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South Sudan president petitioned to remove foreign minister


October 20, 2017 (JUBA)- A group of twenty members South Sudanese pro-government supporters have written a petition letter asking President Salva Kiir to remove from office foreign minister Deng Alor Kuol, claiming the latter was advancing regime change views.

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South Sudan former cabinet affairs minister Deng Alor Koul(Photo: Moses Lomoyat)

The group, according to the October 19, 2017, letter extended to Sudan Tribune, said that minister Kuol was the source of the current political upheaval which has created a dangerous political situation by telling Riek Machar, Pagan Amum and other SPLM cadres that President Salva Kiir Mayardit was not going to run for Presidency in 2015.

Kuol, the group argued, backed up his plot by telling them that he was in a meeting in which President Kiir told former South African President Thabo Mbeki that he would not run in 2015 as the flagbearer of the SPLM Party. The group brought up nine-point charges against Kuol as the basis for seeking removal from the office.

“Now that Deng Alor does not hide his position in calling for the removal of President Kiir, is there a justification for him to continue as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of TGONU? Since he is campaigning for dissolution of the executive branch of the TGONU, is there any legal reason for the President not to relieve him from his position to face charges of treason?”

The signatories of the appeal said pleading that President Salva Kiir cannot remove Mr Deng Alor because of ARCISS has no constitutional backing

"There is no provision in the agreement which condones any crime let alone high crimes of treason. Most importantly, the ARCISS does not invalidate South Sudan Penal Code and cannot prevent the head of state to remove a member of FDs who violated criminal laws,” the group said.

The petitioners claimed that the international community, including IGAD, cannot object to the removal of the foreign minister who informed the regional body that the TGONU should be dissolved and be replaced by the so-called “Government of Technocrats”.

“The international community has never stated that ARCISS collapsed. The position of IGAD is that High-level Revitalization Forum is not a renegotiation of the ARCIS. It is the consolidation and energization of the existing TGONU to completely implement the agreement," they argued.


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  • 21 October 2017 01:41, by garrak1520

    Those asking the removal of the Minister are bunch of morons. It is a government of National Unity therefore he was not nominated by Kiir. If you morons think that kiir is the king of South Sudan, let’s know it. South Sudan will never thrive as long as Kiir, Machar, Taban are part of the government, specially Kiir. Time for them to go forever.

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    • 21 October 2017 06:12, by Rumbek S. Sudan

      Those calling for the removal of Foreign minister Deng Alor Kuol are the very people that confused president Kiir to mess up this country. The only problem is that if Kiir listen to them this time, then he is the very number one enemy of the people. These group never want South Sudan to be in peace but in pieces.

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  • 21 October 2017 02:27, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    My only 😱 fear is the issue of "Arabization" the fact that we will be draft back to unites with Arab.
    But such accusations have no ground in a national position like the one he holding,if that is the case then it becomes conflict of interest. where is Dr Barnaba
    Marial Benjamin? he’s suitable for that position, or is he being reserved for 2018 election for Presidency.
    I will vote for him if that

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    • 21 October 2017 05:32, by Newsudan

      A groups of twenty idiots,is it’s? These how people operate out of constitution, it is Parliament that should spearheaded his removal by three quarter majority vote,then forward it to president to signed or rejected, not other way round, which laws are we using: Cattle camp laws or what.

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      • 21 October 2017 09:50, by Wutkhor

        I just want to ask u a simple questions, with no word of insulting today.. Why u re depending or refusing n putting some conditions for the removals of the FM while when Kiir attacks us in juba in brought days light n follow by the subsequent removal of RMT who was the legitimate signatories to the ARCRSS n u didn’t reject it?

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        • 21 October 2017 10:48, by Newsudan

          nobody denied it was fake coup 2013,up to today no evidence have been found, it was result of Kiir Mayardit panicked after senior Leaders accused him of bad governance, but Riek opted wrong way, violence is not only way of getting power,election can be better.

