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South Sudan former ministerial adviser joins Paul Malong


Lewis Anei Madut-Kuendit (L) and Paul Malong pose for picture on 19 May 2018 (ST photo)
May 19, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudanese ministerial advisor and a secretary general of the Dinka Council of Elders has resigned from his position and joined armed opposition under the leadership of former army chief of staff, Paul Malong Awan.

In a statement released Saturday, Lewis Anei Madut-Kuendit who was also the former leader of the Republican Party of South Sudan (RPSS) said he decided to join the armed opposition because the grip of misrule continued to deepen upon the nation.

He further opted for armed struggle to correct a belief by many people that the country is mismanaged by the Dinka from Bahr El Ghazal region, adding that "in my view, it is a clique of selfish and unpatriotic individuals from all tribes and regions".

" Because of all these, I here submit to declare having Joined my fellow citizens and leaders in the South Sudan United Front/Army, to throw in my lot as the only viable way to bring a change of this situation in our country," declared Kuendit in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune.

Kuendit who was the former governor of Warrap state has also participated and played a formidable role in the establishment and running of the Dinka Council of Elders, a tribal group that has seen as an advisory body to president Salva Kiir.

He was the secretary general of the Dinka council of elders until his resignation.

In a separate resignation letter from the Republican Party of South Sudan chairmanship on 19 May, Kuendit said he "underwent acute personal safety problem three days ago in Juba". Adding that this security problem forced him to move outside the country.

However, he didn’t give further details about the nature of this problem. But it is admitted that figures suspected of having links to the armed opposition groups are targeted by the security organs.

In his resignation letter to President Salva Kiir; seen by Sudan Tribune, the former National Ministerial Advisor on Culture, Youth said the ongoing war and economic crisis in the country made it "conscientiously difficult" for him to continue in a government office.

"With this resignation, let me acknowledge my having served under your leadership as Governor of Warrap State and the assignment I have just vacated," he said.

Several officials in the government have left the country fearing for their safety as they were harassed by the security apparatus. Many are now in Kenya, Sudan or Uganda.

But in his declaration to join the South Sudan United Front/ Army of, the former national adviser called for unity of opposition under the leadership of Paul Malong.

"As I join the armed opposition, I wish to call upon all our youths and all our South Sudanese people in the various opposition movements to unite under South Sudan United Front so as to be able to quickly stop the suffering of our people and bring the kind of national unity we want," said Kuendit.


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  • 20 May 2018 04:40, by Mayendit

    General Paul Malong Awan Anei is looking for those well educated people just like hon, former governor of former Warrap State Anei Madut Kueidit, he is from Tonj North where Lt, general Akol Koor Kuac but different community I belief so. I think this is the wake up call for president to think again. If our communities of Northern Bahr El Ghazal divided in to two, some supports Kiir and other.

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  • 20 May 2018 04:50, by Mayendit

    The case of former Warrap State’s governor Anei Madut Kueidit. I have been quitting supporting former Chief of staff general Paul Malong Awan, because I don’t want our communities to faces another disasters while, the problems of former vice president Riek Machar has affected million civilians in the nation a cross. But the president Salve Kiir Mayardit need to consider taking good advise before.

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  • 20 May 2018 05:06, by Mayendit

    General Salve Kiir Mayardit and the president of the Republic of South Sudan has all rights to hand presidency to any citizen which he puts most trust to successful him before things get out of control. Looks people who defected to Paul Malong. 1.Major gen, Bol Akot Bol. 2 Br, general Manyang Riing Ariik. 3. Br, gen, Bol Mawien Mayol. 4 Captain Akoon Ariik Mangar.5 Captain Kuol Mayuol Kuol etc.

