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By James Gatdet Dak

November 7, 2009 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the semi-autonomous Southern Sudan has issued a presidential order declaring seven days of public holiday throughout the region in order to enable government officials to participate in the mobilization for voter registration.

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Sudan’s First Vice President Salva Kiir, a former rebel leader in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (AP)

The registration for the Sudan’s upcoming April 2010 general elections began on November 1 and scheduled to end on November 30 all over the country and in some other selected countries around the world.

The order that aims to reverse the low voter registration turnout which officials describe as “serious” will come into effect as from Wednesday November 11 through Tuesday November 17.

All constitutional post holders as well as civil servants at all levels of government and from its different organs are covered by the order and expected to mobilize for the registration and participate in the exercise.

The order enables them to travel to their respective localities to assist in the registration exercise.

President Kiir, who is also the First Vice President of Sudan and chairperson of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) in the South, directed all the ten state governments to abide by the order and implement it accordingly.

The order, however, does not include the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and other organized forces.

The forces are being registered in their respective designated units.

Southern Sudan is hit by very low voter registration turnout as the region prepares for its first post-war general elections due in six months.

Officials say some of the registration centers in the region have remained almost empty for the last one week while others with the maximum of less than a hundred voters to register per day.

Responding to the situation, the regional government’s cabinet on Friday resolved to request for 30 more days of the registration period to try to mobilize and register a good number of voters.

The government’s official spokesperson, Paul Mayom Akech, blamed the turnout failure on lack of earlier voter registration campaign, inadequate logistics, insecurity and unavailability of finances among others.

The SPLM-led government also complains about the registration exercise being dominated by members of the National Congress Party (NCP).

The Southern Sudan’s ruling political party had earlier declared its position to contest for all political seats in the country including the post of the incumbent President of the Republic Omer Hassan Al-Bashir.

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  • 8 November 2009 05:35, by Raajilgappa

    Go ahead! Thanks Raajilgappa

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    • 8 November 2009 05:55, by Gatwech

      GOSS under Kiir leadership should understand that this is elections’ year. Six months from now are too soon. It has to do every thing to motivate people to register and vote for them. People are confused about the SPLM’s contradicting statements of boycotting elections and not nominating its candidates. Citizens are also fed up of the failure by the government to deliver.

      Look, I watch it on SSTV and heard it on radio few months ago that the government resolved to pay house rent allowances to the civil servants. Up to now nothing has materialized. Is this a joking government or what? How come a government makes a decision it cannot implement? Giving false hopes to citizens is dangerous and can backfire at the government. May be the money is there but those official thieves in the finance ministry want to delay the payment until accounts are closed by the end of the year and they eat the money for this year’s house rent allowance. Is this a behaviour of a government that goes for elections really?

      I hope Kiir will give some incentives to the government staff during this long holiday, otherwise people will just sit down, playing dominoes and cards and not bother to register to vote for a joking government.

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      • 8 November 2009 06:08, by Dinka Boy

        Thanks Gatwech,
        See now how hard it is to collect people from rural areas.
        Thieliny and Gawech, are you guys still crying why the SPLM reject 66% for Riek?
        I like people who think big, and reason beyond the wall.
        Thanks

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        • 8 November 2009 13:51, by Gatwech

          Dinka Boy,

          Your poor mind will always fail you to understand issues correctly. It is not about difficulty in collecting people from rural areas. It is about failure by GOSS to put in place effective internal mechanisms to mobilize voters earlier. You see they are late to go for elections campaign. But if the campaign for referendum is done much earlier, we can achieve even 90%, not only 66%. But without timely effective mechanisms, we cannot achieve even 51%. So you need to understand the difference.

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      • 8 November 2009 06:22, by Mr Famous Big_Logic_Boy

        This is the failure of poor leadership, now he has decided to implement unwant plans. Even if he declares whether 6 months who is going to register for him. The only strategy is that Kiir should order his employees to go to each family one by one whether in rural areas or urban towns. However who is willing to visite the dangerous areas, the breeding ground of kala zara as been reported yesterday. who is going to take the risky? she (Kiir) should not forget some of the votes from those rufugees whose land has been occupied by criminals, let him tell those criminal to evacuate from peoples’ properties and this will give him a chance to grab more votes. To be sucessful Kiir should also provide finance in terms of food, shelter, water, transport and other human needs, not that we talk of registration while $$$ are been stored into individual account. I hope the people in South are aware of SPLA-DC in order to achieve their desire nation. If they are not showing an interest in SPLA registration means there is something they think it should come forward, and ie DC.

