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26/10/2022

Thursday || 27th || October || 2022
Pibor town, Pibor Administrative Area, RSS.

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26/10/2022

ETHIOPIA PEACE TALKS OPEN IN SOUTH AFRICA

Wednesday || 26th || October || 2022
Via AFP

The Pretoria dialogue represents the first publicly announced talks between the rivals, although a Western official has confirmed that secret contacts had taken place organised by the United States in the Seychelles and twice in Djibouti.

Abiy first sent troops into Tigray in November 2020, promising a quick victory over the northern region's dissident leaders, the TPLF, after what he said were attacks by the group on federal army camps.

The move followed long-running tensions with the TPLF, which had dominated Ethiopia's ruling coalition before Abiy came to power in 2018 and sidelined the party.

Amnesty appeal

In a rare comment on the conflict last week, Abiy -- who won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his rapprochement with Eritrea -- said the war "would end and peace will prevail".

But on Monday, Tigray's leader Debretsion Gebremichael issued a defiant statement saying: "The Tigray army has the capacity to defeat our enemies totally."

Amnesty International on Monday urged rival forces to protect civilians in the face of intensifying hostilities.

In a statement, the watchdog charged that air strikes on Tigray's capital Mekele and the town of Adi Daero in August and September had "killed hundreds of civilians including children."

https://nation.africa/africa/news/ethiopia-peace-talks-open-in-south-africa-3998002

25/10/2022

President Kiir meets the Ruler of Ajman in United Arab Emirates

By OOPS:

AJMAN || 25th October 2022 || Office Of President Salva,

His Excellency President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Tuesday met with Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, the Ruler of Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

The two leaders exchanged views on how South Sudan and United Arab Emirates can strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation in the areas of agriculture, energy, and infrastructure development.

This is aimed at improvement of the welfare of the two countries' citizens.

Speaking to the media after the meeting, South Sudan's Minister of Presidential Affairs Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin said, His Royal Highness, Sheikh Humaid expressed his country's commitment to deepen the bilateral ties between South Sudan and UAE.

This targets improvement of trade and investment for the mutual benefit of the people of South Sudan and UAE.

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30/06/2022

NINE VICTIMS OF DINKA ATTACK IN NGAGALA LAID TO REST

30TH || JUNE || 2022
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN

THE NINE CIVILLIANS WHO WERE KILLED BY ARMED DINKA BOR CATTLE HERDERS ARE LAID TO REST AS SEEN IN THE VIDEO CLIP.

THE VICTIMS ARE FROM LOKOYA COMMUNITY OF JUBA COUNTY. THE KILLERS GOT AWAY WITH GOTS AND AVDUCTED THREE CHILDREN.

THE GOVERNMENT OF CENTRAL EQUATORIA STATE HAS DEPLOYED SECURITY FORCES TO THE AREA.

DINKA BOR CATTLE HERDERS ARE ALSO ACCUSED DESTROYING HOMESTAEDS IN THE REGION AS THEY TREKK BACK TO JONGLEI STATE.

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25/06/2022

IF YOU SAY SHED BLOOD, WHAT ABOUT MINE? WAS MINE URINE OR WATER?

Nimule, South Sudan.
25th || 06 || 2022

Gov. Louis Lobong speaks outloud about constitutional rights to settle anywhere in South Sudan. "The constitution says, you as individual have right to settle and live anywhere in South Sudan but it doesn't say tribe", he stresses in simple Arabic as he receives applauds from the congregation.

He also advises people to refrain derogatory utterances such as "I fought and we shed blood". Accordig to him, that doesn't give any community superiority over another. He stressed that every community contributed in the liberation struggle.

Click the clip below for further insights

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Photos from Juba TV's post 19/06/2022

Photos from Juba TV's post

Commodity prices drop as Pibor traders use alternative route 02/03/2022

Commodity prices drop as Pibor traders use alternative route

VIA RADIO TAMAZUJ

The prices of basic commodities in Greater Pibor Administrative Area’s (GPAA) capital, Pibor town, have sharply dropped as traders resorted to supplying the town through Eastern Equatoria State a month after the Juba-Pibor road shutdown over insecurity.

Commodity prices drop as Pibor traders use alternative route The prices of basic commodities in Greater Pibor Administrative Area’s (GPAA) capital, Pibor town, have sharply dropped as traders resorted to supplying the town through Eastern Equatoria State a month after the Juba-Pibor road shutdown over insecurity.

02/03/2022

By Tiksa Negeri

I captured this picture of the late Haacaaluu Hundeessaa exactly on this day, March 2, 2019. This picture was shared by millions of his fans, millions made this picture their profile picture, many artists drew and painted the picture, some got the picture tattooed on their bodies, many printed on their T-shirts…..and most of all in their hearts.

