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South Sudan rebels claim full control of border town


November 5, 2017 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) official allied to the country’s former first vice president Riek Machar claimed on Sunday that their forces were in "full" control of Kajo-Keji, a town located at South Sudan’s border with Uganda.

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South Sudan’s rebel leader, Riek Machar (Photo: Reuters/Tiksa Negeri)

The deputy spokesperson for the rebel group, Lam Paul Gabriel called for calm among the civilian population, saying their forces were mopping up the town and surrounding areas from threats.

Lam said Kajo-Keji was, prior to the alleged capture, under the control of the National Salvation Forces (NAS) of Gen. Thomas Cirilo.

“This NAS incursion in Kajo-Keji has caused so many civilians displacements and suffering. Schools, shops, residences and health facilities have been looted by their forces, and the established internally displaced people’s camps have been vacated due to fear of atrocities from NAS forces,” he told Sudan Tribune on Sunday.

The official accused NAS forces stationed in Jelimo of failing to control the movement of pro-government forces from Bamure to Wudu, which allegedly led to the death of five civilians in Kinyiba.

He said 20 NAS soldiers were killed and several others injured during the attack, claims Sudan Tribune could not independently verify.

The attack comes weeks after South Sudan government renewed its commitment to a permanent ceasefire with various rebel groups.

Tens of thousands of people have died and more than two million displaced after political disagreements within South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) led to a full-blown civil war, which broke out in December 2013.


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  • 5 November 2017 23:43, by Eyez

    SPLM-IO must be aware that if they want to continue fighting in Equatoria they must respect and stop attacking NAS because, soon all Equatorians will know that the Nuer are just like the Jienge. Both tribes want to control us in our own land, therefore forcing Equatorians to fight.

    Gen. Wesley Walebe days are numbered if he is bringing strangers to uproot us from our land.

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    • 5 November 2017 23:52, by Eyez

      The Nuer are using our own brothes to come and destroy us, people like Gen. Matata should be taught a lesson, I’m glad that we the Pojulu are standing strong and will kill anybody coming to our areas.

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      • 6 November 2017 01:45, by South South


        You are Pojulu? Oh may God, this tiny tribe is full of traitors. They fought with Anya-nya one in 1970s, they fought with SPLA in 1980s, 1990s, now they are fighting with government of South Sudan, anyway their villages are very empty now.

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      • 6 November 2017 01:48, by Mayendit

        Mr. EyeZ

        Were are Equatorians rebels who fought against government? Most of Equatorians politicians have been fooling their people to follow Riek Machar but now they are paying price. You have brought them to your land and you must deal with them, the Dinka will not interfere because that is what you were looking for.

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        • 6 November 2017 02:54, by john akeen

          Hahahahahah Mr. Mayendit & Mr. South Sudan
          I really like both of you comments, this few Equatorians think Nuers are better than Dinka, but they don’t know Nuers are two faces, Nuers are like Somalians, they just like to destroy, believe me, soon Riek will destroy Equatora. Nuers they don’t like to be in church with Dinka and they don’t like to be in church with Equatorans or any tribes from inSS>

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          • 6 November 2017 03:36, by john akeen

            they only like to be in church by themselves, they don’t like to share with anybody, and Dinka people are like MTN SIM card, they like to share life with anybody, and they make friendship with anybody. Anyways there are some professional Nuers that understand life

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            • 6 November 2017 08:35, by padiit gaga

              That is true Nuer are better than Dinka Government who kill civilians and rap the women while I.O doesn’t do that, all equateria know that their land was taking by Jienge they are mestreated in their home. No any tribes must vote for Dinka who are greadly with leadership while they don’t know how to lead. Shame to Canable tribe.

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          • 6 November 2017 04:01, by Mayendit

            John Akeen

            Equatorians will not fights with Nuers for sure because they are fearful people but I think they are going to cooperated with the government which they hated. Equatorians politicians and those generals who were looking to gets promotion from Riek Machar will have to thinks again. They have to find ways of kicking them out in all hiding places otherwise, there will be no peace in there.

