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South Sudanese rebel commander calls for regime change


President Salva Kiir attends a session during the 25th Extraordinary Summit of the (IGAD) on South Sudan in Addis Ababa March 13, 2014 (Reuters Photo)
July 2, 2017 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese rebel commander has called for a unified front under one command, saying was the only way to topple President Salva Kiir’s government.

General Philip LolorilchinaIngong said he has been talking to different armed opposition factions to unite their ranks and files under one command and leadership if they are to make a significant impact in the way they conduct operations in different parts of the country.

“The government of Salva Kiir strives on the division and proliferation of many armed opposition forces without central command,” he said on Sunday.

The rebel commander said he left the rebel faction led by the country’s ex-agriculture minister, Lam Akol in May to join the faction headed by General Thomas Cirilo because it is a “serious movement with clear political objectives and a well-articulated roadmap to change the regime in Juba and install in its place democratic government that is inclusive and addresses all the ills of our country”.

“We must unite our ranks behind a serious organisation with clear political objectives and a well-articulated roadmap to change the regime in Juba and install in its place a democratic government that is inclusive and addresses all the ills of our country,” said LolorilchinaIngong.

“I have met and talked to different comrades in the armed struggle about the need and the importance of coming together under one command. The importance of one command is that it denies the government an opportunity to deal with individuals but when we operate as individuals, it becomes the advantage to the government to continue to remain in power,” he added.

In March, Cirilo, a former senior military official who resigned from the army, announced the formation a new rebel group to fight President Kiir, after accusing his administration of corruption, failing to provide basic services and neglecting agriculture, among other key issues.

Until now, however, it is unclear clear how strong Cirilo’s National Salvation Front might be, or whether it will accomplish its vision.


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  • 3 July 2017 05:41, by Newsudan

    monyjang mathondit immortal to defeat. it doesn’t matter how many militias you will formed, you will never win the war.

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    • 3 July 2017 06:20, by Eyez

      Do really know the meaning of ’immortal’ in its traditional sense, or are just throwing out words without thinking, anyway, if you Jienge can’t be defeated then how come your asses are catching red hot fire all over across South Sudan?

      Just wait for the real revolution that is coming, ya MTN ita. Your kind will not find peace in Equatoria, let us first make sure our elderly, women

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      • 3 July 2017 06:33, by Eyez

        Cont....and children are out of harm’s way and safe at the refugee camps, then we shall face you animals from every angle and position until the end. If your Jienge twisted mentality only reasons through violence, then prepare to be smoked out of Equatoria like rabbits out of holes.

        You think that having state guns and an army of illiterate malitia makes you cows immortal...huh? Idiot!

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        • 3 July 2017 09:20, by Garang Akeen Tong


          Are you taking your elders, women & children out of harms at refugee camps?

          Hahahaha you evacuated tactically to where you belong, you wouldn,t came back again, belive me.

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        • 3 July 2017 12:13, by jubaone


          Great. These scoundrels only understand the language of violence and we Equatorians MUST speak that language too. Away with this timid and docile attitude "Ngun kata". That is bullshit. Even after settlement, NO jienges MUST find any solace or refuge in Equatoria. Either they completely defeat us, or we smoke them out of Equatoria like flies. Period.

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    • 3 July 2017 06:35, by Eastern


      Good that the inept tribal government remains on tenterhooks in perpetuity....Damn!

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      • 3 July 2017 07:52, by Newsudan

        Eyez or nyamnyam and Eastern
        Monyjang Mathondit can master up to 300000 forces leave alone this 100000 SPLA that make you write in Unmiss or refugees camps. Ask jalabas they know us very well.

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        • 3 July 2017 12:18, by jubaone

          It is NOT the numbers, but quality of fighting force that matters. Jienges have expropriated state resources, but this is dying out now. We must squeeze the juice out these MTNs, hunt them down like bush pigs till they all quit Equatoria. God forbid, it will be a crime to mix, let alone interact with them. Avoid making friendship wih them cos they are evil.

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        • 3 July 2017 12:23, by jubaone

          You jienges ran and hid yourselves in Equatoria. Just tell us of any real battles fought in jiengeland? What "towns" or "luaks" did you liberate anyway? Jellabas NEVER found any strategic relevance in jiengeland at all. They wanted Equatoria, the power base of SS. Most jienges like you had dashed to Kakuma as lost boys or ended up in Khartoum as street urchins-samasha.

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    • 3 July 2017 07:56, by Bilpam- 2

      New Sudan,
      Why are you begging on the streets in every city in the country?We have occupied the large part of the country though the resources are still with you.It is prudent guys to join ranks so that ours should be internationally seen as one objective.

