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SSNMC-Bakasoro denies responsibility for attacks in S. Sudan’s Yei


December 30, 2018 (JUBA) - The South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) led by Joseph Bangasi Bakasoro, the former governor of Western Equatoria distanced itself from a series of attacks in Yei and pointed an accusing finger to a splinter faction that joined the holdout groups.

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Former Western Equatoria governor Joseph Bangansi Bakosoro (File photo: Larco Lomayat)

In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Sunday, the SSNMC Spokesperson Daniel Zingifuaboro said they were informed on Saturday 29 December 2018, that the Movement’s fighters in Yei committed attacks including looting, abduction of UN staff and asking UN to pay ransom for their release.

Daniel said they investigated the claim and found that three SSNMC former officers, namely General Isaac Deneya; General Asiki Samson; and Brigadier Henry Lajuru, are responsible for the abduction and looting of civilian properties along Yei- Kaya Road.

"We are informed that these officers have been using SSNMC name to commit those atrocities. These officers are being commanded by General Abraham Wani in coordination with South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA), which is opposed to R-ARCSS," he said.

The statement further reiterated the firm commitment of the SSNMC- Bakasoro to the revitalized peace agreement and underscored that their fighters fully abide by the ceasefire agreement.

On 26 December, the National Salvation Front (NAS) of Thomas Cirilo denied accusations that they carried out attacks on travellers in the roads of Yei Rivers state and abducted several civilians.

The holdout group accused the government forces SSPDF and the SPLM-IO of committing these attacks including the attack on Yei-Kaya road.

It worth mentioning that this is the first time a second non-signatory group carries out attacks in the troubled River Yei State. Until now, only NAS was identified as an active rebel group in the area.

Daniel emphasized that the three splinters are part of the SSNDA which gathers all the holdout groups and led by Thomas Cirilo.

"The organizations forming SSNDA coalition are solely responsible for violation of ceasefire and cessation of hostilities agreement around Yei," he said.


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  • 31 December 2018 03:41, by Pakuai

    It is good that every traitor, thief & foreign puppet/stooge is coming out of the wood now after the criminals let their inflated egos beyond their foolish bellies, to be South Sudanese people’s leaders at all costs. And to sell our country & our people to foreign interest groups. Yes. of course Mr. Joseph Bangasi Bakasoro & his (SSNMC) are not the ones who have been playing games>>>

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    • 31 December 2018 03:47, by Pakuai

      with our country & our people. Yes, Mr. Bangasi Bakasoro was part of the criminal gang who used to target the innocent Dinkas/Monyjiengs who have nothing to do with power play at the corridors in Juba, when he was the former Western Equatoria governor. Yes, there are some Dinkas/Jiengs who always take their cattle to Mundri and other areas in his former state>>>

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      • 31 December 2018 03:54, by Pakuai

        Some of these Dinkas/Jiengs cattle herders used to have a very good relationship before. But then the money came in, our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan are gone & the Dinkas/Jiengs just want to be in Western Equatoria all the times. And here we go, the Dinkas/Jiengs are taking the Agricultural hard working people of Equatoria!! And bang! Another Korkora must be invented to chase>>>

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        • 31 December 2018 04:03, by Pakuai

          the Dinkas/Monyjiengs away from Equatoria and back to their Dinkas/Jenges lands and villages in Khartoum & their poor villages in Upper Nile & Bhar El Gazelles. This same bullsh*t was taken up by some foolish Barias in Juba & Yei. Fellows, be very careful. Mr. Salva Kiir & his senior government officials have played game with our country & our people. Criminals like Mr. traitors,>>>>

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          • 31 December 2018 04:13, by Pakuai

            Riek Machar, Pagan Amuom, Lam Akol, Adwok Nyabe, Majak Agoot, Deng Alor, Taban Deng Gai, Alfred Lado Gore, this piece of trash, Mr. Baskasa would have been in jails on or would have been hang four years ago. This Mr. Bakasa Bakosoro piece of trash was taken to Atlanta, US & Mr. Pagan Amuom was taken to Colorado. By our the evil corporate America & their evil juus (so-called israel)>>