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    • 6 November 2017 00:04, by Eyez

      ’Dèkènya ti ku nguti mô môn pàrik.....tà ling à mèrôk kàng, ku Jièngè ku Nuèr!
      Yi dè ’di ’ding tà gèlèng gèlèng ku tà àku yitè kàsu jur.....tôrèlà ti mijok!


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      • 6 November 2017 00:40, by john akeen

        when we say Riek Machar and Salva Kiir are not a good leaders, you say no one of them is good, when we say let’s stand together as a citizens to take this killers out of our country leadership, you say no, I want to kill Dinka Civilians or Dinka tribe, instate of taking those bed leaders out together to stand with 1 voice against them, but you want to be on onesite

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  • 6 November 2017 00:09, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    All military bases should be allocated far away from where the civilians population is, so that when these groups of armies forces attack one another they can confronted themselves in the absence of innocent civilians.
    There’s no going to be a winner in this senseless wars.Who so ever will win this will be a winner or a loser of his own self interest but not we the public dominant

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  • 6 November 2017 00:24, by john akeen

    National Salvation of Gen. Thomas Cirilo.You need to know that in South Sudan we have only two leaders. P. Salva Kiir and FVP. Riek Machar. You eader join Riek IOs or join Kiir IG or else you will be captured very soon by IO. You know Riek Machar IOs very well they don’t fuck around. I tell you what, just ask Lam Akol about what happened to his Rebels in the past 1 to 2 years ago

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  • 6 November 2017 03:27, by Meguaar-loong

    You guys have boomed mr. Eyez untill he admits his mother tongue.

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    • 6 November 2017 06:20, by Eyez

      Hahahaha...look at all these cockroaches, do you really think we are going to allow Riak’s culprits to kill our folks like the JCE malitias did, then be ready for retaliation as all civilians are in refugee camps.

      SPLM-IO knows that if was not for the Pojulu boys, Juba could have captured Macher in 2013 when he was fleeing through our areas to reach Congo.


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      • 6 November 2017 06:31, by Eyez

        Our bullets will not discrimate between any of you from now on, and once all our boys have regroup from various locations across the country then surely, you animals will see the wrath of our warriors.

        The Murle, Taposa and Lotuko will join the Mundri, Bari and Pojulu. While the Zande, Baka and Muru will join the Kuku, Madi and many more.


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      • 6 November 2017 06:34, by South South



        1- fighting Anya-nya-one
        2- fighting SPLA
        3- fighting government of South Sudan

        Pojulu land is very empty right now, think about that. Go ahead and fight Nuers, it’snot our business.

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        • 6 November 2017 07:49, by Eyez

          South Slut

          The Pojulu were the co-founders of Anya Nya 1 with people like Ustaz Elioba Surur, Michal Loruwe,, Eggrey Jaden and many more forming the top leadership.

          Ask your uncles and they will tell you how we ambushed your Jienge idiots in Wonduruba road and captured all your ammunition, 40 trucks and killed thousands of Mathiang Anyoors. Now you can’t even reach Yei by road.


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  • 6 November 2017 03:32, by Meguaar-loong

    Riek perpetuate the war to Equatoria in order to earn support from there but now things turn against him and i don’t think that Equatorians will remain with him rather than joining their mother movement under strong general Swaka.
    The government is now facing two enemies(Riek & Swaka) Rebels are also facing two enemies(Swaka & the government) and now Swaka also have two enemies (Riek & government)

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  • 6 November 2017 07:19, by Sunday Junup

    Why fighting yourself. Your common enemy is SPLA-IO who is fighting to rescue civilian. Where were Eye when Katigeri were deserted and civilian resources were looted?

