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FVP Gai to visits Wau over SPLM-IO cantonment sites


Taban Deng Gai addresses delegates after he was sworn-in as South Sudan FVP inside the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, July 26, 2016 (Photo Reuters/ Jok Solomun)
December 29, 2016 (WAU) – South Sudanese Minister for Agriculture, Kornelo Kon Ngu, Thursday said the country’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai will soon visit Wau State to address the issue of insecurity.

Kon said Taban’s visit aims at identifying those who are still resisting with arms in the western part of the state whether they represent a new rebellion or belong to the SPLM-IO which is currently part of the Transitional Government of National Unity.

“The humanitarian situation in Wau is in a difficult situation and, I am going to talk about it with the First Vice President. I will tell him the situation Wau state is undergoing. It is clear the SPLM IO are now part of the government, so if IO are in the government, those who are still fighting in the name of IO should immediately respect the cession of hostility and join the Transitional government of National Unity which currently run by President Salva Kiir and Taban Deng Gai,” said Ngu.

“For sure we have the chief of staff, the high ranking command in the SPLM-IO who is the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan General Taban Deng Gai will come to Wau State in the SPLM-IO response to peace implementation. I will talk to him again and again so that he will reach a final security environment with those who are still holding arms in Wau State if they are members of SPLM-IO," he said.

The minister expressed hopes that his visit to Wau help them to identify the insurgents and determine how to deal with them.

"I hope there will be no insecurity in Wau state. These people should come back and the road from Yambio – Wau should open time to time if I return to Juba," he said.

Taban is leading a splinter faction of the SOLM-IO led by Riek Machar. He broke away from the SPLM-IO last July when troops loayl to Machar clashed last July with the government forces.

Many of the rebel combatants are loyal to the firmer First Vice-President Machar.

The minister also urged civilians sheltering at the UN camps and churches to return to their homes.

The minister said his ministry is working hard with all state in the country such that each county in the state will prepare to cultivate 30,000 feddan of land as part of boosting food production in the coming year 2017.

He said his ministry is already in contact with international organizations to provide the state-tractors with the needed spare parts during the cultivation season.


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  • 30 December 2016 04:01, by Odingo

    General Taban Deng Gai might not come back to Juba, if he is going to make a big mistake.
    Those King Paul Malong Awan boys don,t want to see General Taban Deng Gai talking infront of them and King Paul Malong Awan is not getting a long with FVP. General Taban Deng Gai.

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    • 30 December 2016 06:27, by Gatluak jal

      Odingo, Some of you are full of sabotage without footnote to those claims. Let me tell you this, there are more than 15,000 Nuer civilian in Bhar El ghazal right now. They are living there like any other Bhar El ghazalian . So, I am not worrying about the safety of General Taban Deng because people in that region are looking for peace not looking for war. Merry Christmas and Happy to SS Civilian

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    • 30 December 2016 06:43, by Chang Kuony

      Look the pure lie initiated by toothless,visionless and powerless Taban Nyakek Lam and his money lover Lol Nyakier. Taban el taban ( tiresome or fatigue )+ Lol( sewage ) == shots.Nothing good will come out from that son of bastard/whore Taban and Lol Nyakier.Taban has no Army in the country. Wathoot el Gaba ( Lions) in Wau will fuck u heartless traitors who valued money than community.

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      • 30 December 2016 06:45, by Chang Kuony

        I mean shits instead of shots.typing error

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      • 30 December 2016 10:30, by Unionist Agent

        Look at this idiot. So all you know is insult, inciting war and violence. No wonder, little education is a terrible disease.

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    • 30 December 2016 07:50, by Dinka-Defender-General

      Odingo, General Taban can travel anywhere in South Sudan with worrying about his safety. No one wants to harm him. He is a son of South Sudan and has all the rights as the Vice President. We, the Dinkas love Nuer peoples, accept those propose violence like Machar and his supporters.

