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South Sudanese government, Kapoeta rebels sign peace agreement

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UNMISS convoy arrives to Yei to assess the situation in the town following recent reports of conflict in the area on November 7, 2016 (UNMISS Photo).
July 23, 2018 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese government Monday signed a peace agreement with a rebel faction in the Kapoeta State mediated by the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

The peace agreement was signed by the Maj Gen Joseph Buong Anyardit, the government chief negotiator and Maj Gen Simon Carlo Loypanyang the leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS) - Kapoeta State.

It is not clear when this faction broke away from the NAS of Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka which was established in March 2017.

According to the agreement seen by Sudan Tribune, the rebel fighters will be integrated into the South Sudanese army, organized forces, and civil institutions.

Gen Loypanyang will be integrated to National Security Services.

The government of Kapoeta State will allocate four political portfolios to the former rebels: two at the state level and two counties.

Also, the state wil return all the confiscated or frozen properties belonging to the NAS members.

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church- Peace Desk in Yei River State under the leadership of Bishop Elias Taban will guarantee the implementation of the agreement.

(ST)

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  • 24 July 09:49, by Games

    I always thought that everyone has fully understood the Dinka mentalities. Dinka can gets someone fools easily and gets away with it. These rebells in Kapoeta should taken these classics obvious examples first and before surrounded to JCE. Mathew Puljang Top has almost same army size to those of JCE, but haven’t integrated yet. David Yau Yau same case and recently idiots Taban Deng Gai

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    • 24 July 15:13, by Redeemer

      Games
      What is happening is a Game idiot, even in Sudan civil war, Nuer and Equatorians defecting @ will and coming back was rea. Every single Equatorian defected accept 4 ( Late Gen. Abujan, late Kwaje, Wani and Mamur) and one from Nuer (Hoth Mai) prove me wrong here

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      • 24 July 15:25, by Redeemer

        ...Continue those 4 are the ones who fought and liberated the country from the sons of Equatoria and only one Hoth from Nuer, Dinka were in their luak, they contributed 0 and they talk big, that is how the real history of South Sudan should be written

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  • 24 July 15:38, by Activist # 25

    What an easy way to trap the rat. Do people just sign? Have they really read the contents of the agreement? What is in it for them etc? This is just an easy trap to get you close to your enemy before they can finish you off. We cannot speak of integration this time only after elections. This whole fiasco of SS should just be put to a standstill while elections are mobilized for a better future lea

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  • 24 July 20:11, by Joseph Canada

    Guys this is all BS!! There are no rebels in Kapoeta state. Those were the Lobongs Enemies.

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