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Bashir, Kiir officially win Sudan’s presidential elections

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April 26, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) presidential candidate was declared winner with a 68.2% of the vote, the state electoral commission said on Monday.

The SPLM candidate Yasir Arman came second with 21.7%.

In the South SPLM chairman Salva Kiir got 93% of the votes. His challenger Lam Akol 7%.

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  • 26 April 2010 14:47, by okucu pa lotinokwan

    Dr Lam Akol do not worried your time will come if you have change your hyena skin,apology to your BOSS Kiir Mayardit.
    By Okucu Pa Lotinokwan

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    • 26 April 2010 15:04, by James Deng Dimo

      Hahaha, to Dr Lam Akol Ajawein, shame on you man, find your slef un elected and will not be elected.
      Look if your percentage has even not reach 10% but 7%, with that percentage, do think that NEC is against you?
      how do you judge yourslef?
      Think twice on what you could do.

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      • 26 April 2010 16:59, by Machine

        Congratulation!Salva Kiir.Your patience staying with the Late Garang has assured your Southerners of your fair governance otherwise anybody who has ever fired his gun targeting the black Africans in the Sudan can never defeat you by all means as evidence by your great victory over the then anti-SPLM chairman.

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        • 26 April 2010 21:14, by Gatwech

          Dear readers,

          Congratulations to Salvatore Kiir/Dr. Riek Machar for being "running mates" or "twin candidates" which has now brought such a big success in the elections.

          Kiir probably got 13% plus 80% got by Dr. Machar’s supporters, making the total of winning percentage 93% for Kiir.

          Bravo and keep up the team work!

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          • 26 April 2010 21:48, by Manyang

            Dr Riek is a fail politician. He believe in ngundeng Boung false prophesies that will never come to fruition. ngundeng boung is a source of false comfort of those who believe in him.

            You (Gatwech) resort to ngundeng prophesies when your hero wife lost the election in Unity state. You will wait for ngundeng prophesies to materialise until you go to your grave with your hero. Dr Riek is not clean and he cannot be trusted for the leadership of Leer leave alone the leadership of south sudan.

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            • 27 April 2010 00:04, by Gatwech

              Ahahahahahahaaaa...........I like that. Just wait without any clue until you ooops.....

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          • 26 April 2010 23:04, by Makeethy

            Congretulations Salva Kiir.

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          • 27 April 2010 22:32, by Malakal

            Gat-witch,

            NO my friend you are extremely foolish. Salva Kiir got 93% by himself as the only patriot among the traitors. Your Riak and Lam are the ones combined for that 7% Lam got for his so-called SPLM-Dinka Change.

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    • 26 April 2010 15:34, by Mabor Yiel

      This is with no doubt that Salva Kiir Mayardit will win this Elections and Bashir in the North. To hell with so-called NEW SUDAN idea and lets focus on Southern Sudan country.

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    • 26 April 2010 17:01, by Deng Francis

      This is very clear that this lame-duck president of government of self service has rigged the elections. This ’s never been any president in the world who won with 93 percent, its totally stupid of them to have rigged this way when everyone would know that its a open riggig or stupid rigging.

      If anything, kiir couldn’t get 93% because he is devalued at the stock exchange of politics/populance.

      Let him eat and amass all the southern resources to himself but he should know that his days are numbered. They have also depopularise SPLM as a party and have tarnished its very reputation and violate the very objective SPLM fought for.

      ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!!

      D FRANCIS

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      • 26 April 2010 17:30, by mack waweru

        Mr. Deng Francis,

        Salva Kiir is not a lame duck president as you say, but a popular and loved president as shown by the votes he obtained. Yes, we as southerners has shown to the world that our president got 93% because we love and voted for him overwhelmingly. Salva liberated your stinked ass and what he contributed is much more than your poor life as well as the parents who bore you.
        Throw yourself into the Nile, mad dog.

        Mack Awer

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        • 26 April 2010 20:02, by pan africa

          I don,t care fore whoever president for the Sudan, but we care for ours president of the south Sudan, his Excellency genera Kiir and the president of the government of south Sudan Kiir mayar congratulation we given you that dig win to lead us toward to independent of the south Sudan in 2011.

