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UN chief António Guterres (right) meets with President Salva Kiir, at the 28th summit of the African Union (AU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. on 29 January 2017 (UN photo)

February 5, 2017 (JUBA) – Several experts have cautioned over the proposal to place South Sudan under United Nations trusteeship, saying the young nation was not yet at the level that calls for international takeover.

The proposal to put under the U.N for an interim period gained momentum after the renewed clash broke out between the country’s warring factions in July 2016, which saw hundreds killed and nearly two million people displaced.

Placing South Sudan under the U.N trusteeship implied the world body will govern the country for a specific period before handing it back to its people.

This proposal came from ex-government officials, citing the worsening security.

Some government officials have, however, dismissed any possibilities of foreigners taking over the country, which gained its independence in July 2011.

“It is our right. It is our country. We fought for it. We achieved the independence through referendum. The people of South Sudan decided for their country. So nobody is better than the people of South Sudan,” South Sudan’s presidential spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny told Reuters in an interview.

“There are always minority voices that would hope for something totally different from what the majority of people of any given country say,” he added.

Uganda on, Thursday, rejected any move to militarily intervene in the war-torn nation, saying such interference will make the country’s security situation worse.
South Sudan broke into conflict in December 2013. The conflict has killed thousands of people and driven more than 2 million from their homes.

Currently, over 200,000 people are still sheltered in U.N camps in parts of the country.

In 2014, South Sudan President Salva Kiir accused the U.N of seeking to take over the country and speculated that is mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) may have pushed his political rival, Riek Machar, to rise up against the Juba government.

EXPERTS WARN OVER TRUSTEESHIP

Remember Miamingi, a South Africa-based law expert, argued that conditions in the young nation are not yet at the requisite level for International Transitional Administration (ITA), but backed calls for government of technocrats.

"Even though I believe that in some extreme cases of state failure ITA might be an appropriate remedy, I intend to argue here that South Sudan is not yet a very good case," he told Xinhua.

Miamingi said international trusteeship succeeded only in countries like East Timo and Kosovo, where warring parties had reached mutually hurting stalemates, and with significant domestic constituencies that were willing to consent to ITAs.

"ITAs should more likely be considered only in the event that a territory contains a true vacuum of political authority; domestic political agents are fragmented to the extent that collective action via UN-facilitated power sharing is impossible; political actors are too violent or untrustworthy, or because they have violated foundational internal norms and covenants," said Miamingi.

According to the law expert, ITAs for South Sudan should be the last resort for an extreme form of limited statehood.

"Other options should be tried first before frog jumping to the other extreme. One such alternative is a technocratic administration of South Sudanese with support where needed, from the international community," he said.

He further added that such technocratic government could be responsible for overseeing the healing, reconciliation and accountability processes, ensuring political and security stability, and providing normative and institutional frameworks for successful transition.

Meanwhile, South Sudan’s former deputy defence minister Majak D’ said there was urgent need for roundtable conference outside Juba to bring all the country’s warring factions to chart a new road map for the war-ravaged nation.

"The first premise to restoring peace is to recognize that the peace agreement has been fractured and for peace to return a fresh break is needed," he told Xinhua.

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  • 6 February 07:00, by Sir King

    Stupid Experts, not like me who is a really Expert in such ground. You fail to put Somalia under UN trusteeship. So, is South Sudan case worse than that of Somalia if you are not foolish?

    We have very strong commanders who can take South Sudan forwards, otherwise, if you don’t want a sound of guns, please slaughter Kiir Mayardit, once he makes a visit outside this country.You will how S. Sudanes

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    • 6 February 08:19, by Akuma

      Sir king,

      South Sudanese people are waiting for you and your guys when you will enter and fight them. South Sudan is a sovereign and independent state and don’t think myopically that international communities or foreigners you are taking money from will help you to overthrown Juba government. Be a peace lover and South Sudan will return into normalcy and not war as you think.

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      • 6 February 09:55, by Kuch

        Mr. Akuma,

        The most powerful tool on earth is ignorant and stupidity. There is no way we are going to live with the fools like Majak Agoot, Pagan Amuom, Aduok Nyabe, Lam Akol and some of their rubbish in between. Uncle, we had already bombed our enemies. Let the fools bring their rubbish back into our country and we will show the fools their right place>>>

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        • 6 February 10:02, by Kuch

          there are some fools in our country who still worship the Europeans, the so-called juus, ethiopians, North Sudan, English people, their evil juus, their evil corporate America and some of their evils in between.

