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South Sudan opposes calls for security sector overhaul


April 17, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Tuesday vowed not accept the overhaul of its security and governance sector, contrary to demands made by opposition parties ahead of the upcoming talks.

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South Sudan’s vice-president, James Wani Igga (Photo: Larco Lomayat)

Addressing reporters in the capital, Juba on Tuesday, South Sudan’s Vice President, James Wani Igga said the opposition’s demand to dissolve the army and police is likely to destabilize the country.

"They want as soon as they have signed the agreement, institutions like the army must be dissolved, but if we dissolve the army right from that day then any wolf from any part of the world will just enter South Sudan to create anarchy," Igga said.

"Our intention as in the former agreement is to carry out institutional reforms where we will have the rebel army integrated into the system on the basis of regional inclusivity and balancing," he said.

The opposition, on Friday, said they wanted the country’s 32 new states dissolved and the war-torn nation to be run on the old system.

Igga, however, said returning to the former states would breed public discontent and force some disgruntled people to rebel.

The senior official opposed calls by the various opposition groups for South Sudan President Salva Kiir to resign upon, insisting the latter was directly elected by the South Sudanese people in March 2010.

He instead appealed to the international community and the various opposition groups to consider plans for conducting fresh elections at the end of the interim period so enable smooth transfer of power.

South Sudan descended into violence in December 2013, after political dispute between President Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar led to fighting mostly between Dinka ethnic soldiers loyal to Kiir against Machar’s Nuer ethnic group.

The 2015 peace agreement to end the violence was again violated in July 2016 when the rival factions resumed fighting in the capital, Juba, forcing Machar to flee.

The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced more than three million.


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  • 18 April 2018 09:26, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    Some statements sometimes made me laugh until i’m physically in pain,how should a country national army be dissolved, the only way this can be solve is to reform the army into national

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    • 18 April 2018 09:41, by South South

      The solution to rebel forces is to be integrated, only to be integrated into SPLA, period. They are free to say anything they want in the bushes, but we are not going to play around with them. They know that very well. We are sitting in Juba waiting to see who will come and touch a=our army to dissolve it.

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      • 18 April 2018 10:10, by jubaone

        South South,
        SS has no national army, but a bunch of illiterate village savages dressed up in army uniforms terrorizing, raping and stealing from the poor civilians it is supposed to defend. The SSOA, IO and the rest should walk away from the HLRF; it is dysfunctional, inept and only a talking shop. I have often written that, EQUATEXIT is the best solution. Each MUST fight for himself/herself.

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        • 18 April 2018 10:15, by jubaone

          South South,
          Non-jienges must be the most dummest people to entrust their security in the hands of marauding jienge savages. NO. Equatorians MUST NOT allow themselves to be fooled again. When we went in for referendum, the jienges later showed us their ugly a***s, now our peole are paying the price. Great that the HLRF peace talks have and will fail. Only GUNS must talk. Case closed.

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        • 18 April 2018 10:24, by South South


          Don’t talk about guns because you do not know how to use a gun. Our army is there to be seen. You can call it any name you want, but that will not change anything on the ground. If you like refugee camps and DIASPORA, then stay there forever.

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          • 18 April 2018 20:22, by Eastern

            Nobody has the monopoly on guns, not even the Americans...!

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          • 18 April 2018 20:41, by jubaone

            South South,
            Blah..blah..blah.jienge bullshit. Jienge cowards hiding behind the state wit looted resources. In 2012, the chairperson of Small Arms Disarmament Group was sacked by Kiirminal bcoz the arms recovered from Equatoria where unlawfully transferred to luakjienges in Jonglei to again terrorize the Murles and Mundaris. Lets meet man-to-man.

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            • 18 April 2018 20:48, by jubaone

              South South,
              If your master M7 had not sent in UPDF to save jienges in Mangalla in Jan 2014, you would be history. Remember how the White Army sent jienge cowards scampering like frightened chicken 🍗 towards Juba? Jienges are good terrorizing unarmed civilians, stealing goats, cassava and raping women. Jienges don’t make guns. So I’m not scared at all.

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          • 19 April 2018 08:05, by Ojok James

            South South don’t just fight with key board. Go to the front line and feel the heed, not just jumping here and there without knowing exactly how many of your so call army has been killed. Those are nyagatin brainless idiot Making collected from Aweil and Gogriel to defend the interest of few jieng elite looting our resources. This time Uganda will be no more to cover your gat them shit.

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    • 18 April 2018 10:10, by Puot Nyangore

      The idea to integrate Salva Kiir soldier is good because 75 percent of them were Mathieng Anyore that were militias from Awiel and Warrap.
      The integration of armies could be both two Armies group which should be trained again as one units not by integrating one armies in to others.

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    • 19 April 2018 00:40, by garrak1520

      Sorry brother what you have in South Sudan is really clan, not national army. What ever they have in South Sudan needs reform , undisciplined army, more generals that the US forces combined (Navy.Army,Airforce) some something wrong. Very very few of those generals can read and write. Need a reDo.32 states nonsense when you can’t provide service to Juba alone.

