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Proposed interim government is a Trojan horse operation!

By: Daniel Abushery Daniel

"If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationship, the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace."Said by: former US president Franklin D. Roosevelt.

August 10, 2014 (SSNA) -- I am unwilling to see this country that we inherited from our forefathers fails in its obligation to itself and our fallen mytres, heroes, heroines, and to the other free and liberated peoples of southern Sudan. Though, we should leave no initiative untried in our pursuit of peace, and no stone should be left unturned to resolve the conflict that inflicted in our new nation and spreads like a wild fire. I don’t agree with the notion that our nation must resign itself to inevitable decline, yielding its proud position to other hands.

Not in our watch!

We must be a clear voice in our resolve and quest for peaceful act wherever it may occur. Negotiation with regime must never become an appeasement. Despite the brutality of Salvatore Kiir Kueth-piny and his thugs to help our entire civilians living in UNMISS camps all over ten States of South, those who are wondering in the bushes,  and in neighboring countries. We must vividly be free from elites’ regime in Juba and their alliances, led by Ugandan troops, and four groups of fanatic Sudan rebels who don't value the life of human beings.

 And there will be no more abandonment of our people's, and friends; whatsoever the cause, especially the peace loving people's; we must carry on the task of world partnership that this country never sought, but has been thrust upon, the bold effort not simply to protect freedom of our vulnerable people's, but to advance it to the needy population whereever they are, keeping our promise of liberation of every corner in South Sudan.  

Let's remember that; there's no silver bullet when it comes to problems solving!

Nevertheless, we will foster the infrastructure of democracy, the system of free press, unions, political parties, and civil society, and rule of law's, which will allow people to choose their own destiny. We must forged the beginning of a fundamentally new direction in South Sudan foreign policy, let the two warring parties deliberate on how the idea of freedom could be reigned and spread love, unity and tranquility among our people's of South Sudan, and how to dissident group behind the Iron curtain, and the new initiative could be launched unconditionally.  

Therefore, in our quest for peaceful coexistence between different community in our beloved country,  it would be better to save lives than to avenge them. The questions that posed themselves here are: are we not capable of demonstrating our peaceful intentions by applying all our abilities? Why we don’t embark on political programs to counter Kiir regime.

The curtail points that may help in resolving the current crisis in South Sudan:

A interim government must be set up to prepare the country for permanent government that composed of technocrats and some few neutral nationalists, and I am personally concerned about the overseeing the writing of a well- articulated constitution, follow by free and transparent elections, including all parties in the country.

The ethnic cleansing of innocent civilians vanished on mid December, 2013 by the current government and its militia must be fully investigated, and the suspects must be thoroughly overhauled and handover to International Criminal Court "ICC" for the atrocities, and heinous crimes they committed against humanity.

Albert Einstein says it best; “We always hope for the easy fix to the problems, the one simple change that will erase it in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right; one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, every pitching in."  Therefore, we cannot solve problems with the same level of thinking that created them.

Please, don't put the cart before the horse.

This is my prospective!

The author of this piece is criminologist from Western International University (USA), and can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

United States Secretary of States John Kerry Called President Kiir a “Militant”

By J. Nguen Nyol

August 10, 2014 (SSNA) -- In Washington DC, it was reported that it was business as usual in President Kiir’s camp after the US – African leaders Summit was concluded. Funny though, contrary to the well celebrated and published summit, the world is still laughing and making funs of President, Salva Kiir’s naivety.

In the eyes of roaring and flushing cameras and international audience, United States Sec. of States John Kerry called President Kiir a “militant” and he did noticed. Kerry has hyperbolically referred to shuttering cameras as “machine gun”.

United States was a host country, but its behavior reflects no formidable host.  It remained complicit and ignorance as usual considering its stand and policy toward Africa and the so- called developing nations. The gruesomeness of this dynamic played out when Africans’ head of States arrival in Washington DC for the US – Africa leaders’ summit.

For example, during Kiir’s photo ops with Sec. Kerry, Pres. Kiir was insulted and disgracefully treated with disrespect by the host nation. This is not the first time President Kiir’s administration suffered abuse in the US. In 2013, Kiir’s top officials were ill-treated and harassed as well.

