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February 27, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The speaker of the Sudanese parliament Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Tahir has announced that no Southern MP will be allowed to stay whether he is a member of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) or Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM).

The South is set to officially become the world’s newest state next July after the referendum that took place last January showed an overwhelming majority in favor of independence.

The NCP in control of the North has declared that all Southerners in the central government, military and civil service as well as parliament will be dismissed once results are certified.

Al-Tahir said that the next legislative session starting in April will not include any Southerner saying that the constitution now automatically deprived them of that right after the referendum results.

He cited article 118 of the constitution for his decision interpreting it as saying that Southern MP’s have no representation authority because the constituencies they won in are now in the south.

But the head of the SPLM bloc Thomas Wani said the move was meant to inflict "humiliation" and "revenge" in the wake of the vote favoring secession. They stressed that the interim period ends next July and as such they will remain until then.

Wani dismissed allegations that they want to stay in order to continue receiving compensation saying they receive more through their membership in the Southern parliament.

He called on the justice minister Mohamed Bushara Dousa to resign for amending the constitution without consulting with SPLM state ministers in the cabinet saying he exceeded his powers.

Dousa has submitted a revised version of the constitution with the parliament without showing it to the cabinet of ministers, a step deplored by the SPLM bloc.

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  • 28 February 2011 09:37, by Nhomlawda

    Traitors who want Riek Machar to be leader of South Sudan after Salva Kiir

    Dinka and Nuer have different methods of selecting their leaders and these two communities will hardly agree on Riek Machar to lead them. The following are the qualities of a Dinka good leader: God fearing, persuasive, wise, knowledgeable, peace loving, good listener, hardworking, commitment to cause of people’s interests, brave and war strategist but always use violent as a last resort for problem settlement between his people and other communities or nations, and hardly use violent among his people to settle dispute. On the other hand, a Nuer good leader characteristics include: physically strong and violent, his success and respect level is determined by the number of disasters he had created regardless their outcomes and long term impact on his people and other communities, use violent as an instant respond without first prioritizing dialogue and other methods of problems solving among his subjects and other communities and nations, short sighted, reactive and lack qualities that unite people. Examples of those Nuer leaders that meet Nuer qualities of a good leader include: Paulino Matip Nhial, Gabriel Gatwech Chan (Tanginye), Riek Machar Teny, Peter Gatdet Yaka, Peter Bol Kong, Gatwech Dual, and Gatluak Gai among others.
    Dinka will not agree to be ruled by Riek Machar as their president because he does not meet Dinka qualities of a good leader.
    First Dr. Riek Machar had not done anything extraordinary during CPA interim period which makes his new leadership style distinguishable from his 1991 – 2002 leadership style which was based on Nuer principles of good leadership mentioned above. If Riek Machar had seen anything bad in this government that he would like to correct as president of South Sudan, he would have resigned and waited for next election to contest and convince South Sudanese to forgive him his liberation period mistakes and accept him to lead them as a redeemed person who had a clear vision to achieve during his presidency. If anything bad is said about Salva Kiir’s government, I don’t think vice president can be exempted from the government mistakes. I believe Dr. Riek Machar had never changed since his 1991 disastrous opportunistic attempt to hijack a successful movement for his selfish glory. He is just waiting for another opportunity to try to hijack South Sudan from true liberators as he attempted in 1991 but he will still fail with his evil and short sighted plans as he had done in the past. Drs. Riek Machar and Lam Akol, and their associates are people who cannot be trusted by any South Sudanese except traitors. If you need non Dinka leaders, you should talk about Pagan Amum, Wani Iga, and Hoth Mai who meet some of the criteria of being trusted and good leaders. For your information, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy - Martin Luther King, Jr.” and “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander – Aristotle.”
    Riek Machar joined SPLA/M when it had been established and viable. He came in and destroyed it in 1991 on the advice of a British prostitute he called a wife. Dr. John Garang and his loyal commanders including current president Salva Kiir managed to rebuild SPLA/M to a great strength. Drs Riek Machar and Lam Akol rejoined in 2002 when CPA negotiation contact was established to secure their positions in Southern Leadership after signing of CPA since they were already marginalized in the north by NCP/NIF regime.
    Riek Machar failed to control his SPLA/M Nasir faction which led to massacre of Bor civilians and disintegration of his militias into loose smaller rival groups which carried out series of atrocities in Nuer, Bor, and Padang land from 1991 to 2005. Dr. Riek Machar in 1991 killed all Dinka officers and soldiers in his Upper Nile division. What had changed from this tribal maniac from 1991 till now? Nothing! Riek Machar rebelled in August 1991 and surrendered to Khartoum ruthless jihadist regime in December 1991 without staging any resistant, merely four months after establishing his own rebellion and causing havocs in Upper Nile in the name of fighting for democracy within SPLA/M and self determination from the same enemy he had handed his land to. Pathetic! What a great shame indeed? Where are the qualities of leadership in him that will persuade South Sudanese to vote for him? Nothing!
    Recently, Dr. Riek Machar allowed his wife to contest as an independent candidate in Unity State which led to a rebellion after she failed elections. If he cannot control his family members from working against the party in which he is a vice chairman and vice president of GOSS formed by SPLM, how can he managed to rule others when he had failed to rule his own house? Impossible! Many positions in Unity State, GONU and GOSS allocated to Nuer community are occupied by his relatives or close friends. What is a definition of corruption if this practice does not qualify to be called corruption?
    Quack Dr. Riek Machar had never apologized for the atrocities committed against Bor, Padang and Nuer people during his 1991 fatal split of SPLA/M. People who were affected by his horrendous intended atrocities still hold him as an enemy. Without reconciliation, how will he rule them as their president? Impossible!
    Ooh! I am forgetting that he sold South Sudan oil fields with everything in those areas including people to the Arabs’ ruthless jihadist regime to kill, maim and displace people there and extract oil to buy latest fighter jets and helicopters, tanks and other military armored vehicles, tactical surface to surface missiles and all other kinds of sophisticated weapons so that SPLA/M is quickly crashed in order for the aspirations of South Sudanese for justice, equitable development, equal political participation and self determination are dashed, just in exchange for an opportunity to be Al Bashir’s English Interpreter (politely known as ‘Assistant to the President of the Republic in charge of interpreting English communication’). Of course, God was on South Sudanese side and he failed with his evil plans to destroy people’s aspiration just for an interpreter position.
    What a great shame this brainless traitor had brought to the African race in Sudan!
    I believe his current position is enough for him to amass wealth as he is currently doing. People are still bitter about his 1991 fatal split of SPLA/M and subsequent betrayal of South Sudan people by selling their land, oil, and children for an interpreter position and creation of numerous dangerous militias that had turned greater Upper Nile into a human slaughtering zone till date.
    Nuer should be ashamed of supporting him and his horrendous deeds.
    To remind you, liberators are just watching and failure to drop his power greed and evil plans after July 9 will invite trouble to himself and his supporters.
    Wash out not to be caught on the wrong side of history this time around.
    Regards,
    Nhomlawda Ranchol