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  • 18 April 2018 10:24, by Charles Majok

    Who is dat i-speaking? Is it Wani Iggadit, the receptionist of the presidency in Juba? he is nating. He claps before da president speaks and laughs before the president smiles. He is nating but a stooge.

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    • 18 April 2018 10:37, by jubaone

      He is lapdog, a worthless Bari snitch bitch unworthy of respect. He is the personification of all that is submissive, slave-mentality and like a jienge house-boy. He DOES NOT represent the proud and civilized Bari people. It was the Bari who taught jienges to wear the "chobong" and "abu-nandhara" underpants and also herded Bari cows for a liter of milk. How now???

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      • 18 April 2018 13:10, by Lenin Bull

        Those who are insulting Hon.Dr.James Wani Igga will one day apologize to him when he becomes the next and second President of South Sudan. He is the symbol of what South Sudanese should aspire to be " non-tribal nationalists" that love all our people regardless of tribes or region not these idiots dying of shouting daily " Equat-exit" which is a child mickmicking of Brexit!

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        • 19 April 2018 05:00, by Koryom2

          Lenin Bull,
          Just ignore the losers sir. To be blunt to internet warriors & their traitors & thieves being held hostage by their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creepy allies in foreign capitals. Let them bark as much as they can. But the bucks stop with us here on the ground, in South Sudan to be honest>>>>

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          • 19 April 2018 05:06, by Koryom2

            The traitors & thieves have been honestly asked by the South Sudanese people to haul their treasonous assesses back to South Sudan, come and register their damn parties, help in the restructuring of our Constitution & contest against the current government in elections. And the traitors & thieves win in elections to which a doubt, then they can rule our country. But this is not what the thieves>>>

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            • 19 April 2018 05:11, by Koryom2

              & traitors with their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creep allies are after my lowly informed South Sudanese fellows----the thieves & traitors want to included in the current government & then they will come & do the same infighting again & another rebellion ensues. And then rush to foreign countries for renegotiation for posts>>>>

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              • 19 April 2018 05:17, by Koryom2

                But only a fool would dare let these traitors & thieves join the current government again fellows no matter how much their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creepy allies in between keep blackmailing our country & our people fellows. What is so special about those hotels, brothels & bars of Adis Ababa?>>

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                • 19 April 2018 05:21, by Koryom2

                  Fellows, if the thieves & traitors like Rebecca Nyandeng, Majak Agoot & her ugly son want the evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & their evil juus in their villages. Then the traitors are free to bring the vermins to their villages, but l doubt we are going to let this happens here in my home state of Jonglei. Pagan Amuom, Adwok Nyabe, Uyai Deng Ajak & Lam Akol are free to take>>

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                  • 19 April 2018 05:26, by Koryom2

                    their evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & their evil juus into their villages & we are going to see what happens. Riek Machar can likewise take these evil evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & their evil juus vermins to his Leer villages but l doubt this is going to happen. Thomas Cirilo can damn do the same, he can take his evil corporate America, the UK,>>>>

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                    • 19 April 2018 05:31, by Koryom2

                      their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creepy allies in between into his Bari villages and we are going find out what are those villages who would the vermins in their villages? Fellows, it is becoming apparently clearer & clearer that the reasons why how ancestors let the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan into our country & take roots in our country was nothing but treason>>>>

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                      • 19 April 2018 05:38, by Koryom2

                        and infightings. Some of our Nuers often claim to be South Sudan’s nationalists & fighters. But when you check their histories, they are nothing but bunch of losers & no-do-gooders who can let themselves be used by even their existential enemies so long as those enemies can give free food & tell them to fight the Jaangs/Dinkas>>>

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                        • 19 April 2018 05:47, by Koryom2

                          with the moles like the Shilluks, they are bunch of opportunists who like to use the Nuers for their own opportunistic ends. Case in point, Lam Akol & Adwok Nyabe & even Pagan Amuom of late are becoming bunch of bullies in foreign capitals, but the losers & traitors are playing a very dangerous game. The traitors & thieves would be dead in exile like their Riek Machar loser if they are not>>>>

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                          • 19 April 2018 05:56, by Koryom2

                            Lam Akol & Adwok Nyabe were the ones who staged the 1991 coup against the SPLM/A. And again; Adwok Nyabe, Pagan Amuom & their in-laws of Majak Agoot & Rebecca Nyandeng staged the 15/12/2013 foiled coup. Pagan Amuom even became a ’full time resident of then greatest charlatan of all times---Barack Obama white house’. The loser, thief & traitor thought, Mr. Barack Obama would come & throne him & co.

