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South Sudan’s politicians call for inclusive peace addressing root causes

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A sign celebrating five years of South Sudanese independence on a bullet-damaged wall opposite to the presidential palace in Juba on 15 July 2016 (AFP Photo)July 9, 2020 (JUBA) - The leaders of the National Democratic Movement(NDM) and the National Salvation Front (NAS) issued separate statements on the 9th anniversary of South Sudan Independence calling for inclusive peace and to address the root causes of the conflict

South Sudanese did not celebrate the Independence Day of the country as part of the government measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 which hit the country. President Kiir issued a statement reiterating his commitment for peace and stability after five years of civil war.

NDM leader Lam Aokl on Thursday said South Sudanese do not yet have something to celebrate nine years after the independence and called for inclusive implementation of the peace agreement to bring better news for South Sudanese next year.

"Today, we have not much to celebrate but we commemorate a special day in our history. But as we do so, we must be mindful of the suffering of our people," said Lam Akol in a statement he issued on the 9th anniversary of the independence.

He said the revitlazed peace agreement which was reached through compromises is " a minimum common programme for running the country through the next three years. It is about the last chance that we either make it together or we let our people down".

He called to implement its provisions "honestly and transparently in an inclusive manner". and expressed hope that We hope that the next anniversary will have better soothing news for South Sudan’s people.

NAS calls to address root causes

In a statement on the 9the independence anniversary, Thomas Cirillo the leader of the holdout National Salva Front (NAS) said the revitalized peace agreement flawed and failed to address the root cause of the conflict in South Sudan.

"Among the root causes is the establishment of a system of governance, based on federalism that divides powers at various levels of governments so that power is restored to people," he repeated.

He also condemned the violations of the ceasefire agreement signed in Rome under the sponsorship of Sant Edigio group

Cirillo warned against inter-communal fighting and pointed accusing finger to the government saying it was inciting another ethnic fight between the Azande and the Balanda ethnic groups in Western Equatoria State.

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  • 10 July 09:50, by South South

    NAS and Cirillo are shit, they don’t have any room in our country. Cirillo is a thief who stole SSPDF money and ran away. Lam Akol is another lair who is dying to get high position in our government. This is a guy who caused 1991 suffering, he needs to shut up.

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    • 10 July 13:06, by jubaone

      South South
      Jienge kaffir, Gen Cirillo has every right to steal money to buy guns to burst your jienge shitholes. You worthless jienge giant gorillas steal money to marry your dirty nyanjienges and waste the rest on Ugandan or Kenyan whores and buying houses. Look at your states, people are like wild animals. Lucky ones run to Juba. Waskanin.

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      • 10 July 14:10, by South South

        jubaone,

        Today I walked following Kololo Road in Tongpiny, everything looks great until I reached area full with Bari families, the first thing I saw on the ground was shit. I will not live in Kenya or Uganda. I like Juba where I stay. I am preapring to build my house in Jebel Dinka, Kurkoo!!!!!

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        • 10 July 21:05, by jubaone

          South South
          You can only live in Juba, the town of civilised people. Here’s also food and good life. Your areas are only for the sick, wretched and dying jienges. We have only 3 states in SS, the rest are for wild animals cuz all non Equatorians have fled them. Just bushland. Be thankful, we have made you a better jienge. You’d be dead like Keribino.

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  • 10 July 12:15, by Nueri Dial

    discussing root cause with who? This man Kirimnal Mayardit know only ’’Inu’’ and if he didn’t see that word in any agreement, he will say he did not sign that agreement. May be if we can discuss the root cause in Local Languages

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    • 10 July 12:36, by South South

      Nueri Dial,

      Maybe we should use language of free Nyantit or free hotel room language. Many rebels like that language very much.

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      • 10 July 13:12, by jubaone

        South South
        You jienges are like fecal flies. You often run to places that have either food, blood or stench. No single jienge has ever built himself a reasonable house in their villages. They brag with ready-made things cuz they are too lazy and too dumb. Just fit as doormats, unfit as field slaves. Their monyjangs even menstruate like monkeys.

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        • 10 July 13:20, by jubaone

          South South
          The jienges fought Khartoum not cuz they really wanted a free and development oriented SS, but cuz Kokora had thrown them out and were unable to freely squat, steal and kill like savages. Jienges are like giant gorillas and their brains are yet to develop like that of the Equatorians. They need us like babies depend on their parents.

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          • 10 July 14:13, by South South

            jubaone,

            Wow!!! "Dinka fought Khartoum", this is from jubaone. I have no more comments, done, finished, over. We are the fighters of South Sudan, Kurkoo!!!!

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            • 10 July 14:58, by jubaone

              South South
              Truth must be told, even if it hurts. Read the whole article. That’s the absurdity with jienges, you rush without thinking. Other SS fought Khartoum so that we may freely develop, the jienge was fighting cuz he was bitter and angry against kokora. Kokora is alive and well. Start packing your little shit.

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              • 10 July 16:46, by South South

                jubaone,

                I can’t hold myself back when I see lies pouring out from your dirty mouth. I have home in Thongpiny and I have home in Jebel Dinka, kokora is done, we killed it in 1983. If there is kokora, how could I own these houses in Juba? We fought fake Arabs, fact.