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    • 28 February 2011 12:01, by Historical Boy!

      Why are the southern MPs begging in Khartoum to stay in parliament until July when they very well know of the articles depriving them of that right once the final result was announced in favor of independence?

      Instead of begging, you are supposed to report yourselves home in Juba. Unity with the North is over since February 7.

      Leave the northerners to put their house in order and you go to the South to put your house in order.

      Unless you don’t read the constitution well, it is very clear that you are not supposed to remain there after the results of the referendum. May be First Vice President Salva Kiir will remain but the rest of you should go home now.

      Or are you waiting for the coming dangerous storm to get you while loitering in Khartoum?

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    • 28 February 2011 16:20, by Maker Deng

      I beg your pardon! How do you call yourself? do you really understand the content of what you commented on? Do you understand the statement/title of the article ’’confrontation looms between NCP & SPLM over MPS" No one talk about any leader.Let me tell you the truth about Dinka, They are quick to hear but hard to speak rudeness and discriminative words of which i think every tribe in South Sudanese have their tribal values.It is very ridiculous to just write for the sake of writing and air out your opinions that spoil the name of a certain tribe.I want you to examining the fact that you are intellectual... grade yourself with your article, but don’t let my words be the football match of abusive language. We are all South Sudanese and whoever,somewhat became our next leader for the New Nation; we shall standby and build our Country with him/her."Remember you better worship a devil near you than waiting for an angel that will never come" However, NCP statement will not stop sun from rising in Southern Sudan if it is what the think;lets Southerners come back to serve in their beloved Country" twisting dog’s tail does not stop it from moving"

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    • 28 February 2011 17:34, by Ito

      Ranchol,

      YOur writing does not reflect the article at hand and thus is not considered to be part of the page at all. Your tribal hatred will haunt you down and you will eventually witnessed that infront of you. Anyone can lead us in south sudan and not only Dinka as you claimed. People change and hence there is no need to say that the Nuer are violent and thus cannot be accepted by Dinkas to lead the country. Who are the Dinka in the first place, is south sudan only belong to Dinka or to all tribes. It is upto the masses of south sudan to elect their leader regardless of the dissenting few.

      The characteristics that you have mention of a good leader in Dinka are actually wonderful characteristics but I have not yet seen those characteristics being implemented since 1956. And how can a person like you implement those qualities if you still have the same mentality of division. Remember a God fearing person will not talk against other people or ban them from leadership. Instead they should be encouraging and advising. Where do you stand now my brother?