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            • 31 December 2018 04:21, by Pakuai

              I am not 100 percent sure if this piece of sh*t was in Atlanta, USA for military training or he was going to retire there. But for Mr. Pagan Amuom, hewent taken Colorado to be shown the evil corporate America massive guns that they think, they can use them on South Sudan & the South Sudanese if the government of South Sudan doen’t give their them their oil fields, Central Bank of South Sudan>>>

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              • 31 December 2018 04:26, by Pakuai

                keys and the South Sudan land & the South Sudanese people. That is not going to happen under the sun or even in million years. Fellows. here in South Sudan, we are the most racists people on earth. The mighty US, the UK, their UN, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their gulf arabs states of Saudi Arabia, their evil juus (so-called israelis), and some of their creepy>>>

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                • 31 December 2018 04:34, by Pakuai

                  allies in between have step on the wrong people feet, us. Uganda, Kenya, (even Rwanda) have joined the evil ANGLO-AMERICA empire, Malawi, Zambia; Mozambique has also joined the so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa are parts of the same evil empire; Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia are also parts of the so-called ANGLO-AMERICA empire, fellows, the owners have taken back their>>>>

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                  • 31 December 2018 04:43, by Pakuai

                    country. We are the (the Dinkas/Monyjiengs) ones who own North Sudan and Southern Egypt. Our lowly informed South Sudanese, our Nuers ke nyantoc, Shilluks and their allies let their usual traitorous, game carried them away. The so-called negotiations that were done in the hotels, brothels & bars of Adis Ababa & Khartoum were not for the the interests of our country & our people>>

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                    • 31 December 2018 04:51, by Pakuai

                      By the way, my South Sudanese lowly informed fools. Don’t worry fellows. Keep an eye on White Americana, English people, their cloned so-culled arabs of North Sudan, Some Bantus from Central central Kenya, the So-called juus (so-called israelis) and the UN, its many sleazy NGOs; we are going to bomb the evils out of our country & over our people once & for all>>>

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      • 31 December 2018 04:37, by The Rhino


        This is cheap and below belt.If this is truly what Bakasoro believes in and falls for,it will only undermine his prestige standing as former governor of Western Equatoria State.This Azande brother needs to promptly check up on his security advisors and everybody around him who might be feeding him with foul infiltrated dirty junk.He seriously needs to reset his intelligence code and trust...

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        • 31 December 2018 04:45, by The Rhino

          ...only his own guts.The politics or scramble for vice presidency is very enticing, but could also bring in his personal final destruction.Jienges and nyagats/food lovers will destroy you fool.You should know this better and actually be the last to prematurely be pointing fingers at others.Think for a second of your inhuman, tormenting imprisonment in Juba under Kiir!

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          • 31 December 2018 05:16, by The Rhino

            A KINDLY REQUEST,(this is directed to Sudan Tribune)!

            Please examine the last paragraphs of this article,starting from,.."It(s) worth mentioning that .....blah ...blah ...blah....till the end".The context doesn’t make any sense.Thanks.

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        • 31 December 2018 09:22, by South South

          The Rhino,
          Azande tribe does’t want dirty Kora in their land. They called them "AWORO", foreigner. Shut up monkey.

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          • 31 December 2018 14:17, by The Rhino

            South South,

            We KARO people in Equatoria tell you to shut up.Respect your masters! A jienge ’murahil’ like yourself has no value,stray dog!

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    • 1 January 13:21, by Equatoria Koko


      Blah, Blah, Blah. Your rubbish has no end. The Jieng have lost the monopoly of firearms’ possession. The real warriors are now in the battlefields. Come and meet us.

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      • 1 January 15:29, by The Rhino

        To my fellow ’Warriors from Equatoria’,

        Jubaone,Eastern,The Rhino,Equatoria Koko,Jur,Jongo,J.Canada and many more,welcome to the new year 2019!The struggle continues.Keep the fire burning! Our goal is FEDERALISM,with or without peace,full stop!