One of my fond memories of our conversation we had that day when I approached him to take his picture, Hacee told me β€˜β€™ GURBAA SUURA SEENAA QABU NAKAASIGAA” patting my shoulder . 😭😭

Adwa reminds me of the fearless heroes who died for their people. For me Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was one of them. Keep Resting in Peace, Legend!!πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ

23/02/2022

VIA ONE AFRICA

At the Himba of Namibia in Southern Africa, the date of birth of a child is fixed, not at the time of its arrival in the world, nor in its design, but much earlier: since the day the child is thought in His Mother's mind.β €
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When a woman decides she's going to have a child, she settle down and rests under a tree, and she listens until she can hear the song of the child who wants to be born. And after she heard this child's song, she comes back to the man who will be the father of the child to teach him that song. And then, when they make love to physically design the child, they sing the song of the child, to invite him.β €
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When the mother is pregnant, she teaches the singing of this child to the midwives and older women of the village. So, when the child is born, old women and people around him sing his song to welcome him.β €
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As the child grows, the other villagers learn his song. So if the child falls, or gets hurt, he always finds someone to pick him up and sing his song. Similarly, if the child does something wonderful, or successfully passes through the rites of passage, the people of the village sing his song to honor him.β €
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In the tribe, there is another opportunity where villagers sing for the child. If, at any time during his life, the person commits an aberrant crime or social act, the individual is called in the center of the village and the people of the community form a circle around him. Then they sing his song.β €
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The tribe recognizes that the correction of antisocial behavior does not pass through punishment, it is by love and reminder of identity. When you recognize your own song, you don't want or need to do anything that would harm the other.β €
And the same way through their lives. In Marriage, songs are sung together.β €
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And when, getting old, this kid is lying in his bed, ready to die, all the villagers know his song, and they sing, for the last time, his song. πŸŽΆπŸ’ž

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22/02/2022

22nd / 02 / 2022
History

Taken in 1970, a rare picture of Brigadier General Idi Amin reviewing the Anyaya fighters with General Joseph Lagu.

19/02/2022

MURLE, EN LIILI KULUK-KULUK-KULUK!

19TH / 02 / 2022
KENGEN, RSS

The story of Kayuk/eagle as it goes in Murle language carries a message for Murle and Pibor youth in general. It is as well made more clearer by yet another village-crier, the legendary James Baal Thawan, that .

There's no reason our people should die of starvation, curable diseases or drink dirty water. Our youth must unite and rise beyond their Age-set differences to bring into surface the wealth God has placed under Pibor belly.

19/02/2022

D J CENT, MR. NO REST BECOMES BRAND ASSOCIATE OF 211 SPORTSBET

19th / 02 / 2022
JUBA, RSS

The south Sudanese music star, known by his stage name, D J Cent struck a deal with 211SportBets as Brand Associate Ambassador.

Mr. No Rest, who is excited about the deal, took to his page the news and advised every young person to never give up.

"My new family πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰βš½οΈ211Sportsbet πŸ’ͺ. Never Give up guys. You can make it Just believe in yourself", he wrote on his page.

Enjoy his music on the link below.
https://youtu.be/6LF2dQjrze4

19/02/2022

SPLM INTERIM SECRETARY GENERAL MAKES A HISTORIC VISIT TO TORIT

19th/ 02 / 2022
TORIT, RSS

VIA EASTERN EQUATORIA PRESS

SPLM Interim Secretary General Cde. Peter Lam Both has arrived Torit Saturday on a historic visit to Eastern Equatoria State.

The SG is accompanied by Cde. Mark Nyipuoch, a member of the SPLM Political Bureau and other senior party Officials.

Speaking to journalists at Torit Airstrip upon arrival, SPLM Secretary for Foreign Relations, Cde. Bol Makweng, said they are in Torit to reorganize the Party right from the Boma to the State level, ahead of the Country's upcoming general elections in 2023.

SPLM Chairman in Eastern Equatoria State Cde. Louis Lobong Lojore welcomed the Secretary General and his team, saying the visit is a boost to the party's activities and performance in the region.

The visiting delegation is expected to visit, Fr. Saturnino Ohure Mausoleum, Torit Military Garrison, where the first bullet that ignited the South Sudanese cause for struggle for independence was fired.

They will also pay homage to the Himodonge Shrine, a place where members of the Equatoria Corps were burried in a mass grave in 1955. The day's events will culminate with the conduct of political rally at Torit Freedom Square in the afternoon.