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          • 21 October 2017 12:11, by Wutkhor

            U didn’t replay my questions, I didn’t ask for the consequence removal of RMT in 2013 I was asking for ur reaction on RMT removal on 2016 his subsequent replacements with STD while u re now rejecting FM removal n u re sizing some legal processes which slhd be done by the jce president be4 he can sack him.. Why Kiir sack RMT who is signatories to the peace with him n replace him with std?

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            • 21 October 2017 13:12, by Newsudan

              Riek disobey Kiirdit ultimatum to returned to Juba,Mayardit with no alternative replaced him with Hon.STD,by then, Riek was running in Congo forest for his dear life, circumstances surrounding July 2016 fight are unclear, starting with Io officer death, Checkpoint incident, J1 dogfight to Jebel all out fight

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  • 21 October 2017 02:30, by lino

    You Southerners called themselves politicians are really crazy!!! Do you really understand what politics means? If is what you learned from Khartoum, in fact, Khartoum never taught you any politics. Just only to things Khartoum was busy with you for:
    1- Corruptions at all levels.
    2- Hate yourself to death.
    It is not the minister who will be charged for Treason but the whole SPLM/A leadership!!!

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    • 21 October 2017 04:04, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      Mr Lino: It depends on what you meant what politics is all about.Defining politics is classified as follows :
      1 Politics as art of government
      2 Politics as public affairs
      3 politics as comprises & Consensus
      4 politics as power
      It depends on what level of politics you’re talking about,most of politics in the south is clumsy politics, if you need real politics consult myself or prof John Chol Ga

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      • 21 October 2017 04:12, by Don-Don Malith Rual

        If you need tengable politics consult myself or Prof John Chol Garang he is the only 👨 man I know & if there’s any other elements he might know him/her in thisfield.politics has been bitten up nowadays even when folks are about to eat they intend to forgotten to pray first be4 they eat leave a lone washing their duties ? hand and people start with politics all over

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  • 21 October 2017 04:16, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    If you doubt me for this consult with man of God, Rev.Matthew Mading Malok, people refused to pray n continue with politics all the way to....
    Bed but should I say this! We re being traumatised by this politics of Junub Sudan!

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    • 21 October 2017 04:33, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      And for your information if you ever need public policy analysis, it is the work of Mr Kiir Aguer Mbek, we re only three here in the state we are but anythings else is incorrect
      Firmatation. For future consultation below are they handymen for politics n public consultation good luck with your research on politics

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  • 21 October 2017 04:43, by Dinka-Defender-General

    What? Are you serious? Who are those called "A group of twenty members South Sudanese pro-government supporters have written a petition letter asking President Salva Kiir to remove from office foreign minister Deng Alor Kuol, claiming the latter was advancing regime change views." These groups are the enemies of South Sudan people. Why don’t you resign and leave the honest man alone?

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    • 21 October 2017 04:52, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      Obviously the burgorise so called Jieng councils of elders! IF
      You doubt this ask Mr Machwensings Wetdengdit Madit Deng mawien minister of defence forces here in diaspora. Or chief of general staff at Westminster my learneded friends Deng J.

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      • 21 October 2017 06:01, by Newsudan

        Breaking news:
        idiot Jubaone has been killed in crossfire during fight between Riek Io vs NSF in Kajo Keji.stayed tuned.

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        • 21 October 2017 07:05, by Don-Don Malith Rual

          NewSudan:Jubaone got killed at cross 🔥 fire! SHOULD I pay my condolency right now or reserved it for the latest news 📰?
          When did they break his nose 👃? GOD HAVE MERCY

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          • 21 October 2017 08:48, by Newsudan

            Don don Malith Rual
            Not yet brother, later. idiot Jubaone has been dancing around here singing Jienge this and Jienge that. Tribal lines can break any nation apart.

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            • 21 October 2017 09:27, by Don-Don Malith Rual

              NewSudan: let’s not wish him bad 📰 news, or ill feelings, hope the developing news be -very inregards to this, but if they have really (ti city keek ee nyong thaar name liir) that will be really bad, we need folks like him to witness our victory!

