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South Sudanese singer dies


September 24, 2012 (RUMBEK) - Teresa Nyankol Mathiang, a renowened South Sudanese singer died on Saturday. She was from Abyei and sang songs of liberation during the Sudanese civil war.

The cause of her death remains unclear but according to Juba hospital she was suffering from a respiratory problem.

Secretary for information, Bol Makueng Yol, called on the people of South Sudan to join her family in mourning.

Her homeland, Abyei is a contested region on the border between South and north Sudan.

Various citizens of the state expressed their sadness for the nation’s loss.

Ferguson Arol Nyiguala praised her “courageous songs.”

Sunday Manyang said that Nyankol has “inspired thousand of South Sudanese”.

Chien Yong Kueric Nyuon described her as one of South Sudan’s “greatest super heroines”’ and said that the people of the nation are proud of her achievements.

Maluach Madit Maluach said that Nyankol’s songs had motivated her to remain in education in her youth.

William Koji said her death brought into question the efficiency of South Sudanese hospitals.

Arop Manyang said she was “a mother of South Sudan in many ways. She was a fighter. We will all be missing her.“

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  • 28 September 2012 07:26, by Akol Liai Mager

    May God rest Nyankol’s Souls in Peace. We will miss you Beloved Mother, sister and a national motivator of all time in South Sudan.

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    • 28 September 2012 08:25, by Dinkawarrior

      Indeed, she will missed by all South Sudanese regardless of outcome but one day we shall met her in Heaven. May God Almighty bless her and provide hopes to her family specially to the Ngok Dinka. She was a counselor of Abyei and the hope of all children in Ngok Dinka. May the Lord Jesus Christ rest her soul in peace! Amen!

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  • 28 September 2012 07:26, by katnyokarieu

    oh sorry ,mam nyankol may almighty God rest ur soul in the external peace.ilike ur song stero saying the love of mother and her child,how can i reward u with! My mother who carried for nine (9) month and delivered between dead and life and take care of me for 3yrs.u re one of the wise Abyeian living, ur voice will be missed not only by people of Abyei but through s.sudan.

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    • 28 September 2012 08:35, by Ruach

      She was killed by those doctors in Juba Teaching Hospital a common practices widely known nationwide.The gov’t must investigate this practice.Respiratory problems?Was it due to being a singer?No.They were covering their practices.These are Bari doctors killing an innocent woman with no problem with any body here!!Rest in peace mama

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  • 28 September 2012 08:17, by Nhomlau Nhomlau

    R.I.P mum Nyankol. all your inspiration songs will ever remain in memory of pple of s. sudan. your death is reli gr8 lost for pple of junub sudan esp singers and we will miss u alot. may almight God blesses her family and give s. sudan other Nyankol..............amen

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  • 28 September 2012 08:48, by George Bol

    May God rest Nyankol Mathiang in peace. She has done her part during the war and we are very proud of her for her great work she does in her songs. I f I were God, I would have let her witness the Abyei referendum because she is much concern about the region and the entire S.Sudan.Let reward Abyei for her for our all soul and life. Abyei is ours by all means-whether by guns or negotiation.

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  • 28 September 2012 08:53, by Michael Miyom Minyiel

    Nyankol RIP.Panda acuk nyiang ok köth cién tén.A Nyankol’s inspirational song of the liberation.
    "Menh ci wun nyiang piny ke Man acin ke piath bi yok," another encouraging song of Nyankol.

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  • 28 September 2012 11:16, by Gabriel KK

    Rest in peace sister, you have done your part in liberation and you will be remembered by generations.

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  • 28 September 2012 13:15, by Chol Nyok

    R.I.P Nyankol Mathiang! You will be remembered for in S.Sudan forever.

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    • 28 September 2012 14:18, by lukee

      R.I.P mama Teresa Nyankol Mathaing Dut, we shall miss you all of us in South Sudan as you have help us during liberation struggle.

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  • 28 September 2012 14:25, by akid malual

    Your soul rest in peace sister,,.,..,.,.,,, ,,. We miss you

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  • 29 September 2012 04:48, by JAMES KUOI STEPHEN

    May God rest her soul in peace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  • 29 September 2012 17:15, by Obol Sam Gabriel

    Oh with deep sorrow may her soul rest in eternal peace.Teresa Nyankol Mathiang,your motivation as a freedom fighter will not be forgotten in the history of the struggled for the South Independence.

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    • 30 September 2012 14:53, by Abyei Soil

      You open the Gate of freedom for vi people of Abyei to enjoy. Your song is enough for generation. RIP MAM!

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