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    • 20 May 2018 07:35, by Kuch

      Mr. Mayendit,
      Never dare worry chap. Paul Malongdit knows what is on the offing, the SPLM/A knows what is on the offing chap. Let the idiots like Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Rebecca Nyandeng, Thomas Cirillo, Majak Agoot, Adwok Nyabe, Lam Akol, Kosti Manibe, Uyai deng Ajak & Co. bring their treasonous dirty game back to our country again being peddled about in the hotels, brothels & bars>>>

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      • 20 May 2018 07:40, by Kuch

        of Adis Ababa & the ’traitors & thieves’ think that they can be brought back into our country, to come & rule us again, by their foreign masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus, their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their gulf Arab states paymasters & some of their creepy allies like Abeshas (ethiopia) or even Kenyans?>>>>

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        • 20 May 2018 07:48, by Kuch

          What creeps really think they are to our country & our people? Here in our Nilotic plains, we don’t marry *the Bantus* let alone *marrying an evil white Americans, their evil juus/jews, English criminals & some of their creepy allies in between-----reasons, pure HATRED & RACISM*. Fools, get the hell out of South Africa, Kenya, here in South Sudan, your so-called ethiopia; we are going to bomb you

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        • 20 May 2018 18:40, by ThaGoblin

          there it is again "Evil juus" haha do you copy and paste that same text everytime?

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    • 21 May 2018 05:52, by Whortti Bor Manza

      Improve your English you bastard.

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  • 20 May 2018 06:25, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    South Sudanese to be under Dinka again???? We have tasted enough of your brutality, national mismanagement, corruption, tribalism, nepotism and destruction of South Sudan cohesion. Not again even if you come in a different political form or skin. The people want to liberate themselves from these black Jallaba!! I hear Bahr el Ghazal. What??

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    • 20 May 2018 06:50, by Mayendit

      Jur- Likang

      Put in your mine that, there will be no any government without Dinka in charge. South Sudan nation will not be rule by someone who turned his gun on its people or government. Let them messed up and they will do better later on. You can not bring traitors to lead South Sudan nation this is unacceptable so be advise that, no government be runs without Dinka in charge this is fact get it

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      • 20 May 2018 07:30, by padiit gaga

        Good step remove yourself from evil empire who defend on the blood of his people this devile leadership must be leave with kirr the evil leader that need to be destroy. Wap up all.

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      • 20 May 2018 07:45, by Landlord

        I don’t think normal human being can join dinka again this time. It’s good that he decides to quit this weak Government that has no reasoning.certain animals are saying anyone who has taken gun against it’s people will not rule this country. How do you categorize malong as of now. You are not even ashamed of yourself confusions.with and with rebels at the same time. Remain with your government in

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      • 20 May 2018 10:13, by jubaone

        Seems like jienges need real help here. Trying to run a country is not like running a stinking luak where people are controlled, herded and slaughtered at will like cows. There’s more to that. Go home and develop your junk jiengestans and we shall emulate your success, ya aryan jienge.

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        • 20 May 2018 12:14, by South South


          This country is not going anywhere from us. We have it and we will continue to have it. Can you imagine if a man who is naked running after a tiny rat with his ten tribesmen be a president of South Sudan?The all world will be laughing at us.I always see you calling it bush rat,what? A rat is a rat. I have seen people in Equatoria who keep rats at homes. Country is moving forward, next.

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          • 20 May 2018 13:29, by jubaone

            South South
            Try salvaging your Abyei from your jellaba masters. It won’t help you trying to impose yourself as a junubi. You sold out Abyei now you like any sellouts are desperately clamoring for a place in Juba. You only saw Juba after 2012 and b4 that who knows where you lived?

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          • 20 May 2018 13:46, by jubaone

            South South
            You only had the chance to see Equatoria and Juba the first time in your godamn jienge life after 2012. You don’t know anything about Juba let alone Equatoria. Equatoria us your dreamland like America, away from stinking luak, chaotic and barbarism. Without Juba and Equatoria, you are just like shithole, worthless. Perhaps you Ione of those bastardized Jienges left behind by jellabas.

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      • 20 May 2018 10:47, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g


        Keep day dreaming. You will see very soon that the political wind is about to blow against you. Enough is enough. Now is the time for diplomatic groundwork before the real work of restoring South Sudanese dignity begins. You will have nowhere to hide for the sins you have transgressed against the poor masses of the country.