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  • 6 November 2017 07:29, by Cienzhiel Lual and Lul

    the commanders in the field are equatorians there is no encroachment in equatoirians land as your pastoralists did,there is no domination in military as well as politicians as dinkas did, there is no NCE as dinkas did,there is an equall distribution of resource in SPLM/A IO but service allocated to jienges land as dinkas did,

    Cirrilo will get the consequence as Lam AKol got when bribed by dinkas

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    • 6 November 2017 08:20, by Eyez

      Whoever wants to come for Gen. Cirilo, let him come, do you SPLM-IO culprits think we will let you go back? It’s a matter of time before we tell all Equatorians how the Nuer are not any different from Dinka, because both tribes are afraid of Equatoria becoming a strong force by itself.

      This time we will fight everyone, and if I.O wants, we will even put the war with Kiir aside.


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      • 6 November 2017 09:29, by Jongo

        Jenge/Nuer or who ever with empty dirty mouth you don’t understand language the message is loud & clear go back to your dirty luaks you idiot jenge/nuer the Equatorians are united & have arms & are going to fight you jenge/nuer the last fight the dirty one & this time it’s only KOKORA or else

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        • 6 November 2017 14:52, by Liberator

          Dear Jongo /Eye
          Equatoriaians are very weak enough, all over the world, leave alone south Sudan, because the type of food you people eat has no energy to make you strong ,all equatorians cannot stay for five days without food, impossible, that’s why we called you peacemakers, you don’t need hardship . you are keyboard warrior in internet ,Hhahahah fuck you all , The capital city is going to be re

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          • 6 November 2017 14:55, by Liberator

            relocate to Ramchiel soon. Juba will remain city without people, Jongo /Eye monkeys squirrel meat can not make you strong ahahahahha fools

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            • 6 November 2017 16:58, by Kuch

              You fellows should open your damn eyes clearly & understand that our country is desperately coveted by our enemies. And these enemies who want to destroy our country are no one else but the US, the UK, their UN & their NGOs that we often call our true uncles. And are using our own South Sudanese as their proxies to drive their destruction of our country home>>>

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              • 6 November 2017 17:06, by Kuch

                The US, the UK, their UN & their NGOs regime through war like what they had done in Central Africa republic (CAR), Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen or Ukraine seem not to be going anywhere. But their (the US, the UK, their UN & their NGOs) have a plan B----to occupy & even colonize our country & this plan B is their so-called humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping & their so-called human rights>

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                • 6 November 2017 17:14, by Kuch

                  business scams. The humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping & human rights are the neo-colonism intrigues used by the US & the Europeans countries these days. And our country & our people are their darlings because we have a huge population that just want to blabber day & night about politics & fight aimless wars & would want to be fed free UN rations by the other countries>>>

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                  • 6 November 2017 17:24, by Kuch

                    In Juba, Guol Yar, Leer, Mayendit, Wau, Bentiu, Malakal & Akoba, there are these so-called UN POCs where many South Sudanese are crammed into. And when you even asked some of these South Sudanese as to why they are not getting out & farm their own lands to have enough food to eat. They will give you a bizarre stare & even almost fight you. Everybody knows there is no more war in these places>>>

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                    • 6 November 2017 17:31, by Kuch

                      creating an aimless armed opposition in South Sudan & then call for humanitarian aid from the UN seems to be more easy to some of South Sudanese than starting a farming business. Our people do not know why is our country & our people are so much love by the US, the UK, their UN & their NGOs to call them as the most hungry people in Africa always than other countries?>>>

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                      • 6 November 2017 17:37, by Kuch

                        Because many our people have been found as the most idiots who just want to be fight their aimless tribal wars and then beg to be fed by others people. And the UN & its NGOs have found their idiots that they would always use every season as their begging bowl around the world for their lifestyle & then come throw their leftover crumbs to their South Sudanese fools>>>

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                        • 6 November 2017 17:42, by Kuch

                          There are many hungry refugees, Northern Nigeria, CAR, Darfur, Southern Blue Nile, DRC, ethiopia & Somalia. But the UN & the NGOs always used the name of the hungry South Sudanese as their begging bowl around the world. Because the name of the hungry South Sudan, their darker skins & slim bodies is always appealing to Europeans or Americans donors>>>

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                          • 6 November 2017 17:52, by Kuch

