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Warrap state: Over 300 youth mobilise in support of SPLA forces


By Julius N. Uma

April 17, 2012 (AWEIL) - Over 300 youths from Gogrial West County in South Sudan’s Warrap State on Tuesday voluntarily registered and embarked on training as part of the public campaign to mobilise support for South Sudan’s national army (SPLA), officials told Sudan Tribune.

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Nyandeng Malek, the Warrap state governor at the SPLM (ST)

The recruitment of young people to join the army and paramilitary forces has been occurring on both sides of the Sudan-South Sudan border in recent weeks as the two countries clashed along their largely demarcated oil-rich border.

Morris Mabior, the initiative coordinator for Warrap State’s mobilisation program said several centres have been established in within the state to oversee the ongoing voluntary registration process.

“As you may be aware, our governor called for the establishment of three committees to assist in mobilising people against insecurity, food and economic crisis and the people of Warrap are positively responding to this call,” Mabior told Sudan Tribune by phone.

Those recruited, he said, will be taken to Northern Bahr el Ghazal state and trained to provide the necessary services to the country, when called upon.

On Saturday, Warrap state Governor, Nyandeng Malek, told members of the south ruling party to begin mobilizing the people in the wake on escalating tension between Sudan and South Sudan. Analysts fear the situation between the two could trigger a full blown war.

Nyandeng also directed the immediate establishment of a media, women and youth committee within the state as part of efforts to enhance public mobilization.


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  • 18 April 2012 07:54, by Daniel Buolmawei

    Where are the other counties? We need over 30,000 youth from one state. 300,000 properly trained and well-equipped military youth will do good job alonge side SPLA by counterfight popular defense forces which fight alonge side SAF. After that we will see which God is powerful, Allah who loves to kill or God who will stand with Southern Sudanese.

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    • 18 April 2012 08:47, by sober

      nlist teen agers and infants are a crime. They will be an easy target for SAF.

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      • 18 April 2012 08:50, by sober

        Genesis -9 .(Ham), the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. When (Noah) awoke from his wine and found out what his youngest son had done to him, he said, "Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves will he be to his brothers.” ( Ham, offspring in S Sudan born to be slaves)

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        • 18 April 2012 09:19, by Daniel Buolmawei

          Well, the man you want to debate here is a theologian scholar both in Islam and Christianity. You automatically lost this debate. Of course, you are right of Genesis 9 message of Ham, but you get confused who’s cursed, Ham or Canaan? It was not Ham but his son Canaan, and who was Canaan? Ham had three sons, Kush, Egypt and Canaan. Kush’s descendents are Kushites including South Sudanese, con

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          • 18 April 2012 09:24, by Daniel Buolmawei

            Egyptians include majority in Egypt and Syria, and Canaanites are Palestinians and people around Palestine except Israelites. Canaanites, the slaves and Kushites, the Nimronite warriors are greatly different, you son confused father. How can someone who doesn’t know his own identity be able to narrate us the history of creation?

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      • 18 April 2012 09:48, by mangou Lual

        I guess you name yourself wrongly that you are sober rather than speaking frankly that your name is drunker. If you were sober in northern Sudan, would ever put your feet in the fire while you know it is pretty hot? I don’t think so, you done a miscalculation to bomb south Sudan territories without thinking that you will get sting from bees. Your brothers who were captured have test it.

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    • 18 April 2012 09:40, by Chok Deng

      Bravo youths of Gogrial West county,i really appreciate your stand.Bravo Madam Nyandeng,you showed your full stand and forces behind SPLA.

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    • 18 April 2012 10:19, by peter Marial

      Thank you brother for your patriotism towards South Sudan.I personally think that the God who loves to kill might be at this hour will loss the battle in the fact that theirs hand are stained with the blood of millions of people.

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  • 18 April 2012 09:43, by Emmanuel Ajang Solomon

    Congratulations Warrap state.

    Thanks for job well done, it shows the love of our people to their land and togetherness in hard time like now.

    All the states should also take thesame steps.
    let us be one and do every thng together, before we come back to our class of relationsship with the Government.

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  • 18 April 2012 10:01, by E. Defense Forces

    UN told Sudans are locked in logic of war

    Army spokesman for southern Sudan comments

    Edward Lino says Sudanese President an idiot and a criminal, his deputy, punk and stupid

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  • 18 April 2012 10:26, by peter Marial

    Bravo! to all the youths of Warrap State who have willingly contributed themselves to join SSAF to counterdefend the people of warrap State as well as nation in general.
    Youth Oyee!! SPLA OYEE!

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  • 18 April 2012 11:06, by Hitler

    Congratulations! welcome in to the family of motherland defense services. You owe absolute honor of service to this young nation to defend your motherland from being retaken away by Jalabas after it has been handed to you in a silver plate. Defend it at all cost for your generations to come. Again congratulations!

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    • 18 April 2012 12:41, by Ming Dhal

      Never worry people i know Warrap they will do according to expectation mind you, that is Gogrial West alone let Tonj as a whole come with their positive contribution in every moment. Then Twic and Gogrial East plus Abyei itself Warrap state will have over 70000 fighters

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