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NAS says South Sudan build up troops ahead of imminent offensive


Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) soldiers take a break during a military assault drill in Nzara on the outskirts of Yambio November 29, 2013. (Reuters Photo)
August 24, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) have been building up troops and preparing for an imminent offensive on the positions of the National Salvation Front (NAS) said the holdout group on Monday.

"The SSPDF Command ordered all divisions in South Sudan to contribute troops to the GHQs in Juba," said NAS Spokesman Suba Samuel Manase in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Monday.

Following this order the SSPDF reinforcement has started arriving in the army’s bases of Liria, Lobonok, Kajo-Keji Yei, Mundri and Maridi areas in a preparation for an imminent attack on NAS positions, he further said.

Last week, NAS fighters killed six bodyguards of Vice President James Wani.

Manase said they group leadership put the rebel forces on high alert and be ready to defend themselves and the civilians.

launch operations, stepping up tension after weeks of rhetoric against the United States and South Korea, whom it accuses of instigating hostility.

Further NAS advised civilians to avoid movements in all major roads where the government offensive is expected to concentrate; this is to evade the possibility of civilians caught up in the crossfire.

The holdout armed group reiterated its commitment to the Cessions of Hostilities Agreement of 21st December 2017, and to the Rome Declaration signed on 20th January 2020 in Rome Italy.


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  • 25 August 2020 00:40, by South South

    NAS has no troops in South Sudan for SSPDF to build up troops to fight them. These monkeys and rats are very good when they lies and lies. We don’t fight people like them.

    • 25 August 2020 08:42, by The Rhino

      South South,

      Street skunk!You worthless vagrants must return to your places of origin before you end up as fertilizers in Equatoria.NAS is here to stay, defend and protect vulnerable civilians by all means necessary.Fucking jienge rapists,looters,murderers and thieves have no place in our homelands.Go home,MTNs!

      • 25 August 2020 13:28, by South South

        The Rhino,

        You Mundari man MUST shut up your dirty mouth and follow. Your real name is Alfonso or Alfon. Two years eduaction you received from Egpyt tell us something about you, that you are too stupid and you can understsnad nothing. Those monekys and rats of NAS are under controlled.

        • 25 August 2020 15:02, by The Rhino

          South South,

          It seems like paranoia is catching you already.I can literally compare you to a mad donkey that catches flies when there’s none to be seen.Listen here ya MTN,..Misseriya arabs are hunting your ass,NAS warriors are giving you savages nightmares,COVID-19 is crippling your broken economy,floods are swallowing down your starving jienges squatting around, poisonous snakes are running.....

          • 25 August 2020 15:05, by The Rhino

            South South,

            ..wild,biting and killing Dinka.I do believe God is angry and is delivering vengeance on you savages.You better hang yourself street skunk, before its too late!

    • 25 August 2020 10:03, by jubaone

      South South
      Jienge kaffir, we have only cowards as uniformed bandits and criminals disguised as an army. There’s NO army but armed criminals. See where jienge Mathiang Anyoor have ended up? Beggars, unknown gunmen, rapists and idle town dwellers. I am happy, you will remain a wandering street dog without a permanent place to call home. We civilized you, aryan jienge.

      • 25 August 2020 13:49, by South South


        You called yoursself jubaone which is a name of a school in Juba. Monkey, there is no way you can be close to us. We are far ahead of you in everything and in addition to that, we have brave and great fighters in our communities. This makes it impossible for people like you and The Rhino to catch up, so what is alternative for you? Just follow us, full stop.

        • 26 August 2020 09:01, by jubaone

          South South
          Vagrants and fortune seekers go to places of prosperity and Juba or Equatoria is one. You jienge savages come to us and will remain as house dogs to us. Try going away and you’ll return with your tails tagged between your shitholes, you have NOTHING. Without Equatoria, you are not diferent from bush chimps.