The leaders will use the occasion to call on South Sudanese to embrace peace and support Government efforts to stabilize the security and the economic situation in the country.

18/02/2022

VIA PRESIDENTIAL PRESS UNIT

18TH / 02 / 2022
JUBA, RSS

His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic has today (Friday, 18th February 2022) left for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Expo at the invitation of the Government of UAE.

On his three-day working visit, H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit is expected to participate in Dubai Expo 2020, and hold bilateral discussions with the leaders of United Arab Emirates.

H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit is being accompanied by a delegation comprising of Presidential Advisor on Security Affairs Hon. Tut Gatluak Manime, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Mayiik Ayii Deng, Minister of Finance and Planning Hon. Agak Achuil Lual, Minister of Culture, Museums and National Heritage, Hon. Nadia Arop Dudi Mayom, Minister of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism, Hon. Rizik Zackariah Hassan, Director General of General Intelligence Bureau, Gen. Simon Yien Makuac.

H.E. the President was seen off at Juba International Airport by the First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny and a number of government officials.

17/02/2022

THE PRESIDENCY RESOLVES TO GRADUATE THE FIRST BATCH OF UNIFIED FORCES

17TH / 02 / 2022
JUBA, RSS

The presidency has yesterday evening resolved to graduate 50,000 unified forces. this will be the first batch of the unified forces to be graduated in β€˜a week’s time’.

President Salva Kiir, who chaired the meeting which was attended by First Vice President H. E. Dr Riek Machar and the three Vice Presidents – H. E. Dr Wani Igga, H. E. Hussein Abdelbagi, and Mama Rebecca Nyandeng, lasted for hours of talks and concluded that the forces will be graduated in one week after formation of a unified command.

Top Generals representing the peace partners, including the Defense Minister, Hon. Angelina Teny, and Chiefs of staff of the Peace Forces, also attended the meeting.

The discussion was conducted in the presence of the visiting Deputy Chairperson of the Sudanese Sovereign Council, Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo and Sudanese Director of Military intelligence, Gen. Ahmed Mufaddal. The two Sudanese leaders represented IGAD as guarantor to the Revitalized Peace Agreement.

In his remarks, Cabinet Affairs Minister, Dr Elia Lumoro said, the Joint Defense Board has so far screened 50,000 joined forces from different parties.

The Presidency has directed the body to revisit the cantonment sites, especially that of Masna Bera to verify the documented number before their graduation in the coming days. β€œThe JDB is to verify the report they had presented earlier on”, he said.

The move comes ahead of the planned visit by AU Peace and Security Commissioner to South Sudan due in next week.The visit will coincide with the marking of the 3rd anniversary of the 2018 peace deal.

All Rights Reserved -SOUTH SUDAN 2022

17/02/2022

GET TO YOU KNOW GOVERNMENT'S PROTOCOLS ARRANGEMENTS

17TH / 02/ 2022
JUBA, RSS

In so many occasions, people find it difficult to address Government officials as well difficult to arrange seats for them or speeches. here it is.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PROTOCOLS

1- H.E the President of the Republic
2- H.E First Vice President
3- H.E Vice President
4- Hon. Advisor
5- Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
6- Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Council of States
7- Hon. Chief Justice
8- Hon. Minister
9- Hon. Deputy Speaker
10- Hon. Deputy Minister
11- Hon. Chairperson of the Specialised Committee
12- Hon. Members of the Parliament from two Houses (Assembly and Council of States)
13- Hon. Deputy Minister
14- Hon. Chairperson of the Independent Commission
15- Hon. Deputy Chairperson of the Independent Commission
16- Hon. Secretary General of the Independent Commission
17- Hon. Member of the Independent Commission
18- Hon. Secretary General of the Government
19. Hon. Undersecretary
20- Hon. Director General
21- Hon. Director
22. Civil Servants
23. Organized Forces

STATE GOVERNMENT PROTOCOL

1. Hon. Governor
2. Rt. Honourable Speaker
3. Hon. Deputy Governor
4. Hon. Deputy Speaker
5- Hon. State Advisor
6. Hon. State Minister
7. Hon. Chairperson of the Specialised Committee in State Legislative Assembly.
8. Hon. Member of the State Legislative Assembly
9. Hon. Chairperson of the State Independent Commission
10. Hon. Deputy Chairperson of the Independent Commission
11. Hon. Member of the Independent Commission
12- Hon. County Commissioner
13- Hon. Secretary General of the State Government
14. Speaker of the County Council
15. Member of the County Council
16. County Executive Director
17. Payam Administrator
18. Boma Administrator
19. Executive Chief
20. Sub-Chief
21. Civil Servants
22. Organized Forces

Based on the above mentioned government's protcols, the highest Government official available in the function will automatically be the GUEST OF HONOR and will give the last speech.