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        • 1 January 16:53, by jubaone

          Thank you and wish you all well in 2019. We cyber-warriors are the guns, canons and ballistic missiles of our Equatorian people against jienge invasion and occupation. Federalism/Kokora or death. Bashir is squeaking, Kiirminal is drinking and Gen Cirillo is stinging.

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  • 31 December 2018 04:54, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Bakasoro is a disgrace! He is for himself. Why are we about to see Zande traitors like this Guy? Where are articulate leaders from this community? Remember Late Isaah Paul. Late Manani Magaya, Habakkuk Soro, Chief Samuel Renzi, Late Abu John who raised our flag up. Are the new crops of leaders of Zandeland trapped with ethnic politics introduced to South Sudan political landscape by JCE? Oh God!

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    • 31 December 2018 09:20, by South South

      jur_likang_a_ likan’g,

      Monkey shut up. Azande called you AWORO (foreigner). Isaah Paul was a traitor with fake Arab. Shut up monkey.

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      • 31 December 2018 12:22, by jubaone

        South South
        Just as we Bari or Karo People call you a jienge "jurönit", "wörö bur", a vagrant, homeless

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        • 31 December 2018 12:34, by jubaone

          All forces allied to Bakasoro have become part of the South Sudan Dinka Forces or Nyors. He is vying for position of VP and so must submissively be silent. We understand that. But we shall still welcome him back as an Equatorian once he gets back to his senses. Lots of our people have "chicken 🍗 brains" and forget quite fast like jienges.

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        • 31 December 2018 13:29, by South South


          Shut up, you can’t talk to me monkey. Iam up and you are down. Cirillo is a thief and I am not surprised by what I see going on in Yei, looting. This is the nature of people like you, Cirillo and Hakim. Azande people have spoken, they want peace in their land. Azande tribe is 4 times bigger to all Kora people. Wicked, you will see with your own eyes if you refuse to accept peace.

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          • 31 December 2018 13:56, by jubaone

            South South
            As long as the capital city is in Karoland and not jiengeland or otherwise, you are still a vagrant, homeless and "wörö bur", who must be fed and get housed at our doorsteps like a street dog.

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            • 31 December 2018 14:08, by South South

              Do not talk to me like that an old man. You are very a little to me. You need go between person to help you reach me. I am up. Talking about Juba, Juba is a capital of South Sudan. We built it and we cleaned out shit which was on the streets when we arrived to Juba in 2005.

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              • 1 January 13:38, by Equatoria Koko

                South Sudan,

                You made me laugh. You Built Juba?!!! How could people who live in Luaks, cover their bodies with cattle dung and wash their faces and hair with cattle urine, build a city?!!! What a joke!

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                • 1 January 16:12, by South South

                  Equatoria Koko,

                  It’s you who make laugh hard. Yes, we love cow dung, civilized people use cow dung to fertilize their farms, not monkey poop. You smell monkey poop, get away from me. Juba is what it is today because we built it. We left it for you from 1983 to 2005. What did we find when we arrived to Juba in 2005, shit on the streets, shut up monkey.

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                  • 1 January 17:27, by Equatoria Koko

                    South Sudan,

                    The Jieng were the ones who made Juba dirty. If someone walks naked, do you think he would bother using a latrine? You must thank chief Andrea Faragalla for forcing your folks to wear clothes. He instructed his Surukali to lash any Jieg who enters Juba naked and to give them pieces of Damouria to cover their naked bodies.

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                    • 1 January 18:47, by jubaone

                      Equatoria Koko
                      Thank you. I’ve written to this jienge chimp South South countless times how Equatorians through Chief Andrea whooped naked jienges trying to come to Juba. To us, they are still the "aryan jienges" even when they cover themselves with blazers and 3 piece suits. Now they pretend to be civilized, how? Primitive bush niggas.