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              • 21 October 2017 09:32, by Don-Don Malith Rual

                (ti ci keek ee nyong thaar na aliir) that will be really bad. We need folks like him the Jubaone,Eastern, Naath and many more radical extremists to witness our victory at the last.

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              • 21 October 2017 11:03, by Lotole Lo Luri

                Don-Don Malith Rual,

                You seem to lack awareness. What sort of victory you think would come your way, when your folks are killing each other in Rumbek, Warrap and Gogrial. Abyei, Panthou and Mile 14 are already a gone case. Your folks are dying from hunger in their thousands and have become refugees in Sudan. In fact, you have exonerated President al Bashir for calling you insects.

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                • 21 October 2017 11:11, by Lotole Lo Luri

                  Don-Don Malith Rual,

                  The Equatorians are putting their house in order. They are not known to be chaotic or practice savagery like what is happening in your areas. So, stop rejoicing - the trajectory is not in your favour.

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                  • 21 October 2017 17:52, by Don-Don Malith Rual

                    Lotole Look luri: if we achieve tengable peace accord is this not a victory, I can see that you re the enemies of peace. If I say victory for peace, n you don’t condense this then something must be wrong with you 👨 man

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  • 21 October 2017 04:47, by Kuch

    Lam Akol ran to Khartoum & his allegedly calling for the dissolution of the current government & be replaced by the so-called "Government of Technocrats”. Pagan Amuom is in the USA & he is advocating for the dissolution of the current government & be replaced by "a temporary UN government". Majak Agoot & Costi Manibe are cowering in Kenya & are calling for the same "temporary UN government">>>

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    • 21 October 2017 04:57, by Kuch

      Riek Machar wants a "resuscitation of the ARCISS" https://unmiss.unmissions.org/sites/default/files/final_proposed_compromise_agreement_for_south_sudan_conflict.pdf
      The US, the UK, Norway, their UN, their NGOs & some of their creepy lackeys in our IGAD want the "revitalization forum" to resolve the South Sudan’s conflict. So what are these litanies of "terminologies & phrases">>>

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      • 21 October 2017 05:10, by Kuch

        of "government of technocrats", temporary UN government", "revitalization of ARCISS", "National dialogue" or the "resuscitation of the ARCISS"? They are just puns or play on words by the criminals or traitors who want to destroy our country. Revitalization of ARCISS = Resisciatation of ARCISS = "government of technocrats" = "temporary UN government">>>

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        • 21 October 2017 06:15, by Kuch

          and all these "terminologies & phrases" are nothing else but the hand over of our country to the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs & the IGAD to take over our country & our people, in other word----"THE TRUSTEESHIP of South Sudan & the South Sudanese people by the US, the UK, their UN, their UN & some of their creepy lackeys in our own IGAD countries">>>>

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  • 21 October 2017 04:51, by john akeen

    The politicians in our country think that they have power over the country citizens, but sometimes I do believe they do have power over us the citizen because we the citizen have divided ourselves because of them, the politicians, we the citizen we have gave them that power to run our country in anyway they want it too, when Dr.John was our leader we wasn’t involved in politics like now,

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    • 21 October 2017 05:01, by john akeen

      we the citizens we shouldn’t hate each other for this killer, we should love each other and stand by each other so we can have a power to scare this people

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      • 21 October 2017 07:34, by john akeen

        tribalism it’s not good for us we the citizens of this country name SSudan, you can see why all of our tribes are in the UN camp, there is no tribe in our country that is not there in UN camp and there is no tribe in our country that is not in the neighbors countries and there is no tribe in our country the is not suffering. This politicians can bring peace to us after they get afraid of us

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      • 21 October 2017 08:45, by Nairobimitot