    • 25 August 2020 20:06, by jubaone

      South South
      Who even said jienge could fight? Cowards wait for others to do the job then credit themselves for work done. Nowhere in jienge history, are you known for hard work. That why jellaba have to whoop your naked shitholes hard, lure you with food to just make you work. Shut up aryan jienge.

  • 25 August 2020 04:02, by Mayendit

    The Equatorians people must learn from others rebels such as Riek Machar Teny, Lam Akol Ajwain, Kerbino Kuanyin Bol and many more others. General Thomas Cirillo has no reasonable to mobilizing you guys to fights the war which is not winnable. He was been under Military dictatorship in Sudan for years and he didn’t joining SPLA to fight. He is wrong about war.

    • 25 August 2020 08:54, by The Rhino


      Wrong!Dinka warmongers went to the bush back then,not b’cos they were fighting the Arabs,no,but b’cos they hated KOKORA.The mess we are witnessing in Equatoria today,is a Dinka revenge against KOKORA,nothing else.Ask yourself, why is illiterate Kiir and his savages busy prioritizing and promoting peace in North Sudan not South Sudan?

      • 25 August 2020 09:07, by Mayendit

        We have to tell the truth about South Sudan. First of all, President Kiir is doing right on peace to brothers and sisters of Sudanese because they have offer to mediate the current peace process led by Riek Machar and others opposition Alliance. President Kiir also send his delegation leading Benjamin Barnab Marial and the holdout rebels refused to cooperate.

        • 25 August 2020 09:49, by The Rhino


          Jienge loser listen,after the Rome Declaration on cessation of hostilities was signed,fucking jienges and nyagats collectively started joined operations against NAS positions.This was just weeks after the agreement was inked.Experts and observers have documented all these attacks by your savages.Dinka IG and Nuer IO conducted series of attacks in Morobu,Lasu,Yei,Lainya,Loka,Lobonok.....

          • 25 August 2020 10:00, by The Rhino


            ..and many other areas with heavy machinery.They looted,murdered and raped civilians in those areas,even members of parliament were shocked by your crimes.Now who is the aggressor here?You damned imposters are not for peace and never will be.UN security council should go rough on Kiir’s & Machar’s murderers and rapists,while NAS warriors defend themselves to teeth,shit!

            • 25 August 2020 11:14, by Mayendit

              Do you real know why the government and the SPLA I0 joined operations?. There were a lot happened before they coordinated their Army. There were civilians in Western Equatoria abducted by Thomas Cirillo militia and they did same thing in Yei state so the government has to respond in order to protect them. Please keep singing about hatreds and racial

          • 25 August 2020 13:32, by Nueri Dial

            The Rhino,
            Tell me evident of present of Nuer fighting NAS, otherwise you are propagating nonsense. Nuer are aware that they represent and fighting for the right of Minority. You should respect your Father (Nuer) otherwise, Wundroba and Keteri of Lanya would engulf all equatoria

            • 26 August 2020 16:28, by jubaone

              Nueri Dial
              If you nyagateen can’t fight for yourselves how can you fight for others? Most of you are Ethiopian/Habesha fugitives from Gambella disguised as SS citizens. No single tribe in Equatoria has any relationships with jienges or nyagats, you’re all "juron" foreigners, vagrants and just mean cockroaches and household rats.

      • 25 August 2020 10:25, by jubaone

        Great. Jienge ran to the bush cuz of KOKORA not fighting the jellaba. There were even no jellaba in most jienge areas, so why fight the jellaba? Even then 32 states now 10 they still can run their own states. These are losers, giant chimps who have to be taught everything.

        • 25 August 2020 11:27, by Mayendit

          Jubaone and Rhino
          The NAS is pieces of shit. This guy Thomas Cirillo is a big thief, those uniforms which he was giving to his militia were the Army uniforms he stolen and hiding. I think the Equatoria Regions will not be same again, the most foundations of government have been puts in Equatoria Regions, good road started in your Regions yet, there is no appreciation.

