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South Sudan President urges calm in Wau after death of top army generals


April 11, 2017 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir has urged the people of Wau to remain calm after two army generals were killed. Their murders sparked tension and spread conflict in the residential areas of Wau.

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South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (AFP)

President Kiir called for the deployment of additional forces to provide an adequate protection to the civilians, along with ensuring the safety of properties in the area.

According to officials in the Presidents office, the south Sudanese leader has called on the residents of Wau to act in accordance with the laws of the country, by exercising self-restraint and not attack civilians.

Meanwhile, the Political Bureau of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), convened an emergency security meeting where the President urged the citizens of Wau to refrain from further violence and revenge.

The leaders called on those involved in causing mayhem in town to leave the matter to the government. The leadership was chaired by President Kiir in his capacity as the chairman of the SPLM, with majority members in parliament, cabinet, judiciary and in the army in areas under its control in the country.

Jemma Nunu Kuma, the acting Secretary General of the SPLM, said the Political Bureau condemned the events that took in Wau and rebel attacks on their positions around the town. Kuma pointed out that President urged the unity government to take urgent measures in restoring peace and stability in Wau and its surrounding areas.

The killing started on Monday morning after the fighting spread to Wau. Several eyewitnesses reported that government-aligned militiamen were targeting local residents based on their ethnicity in residential areas of Wau.

The violence started on Sunday after an ambush of government forces near Wau, where two senior army generals were killed. The latest reports from Wau indicated that more than 10 civilians were confirmed dead after a militia attack on Monday.

Heavy gunfire continued to be heard in Wau on Tuesday, as civilians deserted the town. The displaced civilians say that armed tribal militiamen from President Kiir’s ethnic Dinka backed by the government troops were attacking civilian settlements in the town, moving from house to house, killing whoever they believed was an opposition supporter.

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  • 12 April 2017 06:05, by Kush Natives

    Mr. President,
    You MUST act now not later rebel are getting to the melting pot! But, make sure all civil populations in which inhabited the the state are treated equally regardless of their associated with the rebels. Track down all whoever is caring arms! That’s the only mission needed from the army. We want to any buses or harassment of civilians.

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    • 12 April 2017 07:52, by Mi diit

      Incompetent Kiir and his wife Ayendit went to a doctor. The doctor asks, “Do you share the same blood group?”

      Incompetent Kiir replies, “We must by now. She’s been sucking my blood for years.”
      Primitive Ayen just laughed because she didn’t understand anything.

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      • 12 April 2017 07:57, by Mi diit

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    • 12 April 2017 16:58, by jubaone

      Kush Natives,
      The Kiirminal can’t leave Juba anymore. He is scared. BA air who knows maybe the aircrafts are too old and will explode in midair. On roads, the vigilant IO control the countryside and he could be ambushed. He even wanted to transfer his has to Yei what now? He should visit Wau to meet the victims of his nyors massacre, he can’t. Loser

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  • 12 April 2017 06:07, by Kush Natives

    Correction: we don’t to hear any abuses or harassment towards civilians!

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    • 12 April 2017 06:22, by Kuch

      Mr. Kush Natives, No one has been targeting civilians, all these outrageous lies after lies that the government is targeting some special ethnic groups is always spread out by the NGOs, the UN, the UK, and other foreign countries with their sinister project in South Sudan---the game is here is make South Sudan as bad and lawless as possible like they did in Congo, Libya, CAR, Ukraine>>>

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      • 12 April 2017 06:29, by Kuch

        Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen and then our country can be plundered amidst the chaos. Just like the US, the UK, France and their allies are now looting the Libyans, CAR, Iraq resources amidst the sectarian wars. In this case in our country----the hyenas in the US, the UK, their UN and NGOs called tribal wars simply to make their narratives stick with their massive corporate media propaganda>>