For instance, Vice President, James Wani Igga and Foreign Minister, Marial Bil were stripped naked at the point of entry to the US on their e-route official to the United Nations even though, they had their diplomatic passports.  Both were treated like thieves and criminals in New York.

As the saying goes, when you‘re naïve in politic you will be made fun off and become a laughing stock at best. In Washington DC, Pres. Kiir was made fun off, abused and dehumanized like a war criminal. In this respect, I believe Sec. Kerry has feed on the South Sudanese outcries considering Juba Nuer massacre on December 15th, 2013, where Kiir owned the blame. 

Some may say Sec. Kerry made undiplomatic remark toward the President. However, the question is whether Mr. President knows that he was called a “militant” indirectly or not. Precisely, this to say that President Kiir is not accustomed to any other sounds but machine gun, and this is perfectly true regarding his military career as a war general, while, much greener to political twigs and turns.

In this regard, Sec. Kerry was reported to have stated that cameras’ shuttering sounded like machine gun when journalists were busy take photos of man who have butchered his own citizens. Kerry remarked that “this is like machine guns, isn’t it?” Naively so, Pres. Kiir responded “yes”. “They sound like machine guns”.

Yet, little does the President know that he was just being made fun off and called “militant” by his host.  It was true that Kerry was referring to troubled South Sudan of which Kiir owned the blame. South Sudan was rocked by machine guns since 2013 to present. Pres. Kiir squarely owned the responsibility. Therefore, Sec. Kerry was right. President Kiir acted out like a militant.

To put Kerry’s remark in context and honest perspective, Pres. Kiir has trained private tribal militias from his tribe. And on the 15th of December, Pres. Kiir was alleged to have instructed these militias to carry out one of the worse 21st century genocide ever. More than 10, 000 innocent Nuer civilians, women, elderly and children were massacred in Juba, South Sudan alone based on their ethnicity.  

Besides, Pres. Kiir did only suffered insult in Washington DC from John Kerry, the President was also shamed by thousands of South Sudanese who took on streets across United States and Canada.

On the 6th of August 2014, more than 6, 000 thousands strong South Sudanese demonstrated across North America. From Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto in Canada and throughout the US and with more emphasis in the Washington DC where the summit was being held; South Sudanese calls on Kiir to resign to give peace a chance and stop bloodshed.

Elsewhere, protesters gathered in front of governmental buildings, but in Washington DC, they converged on the Freedom Square condemning President Obama for inviting a “ruthless killer.” The Protesters questioned President Obama’s administration intention and accused it of “flip-flopping” on South Sudan crisis.

SPLM-in opposition Diplomats in Washington DC

On August 2nd, 2014, top notch SPLM diplomats under Dr. Riek Machar Teny also arrived in Washington DC for the same purpose, summit. Thereafter, the diplomats will remained in US to enlighten the American public and President Obama’s administration about the nature of conflict in South Sudan and what really happened on the 15th of December 2013 in Juba which led to current crisis. The team will also further presents the SPLM’s position on the way forward to arrest the conflict.

The team is led by the former South Sudan ambassador to United States, Hon. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth. Hon. Gatkuoth painted a different picture of President Kiir and labelled him untrusted president and who “looking out to the East, precisely to China.” An act Gatkuoth called a “hopeless betrayal” to the United States of America and friends of South Sudan, who have helped the world newest nation to gained its independence.

Gatkuoth mentioned that “Without Americans’ supports, South Sudan would have not gained its independence.” But, “as we speak, Kiir just bought weapons and getting money from China.” Mr. Gatkuoth also accused unknown nations of hidden interest.

For Pres. Kiir’s present in Washington DC, Ambassador Gatkuoth told the gathering of more than 3600 strong South Sudanese on August 6th that “you should not be worry about the dictator present in the land of freedom and the home of the brave”, "Washington DC is not Salva Kiir's world, it's our world."

That being said the former Ambassador Gatkuoth is well verse with the Washington DC’s politics. He well fit in Washington than anyone else of his caliber. Besides, Mr. Gatkuoth’s message to the world was clear and precise. He lamented, “For South Sudan to heal - for South Sudan to reconcile - for South Sudan to develop again, you cannot have Salva leading it.”