                            Many of us even have more cattle than even our neighboring countries. But our love for free things from others have taken by the UN & NGOs as their boon to eke out their own living on names. Have a look on these links fellows:http://c.newsnow.co.uk/A/909508860?-21266:8599:0

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                            • 6 November 2017 17:59, by Kuch

                              The UN & the NGOs are the Europeans & the US front entities of occupations & Neo-colonism tools of the 21s century of the countries of fools like our country. I always write on this web site and others about my aversion to anything that is connected to evil corporate America, English & their evil juus dirty intrigues. But our people & some of our leaders foolishness is very very nauseating indeed>

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                              • 6 November 2017 18:06, by Kuch

                                Some of our people & even some our leaders have been told time & time again their damn evil corporate America, the UK, their UN & their NGOs are here to occupy our country & to be our new masters. And this is simply all about our resources & our land & to fight China by proxy just like they have done in CAR, DRC, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan or Ukraine. And not about their love>>>

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                                • 6 November 2017 18:22, by Kuch

                                  of our South Sudanese fools. Have a look on this another link fools:http://www.nation.co.ke/news/How-Moi-outwitted-opposition-on-legitimacy-queries/1056-4173658-f5gb5o/
                                  Many of our South Sudanese fools, open your damn eyes & prepare. Some of you idiots won’t be surprised to see our country being invaded by our enemies like Somalia in 1990th>>>

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                                  • 6 November 2017 18:30, by Kuch

                                    This is not 100% concrete truth, but an attempt to destroy our country is on the offing. Remember this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RC1Mepk_Sw that l posted on this website a week ago? Fellows, our traitors like Pagan Amuom, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirilo & others are being held hostage in foreign countries by the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & some their creepy allies in between>>>

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                                    • 6 November 2017 18:37, by Kuch

                                      as their blackmails & bargaining cards against the government of South Sudan & the South Sudanese people. Fellows, our country & our people have taken hostage by the greater evils on earth, the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & their allies like what the English merchants did in Chinese’s Hong Kong in 19th century with their:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_Wars

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                                        • 6 November 2017 18:45, by Kuch

                                          their damn humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping & their so-called human rights business scams as their tools to occupy & colonize our people. And many of South Sudanese fools are not discerning this dirty ploy being scheme against our country & our people & they will later wake up like spooked birds when their damn evil corporate America, the UK, the UN & their NGOs have wedged their evil>>>

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                                          • 6 November 2017 18:50, by Kuch

                                            feet deep into our country. Fellows, what the evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs & some of their creepy allies are desperately shopping for in our country & against our people is not going to end very well. The US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & their allies want to occupy our country & the plunder it. But they are wasting their times & our times>>>

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                                            • 6 November 2017 18:53, by Kuch

                                              Who would want these vermins in their villages fellows? Who really want these evils? Their love affair with our country & our people has gone too far & it must stop.

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  • 6 November 2017 10:34, by Kwacha Okonyomoi

    Those who beat the drums of war are not fighters. Let us unite as one nation and the rebels should respect the cease fire declared by the President. Our country has become ugly in the eyes of the world just because of a few power hungry politicians. Let us come to our senses.

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    • 6 November 2017 11:03, by Eyez


      These Jienge and Nuer people know we are not cowards, but would not admit it. That’s why they are always dividing us to fight alongside them, be it in the government or opposition.

      This time Equatoria is coming togather to show them that we got balls of steel.

      We will get all our sons and daughters from the opposition and government to join the call for KOKORA 2


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  • 6 November 2017 12:59, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Frankly there should be no war in South Sudan if really we want to build a just free society in our country. Nuer should be in their lands and so should the Dinkas, South Sudan as it stands needs to sit down and form institutions composed of all citizens allover the country on equal basis.

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  • 6 November 2017 16:51, by Fair Man

    Don’t worry. Matata and Weeleby can never cross river Nile. We moving in and in few days, we will clear Kakajo Keji. Just a lot of mobilization taking place now. We need them to swim over the nile. Never shall they turn back. Nuer and Dinka are Rubbish!! We only recognize Thomas C.Swaka.

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