          Fellows, be very very careful. We are going to bomb the mighty US, Saudi Arabia, island of England, the so-called israel, Qatar and other criminals we don’t like in our country.

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    • 6 February 08:50, by Mayom County Troops

      who are those Experts denying South Sudan County will not have trusteeship with UN ?

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      • 6 February 10:32, by Kuch

        Mr. Mayom country,

        Your Dinkas/Jaangs are here fellow. I am the one who bombed your rubbish usual Nuers out of Malakal. Your Riek Macgar is dead if you are not been told. We killed him Juba. He is not in Congo, North Sudan and South Africa. He had rot long time ago in Juba. Nuers, be very very careful. The Jaangs/Dinkas are not playing games with you. War is here fools>>>>

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  • 6 February 07:04, by Sir King

    - But saying of trusteeship a foreign voice, supported by foreigners called EQUATORIANS. Equatorian idiots like Bakosoro are the one advocating for this dirty colonial move. Finish all those who struggled for this independence South Sudan before handing over this country to corrupt, nepotistic, segregated and UN of gossiping. I never knew that UN is the most corrupt organization in the world.

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    • 6 February 07:43, by Eastern

      Take it on! Equatorians are not foreigners in their own land. The war will become very interesting when waged along that direction. You dinkas will have to fight for your survival from all four corners of South Sudan!

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      • 6 February 08:44, by jubaone

        Eastern,
        We must commend all our Equatorians for a job well done. In all "jienge free zones" we have driven them off and you realize the Collo and Nuers and non-jienges in WBG are also doing a good job. Whether SS is placed under the UN, we have unfinished business to do - clear that filth. Period

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      • 6 February 11:22, by Kuch

        Mr. Eastern,

        you have been playing the hand over of our country to Europe, US, our so-called cloned arabs of North Sudan, the so-called cloned rubbish of Eastern Sudan, the Furs from Darfur. Chap, you fellows even tried your rubbish in Raja and Wau Acholdit and you fools think. You would be in welcomed into a South Sudanese men country!>>>

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        • 6 February 11:28, by Kuch

          Mr. Eastern, game is over chap. We have taken back our country. Get your rubbish out of Juba, South Africa and israel. Game is over fellows. War is here fools. We have killed your Riek Machar a while ago in Juba.

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          • 6 February 12:24, by Eastern

            Kuch,

            You are either mad or drunk. The issue of governance in South Sudan is way beyond your comprehension. Try something else....

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    • 6 February 08:27, by PEACE FOR ALL

      Sir King, it is not new for these people to sell out this country, they had been selling it to the Arabs during the struggle for the independence. now the independence is achieved, they are selling it again to UN. The big question is " is UN fair in term of administration?" the Answer is NO. look now, the recruitment for UNMISS is very corrupted.
      almost UNMISS clears are concubines to them

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      • 6 February 08:36, by PEACE FOR ALL

        UNMISS HR is very corrupted. they have what they manual agreement, meaning that your wife can have sex with anybody as long they are agreed but the right husband can not question his wife. is that how fair the UN?.
        If the UN takes over the following will happen:
        1.squandering all natural resources.
        2. takes all our wives.
        3.takes all our young girls.
        4. we all lost our very rich cultures
        5.colony

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        • 6 February 11:04, by Kuch

          Mr. PEACE FOR ALL,

          We are here brother. There are some fools like Majak Agoot, Pagan Amuom, Rabecca Nyadeng, Riek Machar, Lam Akol, their UN, UNIMISS, CIA, MI6 and several criminals working working for their so-called NGOs.

          Fellows, the Nuers, Equatorians and some South Sudanese people like our Murles have been hijacked by our our enemies>>>

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          • 6 February 11:11, by Kuch

            There is no way we are going to live with the so-called cloned arabs of North Sudan, the evil juus, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the mighty US our so-called ethiopia. We are here fellows. War is here. We are going to bomb our enemies.