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        • 12 April 2017 06:36, by Kuch

          machines. Have you fellows notice how the US, the UK or the west in general media propaganda don’t even mention the massive problem of the North Sudan, problems in Yemen, Northern Nigeria, Libya, Somalia, Congo or Burundi? But our country is all their corporate America propaganda machines lenses are projected into 24/7? It is because our the US, the UK, France and their allies are just after our>>

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          • 12 April 2017 06:44, by Kuch

            resources and to counter China. The US, the UK, France and their allies have done their job in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and CAR. The war in Syria is about a gas pipeline from Qatar and to be passed through Syria to Europe, the government of Syria and its allies, Russia, Iran and Lebanon don’t want that pipeline to pass through Syria and that is all the war in Syria is all about>>>

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            • 12 April 2017 06:50, by Kuch

              The war in Yemen is the same like the war in Syria. It is the *shites versus the Sunnis* and are being supported by the US and the UK. And this is to counter the Iran influence in Yemen. Our so-called cloned arab North Sudan has even sent it own mercenaries to to go and fight in Yemen war>>>

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              • 12 April 2017 06:57, by Kuch

                honestly speaking, the US, the UK, France, Turkey, Boko Haram, Al Nustra, ISIS/L, North Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, israel, Al Qada and to some extend, our own so-called SPLA-IO are the one and the same---they have an alliance and no one dare tell you the truth about the dirty game behind this dirty alliance>>>

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                • 12 April 2017 07:06, by Kuch

                  This is what is going on:https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/south-asia/1980-03-01/great-game-asia
                  Every time the corporate America and Europe is about to go bust; then create an imaginary boogie man) enemy to fight against and sell their weapons and arms. Because war is always good for the US and some European economies and this is what is going on right now---the US and Europe is about>>>

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                  • 12 April 2017 07:12, by Kuch

                    to go bust again like in 2008 and so they are chasing their usual boogie man, Russia, Iran, China and all and where the resources are. the figurative ’King of the South and King of the North’ always is and will always be. But this time around, the US, some European countries like the UK or France and their allies are playing a very dangerous gamble this time around>>>

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                    • 12 April 2017 07:19, by Kuch

                      The US, the UK, France and some of their creepy allies in between have been using the UN, sleazy NGOs staffed by spies, humanitarian aids, donations, peacekeeping and human rights business scams as their 21s century neo-colonialism intrigues to occupy and colonize other people’s countries on the disguise and plunder them>>>

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                      • 12 April 2017 07:25, by Kuch

                        And this is what US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, UNIMISS and some of their creepy criminals in between are after here in our country. To occupy our country and eventually colonize us on the pretext of UN, humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping and their damn human rights business scams. And their puppets/stooges like Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Rebecca Myandeng or Thomas Cirilo are without>>>

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                        • 12 April 2017 07:30, by Kuch

                          a little bit of shame want to sell our country and our people evil corporate America, Europe, the UN, their creepy NGOs and their allies in exchange for UN food rations---our resources for food rations (just like the then Iraq oil for food program. Good luck to the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creepy criminals in between>>>

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                          • 12 April 2017 07:34, by Kuch

                            wishes in our country. Their love affair with our country and our people has gone too far. Who says we want the evil white Americans, the English people and their evil juus in our country? The evil can go and their damn dirty intrigues in Middle East, West Africa, Central African or Latin American countries, but right here in South Sudan we don’t want the evils in our country>>>

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                            • 12 April 2017 07:43, by Kuch

                              the evil have been treating our country and our people as if we are their subjects and our country is their over sea’s protectorate and they have some of their fools like Riek Machar and CO. Who were hellbent to let our country to be re-colonized by the evils in exchange for foods and they criminals are doing the bidding for the US, the UK, their UN and their sleazy NGOs and some of their criminal

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                              • 12 April 2017 08:14, by Kuch