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      • 26 April 2010 23:13, by Dengcol malual

        Deng Francis,

        i don’t think you what lame-duck president means. Lame-Duck means president is a lame-duck after a successor has been elected, usually the outgoing president and he/she got two or one month left in the office. if you want to know more, then look or read USA twentieth Amendment.

        so you used the word wrongly and the whole statement of yours doesn’t make sense. Also Salva Kiir didn’t ran with anybody because whom do you think will vote for that traitor who have his headquarter in Khartoum. south Sudanese traitors are less than 10% of the population.

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  • 26 April 2010 14:51, by okucu pa lotinokwan

    Dr Lam Akol do not worried your time will come if you have change your hyena skin, give apology to your BOSS Kiir Mayardit.
    By Okucu Pa Lotinokwan

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  • 26 April 2010 14:57, by Mathiang BT

    Congratulation Dr. Kiirdit....SPLM Oyeee South Sudanese Oyee,,,,,,,,, Thanks dear brothers for join hands to elect Dr. Kiir.
    Dr Lam, South Sudanese knows what they are doing. That is why you only got 07% while Dr. Kiir got 93%. You are now the loser you would have enjoy money without doing campaign.
    South Sudanese loves you but they hate your behavours.

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  • 26 April 2010 15:33, by Deng Garang Akech

    Wel come back President Bashir and Kiir for second round term of CPA ! Your votes are very clean, but other votes under your responsibilities are very dirty at all states.Both all in Sudan at large.

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    • 26 April 2010 16:16, by Dauson Gieth

      Mabruk comrade Salva Kiir for winning and an equally to Dr. Lam for making democracy lively.

      Finally; the people have vocally spoken and the Peoples’ Party, the SPLM has won it magnificient margin. It’s clear a message to the world and particularly those who wish us bad; notably the Countries opposed to our prerogative to self determination, that we shall stop at nothing, but getting there.

      It’s now time for all Southern Sudanese from all walks of life, states, and regions to reconcile and rally behind the challenges that lies ahead.

      For the first time; we have elected a government of our own. We all did it. Nobody should try to sell any ill motived assertions that so and so; this tribe; this state; this region did; We all did it.

      The result disapproves the prophets of dooms who continue to portray southern Sudanese as violent and divisive People.The fact that calm has remained during the voting; when the results were delayed and Upon the announcement of results etc, shows what kind of people are found in this corner of the world.

      I join all my comrades on the web in getting my shoulders high!

      Mabruk to all of us (Winners and Losers)

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      • 26 April 2010 17:02, by Black tiger

        Congratulation to president Kiir and people of Southern Sudan in general, though it was hard time for liberators to be changed into democratic minded people, Southern Sudan had emerged colourful with her first experiments successful and we can call a election despite of its odds and good.
        However, for losers like Dr. Lam Akol, a conclusion can be drawn why the interval or gap is so widely between the two great leaders of the South ( Kiir & Lam).
        From this election, Dr. Lam should remember an English say which goes" In presence of water a lizard can not claim to be a crocodile" therefore, Dr. Lam association with those of Bashir and Arabs leaders in Khartoum can not give Dr. Lam a ticket to win election as Bashir did in the North, otherwise, for Dr. Lam charity begins at home and Dr. Lam agenda of change should be understood more clearly in the South rather the North to preach the potentiality of Dr. Lam.
        Otherwise, South Sudan will move smoothly without those of Dr. Lam, Bona Malwal and those sneaks in the green grass from Khartoum.

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        • 27 April 2010 00:42, by Padiet Gagag

          Congratulation Mr.kirr

          Take it easier mr.Dr. Lam as you know that you are the tooth of Goss, your time is coming to win the vote .make sure that there is no democracy we have only indirect democracy. we say by our mouth,but not put into action, in our country no body can win the vote if he has no relationshipe with NEC even you win by more people no body will count them they may just throw them as grabbage. It depend on their interest.

          A wise leader is a person who thinks twice before he/she says nothings.

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  • 26 April 2010 18:12, by Acid

    I think Kiir Mayardit doesn’t deserve to be congratulated because he rigged the said election. All South Sudanese knew that Lam Akol will lose that election by wide margin but the dim-witted Kiir spoiled what suppose to be cake-walk victory by intimating, arresting, detaining, and threatening the supporters of expecting loser, what a shame!

