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South Sudan armed opposition denies rebel leader’s wife unwell


September 30, 2017 (JUBA)- The leadership of the main South Sudan’s armed opposition has denied that Angelina Teny, a senior member of the group and a wife of their leader, Riek Machar had skipped attending the general assembly of the United Nations because of health condition.

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Angelina Teny pictured at a New York hotel during the UNAG meetings (ST Photo)

Isaac K. Gang, SPLM (IO) Representative to the United States of America, said Angelina Teny had a minor pinched nerve on her right leg, possibly stemming from her long 40-day trek from Juba to the Democratic Republic of the Congo last year in the midst of assassination attempt on her life and that of Machar by the Juba regime but the pinch has now been treated and cured.

“This pinched nerve has been cured and treated by Doctors in the US about a month ago and Hon. Teny is walking, running and going about her normal responsibility routinely. She can run a marathon right now if she so chooses. One thing you may not know about her is that she is a nutritionist and the idea of diabetes is not only a desperate propaganda manufactured by the South Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC, but it is laughable,” said Kang.

The leading opposition official argued that the development of the rapidly evolving power of technology means that anyone only with common sense can create a photo of their liking by using photoshop and parade it as whatever they choose.

“This is in reference to the photos on social media that you are referring to though I have not seen them. In conclusion, Hon. Teny has not fallen and does not have diabetes. The idea of an amputation is a sadistic and an unfortunate wish by her and the SPLM/A (IO) enemies hoping to lower the high moral of the SPLM/A (IO) members, he added in an e-mail response on Saturday.

“I am with her as I write this and she is doing fantastic,” he added

He was reacting to a social media reports showing Angelina looking unwell and moving with the help of walking stick at a hotel and being assisted by two aides in New York, United States.

The social media reports quoting different sources, some of whom identified themselves as opposition sources, claimed Angelina suffers from a knee injury but exacerbated by diabetes.


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  • 1 October 2017 07:09, by john akeen

    Hahahahaha anyways. I see South Sudan problem, Riek Machar will never take you anywhere, just die for him and that will be all,

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    • 1 October 2017 07:24, by Redeemer

      We wish her quick recovery, but the real issue is Riek IO is becoming a family organization. If no family member to lead the delegation,the meeting has to be called off.

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      • 1 October 2017 12:22, by Wutkhor

        Redeemer, u re correct RMTD and his dirty families have highjacked the nuer cost as their prides so IO is just a family entente, I have been fighting Dinka’s insurgency for the last 4yrs till I took them to DRC but nothing beneficial to the entire IO which is persuaded by that man n his elite

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    • 1 October 2017 07:50, by Rumbek S. Sudan

      She has grown big. Her husband (Dr. Riek)in South Africa and her in America while common innocent and vulnerable Nuer are dying of hunger both in and outside South Sudan. She is sick, I can see but she is eating well. "Aci ya tuany muk thial"

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    • 1 October 2017 10:12, by deng kual acot

      John Akeen, you have put it right that Riek Machar will take us no where because we are now too far at the Bottom of the Pit-Latrine being eaten up by Magots and no fresh air to breath apart from Dangs. It will be very difficult for Machar to pull us out where Salfa Kiir has take and dropped us. Machar Wife is a hero, strong woman to cover all that distance like Moses with the Israelis in wilderne

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    • 1 October 2017 12:17, by Wutkhor

      Nuer are not fighting for RMTD ya useless animal dinka JohnAkeen, we were slaughtered like flies by ur dirty ass, incompetent, illiterate and cow dunk empty head ass Slavs in brought day light, so what we are doing is resistant and retaliations even thought some Nuer stomach gains re after what they can put in their dirty stomach, we will fights ur Dinka’s ass illegitimate terrors serikali to the

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      • 1 October 2017 22:08, by john akeen

        so all your family had died and you in the bush following Riek Machar so you can die after your family, I’m I right? or you’re fighting for Riek and his family so they can get rach and famous, you dumbass bitch, you need to go do something for yourself, oh I forgot you don’t know anything, you stupid bitch, just continue with what you’re doing until you die by bullet, 1 shot

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    • 1 October 2017 13:13, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      We don’t Care.

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  • 1 October 2017 07:51, by Nigany

    The news to me is good news for having heard that she is fine, but bad news to those who wish her health deteriorate sweptly like slave JONN AKEEN.

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  • 1 October 2017 08:40, by Adok son

    Dinka always wishs evil thing to happen on Riek Machar and his wife Angelina,but God knows who is right in our country.Dr Riek Machar is the only solution on our problem because he doesn’t have discrimination and tribalism, so he deserves to lead us.Riek is a educated person who know the value of human being, he is not like Salva Kiir who works daily and night to perish the citizens of South Sudan

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    • 1 October 2017 10:13, by Kush Natives

      Adok son,
      Riek Machar is the only solution to you Nuer tribe, don’t even us! I am part of that solution ya Nyagaatist. Join him South Africa, the road is wide open for you ya blind heart. Riek Machar have a full right to finish this idiots tribe, because they don’t sense anything else rather then pointing g*n at their forehead.

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      • 1 October 2017 10:18, by Kush Natives

        What’s up with her being sick? Everyone get sick and recover,missing United rebels general assembly in New York is not the end of the world cup. What was the message that supposed to convey to the rebels United assembly? Revenge right?

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      • 1 October 2017 12:45, by Wutkhor

        Kus notorious, RMT is a problems to nuer himself, how can somebody be solutions to peoples who re being slaughtered by Dinka’s juba thugs while he is not intending to arm them so that they should defend themselves.
        Be serious ya animals Dinka’s RMT is our problems as Nuer if he live power to others Nuer man who can arm the Nuer the same ur carnivals a.. Dinka’s re being arms to butchered the nuer

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    • 1 October 2017 17:28, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      adok son:South Sudan’s problems is no 👨 man solutions! It is folks themselves that will come to amicably 🔚 to the man made atrocities. some people are still thinking that it will be solved by 🔫 gun point but this not going to work at all, after all it is the innocent civilians that suffer

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