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    • 30 December 2016 10:01, by Maguto

      you are true odingo, he will never talk again in this world, let him attempts if he is a man to see his I.O cantonment sides

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    • 30 December 2016 10:59, by Akuma


      Taban visit to Wau will be more helpful to restore peace in that region and those who oppose will be deal with. I hope security will be maximum. No worry he will talk to his people there and assure them for stability and peace. SPLM-IO is dead movement

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    • 30 December 2016 12:24, by Sadam Kuikoy

      The foolish majority are being cheated here and there by hopeless Taban El Taban that he is the C-in-c of IO forces and they blindly believing in him.Let Malong’s Mathiang-Anyoor properly deal with him because he was the one who was nearly killed Manlong with a radioactive element as he is only his threat when he will overthrow Kirr in the near future mark my word!

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    • 30 December 2016 12:53, by PEACE FOR ALL

      General Taban will come back peacefully because he is for the peace not war like others

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  • 30 December 2016 06:00, by Jieng Nephew

    If wau citizens know where they belong then they should waste their precious to listen to this craps from Jena haram taban, where were they when Dr Riak asked for contanments? Silly empty politics.we shall eat our heads all if they want. Bulshit

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    • 30 December 2016 06:49, by Gatluak jal

      Are you still dreaming for Machar? I was talking to one who is close to Dr. Rick relative today in Khartoum and He told me that, He heard a news from Machar family that they decided for Dr. Rick to claim political asylum as refugee in South Africa. I am so sorry to inform you with such news. I know most of people hate to hear this news but that, is what going to happening now.

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      • 30 December 2016 08:27, by choldit

        Gatluak Jal or ur Dinka name u are impersonating, do u really feel ok with that configuration in Juba in which south Sudanese civilians security is compromised in expense of comforting kiir, Taban and JCE. Why do u think someone can believe u in ur false statement. Let see if Taban will come back a life if go to Yei as planed. Malong survived with a gunshot at the next but this time we will see.

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      • 30 December 2016 08:28, by jubaone

        Gatluak jal,
        You jienges believe in persons while the rest of us believe in ideas, causes and meaning of changing a worthless system. Riak may even die, so what? That will not affect our determination to sweep off this primitive jienge regime. You must fear when Kiir dies, what next? Scared like featherless chicken 🍗?

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        • 30 December 2016 11:01, by Akuma


          Machar is no longer in South Sudan history, better for you to update your modular about Machar.

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          • 30 December 2016 12:11, by Chang Kuony

            Akuma aka Dinka Bor South mafias,notice,ya natural hater/
            gossiper,Dr Machar is a weighful politician in both two Sudans.you can’t illusionary think of isolated him politically and militarily. Dr Machar has got more followers and troops in the country minus your thievery dads,uncles and their cursed families. He is Freedom Fighter n voice of voiceless South Sudanese people. No way moron!!

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      • 30 December 2016 13:08, by Sadam Kuikoy

        @ Gatluak Jal
        Hopeless son of bitch from sellout Nuer-wew under hopeless Taban, how much were you given to bark like a dog in this website against people’s leader?(Dr.Machar) if you really talking reality/truth rather than being bribed with your Taban which is going to end soon, tell me what qualities would you equate Dr.Machar with your money seeker Taban? I am waiting for you Perthiang!

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  • 30 December 2016 07:23, by Binen

    All those supporters of kir and taban just go with your husbands, this peace of South Sudan must be prevailed but not through your husbands kir and taban. If you really hate this Arab you call vice president let him go to Wau if he will come back to Juba. Wuoce lielkun yien mieth riem naath.

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  • 30 December 2016 07:52, by Eastern

    Living in deception all the time won’t help matters. If Dr Machar is isolated in the far flanged South Africa, why must the tribal government in Juba even talk about cantonment of SPLA-IO which Kiir and cohorts claim to have annihilated? Why should the world believe in the lie that the ARCISS is being implemented? Morons!!