This is a resounding position and it has been echoed many voices in South Sudan and across the globe. Many voices have stated that Salva Kiir has “murdered innocent civilians based on their ethnicity and therefore he has lost legitimacy to govern.”

Interestingly, it’s politics, who could predicted that Kerry would have call President Kiir a hopeless militant. Well, hate it or love it, it’s what it is.

J. Nguen is a South Sudanese living in Canada. He can be reached at nyolgaar.com.

Respond to Jonglei State’s Deputy Governor Baba Medan’s Empty Threats

By Sirir Gabriel Yiei Rut

August 10, 2014 (SSNA) -- According to Sudan Tribune today the deputy governor of South Sudan’s Jonglei state, Baba Medan, has vowed to mobilize forces against rebels should they fail to reach a peace deal with the government.

Addressing former child soldiers, popularly known as Red Army on Saturday, accused opposition forces led by former vice president Riek Machar of frustrating the ongoing talks mediated by the East African regional bloc (IGAD).

“Last time mobilization was made in South Sudan for youth to join South Sudan army to end rebellion, but Murle did not go. Only those in the army participated. But this time, if peace doesn’t come, you will see what Murle will do,” remarked the deputy governor.

“Even Riek Machar will say sorry, I didn’t want it this way. Riek Machar will leave Akobo, Uror, Nyirol, Ayod and those other places,” he added.

Medan claimed several volunteers were to assist pro-government forces in the fight against the rebels to end the almost eight month-long conflict.

“There are people in Pibor now, who are crying with their guns, they want to fight, but we are telling them to sit and wait. If peace doesn’t come, we will release them,” he said.

The deputy governor, however, urged members of the red army to serve as peace envoys.

“Be the ambassadors of peace and unity to our people in the country. Let your name red army be for peace [and] tell Riek Machar to accept peace,” he said.

Warning!!!!

The whole world knows that President Salva Kiir has failed the country and there is nothing to hide about that.

So a greedy and money addict Honorable like Baba Medan who is a good example of a disowned child that Murle has disowned three years ago because of working against his tribesmen, today got up and air nonsense words about capturing Lou Nuer lands. It is a deadly decision that has got a lot to do with good thinking and wise decision making.

We know that whatever Baba Medan is fabricating will eventually landed to unknown base where it will end up as empty barking given to Hyena by coward dog.

Our relationship with Murle community is very strong and healthy and somebody like this traitor called Baba Medan cannot ruin it just because He was influence to do it by Dinka regime.

We also Know that Baba Medan who claimed to mobilized Murle youths to attack Lou Nuer counties, is not an elder that can raise the Murle concerned in this matter. However, we also know that no one is behind his evil plans to creates chaos to push the whole community of ‘Golgoltin’(Pibor) and Greater ‘Boorchaar’ Lou Nuer back to those years of senseless conflict inflicted and designed by Dinka Bor under the leadership of Lt. Gen. Kuol Manyang Juuk. We are very aware that Dinka government is working day and night to push the Murle into this tribal war created by Salva Kiir Mayardit in 15/12/2013.

But we know that Murle community won’t puzzle again to immediately reject and called for this traitor to shut up and seal his lazy mouth. A bribe man and blood sucker like Baba Medan who lives to eat simply because of betraying his fellow tribes men cannot be allow to continue spoiled the image of a great community like Murle.

Baba Medan Knows that he is going to join his wife in the kitchen because Greater Pibor Area (GAA) is already born and there will be no room for betrayers like Him in the coming system, So he is forging so many ways that can bring David Yau Yau government to serious collapse by making fakes deals that can make David Yau Yau turn back to bush again.

Murle community should give a critical look to Baba Medan plans that fuel a war He himself will not join.

We want Murle community to remain calmed as they have already chosen to be neutral in the beginning, our problem with Salva Kiir is yet to be solve and it us to solve it.

Let a sleeping dog lie!

Sirir Gabriel Yiei Rut is a student of political science living in Cairo he can be reach through his Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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