      May God open your heart to accept other sisters and brothers of yours in south sudan.
      thanks

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    • 1 March 2011 01:35, by Young Nation

      Dear Sudanese

      Politics is a game of competition, lies and deception were winner/winners rule over the losers. Let us be more honest regardless North/South political differences.

      The fact is that all Southern members now serving in the national parliament in Khartoum should continue to serve in their current positions as members of National assembly until july 9th as dictated by the rules contain in the CPA booklet. However, the Southern members of parliament must prepare to depart South ward as the clock ticks nearer towards July 9th. It is by this time that the people of Northern Sudan, including their politicians will have a valid argument regarding the termination or freezing the entire political responsibilities of all Southern politicians presently politiking in Khartoum’s parliament. The bottom line is that Bashir’s NCP is not on the right track to advocate the termination of South Sudan members of parliament in the time being. Five month from now would be he ideal time for that game.

      Young Nation ia a graduate of BA at The University of Queensland.

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    • 1 March 2011 05:35, by monyluakkur

      what would be the result, if the SPLM MPS are kickoff from the NCP?

      Yes, they have right to sack out the laggbehind southern Sudanese,who don’t like to follow the tracks their fellow southerners had fought for the quests freedom.In fact,it has come a time to know who we are, otherwise we can’t stand divided up at this momentous.There4, we must be united by the political diversity by this course we are trying to enter in the new era, since from the beginning of any slavery discrimiantionsw among ourselves by the Khartoum’s elites.

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  • 28 February 2011 10:00, by Jalaby

    Jonobean,

    What’s the hell are you disputing for??!!
    you choose with your full of consent and mind not to be part of Sudan why do you want to stay in the north and enjoy getting money and spend time??? you said you will get more when you go south then why are complaining and crying?

    You know you will get nothing in the south and you know army, police, doctors, teachers, etc cannot get their salary unless three or four months pass and then barely get only one month salary or something, problem is not because lack of money in the south but because huge number of thieves and human Hyena that steal the money and eat people flush, Dinka should be brave enough and resolve this problem and stop their bad behavior.

    Jonobean, we can no longer treate you like our loves baby and give you what ever you ask when you cry as before, please leave our land and go and fight with your real enemy in the south (Hyena), enough is enough.

    Currently we are busy helping our arab brothers in removing their bad, ugly and dictatorship government and establishing "United Arab Demogratic States" from the ocean to the gulf, please don’t disturb us with your nonesense problems.

    Jalaby (Abo Emma wa Tagia)

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    • 28 February 2011 10:30, by Willy

      Fuck you, you are just a bastard! i hit arabs and all your destiny, why do you talk like this as if you have your own resources since you have been using southern resouce now you will get starvating, booow
      I don,t want to hear about your nonsense, come to Juba and see it developing, idiot

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      • 28 February 2011 11:22, by Jalaby

        Ya Willy .. you are big MARAS son of a bitch .. asshole!

        Jalaby (Abo Tagia)

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        • 28 February 2011 11:50, by Cibaipiath Junub Sudan

          Jalaby,
          You said that Junubin are complaining? You are wrong my foe. Junubin are not complaining. Why should they complain when they got their Independence? Just pay them their benefits and Pension and go ahead with the transformation process for Arabs world to accept Democracy.

          Will that happen in Northern Sudan? I don’think President Bashir will accept that. You know very well that first Democratic exercise held in April 2010 was one the Article contained in the CPA document and it was hardly implemented through International observers and pressure from the ICC. I hope that election in Sudan will be the first and the Last.

          Do not led yourself be fooled by Democracy. Bashir said that two weeks ago that he would not be reellected in the 2015 election. He announced that because he feared the Arabs moves to outraged the long reigning dictators.

          Just wait if God keeps you alive and you will just see the face of Bashir by 2015. Your dreams will turn dark and black and you will not remember exactly what happened.

          It is the next coup de tat that will come to North Sudan as it is the culture of that nation.

          Cibaipiath is always closed to you here.

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        • 28 February 2011 15:15, by sam Dut

          jalaby/gay.
          hahahahahahahahaha.
          you know why am laughing? ask you mother and sister .they will tell you that they have already missed our penis.why because you guys are impotent through your homosexuality and you might be offspring of Junubin if you are functioning well.your women have been screwed by us.As i write to you this, i have Arab lady(name disclosed) who came directly from khartoum and i don’t want to say more bad things to my in law. let me go for commercial on her(wow so nice!!!)please whenever you need it, just board a plane.

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    • 28 February 2011 11:34, by Xeno

      Jalaby,

      First off, learn this simple truth:EVERY SOCIETY HAS IT own SOCIAL ILLS and such social problems are not defining of such society.