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                    • 5 January 10:25, by Kush Natives

                      Equatoria Koko,
                      What goes around comes around! Now, you just started paying the consequences of what you did to particular group of people during civil war era. Now, you’re facing it by yourself, nada Arab backing up your shirt**le. Face the 🎶! We’re not responsible.

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            • 31 December 2018 14:26, by The Rhino


              Good job!The street dog called ’South South’ has his toothless mouth wide open, barking confusingly in somebody’s house.What a wicked jienge idiot!

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              • 31 December 2018 15:05, by jubaone

                Thank you. The stray jienge street dog 🐶 South South doesn’t know his masters and doesn’t know where he belongs. He keeps barking Juba, Juba, Juba cuz he has no place called home. Even monkeys have specific trees they call home.

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                • 1 January 07:50, by Kush Natives

                  jubaone £ The Rhino,
                  You two chaos day and night, because you are a losers, loser never stop speak, because all they do is talk nonsense. Juba is ours, we established it, we built it, we own it and we’ll still do more in Juba as our capital. Think like human being or hang out with me in Juba. The country is under control since 2005, regardless of few monkeys that jumped up and down under the man

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                  • 1 January 08:29, by Eastern

                    Kush Natives,

                    True leaders have LITTLE VOICES OF DESENTS in their background....I was helping here at the main Mayom market fire. Well, the monkeys can as well leave Juba to you but the surrounding hills of Lado and Kujur won’t....!

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                    • 1 January 10:10, by Kush Natives

                      I appreciate your little help in mayom natural fire, keep that spirit. I wouldn’t generalized losers, if you mean it. This is the country we’re talking about.

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                  • 1 January 13:01, by jubaone

                    Bush Nigga
                    That is junk jienge shit! That is laughable that jienge also think of establishing any worthwhile systems or towns. From nothing comes nothing. Tell us readers, which junk jiengestans have been elevated from the dirt and filth of luaks? We know how desperately monkeys try to speak as humans but consistently fail. You are cuz of us. Without us, just the jienge bush niggas

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                  • 1 January 13:09, by jubaone

                    Bush Native and nigga
                    Most homeless and vagrant jienges who left Kosti and Khartoum in 2008-2011 directly chose to come to Juba. Most had no houses, terrified by lack of food, security and minimal infrastructure in their jiengestans. In Juba, they finally got food, trees to squat all day, drink tee and gossip like market women. Juba for them is paradise and are terrified of kokora. Nowhere to go.

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                  • 1 January 14:53, by The Rhino

                    Kush Natives,

                    We blast the truth in your face!Jubaone,Eastern,The Rhino,Jur,Jongo and other warriors from Equatoria will keep on speaking hard, firm and uncompromising for the silent majority under jienge captivity.Juba was not,is and will never belong to jienge! If you jienges knew how to build anything at all, why didn’t you start it right there in your own territories(Bahr El Gazal)?Fact is..

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                    • 1 January 15:03, by The Rhino

                      Kush Natives,

                      ...since 2005 you jienges have been busy looting,murdering and warmongering.Terrorizing and raping vulnerable women, majority of which are underaged, disabled or old.For these reasons and others, we in Equatoria have reached the boiling point of no longer tolerating your dictatorship and tyranny.We’ve decided to take matters into our hands.We’ll put for ever an end to your.....

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                      • 1 January 15:07, by The Rhino

                        Kush Natives,

                        ...savagery and anarchy.Its FEDERALISM or death!

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          • 1 January 13:11, by jubaone

            South South
            Dont go up too high, cuz you may expose your shithole, most especially if you are naked.

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      • 1 January 10:31, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

        South South,

        How dare you call me a monkey? It is you who is a monkey with all your tribesmen. You are completely a disgrace to humankind. People who reap where they have not sowed. You steal, rape and do all sorts of evil things just to eat into your huge bellies just like apes, baboons and monkeys. Shut up your ugly, filthy, toothless mouth.

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