            Get your rubbish out of our country, the Sudan, in peace before we put our hands on you fools.

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          • 6 February 17:04, by Tilo

            Kuch
            Are you saying that all the other communities you mentioned are betrayers of South Sudan Accept Dinka. So that means Dinka are the only SS who are right despite their wrong doing.
            So minority has over come majority, Is that what you are trying to imply?
            Tribalism / Nepotism will never end in SS.
            Lord please have mercy on them

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          • 7 February 09:26, by PEACE FOR ALL

            Mr. Kuch.
            well said, if we need to be rule by foreigners, we could have been stayed with the Arabs and we could have fought for independence of this country. Those people who are campaigning for handover of South Sudan to UN are the very people who were backbiting us during liberation movement, they are not new. The dog barks but the camel passes.
            lets pray for peace to prevail in our beloved nati

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    • 6 February 08:37, by barbayo

      it is dream which can not happen , Raik Machar his expert in South Africa

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    • 6 February 08:39, by jubaone

      Sir King,
      Well, you urgently need counselling. But as a jienge, that may be unecessary as you are unteachable, insensitive and just hopeless. The only viable solution is just KOKORA. Perhaps then, you can still run your "rump" state called "Jiengestan". There you dont need any UN, kill, eat and bury yourselves, that´s your jienge business.

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    • 6 February 09:10, by jubaone

      Sir King,
      You are just another jienge idiot. Why dont you attack your fellow jienge, Dr. Majak de Ágoot, the former Dep. Defence Minister who advocates for UN Trusteeship instead of rushing to Bakasoro, ya wisik

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  • 6 February 07:05, by Lotodo Awino Odug

    The scavengers will not be allowed to sell this country to international brokers at any cost. death is death, and no amount of deaths is tantamount to the lost of nation sovereignty. what is so special about South Sudan? I never read or heard this bullshit in world’s history.

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    • 6 February 08:51, by jubaone

      Lotodo Awino Odug,
      Just relax man, no one is going to take the name of SS away. You will still remain a SS and the UN will give you plenty of food, what Kiir and his lazy jienges cant provide. Think of your village or luak: without schools, hospitals, electricity etc. the UN will make all that possible.

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  • 6 February 07:06, by Sir King

    - UN means Unquestionable Nepotism( UN). Look at the situation of UN operation and employment in South Sudan. Is it fair?

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    • 6 February 07:35, by Eastern

      Put your flat feet down dude! Kiir and cohorts can’t have both ways. After squandering the opportunity to lead South Sudan what do you think is the way forward? Stop the naive comparison of South Sudan and Somalia...

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      • 6 February 07:42, by Lotodo Awino Odug

        give your mother to Tukul to UN. our land is our only permanent resource.I know you pigs don’t care as longest you collect lefover food from UN garbage pits.

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        • 6 February 07:48, by Eastern

          Dinkas the scoundrels of Africa are a shame to share a country with anyway; Bashir just rid the Sudan of these unproductive lots. You dinkas have really stirred to hornet nest! You will fight for your survival as you will continue to be targeted. This war will be fought with lots of bitterness to reclaim the country from scoundrels midget minded imps......

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      • 6 February 07:46, by South South

        Weak people who are hiding in the west think that international community will change government in South Sudan and hand it over to them. Weak, weak and weak. Government in South Sudan is there to stay.

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        • 6 February 07:51, by Eastern

          Nobody hides in the global west; we are keeping tubs on things at close quarters. In Juba the shortage of fuel and the skyrocketing prices and the dwindling purchasing power of the SSP is not a war waged from the west. Physical armed combats are taking place across the country...

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          • 6 February 07:53, by Eastern

            The heavily protected motorcades of those claiming to lead the country only confirms the level of paranoia!

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          • 6 February 07:56, by Lotodo Awino Odug

            The new Bank Governor is working very hard to stabilize the economy. watch and let perform at his best.

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            • 6 February 08:58, by jubaone

              Lotodo Awino Odug,
              Even idiots in school try hard to learn but have limits. Do you know how to stabilize an economy? What parameters, institutional or organizational structures should be in place? Do you in SS have an economy in the first place? Such like you are just equal to house pets: created to eat, drink and shit. Please leave the thinking to us cos we have the brains.