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      • 9 November 2009 01:42, by Aduol Liet

        Gatwech Tu.

        Don’t expected GOSS to pay rent for its all citizens this is wrong concept, because each individual has to make a struggle for his own life and that is how many nations did it in this way.

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      • 9 November 2009 17:06, by Brother keeper

        Shut up Getwesh we dont give fuck about this coming election we are waiting for 2011 my friend you dont know nothing about GOSS than if you talk about Sudan elections.

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    • 8 November 2009 06:03, by World Maker

      I have never seen a president who give seven days holiday. This alone shows the people that Kiir is inexperience leader. He should not have ran the country, we will be in trouble.

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      • 8 November 2009 06:12, by Dinka Boy

        Dear Mr worldmaker,
        Why do you miss this apparent point?.
        The holiday is meant to mobilized representatives to make people aware and to help them to vote/ register.
        Thanks

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      • 8 November 2009 09:52, by pinyluel

        Dear worldmaker and others,

        I haven’t seen any suggestions in your comments that suggested something need to be done by the government.
        What have seen in your particular comment Mr Worldmaker, you are just criticising,blaming and discouraging the leaders including Dinka as a community.That behaviour of writing won’t help us any more.

        We are running of time to blame each other at the moment wheras we are engaging to face the challenges and the realities of our communities who need to be given a clear message how important the registeration is?.How important voting is?.How important our independency will be?
        All these messages must to be written in our comments in order to encourage each other and avoiding criticism.

        If you ask me about my opinion, relation to the next presidency election I would say that let us united to teach our communities how they will participate in referendum in order to achieve our common goal(independency)
        The way I look at the coming election is just like giving an opportunity to the people of the South to wake up and ready to vote for independent.

        Thanks

        Pinyluel

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    • 8 November 2009 06:15, by khamic Isaac

      8 November 2009 06:01, by khamic Isaac
      Well Done but bear in mind that some of you as Government officals will not even go their communities to help them in voting registration because of the two reasons and they are:

      1.The Citizens of South Sudan do not know who to vote for because the SPLM has not come up with candidates 2. all government officals will go holidays to bordering countries and some will get drunks in Juba.

      It would be better for you Kiir to make it as orders starting from yourself as toured to ten states capitals and everyone should go to his community as an orders.

      To convice us choose the candidate from SPLM and if you are not ready then let one among the following persons to go and run for the presidential position and they are:

      1. James Wani Igga 2. Pagan Amum 3. Malik Agar 4. Abdulah Azzis Adam

      If you do not want the SPLM as Party to take part then tell the truth so that every one should be ready for a war when you decided to declared Independent.

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    • 8 November 2009 07:32, by mayor

      if this became a barrier for Southerns why don’t we make it like Kosovo then by next year we can say
      Happy Borrthday South Sudan.

      When Kosvo declare unilateral independce. Serbia backed by Russia has refused to recognised legitamcy of new born the coutry of Kosvo "we will never recoginied the indpendence of our province" said preisdent of the Serbia

      in that term enev before declaration of independency Kosovo National Liberation Army (NLA) were prepare to recieved the orders from their officials because the voice of dominat powerful Serbia was a war according to their understandig.
      her in South we can see some simlartise between Kosvo case and our Case.

      A. Russia was supprting Serbia srongly this is similar to Arabs positin aganist Southerns.
      B. Alanian was supprting Kosvo because its Government
      media were distributed throughout saying that Serbians people are being constanly encouraged by the authorities to boycott and reject any suggestion that came from Kosvo Side. this is simlar to UN positin regarding CPA prerequisties includind some others Africans countries that I can not mention them.

      now we know what is excataly is goingon in Khatroum, and what is SPLM and National liberation coucile trying to push it back from Khartoum and insite it.