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      • 21 May 2018 13:30, by Nyesi Ta

        There is already a jenge in charge and why are the jenge rebelling then. All the bad things that happened SS are attributed to you because of your bad culture of theft and abuse that you brought into the government from your cattle camps. We the people, I mean the civilized beings in RSS used to think that you have cow minds but now you have become wild animals, worse than your cows.

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    • 21 May 2018 07:52, by jubaone

      Jur, Eastern, Whorrti and all comrades,
      This sudden "jienge rebel" Lewis Anai a former Sec Gen of the jienge criminal enterprise JCE, is suspicious. Jienges have realized their tribal ship is sinking and the best to do is spring off board. It is cynical and and attempt to either scuttle opposition plans to throw out the Kiirminal or an attempt to garner a place in the new TGoNu.

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      • 21 May 2018 07:59, by jubaone

        However, if the Sec Gen of such a tribal syndicate and cartel ditches its own group under the pretext of "peacefully trying to bring change" to now join a jienge rebel outfit, it shows the JCE is dying. It’s worthless, a scum organization of losers and degenerates incapable of sustaining anything worthwhile. Equatorians should not allow these criminals to set foot in our lands.

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        • 21 May 2018 08:06, by jubaone

          You realize that most of the so-called members of the jce ate actually old former govt officials who fled the country and became asylum seekers in UK, Europe, US etc. Most were jobless refugees and after CPA flocked back to loot and mislead the ignorant Kiirminal. Most of these docile seniors couldn’t head their families well let alone a country. Just losers.

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  • 20 May 2018 06:49, by JUR ATHÏT

    Those bunches of thieves rebelled because they blamed kiir of not cementing them in their former positions. They ’ve looted the country before and they’re now fighting for their stomaches.

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  • 20 May 2018 07:34, by lino

    There you go!!! One by one, they will all rebel against Gen. Kiir Mayardiit.
    I am telling Ya Kiir supporters better advice him to leave as he has become the main problem or he will divide Monjang very soon and finish it off.

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  • 20 May 2018 07:59, by Landlord

    I would like to advise all dinka/cows to remain with their only government in the history of this country. Don’t expect more then what is happening now. You can only loot,steal,kill and cattle rading. What else?

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  • 20 May 2018 08:03, by Landlord

    Can someone tell me what positive things that has ever been done by dinka?

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    • 20 May 2018 10:28, by Kwacha Okonyomoi

      The likes of Kuendit are those who made South Sudan a laughing stock. You have been advising the President wrongly in your so called Jieng Council of Elders and seeing that the country has failed and you are no longer the loots, you decided to go otherwise. Go home and develop your luak.

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      • 20 May 2018 10:54, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g


        Know that blood is thicker than water. They have started to turn against themselves. It means jieng council of evils empire is crumbling. Imagine if the next head devil ostracises himself from his fellow devils after having committed crimes against humanity, then you should know God is at work against his enemies.

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    • 21 May 2018 10:32, by Kush Natives

      Talking about Dinka day in/out is a victorious itself, what else other than that do you still doubt Dinka to be heard? Get out of the saga and see your family doctor period. Dinka is too complicated for you little boy. The issues of South Sudan are wider than Dinka, simply quit commenting here, if you have nothing to offer!

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  • 20 May 2018 15:13, by Eastern

    As I have argued before, any aggrieved South Sudanese is free to rebel against the regime in Juba. Kiir is the symbol of disunity, tribalism, nepotism, corruption, murder (through his unknown Gunmen), etc.....

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  • 21 May 2018 02:24, by One people

    Don’t take your children to playground and expect that they will be okay playing with toys at the playground without hurting each other. Who is the father of this children that let his kids hurt each other like that without looking after them? I believe it might be p kiir who is the father that who doesn’t have good kids or don’t look after his kids

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  • 21 May 2018 09:30, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    Folks is President Kiir "the problem" or re we the the problem ourselves? Look here all those who claim to turn again the government of the day have in one way or the other served within the government! and by the time of their services they didn’t see what the problem was until they are out of the government. Let’s be honest to ourselves and the public

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