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              • 6 February 10:15, by Kuch

                Mr. Jubaone,

                Slow done your brag chap. Yes, there are some fools including you, some Equatorians rubbishes think they know anything about *economics*. We keep telling you fools that there will be no one that will use your damn US dollars in not more than a years. But you fools continue to ignore our warnings.

                We are going to bomb your mighty US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs>>>

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                • 6 February 10:23, by Kuch

                  and some of their criminals in between. Some of our Nuer cousins, Equatorians, some of our Murles; grow your own food. We are not going to live side by side with the so-called israels, the so-called cloned arabs of North Sudan, their evil corporate America, their so-called ethiopians, English people, Saudi Arabians, Qataris, Africaaans in Southern African>>>

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                • 6 February 10:25, by jubaone

                  Kuch,
                  Is that your jienge logic? Counting stollen dollars doesnt make you an economist nor reading English Book One makes you a perfect English speaker. Do those things in jiengeland, ya loser where idiots are made governors or commissioners and village herdsmen as MPs

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                  • 6 February 10:48, by Kuch

                    Mr. Jubaone,

                    We are here chap. Your own Juba and the criminals who are supporting you fools are going to be bombed to nothing. By the SPLA. You fools can go to Congo, Commaroon, Nigeria, Ghana and even so,e parts of Uganda. But here in the Sudan, be very very careful fellows. War is here fellows. South Sudan is a of the Sudan country. Bantus, get your rubbish out of our country>>>

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                    • 6 February 13:14, by jubaone

                      Kuch or Kus,
                      Try that man. You should be preparing to flyover Juba ya jienge. No more tolerance for tailess monkeys who cant reason. I notice your emotional outbursts through your poor and unthoughtful writing. You act b4 you think, a typical jienge. Pls, take a rest and drink some water, ya lost-Boy.

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          • 6 February 08:26, by South South

            Do your homework first before you release these kind of statements. All countries which have oil are struggling economically. Take Venezuela, prices are very high, people can not afford to buy food. In Nigeria, government workers are not paid for months. In Uganda, a liter of fuel is about 80ssp. In Juba today, a liter is 22ssp. You’re talking about war, come to South Sudan and do not run to Ugand

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  • 6 February 07:59, by Lou Nuer The Great

    sir queen

    did you forgot Joseph Lagu,Ronaldo Loyola the first man who mutined in 1955 before fuckin jienges
    equatorians are not foriegners ya stupid dinka cattle keeper Juba the capital city of JCE is equatorian land fuck you

    fuck you salva kiir
    fuck you jces
    fuck you militia malong

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  • 6 February 09:20, by Sir King

    Lou Mother, or Fucken Lou Nuer,
    You are stupid indeed. Look, how can you finish yourselves under Riek Machar now. Please advice you not to waste your precious lives because of one greedy person who will not even give you one coin in case he become a president. You are really stupid.

    I personally love Nuer people but some of them think as if they are not humanbeings. Please come back...

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  • 6 February 09:22, by Sir King

    - Riek Machar is just looking for history through your bloods. Nobody from Muonyjang(Dinka) likes Kiir Mayardit to remain in power, but your careless, reckless, and stupid writings against Dinka will make stupid President like Salva Kiir Mayardit to remain in power. You are the problem, not Dinka......

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  • 6 February 09:27, by Sir King

    - EQUATORIANS:
    If we talk of EQUATORIANS in the history of Sudan and now South Sudan, they have been known for their stabbing at the back of their brothers and sisters for the aim of Food. They like eating more than any other thing in their lives. You can not talk about them here. Remember during the 21 years war of Sudan. Arabs armies used to forced them(men) out of their houses and they(Arabs)..

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    • 6 February 10:12, by jubaone

      Sir King,
      This is just another jienge bullshit. When the Equatorian Corps in 1955 started Anyanya 1 in Torit, you jienges were still running naked after your cows or just doing domestic work for the jellabas. We laid the foundation for resistance and now hordes of jienge drifters and scoundrels with their gaping and toothless mouths are shouting foul. Scum!

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  • 6 February 09:32, by Sir King

    - Arabs slept with their wives, daughters, sisters, and mothers, but they did not do anything. This is something so harassing and belittle all of EQUATORIANS. Shame on you!