      I think SPLM/A with National Liberation council should not be worry about that becuase their are losers and theirs winers.

      most of us knowse that truth according to recordes when this struggle started.However the bad bad of SPLM/A time has alredy gone, despite that we lost the col, Dr John Garang de-Mabiour, god bless him.

      still we remembers his speeches internationaly and within SPLA/M and Southerns people.

      To you doubl-faces amoung us I think your request need you to think twise or more, if you chose the way you think that your go ahead - cameback leader will lead Southerns.
      news flash for you Psycho man, you need to Know the roles of two bodis before Southern people.

      SPLM/A is forward- ever -Backwared- never.

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    • 9 November 2009 03:42, by Dinka Dominated SPLA

      kiir should declare the death of wicked man raik machar teny death to him

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  • 8 November 2009 05:36, by general Achinbenchien

    ... that is very silly Mr. president, so you gonna disable our country for seven days?
    what kind of democracy is that?

    The General Achinbenchien

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    • 8 November 2009 05:52, by thieleling

      Dear sudanese brothers & sisters,

      SPLM is ineffective as a party and does not prepare its supporters for the election period. The waning of public entbusiasm for democracy and election should serve as a red alert for the undemocratic and corrupted party(SPLM).

      Remember, there is no referendum without election. We all should embrace for bad news. Both GOSS & GNU are currently ruling on shaky legal ground or through a negotiated Agreement(CPA), which called for general election to be conducted last July, 2009. But the election was not carried out as supposed to be.

      Therefore, both governments have no legitimate mandated of people of sudan and are unconstitutional. The CPA is a document between the NCP & splm, and then by extend their supporters. South sudanese will lose in this election big time because of SPLM ineffectiveness and its encouraging of low-moral. Where are SPLM and other parties candidates in south sudan?

      We know Dr. Lam Akol is running for south sudan president through his party ticket. Who is running among SPLM candidates? And why suprise there are low voter registrations among south sudanese? Any party has a birth, a life and a death. SPLM is on its death bed. This is why they don’t want to anounce their candidates because there must be internal problems.

      Bad news is that SPLM is not only going to disintegrates at the end of the day, but also loses the election big time. Therefore, bad news is a bad news. Just spit it out. Don’t keep supporters at suspense knowing that what is in the SPLM internally is a bad news already.

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      • 8 November 2009 06:21, by Dinka Boy

        SPLM is the party to vote for not aperson at the moment.
        We know that Salva Kiir/ Riek / Wani will be the SPLM nominee.
        Thanks

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  • 8 November 2009 05:37, by HONEY

    This is not logical

    Southerners are always on hoildays anyway, so i dont see the point in giving them seven days to register. the Kiir government should spread across the country and tell southerners the importance of voting and how they can regain their freedom.

    Sitting there and waiting for miracles is not gonna solve a thing. If I was paid as much as the GOSS boys and girls, i would have worked my ass very hard for the southern Sudanese people. they do not deserve to be left out in the cold.

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    • 8 November 2009 05:53, by Koolman

      DEAR MR. ROTTEN PRESIDENT

      I THINK YOU ARE A PURE COW DUNG.HOW DO YOU AGITATE FOR SOMETHING YOU WILL NEVER NEVER NEVER WIN.
      EVEN IN SOUTHERN SUDAN YOU WILL NEVER WIN ANYTHING THIS IS THE LAST TIME FOR YOU TO LOOT PUBLIC FUNDS WITH YOUR BOYS BECAUSE WHEN WE GET ONTO THE POWER YOU WILL HAVE TO FEED ON COW DUNG.
      YOU ARE POLARIZING BUSINESS IN SOUTH BY ORDERING FOR SEVEN DAYS HOLIDAY FOR REGISTRATION YOU THINK EVERYBODY IN SOUTH IS LAZY AS YOUR FUCKIN TRIBE.
      MR LOOSER THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU MAKE SUCH ORDER.

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  • 8 November 2009 05:49, by Wende Yongaptheeth

    Garang and Kiir are twins.

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  • 8 November 2009 05:52, by thieleling

    Dear sudanese brothers & sisters,

    SPLM is ineffective as a party and does not prepare its supporters for the election period. The waning of public entbusiasm for democracy and election should serve as a red alert for the undemocratic and corrupted party(SPLM).