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    • 26 April 2010 19:06, by Matiop Panchol

      Those alegations of arrest, detention and intimidation are always the best consolatory recipe for an election loser. They are always baseless and in most part fabricated stories. So no one accepts them; let Dr. Lam just walk away peacefully with his 7%.

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      • 26 April 2010 22:34, by Acid

        Dear Panchol!

        They always said "no smoke without fire". Dismissing all claim as baseless is quite unreasonable and blind defend especially you lack concrete base of truth on the ground. Yes, all agree that Lam Akol but I disagree if this dim-witted Kiri Maynard has better alternative and his win is nothing to celebrate.

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  • 26 April 2010 18:21, by babadit

    Congritulation Mayardit, what is remaining fullfillment of you promises to the southerners.
    Bravo..........................Bravo........................

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  • 26 April 2010 18:53, by Matiop Panchol

    It was a wild dream for Dr. Lam to think that he would win South Sudan’s presidency. He doesn’t have any chance at this time when war pictures are still vivid in the minds of Southerners. At this time the Southerners are standing with their liberaters not with deserters. Dr. Lam is seen as a traitor in South Sudan and I am sure he knows that very well. He should now calm down and show Southern Sudanese that he is truthworthy.

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  • 26 April 2010 19:52, by Manyang

    I do not see the reason for people blindly congratulate Kiir for the Victory. If the south sudanese voted overwhelmy as stated in this article, then it was not because of Kiir good leadership but because of lack of alternative candidate.

    Dr Lam was not any choice to any wise south sudanese. People voted for SPLM and not Kiir individually. Kiir leadership must tackle the rampant corruption and the deterioting insecurity in the south. Kiir must deliver his party promises to the south sudanese. This time no sitting idle and posting for pictures.

    Genuine SPLM supporters must recognised the failure of the party. Without recognising the party’s shortcomings then the Splm is doom for failure.

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    • 26 April 2010 21:18, by Gatwech

      Congratulations to Salvatore Kiir/Dr. Riek Machar for being "running mates" or "twin candidates" which has now brought such a big success in the elections.

      Kiir probably got 13% plus 80% got by Dr. Machar’s supporters, making the total of winning percentage 93% for Kiir.

      Bravo and keep up the team work!

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      • 26 April 2010 23:26, by Dengcol malual

        Gatwech,

        what a joke!!!???? Dr. Riek and Dr. Lam are the same because the joined southern Sudan’s common enemy together and came back together. Dr. Riek could have received 7% if he ran solely. Both Doctors are deserters, traitors and worse leaders to be elected when the civil war images are still fresh in people mind. Angelina is better than Dr. Riek in term of leadership. however, how did Dr. Riek got 80% anyway? show us your statistics for South Sudan states.

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        • 27 April 2010 02:01, by kuminyandi

          Dengcol,

          Thanks for rebuking this stooge called Gatwech. I was about to reply for his insane comment, but you did better response to this megalomaniac individual in which his sickening comments shouldn’t go unanswered. Thanks once again and keep up the good work Brother Dengcol.

          Kumi,

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      • 27 April 2010 00:28, by Padiet Gagag

        Thank you kiir to win this vote

        Southerness know that your are temperary for this short period of time, even thought you are a symbol due to your weakness and cowardness. You can not lead south, because south need well educated and brave people like Dr Reik and Lam. Mean while, you can not do any thing with out them as they are your eye and mouth.
        They are the wing of Goss, we must pray Ngundeng to increase time that he mentian for you to go he can add some year to your life not to disappear shortly. According to his wards.

        Many southerness know that this selfdetermination came through vision of DR. Machar and Dr Lam except Ayual only whose their vision is business

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        • 27 April 2010 05:21, by kuminyandi

          Lady Gaga,

          Have you ever knew something called Juba Conference in 1947? Or have you ever heard of leaders like Kuat Atem and Samuel Gai Tut? Thanks

          Kumi,

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  • 26 April 2010 21:38, by Thomas Athian Lual

    Barvo! our President Salva Kiir Mayardit and thanks to the people of Southern Sudan for your kindness support to our great leader Kiir, and let us hope for the Independent of our beloved motherland Southern Sudan in 2011 which is soon. God bless you all.
    Thomas Athian

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  • 27 April 2010 00:10, by Chol Mading

    Congratulations to President Salva Kiir and VP Dr. Riek for wining their election. People in the South will depend on your guidance and leadership to make all possible for independent South Sudan State immediately.

