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Sudan denies death of South Sudan Paulino Matip

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May 7, 2007 (NAIROBI) — The media advisor at the Sudanese embassy in Nairobi, has totally denied reports from Khartoum regarding the death of deputy chief commander of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA]) Paulino Matip. The media advisor affirmed that Paulino was in good health and had been residing in Nairobi for four days.

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The media advisor at the Sudanese embassy in Nairobi, Ms Sumaya Abdelsadiq told the official SUNA that General Paulino was currently in Nairobi at the Grand Regency Hotel. He had arrived on Friday May 4 coming from South Africa from a regular medical treatment trip. Sumayah said she met Paulino this evening at the hotel he is residing in.

She said rumors were spread around in the past few days saying that the leader Paulino had died in South Africa and when the rumors were discredited another one was fabricated saying that Paulino was among the victims of the Kenyan plane crash in Cameroon.

In this regard, Gen. Paulino passed on a message to the Sudanese people from his residence in Nairobi reassuring them that he was alive and in good health. He said reports about his death in a hospital in South Africa or in a plane crash were baseless and merely rumors aimed at creating confusion and to destabilize the country.

His speech which was aimed at those wishing him death said he had not yet died and the speech to those who loved him and wished him life said he was still alive and in the best of health.

Paulino Matib said "No one likes death but it is a reality that everyone faces and there is no way of escaping it, yet I am still alive thanks be to God."

He ended his message by saying "These kinds of rumors makes enemies of peace who do not like stability in the country happy and they seek to bring confusion which causes vandalism and creates division among the people of our dear country".

(ST)

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  • 8 May 2007 08:33, by Gabriel Chol Mareech

    It seem to me that media in Sudan is interested in reporting death of army leaders and it is not interested in people of Sudan especially the South Sudanese. If the media was interested in people they could have waited from the press release of His Execellency President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit. People around him ignore him but he remains the successor of John Garang. He is not dead but I’m not please to hear SUNA journalist trying very hard to clarify such news what about the South Sudanese Journalist. CPA and not capturing Sudan with force has given us alot of headache. I wish our journalists could report our home news not SUNA. Thank God he is alive. Don’t wish him death think of yourself. God Bless South Sudan.

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