    Remember, there is no referendum without election. We all should embrace for bad news. Both GOSS & GNU are currently ruling on shaky legal ground or through a negotiated Agreement(CPA), which called for general election to be conducted last July, 2009. But the election was not carried out as supposed to be.

    Therefore, both governments have no legitimate mandated of people of sudan and are unconstitutional. The CPA is a document between the NCP & splm, and then by extend their supporters. South sudanese will lose in this election big time because of SPLM ineffectiveness and its encouraging of low-moral. Where are SPLM and other parties candidates in south sudan?

    We know Dr. Lam Akol is running for south sudan president through his party ticket. Who is running among SPLM candidates? And why suprise there are low voter registrations among south sudanese? Any party has a birth, a life and a death. SPLM is on its death bed. This is why they don’t want to anounce their candidates because there must be internal problems.

    Bad news is that SPLM is not only going to disintegrates at the end of the day, but also loses the election big time. Therefore, bad news is a bad news. Just spit it out. Don’t keep supporters at suspense knowing that what is in the SPLM internally is a bad news already.

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    • 8 November 2009 06:03, by Akol Liai Mager

      Just nominate Riek Machar for all SPLM Candidacies and you will be fine if that can help in the patience’s recovery process.

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  • 8 November 2009 05:58, by Gatwech

    Dear readers,

    GOSS under Kiir leadership should understand that this is elections’ year. Six months from now are too soon. It has to do every thing to motivate people to register and vote for them. People are confused about the SPLM’s contradicting statements of boycotting elections and not nominating its candidates. Citizens are also fed up of the failure by the government to deliver.

    Look, I watched it on SSTV, heard it on radio and read it in newspapers a few months ago that the government resolved to pay house rent allowances to the civil servants beginning from January this year. Up to now nothing has materialized. Is this a joking government or what? How come a government makes a decision it cannot implement? Giving false hopes to citizens is dangerous and can backfire at the government. May be the money is there but those official thieves in the finance ministry want to delay the payment until accounts are closed by the end of the year and they eat the money for this year’s house rent allowance. Is this a behaviour of a government that goes for elections really?

    I hope Kiir will give some incentives to the government staff during this long holiday, otherwise people will just sit down, playing dominoes and cards and not bother to register to vote for a joking government.

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    • 8 November 2009 06:41, by thieleling

      Gatwech,

      You are so funny brother!! Lool @ "playing dominoes and cards" without motivating the voters. You ’re right. The problem is that there is no public enthusiasm among the voters. I think something illegal is brewing among the SPLM political leadership. It seems SPLM is waiting for an acccident to happen among its leadership and then immediately decides to nominate its candidates after that. Are you reading me? Let wait & see!! Or embrace for bad news?

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      • 8 November 2009 08:16, by Dinka Boy

        Please Thieliny,

        What accident are expecting to happened?
        The war betwenn North is nothing to SPLM.
        Or you talking about the war within?
        If you dreamt about any assassination, then that will be the death of eveybody in the South led me tell you defector.
        Please stop that if you want life. You are dreaming of Riek Macahr to be our president but that can not happen in the SOuth.
        Enough is enough and we can not afford it the second time.
        Thanks

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        • 8 November 2009 15:00, by Gatwech

          Thieleling,

          You are right. SPLM top leadership in the person of Kiir is confused and lost direction. The poor citizens of South Sudan are unfortunately going to bear the brunt of this confusion.

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  • 8 November 2009 06:01, by khamic Isaac

    Well Done but bear in mind that some of you as Government officals will not even go their communities to help them in voting registration because of the two reasons and they are:

    1.The Citizens of South Sudan do not know who to vote for because the SPLM has not come up with candidates
    2. all government officals will go holidays to bordering countries and some will get drunks in Juba.

    It would be better for you Kiir to make it as orders starting from yourself as toured to ten states capitals and everyone should go to his community as an orders.

    To convice us choose the candidate from SPLM and if you are not ready then let one among the following persons to go and run for the presidential position and they are:

    1. James Wani Igga
    2. Pagan Amum
    3. Malik Agar
    4. Abdulah Azzis Adam

    If you do not want the SPLM as Party to take part then tell the truth so that every one should be ready for a war when you decided to declared Independent.