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    • 30 December 2016 08:38, by Paul Ongee

      Was the violated KPA-1997 belonging to Dr Loser Risk Machar or supporters of his Nasir Faction of 1991? Was CPA-2005 belonging to Dr. John Garang de Mabior or Sudanese people by then before South Sudan seceded on July 9th, 2011? Was August peace deal-2015 belonging to Dr. Loser Risk Machar or South Sudanese people? You got to choose IO-peace or IO-Riek-violence.

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      • 30 December 2016 08:54, by Paul Ongee

        Dr Loser Risk Machar was born a loser politically and will remain a loser whether you like it or not. Put that in your retarded mind which cannot analyze things from the right perspective. Hiding behind tribe in 1991 didn’t work out for until he surrendered to Khartoum-based oppressive regime, signed bogus agreement KPA-1997, n finally returned to SPLM/A in 2002 2 b forgiven n reinstated as usual

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        • 30 December 2016 09:10, by Paul Ongee

          If it comes to internet fighting, we will always be on your neck. When it comes to reality on the ground we are always there for you. When it comes to peace time, we will choose peace, unity and reconciliation, not senseless war that claimed lives of innocent loving South Sudanese. Riek Machar joined SPLM/A without knowing why marginalized people of Sudan were fighting for.

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          • 30 December 2016 09:11, by Paul Ongee

            He thought it would be the best choice to form his own movement with a different vision and mission and later surrendered to Khartoum when bush life (not hotel life) became hard, and be lauded as a star who struck the popular movement in back in 1991. No any sane supporter wants to question why this PhD holder has returned to SPLM/A in 2002 to be forgiven n reinstated into his position.

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            • 30 December 2016 09:20, by Paul Ongee

              No any sane supporter of Dr Loser Risk Machar questions why he has been losing violently and politically since 1991. He lost in the bush in 1991 and again in Khartoum when he signed KPA-1997 and finally dumped his innocent supporters to be rescued by the late Gen Paulino Matip Nhial. Instead of reinventing himself politically from 2005, he lost again in 2013 through his failed coup attempt.

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              • 30 December 2016 09:21, by Paul Ongee

                He believes that even if you lose, just keep trying as the saying goes but “under what condition” that motivates you to keep trying. That’s where some of his supporters do not notice the difference between college degree and educated person. They never bother to visit or revisit the political record of Dr Loser Risk Machar. Did he achieve something before through the barrel of a gun? No.

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                • 30 December 2016 09:32, by Paul Ongee

                  Then why do you waste your time in the bush, just to rob, loot and kill innocent passengers on the highways and roads? Dr Loser Risk Machar has simply been enjoying his stay in hotels and shuttling between regional and international cities struggling to “internationalize his senseless war” that he’s the best educated leader in South Sudan. How? Any proof of political record since 1991? No.

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                  • 30 December 2016 09:43, by Paul Ongee

                    There are many Nuers holding PhDs but none of them used violence to become the president of South Sudan at any cost. Most of them are serving peacefully in different government and privates sector or institutions and I believe if any Nuer PhD holder (or none PhD holder) contests in general election with Dr Loser Risk Machar, he/she will win 99.9% support of South Sudanese people, but not Riek.

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                    • 30 December 2016 12:17, by Chang Kuony

                      Abyei slave boy Luka Biong Kuol( Paul Angee) mind your business man.you need to focus on abondaned case of Abyei not Dr Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon all the times. You are wasting your times and chance to rescue your people _ Dinka Ngok of Abyei.Do you know that you are alien or foreigner in South Sudan?

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  • 30 December 2016 08:58, by Future1

    I love this visit since it proves tribal minded people that greater BeG loves peace instead of what others termed killing Taban. Nobody thinks that way against his/her leader accept Nuers who killed all Dinka in Nuer land. That is why Riek failed many times in getting leadership. His failure comes from you guys. He is highly well believe me. You will see the high tend out. He is not envious but...

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    • 30 December 2016 09:15, by Future1

      Continuing.. Taban loves peace and he is also a leader. Why always Riek? Just because he is tribal leader. Taban can be our president anytime regardless of being rebel. He is open and positive. Let him continues leading us. stop blaming him. Any citizen should learn he to respect leader. That why Riek was in loggerhead with patient president(Kiir). We need peace not nonsense and critics.

