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Another new rebel group formed in South Sudan


October 28, 2017 (KAMPALA) – Another new rebel group has been formed to fight against the regime of South Sudan President Salva Kiir.

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South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (AFP)

The formation of the National Resistance Front/Army (NRF/A) was reportedly agreed upon communiqué after a meeting held by all South Sudan opposition groups from September to October 2017.

During the meeting, NRF Political Bureau vowed that its members would openly oppose the Juba regime led by President Kiir.

The group, in a statement, described South Sudan as diverse state where naturally its management recommends for itself inclusive system of governance anchored on balanced allocations, distributions and exercise of power and reportedly resolved during its political bureau meeting that the ongoing conflict was “tragic”.

“(..) The problem of South Sudan needs fundamental change and therefore goes beyond reforms,” a section of the group’s statement reads, calling on all the opposition to fight against crimes, corruption, violations and power abuses in the country.

During the Political Bureau meeting, members of the NRF/A said it would fight to ensure South Sudan transforms to a Federal Republic of South Sudan where a presidency is rotational among the three greater regions of Upper Nile, Equatoria and Bahr-el-Gazal by law.

The group also vowed to fight to ensure the national security sector transforms to a professional and diverse sector structured through proportional formulae to be guaranteed by the laws of the country.

The group also highlights the struggle to ensure that federal powers are fairly and equally shared by all, wealth are fairly and equally shared by all as well as the extensive rights to achieve self-administration based on federalism, autonomy to the various people.

“[The] SPLM [Sudan People’s Liberation Movement] factions must step down from the interim administration of South Sudan,” further says the communiqué.

South Sudanese officials are yet to officially react to the group’s statement.


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  • 29 October 2017 09:06, by Eastern

    Very good...!

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  • 29 October 2017 09:39, by Nairobimitot

    Even some drunk people are now looking to form their new party and resistance movement. They are expecting their party and resistance to last, not more than ten days. After ten days, all the handicap will surrender and sign a vegetable agreement with the government of South Sudan because I am from Equatoria. They will be given a basket full of fruits in exchange for peace and dance terribly when they see the president and their baskets will be fulfilled.

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  • 29 October 2017 13:25, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    This is a propaganda by the government of South Sudan to water down those who are demanding for the rights of every citizen on equal terms. Revitalization of ARCISS is the principle key for peace and justice in South Sudan and nothing else. Anything coming from Kampala is a suspect in this case this information is rubbish.

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  • 29 October 2017 18:15, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    What a hell is going on in this country everyone wanted to showcase his testicle here and be considered a 👨 man! Revelation everywhere around the country,you can’t be serious folks,something need to be done about this😱.the government needs to castrated those who are find guilty of this attempted coup.

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  • 29 October 2017 23:06, by john akeen

    I’m going to Rebel very soon with 10,000 troops against Riek Machar Rebels, so that way they won’t complain to UN-AU-IGAD or to international community, it is going to be Rebel to Rebel, gang to gang no complains

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    • 30 October 2017 04:42, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      John Akeen:This is not a laughing 😂 😂 matter, we need to abolished this misconduct of revelling against the nations, and it’s people we are tied of all these atrocities being made by the citizens themselves plus their burgorises.

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  • 30 October 2017 10:05, by Kat Cok

    Rebellion, Rebellion, Rebellion, what are they going to achieve, they are just criminals not much. now how many rebels group are on bush to fight Silva Kiir? the way you are rebled will let Silva Kiir stay long in presidency believe me or not.

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