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  • 8 November 2009 06:01, by Dinka Boy

    The 7 days holiday must be use critically to informed those citizens who have difficulties of being reached in the Country. The hoilday might help the turnout population in the whole South.
    Please Mr president, that should and must be the full execise to those representatives.
    The process is too complicate because we have no roads, good means of communication, vehicles for transportaion, and even no familiarity for the voting system in the South.
    Dear brothers and sisters, those complexities in the South encouraged myself to rejected the 66%,but lackly the SPLM rejected it.
    Many of our brothers from Nuer were blindfools by that policy because its agreed by Riek with NCP.
    See now how difficult it is. Even seven days will not be enough to collected people in their houses or else where in the Country.
    Thanks

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    • 8 November 2009 06:11, by World Maker

      Dinka boy, you are just a creature, who has no sense of knowing things. Nobody in this world that can agree with such inexperience leader,but Dinka. I Prefered Rebecca Nyadeng Mabior to lead us than Salva Kiir.

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  • 8 November 2009 06:20, by oshay

    AHAHAHAHAHAH pathetic Dinka SPLM is worrying no one will vote so they declare an unprecedented 1 week public holiday.

    They are really panicking ahahahahahah

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  • 8 November 2009 08:55, by Critic_Ngueny

    Dear Ashay,

    I am very happy today for you have proved to the public that SPLA/M is a Dinka party.In fact you are right and I hope some people from Southern Sudan can also prove you right.

    When the civil war broke out in 1983;it was only Dinka Bor and Bhar el Ghazel who had been suffering in and out until CPA was signed by the late John Garang de Mabior who is from Dinka Bor.

    Dinkas are pure and hard hearted people in Sudan as well as Africa at large.

    Two bulls do not live in the same cowshed otherwise,Dinkas must rule please and they will be ruling for ever and ever.

    Dinkas Oyee! John Garang de Mabior Oyee! Kiir Mayardit Oyee! and I am going to be having my own Oyee in 2020 whether you like it or not.

    Critic_Ngueny from Bor town

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    • 8 November 2009 10:55, by pinyluel

      Dear Mr Ngueny,

      I strongly disagree with you, related to what you have wrote.This kind of writing doesn’t make any sense to me.

      You are motivated yourself and others useless writers to always write against Dinka community.

      We are not born to rule but we are proud to be on this earth for respecting and serving Sudanese communities as whole and Southernese in particular.That is our aim and I am here very disappointed of you being a Dinka.I am afraid you are not from Dinka or Bor town either.

      You DID aske other people to improve their writing whereas you are not inporving your writing. Could you please improve yours as well and DO NOT include Dinka’s name as a topic in your comment?.Please DON’T

      Thanks

      Pinyluel

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      • 8 November 2009 11:29, by CHOLTHEGREAT

        Mr. President, this should have been done earlier. Today is the 8th Nov.09 and the registration ends on 30th Nov,09. and millions of Southerners are not aware of voter registration.
        I suggest that GOSS/ SPLM should begin:
        1. Negotiating the possible extension of registration date with NEC and NCP to allow Southerners to register.
        2.Increase the number of registrants in the ten states of Southern Sudan.
        3.Door to door voter registration information dissemination, giving right information to the people. For some people believe that, they are being registered for taxation purposes, others think of registering to get jobs and others do not have a single idea why they should register.

        With these done- then we shall have high turnout of voters regsitration.

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      • 8 November 2009 11:53, by Afredo christiani

        o: Anti SPLM/A

        For your information, election and referendum will be achieved with you chameleons. 100% revolutionaries alone can get referendum, out of black Arabs .we are tied of you, go to held or change skins to your motherfucker Arabs .I’m a southerner in military uniform .Future leader and anti black Arabs .History itself will bring referendum , for how long to be under Arabs , shame on you people who associated with NCP and NIF .
        Malong awan is the best governor who does not want to collaborate with NCP allies.
        Congratulation and well done to captured ARAB spy in Awiel town

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  • 8 November 2009 12:03, by Critic_Ngueny

    Dear Pinyluel,

    A dog has to be given a dog’s name,I like your name.