To God be the glory
Hon. PLO
Juba, South Sudan.

17/02/2022

IS BROMANCE OVER OR KUOL IS TESTING WATERS OVER?

17TH/02/2022
JUBA, RSS

BY SIMON YEL YEL

Unless you're living in Mars, otherwise, you may be a fool to think that Kuol is a victim of the alleged invisible barricade being erected inside the Palace. No, he is just cunningly playing a victim card to garner our sympathy. And that makes a breaking news for you if are not a born again SPLM(er). Otherwise, for those of us, who could read writings on the wall, the bromance between Kuol and President is over.

But I wonder, why is Kuol so obsessed with wanting always to guide every power transition? Does he want to be captured in the prologue and appendixes as a superb kingmaker in the history book of the SPLM? No, someone must remind him that the Movement isn't a one man show. Gone are those days!

To jog your memory, since the beginning of 2020, the twin Generals have been excessively, if not unnecessary, using the media to air out their ambiguous concerns instead of meeting and telling the President what's on their minds. And this constantly raises eyebrows and made people to wonder of what really happened to a man who was once rumored to have forcefully told the President Kiir to stand up and sit on the chair- assuming the leadership of the Movement, in the leadership meeting at New Site. Because of this, does he think that it is his birthright to always nominate or endorse the leader? No, I don't think so. And therefore, his call on his colleagues to relinquish power insinuates the Generational Exit under the pretext of "we have done our best". Methinks retirement is a personal choice.

However, the last straw that broke the camel's back is his recent interview with Samuel Mach. Read these excepts, and be a judge of own.

1. " *I told the President Kiir that it's time for us to relinquish the power and give it to the young people...… "*

2. *"Something that we haven't done in the last 17 years, are we really sure that we can do it tomorrow...?"*

3. *"I had told the President Kiir and Dr. John Garang, one time, that once we liberated the country, I wouldn't want to be in the executive, but I want to be a farmer - private sector...."*

4. *"Of course Salva is younger than myself, I was born in 1945, and he was born in 1951...."*

5. *"..... as Salva is saying that there's a looming information that people are working and supporting Kuol to compete with him or I don't know, and to go and talk publicly on that it means that he believes it........ "*

6. *" Some people want this to be a family issue, some people would think that they are the ones in J1 and they must also command the Army, they must control the National security, and the Police...... "*

And there's more. However, going by his statements, the history judges the good General so harshly. This is because he had never resigned or refused any assignment since 2005, and indeed, after the independence. And the evidence is that he now sits on the PB. And holds other more positions.

Also, we can vividly recall how Gen. Late George Athor lost his life. It was because of gubernatorial election, pitting him and Gen. George. If Kuol really had wanted to retire and join the Private sector, why did he contest or continue to be in active politic now? In a good faith, he would have emulated Hon. Nunu by accepting the defeat for peace to prevail in Jonglei state. But we all know what happened: the rebellion of David Yau Yau, Gen. Athor, and other communal conflicts.

Interestingly, when his names didn't feature in the first cabinet of R-TGoNU, in 2020, he publicly complained in his interview. And that let to his current assignment. So, it means that Kuol is not honest with his good self. He loves power, and wants to be in the inner circle of power. She shouldn't remind us of his own dishonored statement during the liberation.

On point number 6, it's clear that the characters in this statement are people of a certain region, Barh El Ghazal, in particular. The President, who's in J1, the Chief of Defense Forces, the IGP, and DG of National Security, all hail from Barh El Ghazal. And that's the point he was hitting at. You may sophistry make an argument in its denial, but it's fact that Kuol is playing a regional politics. I will not spin much on this statement for it's self-explanatory. I will leave it for readers to judge what Gen. Kuol wants to achieve.

If Kuol well knows that he is older than President Kiir, then why can't he honorably retire in peace? He and his friends made President Kiir failed in the last 17 years. And should they go home by now, believe you me, Kiir will coalesce a strong team and perform very highly. Therefore, Kuol must not always speak from both sides of his mouth. If he wants to retire, he better does it peacefully, rather than causing havoc. And if he wants to face President Kiir head-on, he should openly declare his interest and avoid these sideshows.

Yes, I know that he is among the living dead heroes (people who claimed to have died during the liberation but still alive), but it's disgrace to the Movement if such leaders would always want to take the country to war and instability because of their egos. Bromance between President Kiir and Kuol is over!

The views expressed on this article are solely for the writer and PIBORIANS-SOUTH SUDAN takes no responsibility .

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