    EQUATORIANS never know that Dinka have done something good by liberating them from all cruel attitudes of Arabs. Dinka also did good thing by bring a CAPITAL CITY to them for them to benefit from it.

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    • 6 February 10:21, by jubaone

      Sir King,
      Perhaps the jellabas didnt like the way your nyanjienges stink. They are dirty, ugly and sexually repulsive. This perhaps explains why they wanted Equatorian girls: clean and appealing. Just keep to yourselves and remain dirty. We dont mix with tailless monkey period.

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  • 6 February 09:36, by Sir King

    - Now, a CAPITAL CITY is going away soon, you will know how you will suffer in the face of your lives. Human being should be a creature that differentiate between bad and good things, but not in the lives of EQUATORIANS. Mind you me, you will soon regret your attitude towards Dinka. Dinka people have never been bad, but you will make them bad.

    Now you just say, we don’t want Dinka in your region.

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  • 6 February 09:41, by Sir King

    - Now you foolishly say that "We, EQUATORIANS don’t want Dinka in Our regions" When indeed you have filled Dinka territories. Do you think you are wise? Foolish indeed........

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    • 6 February 10:16, by jubaone

      Sir King,
      Just take your stinking jienge ass off from Equatoria. Learn to put on Shorts, ya aryan jienge then we can sit together. After all, more than 40% of all jienges have jellaba blood. See those jienges in Gok Machar, Aweil or Wunrok???

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  • 6 February 09:54, by Future1

    I love this only that the commentators are abusing it. Who doesn’t know the difficulty under UN Trusteeship. It is not just a one day business and it will cost us another referendum for UN to leave. Stop celebrating blindly youth. Our country is not a test of all UN innovations. We need them but not to rule us. Kiir and Riek will go or agree and we shall be safe. Keep hopes alive. No trusteeship!

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    • 6 February 12:12, by Sir King

      Jubaone,

      - Hahahahahahaha! You went as far as Gok Machar looking for food, because I know your problem is food. How did you find Gok Machar compared to your villages spoiled by jealousy from EQUATORIANS. So, you think your ladies are more sweet for sex. Sorry, it is because you are coward of Arabs and Arabs like to spoil the things for cowards. They did not try Dinka ladies because of being brave

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      • 6 February 13:21, by jubaone

        Sir King,
        I was delivering food to your people, ya jienge. I have come to understand you jienges very well and cant allow any bullshit. You brag 4 nothing when in Juba, but completely hopeless like destitutes in your own land. Just lazy and idling all day playing mungula while gossiping and spitting like market women. I now know why you hate your villages: cos their is no Food, no security .

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  • 6 February 14:31, by Fair Man

    Jubaone
    Don’t waste your time talking with uses clubs like Dinka. Lazy people placed in South Sudan by mistake. They learnt cooking food from Equatoria. They are cursed as they are targeted everywhere. They have created problems for themselves and let feel the heat. The asylum countries and UN always vet them to get protected as they know perpetrators of war crimes. Rejected everywhere!

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  • 6 February 17:41, by John John

    Can anyone link to a place where high ranking UN decision makers are proposing this solution for South Sudan? I doubt anyone in the UN have any interest in that, so we are discussing the opinion of some unknown South African self proclaimed expert.

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  • 6 February 18:11, by Lou Nuer The Great

    mother fucker Jienges cattle keeper sir dog

    your talk about machar,s personal greed is lie,what is imediate cuase of this war
    Massacre of innocent civilian by Gogrial cattle keepers as we already know than what the fuckin precious life you are talking about.where are 15,000 nuers peoples massacred in juba by you
    about equatorians

    they are the first liberators in these country Ronaldo Loyola

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  • 6 February 22:03, by Dinka-Defender-General

    Guys, Western countries want our resources especially oil so they try to create the "U.N. trusteeship to loot our resources. That’s not going to happen in our watch. We did not liberated this country to handle over to foreign countries. There are many countries around the world that have the same problems as we do, but U.N. never plans to take over because they don’t have resources as we do.

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    • 7 February 01:20, by John John

      Give us one link to where a high ranking UN person suggests this or where any western politician is suggesting this?
      So far as I can see it us all unfounded speculation and conspiracy theories....

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