    Look out please,I am ready with words of most destruction (WMD)if you wish to be my second enemy.I know who you are and your where about though you don’t know me.

    Your comment is inconsistent with what I have written if you really understand English language.Therefore,your standard of writing in English is really very poor indeed.Bear in mind that,I am ready with heavy words if you really wish to.

    My father has a dog called pinyluel.Such names are given to dogs in Bor and not Human being.

    Dear Oduck Bol,dogs speak fluency English in Bor,the prove is Pinyluel and many more please

    24 hrs ready to reply any comment.

    Critic_Ngueny from Bor town

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  • 8 November 2009 12:14, by Critic_Ngueny

    Dear Pinyluel,my father’s dog.

    Your English is also in coma and I am requesting you to go back to primary school if you really want to be somebody in future please.You have to improve your tenses otherwise you may bring shame to Us in Bor and I doubt you man.

    Correction please! Never ever comment here again before you inform My.Critic to criticize your useless comment if you really mind.

    NB Have takes past participle instead of past tense or present simple tense.Check your comment if you doubt my correction "Joong De baba" in Dinka language. My father’s dog.

    Critic_Ngueny from Bor town

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    • 8 November 2009 13:34, by mun muon

      Let me tell you Dinka as I know very well, when some thing still not happen you thougt that you are every thing. Bear in your mine that every thing that goes wrong from the leadership of Salva Kir is that when he got that post of presidency he has no dream about it.Because that time when Garang was alife he was about to create SPLA/M DC or something else. Another thing Salva could do something good to South unless if Luka Biong is not his advisor.
      Let me aware you Dinka if you will not vow in front of H.E Dr. Riek Machar Teny Zurgon as the president of Southern Sudan we are not Nuer.

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      • 8 November 2009 15:08, by Panda-Oyee

        Mun...!

        And bear in mind that if Riek Machar Teny becomes a president then we are not Dinka!

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  • 9 November 2009 09:10, by Adam

    Respected Readers

    Greetings

    Positive atmosphere for confidence building. This is exactly what all Sudanese want. Now! For SPLM to achieve that it should have in mind that they should be “a strategic partners to the NCP”. Although there may be differences, but there must always be a clear “vision”. No united vision means no decision and consequently no mission. Period.

    The SPLM/A is to be blamed for the negative atmosphere and lack of confidence, which bite the political arena so hard. The decision-making mechanism in the SPLM is so immature. That is reflected in many dilemmas we’re witnessing. Who leads and takes final decisions is still to be worked out. This is true and it is the main cause of problems SPLM is suffering. CPA needs to be fully implemented and that requires a reform, determination, tolerance and deep understanding.

    Many, including myself, believe that the South is being ruled by the SPLA intelligent – not by a civilian government. Furthermore, SPLM is not tolerant with political opponents and suffocates any voice not in complete agreement with its jumble mumble. Unfortunately, SPLM embraces the concept that “an agreeable person is the one who agrees to SPLM opinion”. That is not correct. It leads to more chaos and hatred. For that reason, SPLM has to be tolerant and safeguards freedom of political activities to all, as CPA stated. All irresponsible behavior has to be terminated forever. Active and free political parties operating in the South will make a difference. They are indestructible and indispensable. They have supporters. They have resources and human power. They have a lot to do when referendum time comes. We need everybody then. Isn’t it?

    Can SPLM achieve “separation” (if it is its TRUE choice) and build a new nation without CPA? I doubt it. I read many emotional posts in this place and in many other places that southerners can declare independence from within parliament in Juba. That would be a political suicide. The new South Sudan needs support – a hell of support to be realized. The international and regional atmosphere are not favorable, especially in light of the current corruption and dilemma created by SPLM.

    All southerners need to unite first and work together. No one should be left behind or singled out. Tribalism must retreat and be defeated. A lot needs to be done by all to realize the common goal – the VISION..

    O ye Southerners Unite!

    Adam Milawaki, Kansas

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An Appeal to President of the Republic of South Sudan 2017-03-15 07:22:45 Dear. Mr. President, I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I (...)


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