      Disputes are disputes whether they occur in Darfur, East sudan, Nuba Mts or in South Sudan to mention a few. Mind you, as hideous as you are, you can and will not outsmart anybody with your dumbs comments against south sudanese. As of now, what is southern is southern, and get your idiotic whole off it. simply as that.

      Its no wonder that your howling cries here an there are cries of desperations. I and many other southerners have known this thru conversations with our sane northerner friends. And we always tell those good northerners that sorry sudan is spliting but we cannot take this decision back...it is final. We tell them we all come thru a very bumpy history that befitted the Southerners the most, and those historical realities are true driving forces toward making this decisions.

      And know that nobody wants to stay in the north. All we want is to make sure all the protocols of interim periods or provisions of CPA are implemented until the last minutes. We know you want us to leave prematurely such that you play your ploys and fualt them on the South sudan Government. That is not going to materialize fool.

      This confrontation is not about money bastard. It is of a political integrity. you cannot internationalize something that you are not going to honor. The sudanese peace accord was one of the internationalized accords in the world...with this publicity of it....we southerners want to show the world that we are law abiding people thus, lasting what was ingrained in that peace is our goal.

      Did you know that the more money you are talking about come from sales of oil extracted from southern wells....conventional wisdom has it that if we are money greeds as you postulated being reason to this stand off, we would have ceased oil production and make sure we find good market that would channel all the money to the south. You crybabies don’t see that southerners are still feeding you off their own oil.

      And by the way, worry not about our hyena in the south....worry about your internationally wanted criminals in the north....and remember you talking fools will be refugees in South Sudan in the near future.....WHY, because the people from Liby, Ethiopia, Egypt or else that refered to as brothers don’t trust you very much!!!!!

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      • 28 February 2011 12:04, by Historical Boy!

        Stop loitering in Khartoum, southerners.

        Why are the southern MPs begging in Khartoum to stay in parliament until July when they very well know of the articles depriving them of that right once the final result was announced in favor of independence?

        Instead of begging, you are supposed to report yourselves home in Juba. Unity with the North is over since February 7.

        Leave the northerners to put their house in order and you go to the South to put your house in order.

        Unless you don’t read the constitution well, it is very clear that you are not supposed to remain there after the results of the referendum. May be First Vice President Salva Kiir will remain but the rest of you should go home now.

        Or are you waiting for the coming dangerous storm to get you while loitering in Khartoum?

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  • 28 February 2011 12:35, by Xeno

    Historical traitor,

    Stop farting if you don’t understand interim periods recommendations yo fool. Southern MPs are going by what peace mandates is implied not begging in Kartuom. How would you beg when big portion of what you earn from comes from you own house? Did you understand what the quoted southern MP was saying....let me revisit it for you: he says our problem is not compensations or looking for more money but to fulfill provisions of damn cpa. Got it chump? Those MPs would even earn more in GoSS, than in that criminalized parliments.

    And you can talk of dangerous wind coming for it has nothing to do with south sudan: you are pedicting those times when your wanted criminals will be running, hiding like mice.

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  • 28 February 2011 14:38, by James Umuor M.

    Sorry Mr. Speaker, you and your NCP crazy imagine you are still eating our 50% of the oil produced, North and South border still and Abyei referendum not conducted. i think you and Mr. President Basher should be sick enough

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  • 28 February 2011 16:27, by Mr. godfather master of reality

    Am with Jalaby on this one
    go home you beggars

    all of them are Dinka’s

    food lovers
    is over go home and build south Sudan

    am very much show they will build nothing
    stealing is there styles
    Dinka’s Government
    Dinka’s ministers

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  • 28 February 2011 18:08, by mohammed ali

    It is just funny!

    Atim Garang, just before the annoucement of the referendum result , requested that southerners in the parliment should be relieved from their duty in the national parliment if the result is supportive of session!

    I thought that was genuine as they were supposed to be very eager to go home and feel free from the opression of the Arabs, jalabba and mandikourrow!

    They should be left to stay as guests as many southerners do untill this day and enjoy the hospitality of Arabs

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  • 28 February 2011 20:29, by Madingthith

    In matter of facts, I would like to tell Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Al Tahir that you go back again and re-read the articles and contents in the CPA before you declare the rejection of Southerners in Parliament of Khartoum.

    You wait untill July 10th 2011 whereby all the expiration of CPA come, therefore you will be having right to see no southerners MPs in the parliament. Your declaration has got no function to southerners in the parliament and some others in the Ministries.

    After expiration of CPA, there is no need of southerners bothering themselves to be working in Northern government whereas we shall be having resourceful newest state in Africa full of minerals and some other valuable resources.
    Do chase them (Southerners) and you will follow them up to Junub to seek for work compare to that fake parliament of yours which was made by our oil money. Take care oil is taken away by southerners leave alone parliament of no use.

    By Madingthith, Man fight with injustices in Sudan and Africa at Large

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