                                in between with an absolute and utter glee! Anyway Mr. Kush Natives, back to killing of our civilians by our SPLA, this is a pure lie Mr. Kush Natives, I am here in Ayod, brother. You remember the so-called *white army* in Bor in 2014. I helped bombed the criminals out my home town and a lot of them were fighting in civilians uniforms>>>

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                                • 12 April 2017 09:10, by Kuch

                                  and even Baliet, Unity state et al. The Idiots have been killing the SPLA soldiers in civilian clothes and then their evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their criminals in between who have been using fools as their pawns/proxies,and are bidding for them to re-colonize our country and our people>>>

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  • 12 April 2017 08:49, by Dengda

    @ Kush and Kush Native
    those countries you accused of our messes are strong because of good and strong leadership. Why don’t we do here to have strong and inclusive leadership. Blame your weakness on others is inferiority.

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    • 12 April 2017 09:19, by Kuch

      Mr. Dengda, aren’t you the idiot who said that your mother is Guol-Yar-Atong and Mingkaman, and that you only send " aren’t you. You idiot want our country to be colonize by the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus and some of their criminals in between? Take up arms fools, we have been informing you to farm your damn lands>>>

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      • 12 April 2017 09:36, by Kuch

        and all you idiots do is always to worship and run to these evils simply because you idiots are bunch of fools who want to sell our country.

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      • 12 April 2017 09:44, by Dengda

        @ Kush
        Without UN, and Trioka in Support of the movement and post CPA we won’t have this country you are now destroying. I did everything, fighting struggle, farming and until recently when Kiir imposed war made our area not safe for residency, but when Kiir and Riek called it a quit I would resume farming as career. You sycophant talk to your Master to implement ACRSS and restore peace back.

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    • 12 April 2017 09:28, by Kush Natives

      Reviews all my comments since day 1 or day 2, I haven’t blamed any other countries for the current mess in our country. Riek Machar is my only problem since August 28th, 1991 in Nasir, because the guy don’t calculate the future consequences in the first place. There’s no point to blames others or outsiders for this Riek Made sufferings. It wasn’t a surprised when he/Riek ordered___

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      • 12 April 2017 09:39, by Dengda

        @Kush Native
        Dr Riek which your nightmare need not ousted by guns as solution, but solution lies within the civil population through election and Kiir ego fear is that, he assume if he face Riek through election he think he might lost to him and that is why he started fighting in 2013 sugar-coated it as coup when process of election was underway and again 2016.

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      • 12 April 2017 09:39, by Kush Natives

        Con_ his/Riek white or Luak army, in order to execute his suicidal massacre of Bor, Baliet, Ruweng and Dong-jol Dinka, all those killings took place in different parts of an Upper Niles areas territories, 20,000 civilians went missing unaccounted for. Ruweng Dinka lost half of their population in that incident alone, 1991. I am just saying these things for the sake of traceability. So, lets all__

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        • 12 April 2017 09:43, by Kush Natives

          Con_ be on the records keepings. I will not support any retaliation or revenges within South Sudanese people, that’s my only point.

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  • 12 April 2017 09:44, by Theallseeingeye

    who attacked who and who started the fight
    please check this, because this is how it started

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  • 12 April 2017 15:54, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Kiir!! This is all your making. Please step down for another South Sudanese to try the country leadership. You have miserably failed how to lead the nation.

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    • 12 April 2017 20:19, by Lango2010

      I will only agree with you there, Kiir must step aside and allow other South Sudanese try the it. The rest of the comments are meaningless to me, because those one dying of hunger, gun shotgun or diseases are our citizen, due to huge corruption in the country, the system of governing has failed. We brought a Country of shame into existing and no one bothered at all. What a shame to us!!

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      • 12 April 2017 20:28, by Lango2010

        Killing after killing in the eye of government and international communities is a total shame. Neither the government nor the opposition is doing rightful thing. After finishing the innocence civilians whom should we be ruling? The youth need to do something because the future is our, not for this oldies destroying it by using us. Their time is gone and if so why do we ruin and deprive ourselves?

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