        John Akeen,
        Those Riek Machar Supporters only no how to hate other people, they wish death to other South Sudanese. That is why they will remain losers forever, and they do not know how to lead. You can not drive people and the country by wishing your brothers and sisters died. My message to those rebels must be that other ethnicities who are none Nuer are not your enemies. They are your brothers and sisters. You Riek Machar supporters must sit down by yourselves and ask questions such as why are we always fail to achieve peace? What is wrong with us? That is a straightforward question that can be answered by others who are in the government, but it is tough for you to know and to explain. Go to the dictionary and look at the word and the spelling. I will give you a clue; it is called "IGNORANT." All your confusion and problems are based on this word. Your ignorances are poisoning and affecting the government because you the supporters of Riek Machar are part of the system of this war. We will find a cure for the disease soon, and this country will heal quickly with or without your support.

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  • 21 October 2017 07:49, by Sunday Junup

    Jieng Council of Evil (JCE) folk of the day!!!! Kiiriminal Mayardit body guards storms FD camps

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  • 21 October 2017 09:58, by Wutkhor

    Fuck all Dinka’s insects n animals idiots in this forums, why u guys re rejecting ur jiengs thugs who wanted the FM to be fires by kiirminal? Some of u insects re saying that it’s or will be unconstitutional for kiirminal to sack FM. When u guys do thing with human sense, when kiirminal sack RMT n replace him with STD u didn’t questions that while RMT was one of the signatories to the ARCRSS himse

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    • 21 October 2017 10:33, by abrahamovic


      fuck you idiot who do you think he/ she was carried about your useless white army leader RMT,s position only you white army. what have you and your RMT achieve in south Sudan that can let Dinka defence your master,s position do you really think well. you are just an idiot who went made in the bush. RMT is gone for life what say you?

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      • 21 October 2017 12:17, by Wutkhor

        Abrahamovic asses hold gangs.
        First of all I am not an W.Army I am a professional officer who have been fighting ur Dinka’s nyor insects n animals since the beginning of this ur imposed war on Nuer, 2 to that I don’t entertain shits here ya jiengs insects baboon thugs, be honest although honesty is a crimes in ur Dinka’s customs, we will keep fighting u till u re out of Chinese rices in juba coz u

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        • 21 October 2017 12:20, by Wutkhor

          Con... Coz we knows what remains in sin city of juba is a Chinese rices for each jiengs gangs n all ur worshippers, last three week a groups of Nuerwew foods lovers from one of ur dirty 32 state the so-called Latjor state fights amongst themselves due to poor distribution of their state Chinese rices.

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  • 21 October 2017 12:58, by Fair Man

    Fuck all Dinka and JCE!!!!
    I don’t reply to stupid shits. Let insects quarrel among themselves. Nothing is important that bars Ahmed Deng Alor Kuol, aka Deng Alor Kuol. He failed to convince his Abyei natives to support calls for referendum and convince those of his communities in Khartoum to back Juba. He turned a rebel in SSD in 2013, as a foreigner (Sudanese) deserving treason charges.

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    • 21 October 2017 16:07, by abrahamovic

      Wutkhor, fair man

      fuck you in the ass , you are just bark like dogs in poc who care ? Dinka are controlling the country and the can do what the want to do any way , who told you to bring your dirty shits in Monyjang afair? focused on NSF Vs SPLA io battle in kony-keji did you heard any comments from internet warrior the like of Jubaone and Eastern? the have a planning to lick your ass out of

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  • 21 October 2017 19:36, by Fair Man

    Liel’ amok, menh agwech, peny amok dhadu!!!
    We are one originally, as long you idiots from other side don’t change your mentality of destroying this nation!. We need from Kakuma hom, Uganda and Kenya, thudan, all.Other than this, I will fuck you from now on. Peace must be in South Sudan and beyond. Foolishly think you control this great nation???FK U.

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  • 22 October 2017 13:40, by Don-Don Malith Rual

    Let’s not contradict things here, this position of foreign minister was assigned to him by law, when the detainees were given a certain ministerial position and the IO, if there is any changes it has to be put in writing by the other party

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