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                            • 19 April 2018 06:14, by Koryom2

                              into power in our country! https://paanluelwel.com/2015/07/22/can-the-law-in-the-white-house-be-applied-on-south-sudan/ Good luck fellows, this is South Sudan & South Sudan is not your evil corporate America, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus & some of their creepy allies in between over protectorate, nor are our people their subjects or slaves>>>>

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                              • 19 April 2018 06:19, by Koryom2

                                This is a country of people who don’t consider any evil on earth who thinks, that he/she breath of over our necks. My evil corporate America, the UK, the UN, the NGOs, your evil juus & some of your creepy allies in between here in our own Africa & even our own region, watch this space. We don’t want you evils in our country fellows. Take your usual regime business to West Africa, Central Africa>>>

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                                • 19 April 2018 06:25, by Koryom2

                                  Southern Africa, Middle Eastern, South American or Eastern European countries----fellows, a lot bloody noses. Fellows, you evils love affair with our country & our people has gone too far & it must stop. Fellows, you evil think, that you crawl your evil selves into our country & come loot it on the disguise of your so-called humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping & your so-called human rights>>

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                                  • 19 April 2018 06:28, by Koryom2

                                    business scams: https://paanluelwel.com/2015/08/14/troika-and-igad-the-unholy-alliance-working-to-invade-south-sudan-in-pretext-of-bringing-peace/
                                    Good luck fellows, dreaming is not a crime. By the way fellows, our country is not part of so-called Anglo-America empire fools, this is a Dinka/Monyjieng of the Sudan country fools>>>>

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                                    • 19 April 2018 06:34, by Koryom2

                                      The evil juus & some of their creeps in between have been propagating lies after lies that South Sudan was created with the US & the so-called West money, we have been asking the evils to bring the damn bill & get lost. But the evils don’t want to. The evils think, they can chess game play our country & our people like what they did with DRC, Angola, Mozambique, Cuba, West African, Latin America>>

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                                      • 19 April 2018 06:41, by Koryom2

                                        Middle Eastern Countries & Eastern European countries during their so-called COLD WAR. And this is precisely because of our resources, lands, our Nile waters & to Geo-politically fight the Chinese companies out our country by proxy. Besides, the creeps even think that they can even re-unite our country & our people with their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan like what they did with>>>>

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                                        • 19 April 2018 06:48, by Koryom2

                                          their then ’East & West Germany’ and the evils would run to hotels, brothels & bars of Adis Ababa, Nairobi, Washington, London, Brussels, Paris etc; and then go & brag, *Western Civilization* Fellows, be very careful fools. Here in South Sudan, people are very utterly racists than *even evil juus, the cloned so-called arabs North Sudan, Arabs of Arabia, English people or white Americans fellows*>>

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                                          • 19 April 2018 06:57, by Koryom2

                                            Fellows, there are some limits on how much we would tolerate the evil white Americans, English people, their their evil juus, their cloned arabs of North Sudan, their Arabs of Arabia & some of their creepy allies in between here in our own region like *Abeshas (ethiopians) & some of their creeps in between, out of our country once & for all fellows* reasons, pure *HATRED & RACISM*. Fellows>>>>

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  • 18 April 2018 10:34, by Sunday Junup

    Wani Igga i nothing and food lover from Jienge mathiangor. I can you support the army which terrorize your own people?

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  • 18 April 2018 12:27, by Eastern

    The tribal regime in Juba refused to demilitarise the town in 2016 we all bore witness to what happened. Keep the SPLA as it is: a purely dinka establishment, the country remains in instability and insecurity.

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  • 18 April 2018 12:55, by Future1

    Cease the fire, stop the hate speech for South Sudan to have peace and bright future. The commentators don’t even know what they are supporting either pro-government or rebels. With all your tribalistic comments, do you believe yourselves that you have peace of mind? Stop this madness and let us strategize how our country should look like not shithole again. Oh God!Peace Return. lost generation?!

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    • 18 April 2018 20:58, by jubaone

      If your grandfather was a coward, then keep off this anti-jienge war and rhetoric. You are either for God or for the devil, you are either for non-jienges or against them. You can’t be neutral here. The imperatives now in SS can’t allow you to be neutral. Either you kiss 💋 jienge shithole or burst his ass. Choose NOW 👊

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    • 19 April 2018 08:37, by Ojok James

      Do you really know what you are talking about?
      Peace will come only if the ethnic government in Juba realise equality and reform the institutions which can reflex national interest. Otherwise you as well pretending to smartest will not smell freedoms and peace ever. How will peace come if there is no Reformation and one tribe want to own the country and be superior. Let us talks sense

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  • 19 April 2018 00:27, by Theone


    SPLA is here to stay, it is the National Army whether you like it or not. But you’re free to come to South Sudan and join the rebels to FIGHT SPLA and let the BEST WIN.

    Internet war will not give you a victory over people you HATE SO MUCH


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    • 19 April 2018 06:09, by jubaone

      The SPLA has evolved into a jellaba outfit. Most of the fighters have come of age in their 50 and 60s. What we have now are luakjiengs so you realize an evolution of SPLANYORS which will degenerate into a pure jienge Nyor outfit. Savages, without discipline, illiterate and unworthy. That is your shit 💩 and not mine or that of Equatorians.

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  • 19 April 2018 02:07, by Trouble

    Hahah Im tired of nyam nyam & Jenge argument here on this forum let the guns do the talk

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  • 19 April 2018 07:59, by Kenyang ll

    Many illiterate some South Sudanese legitimately still don’t know SPLA from SPLM. SPLM a political wing led by Salva Kiir and responsible to this war and unnecessary sufferings. SPLA, our gallant selfless soldiers who liberated South Sudan, even today going for months without salary shouldn’t be equate with failed regime.

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