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South Sudan to close some diplomatic missions abroad


March 14, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government will close down some embassies abroad as part of its efforts to reduce government running costs, the foreign ministry announced on Monday.

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Embassy of South Sudan in Oslo, Norway (Wikipedia Photo)

"The government is reviewing the status of its 39 embassies and a consulate in Dubai before deciding on the number to be closed," Mawien Makol Arik, the ministry spokesperson told the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

However, the South Sudanese diplomat was not able to say when his ministry the measure will be effective or give the number of the embassies to be shut.

"It is a process that is still underway and we are going to finalise it and come out with the embassies that are going to be closed," he added.

Previously, officials in Juba said they plan to close down at least 10 embassies from around the world.

South Sudanese diplomat complaint from the delay of salaries and several embassies are facing troubles due to the repeated late payments or for non-payment of rent.


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  • 21 May 07:44, by jubaone

    Close and wind up all these jienge embassies. There’s no cash, the jienge republic is bankrupt, failed and worthless leadership who think running a functioning state is like squatting under a lalob tree singing cow songs. Bullshit! These leaders cant lead their families, how can they lead "SS families", losers!

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    • 21 May 08:03, by Eastern


      JENGE is a consumptive creature by nature so expect China to take up the country soon!

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      • 21 May 11:11, by Midit Mitot

        Shit! close them, that,s the results of being one tribe government, no Parliament advise should be understand by the President only JCE. Fork! let JCE work on that to prevent the cloning of the embassies.

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        • 21 May 12:21, by South South

          Midit Mitot,

          I thought our cousin Nuers are very smart except you.You Write very shit English.

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          • 21 May 14:47, by Midit Mitot

            South South,
            Shit English ahahahahahaahhah, we should be very mart on debate OK, truly! JCE is the ones curbing the country,s affairs in South Sudan. this act never happen in every nation, one tribe body, sorry! it wound have been sound well if you people name it South Sudan council of elders (SSCE).

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      • 21 May 12:19, by South South


        Our country is in good hands and we will run it the way we want, not the way a few monkeys want, end of the game.

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        • 21 May 13:26, by Eastern

          South South,

          I have my hands managing other better things but that won’t see the country run aground by a few villagers.....Just watch this space!

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      • 21 May 12:46, by jubaone

        You could cut off both hands of a jienge, yet he would still shout loud, "I’ll punch you". He just cant see the state he is in, nor foresee his predicament. Something is fundamentally wrong with a jienge. Only God knows what!

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      • 21 May 18:18, by garrak1520

        What a contradiction!!!, close embassies because of lack of FUNDS on one hand and on the other hand, create more states. This indicates that the leadership of South Sudan is very incapable, can foresee and can’t relate. What do you expect from a leader who is surrounded by incapable people, thieves and greedy.

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      • 22 May 19:18, by Ram mi Raan

        The weight of their stupidity and ignorant will be felt by the generation to come, for them, they don’t care for what the future hold

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    • 21 May 20:25, by The Rhino


      Its no surprise to continue witnessing these tragic events unfolding in South Sudan.In near future things will get even worse if jienges still remain in power.These greedy,incompetent vultures imposed themselves as ’leaders’ and forgot they were predestined,condemned worthless in all aspects.Jienges are savages in suits,period!Shit,guiding cows towards grazing zones or water.....

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      • 21 May 20:34, by The Rhino


        ..collection points is one thing,managing state/country’s affairs is another,a fucking jienge doesn’t distinguish between the two.These people are by far the dumbest,hopless and useless creatures to think of in South Sudan,whom you should never expect anything good from!The only solution here is,punish,destroy any of them who gets to close to you,your community or territory,done!

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    • 22 May 15:53, by Joyuma John

      many people are pouring so many words which have no any value to change south Sudan situation are worse then Jieng. five years now singing Jieng, Jieng and Jieng but no change why don’t we find another mechanism, especially unity of common citizen who suffering under this regime, so that we could also bring Jieng who are not happy with salva kiir on board, calling Jieng, a jieng is not a change

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      • 22 May 19:05, by The Rhino

        Joyuma John,

        The reasons why many people deplore jienges and ’pour out words’ against them are many!Your jienges,especially those old rotten arab hirelings within the JCE,recklessly derailed South Sudan and pitted tribes in the country against one another, for fear against political,social,military and security REFORMS,e.g. through illegal creation of 32 states, deliberated violations of many....

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        • 22 May 19:13, by The Rhino

          Joyuma John,

          ..peace treaties,the tortures,rape,massacres and displacements of our countrymen!Jienges falsely claimed to have liberated single-handedly South Sudan,thus betraying the trust and any sense of unity among our people who primarily,dedicatedly sacrificed,believed in and contributed immensely for the liberation of this country.Its ruthless,backstabbing and unforgettably painful to......

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          • 22 May 19:24, by The Rhino

            Joyuma John,

            ..many South Sudanese,more worse to the voiceless in this country who were forced by your jienge regime to eat human flesh(cannibalism)!Therefore,we’ll never hesitate or flinch to hunt down your greedy fucking jienges(MTNs) where ever they are, come 10,100,500 or more years ahead!NAS must keep the GUNs even if it means chasing jienges till the gates of HELL!!!

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  • 21 May 18:58, by Eastern

    The countdown to May 23, 2019 is still on......! No country has achieved REAL peace without spilling blood. Kiir knows what awaits him! https://radiotamazuj.org/en/news/article/kiir-warns-of-chaos-ahead-of-planned-protests

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  • 22 May 19:05, by Ram mi Raan

    The country is heading toward the list of shame. lack of funds yet increasing the number of states to 32, what a joke?

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