      As long as the people who are behind you have started withdrawing,we will get rid of you once and for all.

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      • 3 July 2017 08:45, by Garang Akeen Tong


        Which large part of country you occupied?
        Tell me, which state or county do you occupied in south sudan?
        You already evacuated to where you belong, that is DRC, Uganda and CAR.

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        • 3 July 2017 09:12, by Newsudan

          Garang Akeen
          The likes of Jubaone, eastern and the rest.they just talk big but no action. SPLA is fully committed to make you and your filthy militias come to their senses soon. Russia and Israel are now our strong allies plus Egypt.

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          • 3 July 2017 09:26, by Eastern


            UNFORTUNATELY for you ANY country that had RUSSIA as its supporter has gone down terribly: IRAQ, SYRIA, UGANDA (under Iddi Amin), LIBYA, ETHIOPIA (under Mengistu), etc. There’s nothing to pride yourself in being friends with Russia and Israel. Your myopia is blinding you from seeing what EGYPT wants from South Sudan. A manifestation of your ineptitude!!!

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            • 3 July 2017 09:57, by Newsudan

              to win war is to have many allies.what’s wrong with it.the question of Egypt, the enemy of your enemy is your friend.

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          • 3 July 2017 09:58, by Garang Akeen Tong


            They likes of eastern, jubaone, eyez, anyanya, mi-diit are just preaching war in computer, in refugees camps, they are not even in south sudan, but in abroad.
            Let them backing, the crying outside mosquitoes net cann,t prevent you to sleeps.

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          • 3 July 2017 12:28, by jubaone

            What SPLA? That is gone with Garang. What we have are savages, undisciplined luakjienges and militias disguised as SPLA. These are village nyors, just hopeless. They run only after food and raping defenceless women, but no man-to-man fighting. You are living on borrowed time in Equatoria. prepare for your exit ya aryan jienge.

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          • 3 July 2017 12:34, by jubaone

            Russia and Israel your allies? The IO and the rest non-jienges are battling it all alone. You seek foreigh mercenaries: Uganda, Russia; Israel etc.. You are useful idiots and as long as you keep paying their bills, they dont care. Did you know that the Kiirminal used Ukranian drones to track down Riak in July 2016 and paid them $1.3m? No jienge could master this Technology.

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            • 3 July 2017 13:24, by Newsudan

              Monyjang has not yet accepted the tribal war you loved to preach,currently only two sections out of 56 of Dinka society that are actively trying to make you militias come to your true senses.

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              • 3 July 2017 18:14, by jubaone

                Imagine our boys are just giving you jienges headache with the small AK47s, but we understand our terrain very well. Do you know how many nyors have since 2016 July been put out if action? Kiirminal or Malong will never tell you. Aweilians are now crying 😢 for their boys who were fooled to fight for benydits and bandits. Do you know war has come to standstill now in Equatoria?

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    • 3 July 2017 09:13, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      Who will change the government of Salva Kiir Mayardit, in South Sudan?

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      • 3 July 2017 09:28, by Eastern


        Join those already fighting Kiir regardless of your tribal affiliation; make your opposition to Kiir an open secrete!

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  • 3 July 2017 06:44, by Lenin Bull

    Gen.Lolo you are wasting your time with nomadic strides from Lam Akol is failed leadership to Gen. Chirilo’s kokora Bari front. You better think twice what you can do for your life and the lives of your beloved wife and children. These so sham rebel movements are business enterprises for individuals like Riek, Lam and now Chirilo wanting to cheat their tribes and regions so that they don’t lose

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  • 3 July 2017 06:51, by Lenin Bull

    their positions and become redundant. You don’t know that old is catching with us people in 30s and 40s. We need to focus on productive activities like agriculture, animal rearing, fishing, trading, etc rather then this futile rebel businesses where you shed innocent blood leaving you with evil ghosts hovering upon you always. Nothing good in it folks.

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  • 3 July 2017 06:58, by Lenin Bull

    Anyway, very soon you will discover who Chirilo really is after which you will have two choices only in front of you, either to take a knife cut off your dick or join the government for peace, development and democracy. Chirilo is lost hotel business and accommodation where are plenty of red light chicks and food to make up what he has been missing for the last 17 years of his bush life. No real

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  • 3 July 2017 07:02, by Lenin Bull

    rebels in South Sudan. After all Chirilo did not intend to rebel but two factors forced him to do so. One he was caught red handed when he stole the money of SPLA forces through bogus logistics supply deals and two he thought that NGUNDAENGISTS were going to topple the government very soon through foreign hands like UN, and IGAD. Hence jumping bandwagon for position. Shame.