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  • 30 December 2016 09:06, by real Dinka

    the visit of Gai will shows his commitment to challenges Riek in accepting peace deal

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    • 30 December 2016 12:28, by Chang Kuony

      Wow!! I had never seen a Community like Jieng tribe defenses on rumors,hearsay,fabrication lies,baseless allegations and praproganda. How long will you relying on such hell practices? You have failed yourselves and South Sudan as the country. What is ur political plans towards RSS beside focusing on Nuer or Dr Machar? U guys got severe disease known as Dr Macharphobia (Fear for Dr Machar)n Nuer

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      • 30 December 2016 18:30, by Dinka-Defender-General

        Chang Kuony and the rest of gangs who blame Dinkas for failure and atrocities. Do you know how many Equatorians, Nuers, and many other tribes who are enjoying country resources and they blame Dinkas? We are tired of all these bullshits. Why don’t you shut up and let’s deal with it as we did during the civil war which lead to independent.

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  • 30 December 2016 09:35, by Fair Man

    Do not worry of Taban Deng Gai’s movement to Bahr el Ghazal’s planned tour. It is a normal Presidential engagement. But cantonment of IO which he does not know where they are based or had links with them is a complete madness. Cantonment saga is a new weapon of war, where poor civilians will be registered and dressed in uniform and presented to international community IO. Fake joke!!!

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  • 30 December 2016 09:42, by Fair Man

    This is planned to gather jobless youth and women and enlist on Taban’s camp and particularly to brain-wash Festo Mogae and International Community that IO had links with Gai and therefore anyone outside the "faked cantonment site" be declared a warmonger. This attempt must fail. Taban Deng Gai tried it in Equatoria by threatening Civilians of Pajok to register as IO or get bombed. But he failed.

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    • 30 December 2016 11:42, by Eastern

      He tried it in Kediba, Mundri East county but failed.

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  • 30 December 2016 12:58, by PEACE FOR ALL

    Eastern and her group should know that we need peace more than war. I think EDF had tried it during our struggle but failed miserable. so don’t campaign for useless war.

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    • 30 December 2016 13:19, by Eastern

      How do you need peace more than war when you continue to wage war? Do you think the war you are waging together with Kiir and Malong is useless war? You will miss your pay cheque if Kiir gets to hear this!!

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  • 30 December 2016 14:07, by Fair Man

    EDF was not as effective as the current coalition of revolutionary forces. You are feeling it now. How much defeat do you want to suffer? You were dislodged several times and some of your men ended up in DRC? Is that not engough? Why crying for dialogue now if you believe you can win any resistance?

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    • 30 December 2016 14:11, by Eastern

      Fair man,

      Leave these Kiir’s sycophants sink deeper into their self created despondency.....Majaaniin!!

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  • 30 December 2016 17:09, by Jieng Nephew

    Paul Ongee,
    Would you go pass Ayaci a forceful county by Kiir? Will you reach Pajok your home village? Will your people both home in Pajok and in Nashville Tennessee wStop me you? Stop your imperative comments of 1997,1991 etc you saved your master b4 so eat your blood money carefuly.

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  • 30 December 2016 17:15, by Jieng Nephew

    Error typing, I meant to say will Paul Ongee, from pajok boma will be welcome by his people in Pajok or Nashville Tennessee? Poor man

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  • 30 December 2016 17:25, by Jieng Nephew

    Akuma & Gathluak Jal,
    Let me warn you and the rest, the people that talk tough on here and those who dont have no access on computer are the people that will NEVER give up any case.it says WHEN FAILURE ISN’T AN OPTION, THE WAR PIGS NEVER BACK DOWN and i need you to understand this carefully.

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  • 31 December 2016 09:23, by Fair Man

    Paul Ongee
    The PhDs holders are not the problems but people who are primitive are the ones who did not like the truth. You are assertions that other PhD holders have not bothered you much, is because they say "yes" to whatever you say. In otherwords, you want PhDs holders are are silent and are afraid!!!

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