissolve incumbent parliament before end of April

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April 23, 2020 (JUBA) - The IGAD Council of Ministers Thursday called to dissolve the incumbent parliament before the end of April to allow the formation of the new legislative chamber.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir addressing parliament in Juba, November 5, 2019 (PPU)

The IGAD leading body held a videoconference meeting chaired by the Sudanese foreign minister to discuss the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement signed on 12 September 2018.

In his briefing to the meeting, the head of the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (RJMEC) Augostino Njoroge pointed to the delay in the reconstitution of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) and the Council of States, and the lack of agreement between the parties on appointment of state governors.

In a statement released at the end of the meeting, the Council urged President Salva kiir to dissolve the incumbent legislative assembly before 30th April 2020.

Further, the meeting called on "the Parties to reconstitute the TNLA in accordance with the R-ARCSS within ten (10) days of the dissolution of the incumbent TNLA".

With regard to the state governors and local governments, the meeting called for the immediate resumption of discussions to reach an agreement "within fifteen (15) days of the issuance of this Communiqué".

Also, the meeting recalled President Kiir the need to consult the First Vice President and his other four vice-presidents before to appoint senior officials as provided in the revitalized peace pact.

The RJMEC head told the meeting that the "low level of trust and confidence and the spirit of collegial leadership is lacking (...)".

The IGAD Council of Ministers welcomed the signing of the Rome Resolution on Monitoring and Verification of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement of 2017, between the South Sudan Opposition Movement Alliance (SSOMA) and the government.

The meeting further approved the agreement saying it would create a suitable atmosphere for an all-inclusive peace process in South Sudan.

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  • 24 April 00:34, by The Rhino

    Drought company IGAD has been warning illiterate Kiir since day one,but never took any concrete punishment against him whatsoever,why,I don’t know,pathetic!I wonder why would such worthless organizations be given credit to survive at all.Shit,Kiir is busy lowering South Sudanese flags for dead foreign politicians.I ask myself,why would an independent country like ours fly ’flags at half-staff’....

    • 24 April 00:42, by The Rhino

      ...for dead foreign people especially those who’ve killed many tribes in South Sudan?Two explanations,1).Either Kiir and his tribesmen JCE are real fucking snitches(Jubaone is right)!or 2).Dinka gov’t is now trembling and desperately searching for refuge while detaching from short-leggy bantu Museveni of Uganda.Furthermore or rather questions,why did that Dinka savage John Garang and his..........

      • 24 April 00:54, by The Rhino

        ..followers start the war in 1983 against clowned so called arabs of north Sudan if he were so ’visionary’ and against arabs as related?2).Why did these same Dinka savages proceed in starting war,fabricating inter-communal epidemic after the cessation of the country in 2011?Something is profoundly wrong here,these fucking Dinka savages are always hell bent and are up to no good to nobody,shit!!!

        • 24 April 06:06, by South South

          The zRhino,
          We don’t give shit care to anyone barking in net. Our country is in our hands.dirty monkeys and rats can say any shit they want, but that will change nothing. Dirty people of KARAMA children.

          • 24 April 06:55, by South South

            The Rhino,
            Now coronavirus is not spreading in South Sudan. The heat is killing it and next week our country will open up again. Wicked monkey, go to the hell. South Dudan will be there until you. Coronavirus in US will take good care of you dirty Mundari.

            • 24 April 11:49, by The Rhino

              South South,

              Oil prices are now down and petroleum industry is dying.Soon many Dinka savages will be jobless, landing on streets begging, some turning into thieves or house breakers(well many of them are already thieves).Before situations get worse,I’ll be re-introducing you to your old Dinka donkey forgotten profession, that is, Donkey and water distribution business across all big towns in.....

              • 24 April 11:56, by The Rhino

                South South,

                ...South Sudan.We’ve already ordered hundreds of heads of Donkeys from Somalia to be delivered to South Sudan.No more squatting around doing nothing ya MTN.Foreigners from Abyei who grew up in streets like yourself with good knowledge of street maps, will be handed two heads of donkeys.They must work hard day and night if they want to remain in Juba or Equatoria,done!

                • 24 April 13:20, by South South

                  The Rhino,

                  Mundari man. Dinkas know how to stand in heat and face hardship. We fought war for more than 22 years, no salaries, no food, no cars and no money. We will go through any hard time. Only Dinkas will stand tall and face hardship. Unlike others, they will run away from South Sudan and when things are back to normal, they will come back cry, " we need our share". My tribe is left, shit.

                  • 24 April 13:41, by South South

                    The Rhino,

                    Oil prices drop is the world problem. Every country in the world will pay for it, not only South Sudan. In Juba, every morning Mundari men and women pour to Juba city look for jobs. Some Mundari women collect dirty things in the trashes. Now, with oil prices drop, there will no be jobs for those dirty Mundari in Juba, Kurkoo.

                • 24 April 22:19, by jubaone

                  Rhino
                  The good thing is, there’s nothing else to steal in Juba. Most Jubans have nothing anymore and so even the "known jienge gunmen" can’t rob anymore. South South must be catching hell as a lazy gorilla-like jienge. All petrodollars over, jienges can hang themselves. Perhaps coronavirus will do the rest. Worthless cockroaches.

        • 24 April 22:14, by jubaone

          Rhino
          Oil prices have plummeted to almost 0$/barrel. The foolish and lazy jienge idiots have spent all looted petrodollars and are now selling everything and even themselves as cheap labor to survive. I hear jienge generals are ferrying their cows to Lobonok, Magwi and Pageri for fear of Nuer/Murle cattle rustlers. Just come to Gumbo/Sherikat and look for a cheap jienge house slave.

    • 24 April 08:02, by Midit Mitot

      The Rhino,

      Don,t worry brother Dinka regime has come to an end this year.

      • 24 April 12:27, by South South

        Midit Mitot,

        Don’t talk like a little Nuer boy who misses free nyantit and start crying. Kiir is ruling, a president of South Sudan. He will do big things, he will make big decisions and he will tell you what do and what not to do. You MUST follow.

        • 24 April 15:12, by Midit Mitot

          South South,

          Yes Kiir has rule this Country for more than 10 years with bloody. You should feel shame you are really human being.

          dirty regime since day one.

          • 24 April 16:44, by South South

            Midit Mitot,

            Prepare yourself for another 20 years with Kiir holding power. Nuers have been killing innocent South Sudanese since 1991. They are now sitting in big hotel rooms in Juba and fart 24/7 a week. If you want to part of the history in South Sudan, will work with Kiir. Dirty people are people who chose a woman with dirty record of adultery to be a minister.

  • 24 April 03:45, by Games

    The rotten dictatorship parliament of Salva Kiir Mayardit is going to be a history in matters of days. He will also accepted his 6 states otherwise he would end up with 5 states if he is still demanding more governors

    • 24 April 06:01, by South South

      Gamed/ Nuer free Nyantits,
      Kiir can make any decision he want and Dr. Wangkal will be watch, like the appointment of undersecretary of ministry of Entergy, the appointment of 6 ambassadors, and the appointment of governor of the bank of South Sudan. Kiir is a rock and everyone MUST follow him.

      • 24 April 06:04, by South South

        Correction: I mean any decision he wants. Be watching.

  • 24 April 15:01, by Eastern

    Oh fuck!

    South South, are you reading this...?!

    • 24 April 15:23, by South South

      Monkey and son of KARAMA Eastern, our country is in our hands. You can fuck yourself up somewhere else, but that one will not change anything. I have my people, I have my president, I have my army, both (SSPDF and NSS), and more immortally, I have my A-47. The world understand power only. Any shit talk is useless.



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