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    • 3 July 2017 07:10, by Eastern

      Whether or not those fighting Kiir are genuine in their cause will be laid bare in the course of time. Remember, it’s war and it’s dirty - NO CHOICE OF WEAPON AND NO CHOICE OF TARGET. Close to home, UPDF just did that in Bor South when it fought in support of Kiir.....

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  • 3 July 2017 08:23, by Lenin Bull

    Eastern, two words for you:THANK YOU.

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  • 3 July 2017 09:16, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Which Law will change Salva Kiir Mayardit regime? And who have right

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    • 3 July 2017 09:33, by Eastern

      Laws in South Sudan are yet to be created; as it is now, Kiir rules by decree so any leader leading by orders is forced (by power of the gun, by the masses, etc) from office. RUSSIA is supporting Assad even as he continues to murder Syrians enmass. RUSSIA is supporting Kiir even as he kills South Sudanese and displaces others. Egypt continues supporting Kiirs just to sweeten the relations....

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  • 3 July 2017 09:19, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    It is from Office to creep or coffin.

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    • 3 July 2017 10:06, by Redeemer

      To Rebel Commander
      You left Riek and joined Lam again you joined Cirillo nothing was done, it is high time to think of a peaceful change not forceful change. Kiir will never to forced down, you will not even sit on that chair for a month

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      • 3 July 2017 10:30, by Eastern

        Nobody is asking for Kiir’s "chair". All that aggrieved South Sudanese want is for Kiir to cede power to the people. Kiir is very incompetent to manage civil population. He may have directed military battalions but leading the civil populace has become a big challenge to him..

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  • 3 July 2017 11:17, by Mapuor

    Lets forget about violence and embark on the national dialogue.Tribal rebellions that are led by the most corrupt people like Peter Cirilo will never succeed.Thomas Cirilo is now in hiding and people are saying that he is fighting.Even if tribal rebellions fight for 100 years they will never defeat SPLA which has experience in fighting and has sophisticated weapons.

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    • 3 July 2017 13:14, by jubaone

      Just as the SPLAnyor will NEVER defeat the rest. But one thing you can be sure of, things will NEVER be the same. We in Equatoria DONT want to see any MTNSs idling freely anymore. They must be hunted down, will NOT be allowed to settle anywhere in Equatoria nor their children allowed to attend schools. Only Kokora is the SOLUTION.

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    • 3 July 2017 19:19, by Eastern

      Your counterpart in Bor, ABRAHAM DENG MAYEN is opening another war front...!

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  • 3 July 2017 12:02, by Majesty

    South Sudanese opportunists (aka rebels) can’t militarily win this war or next. We know our history.

    How about they try peace rally across the country?

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    • 3 July 2017 13:18, by jubaone

      Even with UPDF and massive help from Ukraine, Egypt, Russia, Israel you still cant defeat the IO, just give up and surrender b4 things get nastier for you. After this, you will regret for not having accepted earlier. Now is the time to surrender and get back to ARCISS or face death.

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      • 3 July 2017 20:53, by Majesty


        Bloody nose on the ground shouting for victor on top to surrender. But then making excuses, crying fouls...LOL

        That is what happen with garbage for haters and terrorists, IO like ISIS can’t have friends, you can’t win.

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  • 3 July 2017 13:04, by Lenin Bull

    Mapuor and Majesty, let us try very hard to pump sense into the hard-rock-like thick minds of these NGUNDAENG deceived folks. We need South Sudan where leadership is taken through ballot not bullets and even if we all agree that South Sudan will be ruled by the animal law of the "survival of the fittest" the Dinka nation can rule South Sudan till the second coming of Jesus.But through elections

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    • 3 July 2017 16:00, by Mike Charlie MC

      the country become more vehement because of bad leadership of Salva Kiir and JCE ,,, please do some correction for future

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      • 3 July 2017 19:21, by Eastern

        "the country become more vehement."REALLY..?

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    • 4 July 2017 00:03, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      Lennin Bul, I wish Jesus christ could come soon to liberated us from these inquisitive mess of opposed rejected folks of south Sudanese, who donesn’distingues between good and evils.war is even condemned in the bible. I don’t even know where they got their Christian name from.
      If u won’t accept your ruling elites, christ wikk come to ruled us🤣

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  • 3 July 2017 23:50, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    Well articulated road mape!!! I am wondering where these people came to see clear road map when they are outside governance but when they are within the government they are blinded not to see even their own corruptions n disruption. People we need to be honesty when addressing national issue. The slogan of Dr Garang had now become clear that, he has not found the person who is honest when it come

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