          • 25 August 2020 11:40, by jubaone

            So what? All jienges are thieves and criminals. Why should Thomas not steal? Chinese, jellaba, Kenyans, Habesha and everyone is stealing cuz SS is like free booty. What is important is this money is used to buy guns and smoke you cockroaches and house rats out of Equatoria. That’s what is important now.

    • 25 August 2020 10:07, by jubaone

      We want NAS to just start moving toward Juba and smoke out all cockroaches and jienge house rodents. These human apes add no intellectual, cultural or moral value to Equatoria. We clothed, taught and civilised them like house slaves now they don’t want to live on their own. Grow up! Big babies.

      • 25 August 2020 11:58, by Mayendit

        Jubaone and Rhino
        Please keep singing about moving to capture Juba city. 9000 SPLA Nuers left Juba in 2013 and they were chased out by 3000 SPLA Dinka and 500 SPLA of Equatorians. 60,000 White Army and Riek Machar’s SPLA I0 captured Malakal 3 times in different periods but they were defeated by last than 5000 soldiers. We can send 200,000 arms in Bhar El Ghazal Regions to defeated you guys.

        • 25 August 2020 15:31, by Nueri Dial

          9,000 SPLA Nuer against 3,000 SPLA Dinka in Juba? and 60,000 White army against less than 5,000 in Malakal? It is laughable with no proof. It is well documented that 370 bodyguard with AK 47 fought 10, 000 Dinka with Tank, Gunship and American black water for a week in 2016 Juba fight. Shame to you for lying

    • 25 August 2020 10:13, by jubaone

      Go home to your luak ya aryan jienge. I hear jienge in Juba are terrified and fleeing to Uganda others to Khartoum. Hunger, floods, revenge killings, laziness and chaos is driving you nuts. Nhialic seems not to be helping, cuz you are the devils and Nhialic is angry.

      • 25 August 2020 13:04, by The Rhino


        Solid,good job!Not only Nhialic is very angry with these savages,..everybody across the globe is pissed off with jienges and nyagats.Their culture and habits of always vomitting and shitting in the same place like pigs will no longer be tolerated.Just look at what they did/are doing in Equatoria,neighboring countries,US,UK,Canada or Australia,disgusting!Time has come to smoke these......

        • 25 August 2020 13:06, by The Rhino


          ..criminals,rapists,looters and murderers out of our Holy lands, done!

  • 25 August 2020 04:11, by Mayendit

    The Equatorians people are depend on farming in order for them to survive but he is trying to destroy them because the war is a nasty organization, it cost people many lives, it brought disasters to communities and it brings sufferings that will never be recovery easily and you can see South Sudan nation still faces all sort of difficulties. Federalism system can not be imposed to primitives popu

    • 25 August 2020 04:34, by Games

      1991 split is what you lowlife are enjoying. 2013 was plans to wipe out Nuer from South Sudan. So Machar was forced in Juba by guns. But in response, Nuer won the war. Without country’s resources that were used to hire foreigns troops to safe your ass from extinction. You wouldn’t be barking right now

      • 25 August 2020 06:29, by South South

        Games/mentally retarded,

        I do believe you are blind like others our cousin Nuer inclduing Dr. One eye. Nuer tribe is second tribe in South Sudan, we know that and that why we plan to keep our second man in our goverment. If Nuers make another mistake like the one in 1991 or 2013 or 2016, no one of them will run to DRC will rotten foot this time, remember where you hear first.

      • 25 August 2020 09:31, by Mayendit

        I am aware about you guys. I have known for quite for some time. Who doesn’t know about you guys in all Africa. The Ethiopian MPS were telling your friends that, the Nuers tribe are the worst people in South Sudan and even here in Gambella region. This is why some friends of Riek Machar divided themselves, some of his friends gave up about Riek Machar and other want Riek & Kiir to leave.

