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South Sudan spends $135,000 to renovate houses of vice-presidents


February 14, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudanese government used over 135,000 U.S. dollars from the funds dedicated for peace implementation to renovate houses of Vice President Taban Deng and the late Dr John Garang.

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South Sudan First Vice President Taban Deng Gai addresses the general debate of the UN General Assembly (UN Photo)

According to the Guardian of London, the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC) which oversees the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, in December 2018 and January 2019 authorized more than 135,000 dollars to renovate the houses of the two politicians.

Garang’s widow, Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior, "is expected to be one of the country’s five vice presidents under the new agreement," said the newspaper.

Following the signing of the revitalized peace pact, the South Sudanese government called for international support to the peace implementation process and announced it has allocated one hundred million South Sudanese pounds and one million dollars.

Commenting on the issue, NPTC deputy head Henry Odwar told the Guardian he failed to stop the allocation but the government member (5 of 10) passed it.

For his part, Martin Elia Lomuro, South Sudan’s minister of cabinet affairs, said the money was spent on accommodation for the people to run the country.

The 30-month transitional period will begin in May 2019.


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  • 15 February 2019 10:16, by Eastern

    AND apparently, these are houses built by the British and the YUGOSLAVIANS....!

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    • 15 February 2019 12:20, by jubaone

      I have often stated, jienges and nyagats like free things and ready-mades. The more you give, the more they become dependent and lazy. See how they flashed $20b down the drain since 2005 and yet their luaks haven´t changed whatsoever. God is wonderful. He knew why he created them in the first place, we Equatorians can only shake our heads in awe.

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      • 15 February 2019 21:59, by The Rhino


        Jienges and nyagats are the problem in South Sudan.They are all the same.No one can tell me today,that these worthless savages will ever bring solutions or relieve to the country.They are so rotten that they didn’t even shy to loot the resources and hijack the future of the country,disgusting!These people and their communities are so mainly characterized by grant theft,violence..

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        • 15 February 2019 22:16, by The Rhino


          ....lack of empathy,poor sense for tomorrow,betrayal,insatiable greed and ungratefulness.Here’s the thing,Equatoria will rise and we’ll get to the bottom of all these shit,.and"when the bird lifts off and shakes feathers,neither will God halt nor rescue the raining heat upon the enemies of Equatoria!"Its a survival war.Till now Equatorians have not yet realized the dangers and...

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          • 15 February 2019 22:29, by The Rhino


            threats creeping into the compounds.Behold!The enemies are here right within us,Jienges and nyagats.They are here to dismantle and displace Equatoria/Equatorians!Equatorians must be vigilant and use any means necessary to defend themselves and their homelands.NAS/PDM are here to stay,liberate,educate and punish those who stray, intrude and shamefully occupy.Its Equa.Fed.or death!

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        • 17 February 2019 15:40, by jubaone

          Rhino, Eastern,
          Equatoria=NAS/PDM/SSNMC=Equatexit. Jienges and nyagats have taken Equatoria for a wild ride. Its time to bust them out and take care od ourselves. Period. Watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wk9c5kFp6E

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          • 17 February 2019 18:15, by jubaone

            Rhino, Eastern
            Equatorians can’t babysit jienges and nyagats who are recalcitrants and unteachables. We must put Equatoria first and care less for SS. These losers have no plans for themselves other than stealing, killing and raping. The sooner our boys in IO decamp to NAS/PDM/SSNMC the better. Equatoria First.

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    • 15 February 2019 17:35, by garrak1520

      The government is taking one day salary from all civil servants to fund the peace implementation, at the same time those thieves are renovating houses, giving 10000 bbl/day of oil to chinese firm when there is no running water, no power, no food, no peace . What a leadership!!!! SHAME, Time for change for the better.

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  • 15 February 2019 18:35, by Atemjak

    The funds were allocated by South Sudan government 1.4 millions USD, why did it’s worried British yet the refused to help rise funds for peace implementation. British should stop poking their nose in to South Sudan problems which they refused to help. The peace implementation is for South Sudanese people and the money are for South Sudanese people, nothing absolutely nothing warrants British conc

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    • 15 February 2019 21:55, by Eastern


      Your thinking and reasoning is the reason the WHOLE world looks at South Sudan as a piece from medieval era! Please go ahead and deduct what you don’t even pay the unproductive civil servants!

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  • 17 February 2019 05:52, by Kenyang ll

    Rotten regime with the world
    most stupid President. Who wouldn’t be surprised if they have priorities?

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    • 17 February 2019 09:21, by Chiir

      Kenyang ll and all,
      You guys need to be looking at things analytically rather jumping to your abusive language without offering your positive options. Vice president does not do quotations on the repairs. Some really corrupt dudes who probably came from Khartoum did the quotation asked for signatures for approval. That is what the Khartoumer-fuckers do! Steal money in the big men’s offices

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      • 17 February 2019 09:27, by Chiir

        Actually, the more we have Khartoum-graduates in the system, the more difficult it is for South Sudan to move ahead. Most of these people have no fucking shame at all. They Steal money and blames others for their shit! I say most because there are a few good ones who, if you check their backgrounds, they might have been part of Jech-Amer or played some roles relating to SPLA before!

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