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                • 10 July 19:43, by jubaone

                  South South
                  Jienge kaffir, thongpiny is jienge fantasy. This is where naked, jienge water carriers were told to squat. It’s name is Juba na Bari and that’s how it’s registered in the Juba Town Council ledger books. Thongpiny was temporarily allocated jienge IDPs in the late 60s and early 70s. This is where we taught you aryan jienge how to wear clothes. Dirty savages.

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  • 10 July 16:16, by Jebel Dinka

    It is absolutely disgusting each time I see the filthy comments from Monkeys who are not currently living in equatoria they pathetically claim. Is it not a shame to claim you have beautiful equatoria when you and the rest of your fellow monkeys are wondering in northern Uganda, kenya and DRC. If you think Dinka land are bad why your fellow monkeys run there for nice jobs idiot? continue...

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    • 10 July 19:49, by jubaone

      Jebel Jienge
      Dirty bahr el ghasal baboon. You stupidly confuse a raised mind for a mountain cuz you don’t have mountains is jiengelands. Your areas are just flat plains fit for wild animals and jienges. Now Equatoria has civilised you, ya MTN waskan, gggrrrhh!

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      • 10 July 19:59, by jubaone

        Jebel Ujinga Jienge,
        Equatorians are educated, skilled and professionals that’s why these agencies employ them. Foolish, illiterate jienges are just fit as watchmen, doorkeepers and porters. That’s how God planned it. You can run to us, buy houses in Juba, marry Equatorian "jienge bitches" to improve your degenerative genes but won’t help.

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      • 10 July 23:43, by Jebel Dinka

        @Juba Pigy, just look at how lowly your IQ is. You can’t grasp the right interpretation of my name (Jebel Dinka) and u ignorantly continue with your wild claim of equatorian civility. Of course what does human get from educating monkeys? nothing apart from a time wasted. Monkey remain as monkey period.Dinka land is rich in minerals and farm lands unlike your rocky Equatoria land with just rats.

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        • 11 July 08:07, by jubaone

          Jebel Jienge
          Jiengelands rich in minerals, which ones? Even idiots are allowed to have good imaginations. Equatoria is SS, the rest areas are just trash lands fit for wild animals or should be turned into farmlands and all these cockroaches expelled away or resettled.

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  • 10 July 16:21, by Jebel Dinka

    Am not a Dinka nor do I support Dinka, but I hate it when you single out one tribe for a mess many tribes participated in creating in this country. NAS should just come home, no one in his/her right sense of mind look for roots from dead tree. Come home and start the new roots and forget about the old roots

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    • 10 July 19:53, by jubaone

      Jebel Jienge aka JJ,
      If you are not a jienge, then stop using this name. I want to confront real jienges and not bastardised or any jienge sympathisers. This is war time and I’ve told South South, if he gets me then we fight. One thing though, I’ll not only kill him, but defecate into his jienge mouth like what our ancestors did to their enemies.

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  • 10 July 21:12, by Mayendit

    Thomas Cirillo and his other holdout groups of rebels are very foolish.
    First of all, those who poorly claimed to seek roots caused of the conflict were part of the government. Second, what they are doing now in South Sudan is more devastating special, insisting fighting at the time of peace is same as the past roots caused. Third, he was been in Sudanese government and he had never talked about

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  • 10 July 21:23, by Mayendit

    Thomas Cirillo and others Equatorians rebels are Idiocy.
    Cirillo was in Sudan’s government for years and had never ever talked about Federalism system. His nickname was Dina Ajaar in Juba, he use to be insider guy and he has no idea what is a Democracy system. 70% of South Sudanese people are none education and 90% of the vast majority population don’t know about Federalism system nor the democra

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  • 10 July 21:36, by Mayendit

    Thomas Cirillo and others Equatorians rebels must understand that, the Democracy system it can be stood by the civilization societies unlikely in to our country. I strongly belief that, the Regions of Upper Nile will take another century because there are people who believe the killing is a good thing. My analysis on Equatoria Regions and Bhar El Ghazal Regions would be positive because both regio

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  • 10 July 21:43, by Mayendit

    I mean my analysis on the Equatoria Regions and the Bhar El Ghazal Regions would be positive simple, because these two regions are not extremely troubling makers like Nuers and the Murle people. Also I think the Democracy system is up to the people and you can’t force people to do the system which they don’t want. Why not staring with Moderate Democrats before jumping into Federalism system and De

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  • 11 July 02:10, by 1940s

    I totally agree with uncle lam akol,south sudan have nothing to celebrate for because their country,stolen by group of tribals and other thefts and alcoholism, that can even piece soon live vedio, claiming themselves that love the president,,but not the people and country.

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    • 11 July 10:34, by Kuch84

      1940s,
      Tribes are good chaps, the whole world ’rotates around tribes’ chap. Don’t tell me you know better than us and l would tell you that we are way too well ahead of you fools. We are the Ancient Egyptians chap. Have ever heard of the Bantus tribes, Arab tribes chap. Yes, here in South Sudan. We have taken our tribalism ’a notch further’. Do you know the so-called NATO>>>

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  • 11 July 19:40, by Mayendit

    1940s
    Your explanation still not fitting well. You said, general rules one tribe in the country does not make any sense. I know you are talking about Dinka tribe but tell me are those deputies to President are all Dinka?. The National ministers are all Dinka?. The Foreign minister, Defense ministry and oil minister are these people Dinka people?.Stupid, think properly before posting.

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