  • 25 August 2020 04:22, by Mayendit

    We might assume that, the vast majority in the country are none education and maybe 30% of our population can read and write therefore, the purely Democracy system would not be stood by 70% of our population in South Sudan. Also our country is new, the State will not be able to pay their staffs in State if the Federalism system is adopted. Thomas Cirillo is just betraying you but he doesn’t know.

  • 25 August 2020 04:39, by Trouble

    NAS stand your ground those Jienge savages don’t want peace in South Sudan the only language they understand is bullet soon they’ll lose support from mighty Nuer Bul because the economy has collapsed no soldier will want to die on the wrong side of history. I heard they’re planning to disarm us here in Mayom & whole of unity state areas, The mighty Nuer will burn down the whole bargazal let dem tr

    • 25 August 2020 09:17, by Mayendit

      Please keep singing about Dinka. The Dinka people are very strong in term of war skills and they don’t care whether they gets money or no money for example, the city that was not liberated from Old regime in Sudan was Juba only and the whole Equatoria Regions were liberated by the Dinkas in the SPLA/SPLM and few other from Nubia SPLA but there were no Equatorians nor Nuers helping Dinka.

      • 25 August 2020 09:26, by Nueri Dial

        If Dinka are strong then why we don’t have video of Dinka chasing Nuer but we have three known video of Nuer chasing Dinka. 1.Joba-Bor Road 2014 fighting in Sudan Safari. 2.White army capturing Malakal March 2014 and 3. Bentiu April war in 2014. All are in Youtube and available till now

        • 25 August 2020 09:43, by Mayendit

          Nueri Dial
          I don’t know what to tell you because you guys are stupid. The war in 2013 up to this time was about Dinka and Nuers put that in mind properly. It was a political problem within one party SPLM okay. It was a government war which meant any tribe did fought with you guys. Ask yourself Leer county why most of the Dinka soldiers holding?. Bentiu town was captured 3 times and you were chasi

          • 25 August 2020 09:46, by Mayendit

            I mean the war in 2013 up to this movement was not about Dinka and Nuers put that in your mind properly.

            • 25 August 2020 10:52, by Nueri Dial

              If it was not b/n Dinka/Janng/Slave and Nuer, then why did you brought 10,000 Mathianganyor and train them in Lure with objective to Massacre Nuer residing in Juba? Din’t run away, Kiir with help of Dinka had been singing 1991 and Kokora as a mean to wipe away Equatoria and Nuer out of SS land. The only problem is that you use mercenaries instead of Dinka Sons.

              • 25 August 2020 11:14, by Games

                South South/Mayardit
                We all known each other very well. I aways laugh before I replied your comment, when you guys are talking about war against Nuer. I feel sorry for you poor Dinka

        • 25 August 2020 09:56, by Mayendit

          Nueri Dial
          In the coming years, the Nuers people will be realized that, Riek Machar Teny have betrayed them but it will be too late to make that acknowledge, because there are many White Army or Nuers youths were killed because of Riek Machar Teny. Please keep singing about White Army but the Eastern Nuers communities are now advice them to do their things in their communities and leave Riek Mach

        • 25 August 2020 10:21, by jubaone

          Nueri Dial
          Cuz they cant operate a video camera. There’s too much writing and information to read. That’s just too much a dull jienge brain. He needs something simple, like how many cows for marriage etc.

        • 25 August 2020 20:02, by jubaone

          Nueri Dial
          These jienges are counting on the help of Nuers to face NAS, which they alone can’t face. Did they defeat NAS in their recent military campaign in Lainya, Lo’bonok, Liria, Lasu? No. They went burning huts, stealing goats and few cows of civilians cuz they were hungry. Ask some of your relatives in Juba, NAS is controlling all roads to Juba.

      • 25 August 2020 10:15, by jubaone

        It takes 5 minutes to teach a naked jienge to carry a gun and cause destruction, it will take a jienge 500 years to learn to carry a pen and bring development.

