Home | News    Tuesday 29 July 2014

South Sudan rebels launch new membership application form

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

July 28, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The SPLM/A in Opposition said on Monday it has launched new membership and application forms to organise members as part of increased efforts to bring about political reforms in South Sudan and restructure the ruling SPLM party.

In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, chairman of the SPLM/SPLA national committee for political mobilisation said the SPLM renewal membership and application form was a subscription to a number of fundamental principles that the opposition group is currently advocating.

Among others, the group is promoting the formation of a federal system of governance, popular sovereignty as opposed to dictatorship, and tyranny; constitutionalism and rule of law, economic revolution in which wealth and resources shall be left to the people, transparency and accountability.

Rebel officials in Addis Ababa told Sudan Tribune that the new membership and application forms further intend to recruit and mobilise new members for the SPLM program to overhaul reforms in all sectors, search for sustainable and just political settlement to the ongoing conflict and create ground for upcoming election.

Pierino said the membership is opened to all south Sudanese nationals within the country and those in Diaspora regardless of their political party affiliation, ethnicity or race.

“The new application forms are upgraded with modern features and applicants can now subscribe online using electronic version by filling within the yellow box or submit a print copy to any nearest office,” he said.

Old members, according to the rebel official, are required to renew their membership as a subscription to the reforms and transformation that the opposition movement currently is working to achieve.

“All our supporters in Upper Nile, Equatorial, Bar El Gazel region, Abyei and Diaspora can now apply through their nearest branch office or cells or apply on line,” he said

“All registration serial numbers shall be determined by the Office of Chairman for National Committee for Political Mobilisation,” he added.

The rebel faction, led by former vice-president Riek Machar, have been accusing president Salva Kiir and his inner circles of blocking the SPLM/SPLA National Convention scheduled to discuss and pass basic government reforms since May 2013.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 29 July 2014 06:43, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Which country will accept rebel to be come member in any international organizations?
    If acceptable by any country with rebel requested, that nation might be a terror country like SPLM-IO-NUER in the South Sudan Republicans.

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 06:46, by Chol A.

    Leadership greediness and money lovers you will soon fight yourself over positioning. Good luck with your new membership registration but I am sure the party will only be Nuer party which will discourage Dr.hopeless Riekbaai to abandon it like SSLM.

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 06:58, by wang

    Ayuiu Makuac Lam
    You must be behind on news dude, rebel have over 21 internationally recognized offices with more coming all over the world….the whole world seeing them as a legitimate govtz as you have obviously witness during the independent day events when only one leader shown up,

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 07:18, by George Bol

    Wang, Kim, Gatwech, and Bentiu son,

    What happen with Salva Kiir must go?
    We know 100% how to handle the likes of Riek Machar and gangs.Love it!

    repondre message

    • 29 July 2014 07:19, by George Bol

      I have told you before that stepping on president Kiir Mayardit tail is too dangerous and you did not understand my words. Now you need not to crying

      repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 07:51, by Madina Tonj

    To: Riek Machar Teny and his groups allies. The people in the world are confused. Today you will claim to set up the government in Ethiopian Holt, Tomorrow you will say, you want to adopted Federalism in S.Sudan and the following day, you are saying to launch new members application from. Look when you are out of touch then, you are out of Ideas so why not take exile because the majority hate you.

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 07:52, by Madina Tonj

    To: Riek Machar Teny and his groups allies. The people in the world are confused. Today you will claim to set up the government in Ethiopian Holt, Tomorrow you will say, you want to adopted Federalism in S.Sudan and the following day, you are saying to launch new members application from. Look when you are out of touch then, you are out of Ideas so why not take exile because the majority hate you.

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 07:52, by Madina Tonj

    To: Riek Machar Teny and his groups allies. The people in the world are confused. Today you will claim to set up the government in Ethiopian Holt, Tomorrow you will say, you want to adopted Federalism in S.Sudan and the following day, you are saying to launch new members application from. Look when you are out of touch then, you are out of Ideas so why not take exile because the majority hate you.

    repondre message

  • 29 July 2014 08:01, by Snipper

    Time for talking to myopic Nuer is gone! They always need war and we have given them and nothing more than what they want. Riek would have been a good leader but Nuer’s restless spirit has betrayed him and now he has to sip the cold in darkness!

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Call for the release of S. Sudanese arbitrarily detained by national security services in Juba 2016-12-07 07:54:53 By Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro On 22 December 2015, at around 12pm, I received a call from the National Security Service (NSS) summoning me to their headquarters for a meeting. I drove to the office (...)

Holding accountable those enabling genocide in Sudan 2016-12-05 05:30:49 Eric Reeves As grim genocide by attrition in Darfur is set to enter its fifteenth year, as Khartoum’s claim of a purely nominal “cease-fire” in South Kordofan is belied by repeated reports of Sudan (...)

Sudan’s Civil Disobedience, a model for political change 2016-12-04 05:23:21 by Mahmoud A. Suleiman According to Gene Sharp of Albert Einstein Institution in his masterpiece book from Dictatorship to Democracy, he quoted Civil Disobedience among the 198 Methods of (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Conspiracy, rumour mongering and power struggle behind alleged case of corruption in president’s office 2016-12-05 05:36:45 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 December, 2016 Legal Watch Associates South Sudan has been following up the alleged case of corruption in the Office of the Pesident. The case involved 16 people from (...)

Amnesty urges to investigate chemical weapons Sudan’s Jebel Marra 2016-10-12 12:52:01 Sudan: International chemical weapons investigation urgently needed into horrific Jebel Marra attacksAMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH 11 October 2016 Sudan: International chemical weapons (...)

UNAMID JSR’s statement read to the media on peace in Darfur 2016-10-10 20:57:56 African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur Though the region of Darfur is relatively peaceful at this time, a small portion of Jebel Marra within Darfur continues to be intermittently (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.