    I can’t congratulate thief, thug, and liar Bashir, I would say hell to him. It’s unreal for him to win with a 68.2%.

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    • 27 April 2010 02:02, by Young Nation

      Dear Southerners,

      Let us take this opportunity to congratulate our President Salva Kiir and his winning team throughout Southern States. Let us also congratulates the winner of Western Equatoria State although he is an independent politician. Taban Deng Gai of Unity State needs to be thank for his hard work in Unity State although he had difficult times in that part of our country. May God bless their tenures throughout the transitional period until whatever outcome of the referendum in 2011.

      Thanks

      Young Nation is a student of International Relations/Politics at the University of Queensland, Australia.

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      • 27 April 2010 02:32, by Master

        "The elections in the south experienced a high incidence of intimidation and the threat or use of force," the Carter Center said after the voting on April 18.

        "There were numerous instances of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army intimidating voters and being stationed too close to polling stations. State interference in the campaigns of opposition candidates was widespread in the south," said the Atlanta, Georgia-based organization headed by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

        I guess it obvious why he won with more than 90% of the votes. Sounds more like a dictatorship win - Mubarak, Saddam, Gaddafi - 90 % votes. This is not a sign of democracy !! Yet the west is quick to criticize the Norths election and Bashirs win - hypocrisy !!

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  • 27 April 2010 03:06, by choldit

    Congratulations!!!!!!!!

    To Salva Kirr and Dr.Riek Machar in South Sudan and Bashier/Dr.Tah in the North.

    It is time now for SPLM and NCP to turn their tension to questions like how thier government formation will reflect on the inclusiveness they talking about that we Sudanese are expecting them to exercise.

    We the Sudanese citizens are NOT willing to be seen as aliens by the rest of the World nore willing to be bulled by big brothers in the world’s richest countries or killers in the name of Hala/God but willing to do a genuine democratic world politics with our fellow human beings in ways that respect humanity.

    This should be a time to stop war but enhances development in the Sudan.This should be started by finishing the remainding protocols in CPA e.g. border demacation(if not solve now will definately will get South and North back in war) and puting an end the Darfur war in the west of the country.

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    • 27 April 2010 04:57, by Abuk D- Nhial

      Congratulation.......... Congratulation !!!!!!!!!

      The thing ..WAS... and ...IS... obvious that kiir will win as it happens, and that is the advanyage of being commited to die for your people without attempting traitorshiph.

      You look wonderful comerade Kiir.........

      Barele_Gazel Youth Union was recently formed in Australia last month in (NSW). Whereof 544 Bargazelians participatedthere. The election was peacefully organised to elect the very honest boy among the four candidates.The chairman was from Gogrial Whose name is Akol Mayout, Mr. Ajou(Aweil), Mr.Awillo Kon(Abyei), Mr. Maluach Madit Maluach (Rumbek), Mrs. (Ayei Madut Ring( Gogrial) Mrs Achol Jiel Marong (Aweil) And general Matung Lueth (Rumbek) These are the executive members plus many others. Please Kiir, we are all behind you and wish SPLM to succeed by all means.

      Bilkachdany in Chicago whose boy friend/ girlfriend is nominated from above.

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  • 27 April 2010 14:39, by TIM TOSH

    New sudan oyeeeeeeeee..........oyeeeeeeeeeee.Dear leaders,referrendum should not be like the past election whereby NEC mazed up the papers cose the referrendum is most important either in the side of self-determination or unity.I’m separatist because since the independent of sudan we have see a life we are now to.we have gone mistreated and abuse by brothers in the Northern sudan I better live and myself without you.I promise you play of rig the south sudan is the death of the citizen of south sudan as whole.That fool Alam Akol whom used as tool of unity is thrown out of citizen of south sudan.

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  • 27 April 2010 15:41, by Wiyual Wech Puk D. Payol.

    How can Arman got the second large vote by 21.7%,while he has been withdrew from electral board? who again vote for him,after his withdrawal? how can Dr Lam Akol got only 7% which is too much less even than shilluk population? if the two presidents call their winning, the official winning let them step forward the coming referendum in 2011 for official succeess in separetion south from north.

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