        • 25 August 2020 11:46, by Mayendit

          We the the men of the men are capable in anything. In Kakuma refugee camps, the Students who scored examinations were Dinkas people and none of you were announced in school. Let us compare President Kiir Mayardit and Joseph Lagu, what have you gained from general Joseph Lagu?. Abuch of exiles Equatorians make noise.

          • 25 August 2020 15:31, by jubaone

            Those are sub standard exams. What does a grade A certificate in a refugee camp compared to real state exams? Jienge buy fake certificates, they leak exams, they buy degrees in Uganda for 1,500$. Education doesn’t mean anything to a jienge. An educated jienge is just as foolish as a luak jienge, no difference. Otherwise your shithole states would be buzzing with development.

          • 25 August 2020 15:31, by jubaone

            Those are sub standard exams. What does a grade A certificate in a refugee camp compared to real state exams? Jienge buy fake certificates, they leak exams, they buy degrees in Uganda for 1,500$. Education doesn’t mean anything to a jienge. An educated jienge is just as foolish as a luak jienge, no difference. Otherwise your shithole states would be buzzing with development.

  • 25 August 2020 08:49, by Nueri Dial

    Nas need not to make noise it was your making and don’t regret it. Nuer has been fighting Dinka and you were there helping them.

    • 25 August 2020 10:33, by jubaone

      Nueri Dial
      You have 2 VPs, defence minister, SSPDF spokesperson, presidential advisor, thousand generals, a tribal army but you still can’t takeover power from jienges? You must be the dummest idiots on earth. You nyagats are even more dull heads than jienges. You are a hopeless case, human thrash on two legs.

      • 25 August 2020 10:48, by Nueri Dial

        You are right but also don’t forget you have 1 VP, Chief of Staff Cabinet affairs 3 governors yet you fail to tackle Dinka/Janag/Slave government. I can acknowledge only 1st VP, and D/Minister. Taban is from Arab, Tutkew,SSPDF spokesperson, presidential advisor, thousand generals are Nuerwew. Angelina is working well and it is a matter of time.

      • 25 August 2020 11:41, by Games

        You maybe right to mentioned those useless generals and VPs, but they only represent Dinka interests. The person that represented Nuer interests is Dr. Riek Machar.

        • 25 August 2020 14:07, by Mayendit

          There have been thousands of Nuers people dies because of Riek Machar Teny and there was no single died under the general Vice President Taban Deng Gai and others Nuers in the government so who is helping Nuers people?. If you guys believe that, Riek Machar is fighting for Nuers people then, your brains are not functioning well. Those Nuers officials working in the government are the protec

  • 26 August 2020 06:36, by Angelo Achuil

    I am so sick with all the perpetual farting with your mouths - most of you have genuinely grievances even God Almighty knows and will rightly avenge at times of his own choosing, but unless you too learn how to correct channel your anger and frame your frustrations, you will be no means escape the disaster you wished your purported enemies. And peace or stability will come on ground until it first

  • 26 August 2020 06:49, by Angelo Achuil

    Peace will only come when it first finds room in our hearts and tongues - all of us clamoring to have been educated. But if we cannot learn how to frame our problems without ridiculous claims like hating all Dinka coz Kiir happened to be from there, or all Nueers coz of Riek or all Baaris coz of Wani’s sins, then people will finish and peace shall not come until we all learn to hold our horses!!

    • 26 August 2020 10:04, by Nueri Dial

      Angelo Achuil,
      Word of the Lord from Scripture said that we should forgive our brothers and sisters if they come and acknowledge their wrong doings and vice versa.

  • 27 August 2020 05:17, by Angelo Achuil

    The Rhino,
    Who is happy with what is happening in our country?
    May be you re-read my comments. What I don’t believe is "rants" at random. If you hate innocent Dinka coz of Kiir
    and all the Nueeers coz of Riekbor all Baaris coz of Cirilo, then you will be opposing God himself. You really believe that daily corporate rants are good for the cause to restore this nation?

    • 27 August 2020 05:21, by Angelo Achuil

      Correction: riekbor is "Riek or" ..."

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