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E. Equatoria commissioner bans local alcohol sales

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June 27, 2014 (MAGWI) – The newly appointed Magwi county commissioner in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state, Kingston Loduk has issued orders against trading in locally-brewed alcohol.

Commissioner Loduk said the decision was taken to encourage productivity in the state and ensure citizens remain vigilant on public security matters.

“It will also pave way for the development of human resources as well as the overall development of the county that is free from harm of the hazardous chemical liquor being used by its youth”, said Loduk.

The new order, he stressed, take effect from next Monday and urged county authorities to act on anyone found to have violated the directive.

“Those involved in the selling, owning and storing of liquor are asked to take away these types of liquors from Magwi county”, warned the commissioner.

Meanwhile, Magwi county authorities said that anyone caught selling, owning and storing locally-made alcohol would face tough penalties.

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  • 28 June 2014 10:06, by Jalaby

    This is ridiculous!
    Why when Arab/Jalaba banned Aragy in the north you guys considered it as part of discrimination?
    I believe big liquor stores bribed the authorities in the south to ban the Aragy and open the door widely for their business!
    Please ban all types of Alcohol if you really want people to be productive!

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    • 28 June 2014 10:48, by Joseph Canada

      No Bro, they are just paving the way for the new generation of the Brewed Aregy. we want to have it brewed in one place so that we can export it in a quantity!.

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      • 29 June 2014 10:50, by Gang-Bang

        what a wired move. There is no single factory in the entire county and u guys are bringing in some fake regulation. where will those mothers get their income from. You guys know very well that many of the local depend on local brew as a source of income to care for their families. we didn’t chose politician to bring miseries to mothers. Think twice before u put any rules into law

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  • 29 June 2014 12:25, by Philosopherking

    One of the biggest challenges facing South Sudan is leadership that does not value livelihoods. Instead of addressing the issues that may or may not be related to the brewing of local alcohol, the commissioner went ahead to abolish the industry yet with out any thought. What is the commissioner going to do to the families who depend on this industry to send their kids to school or hospital?

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