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NAS rebels distance themselves from breakaway faction that joined South Sudan govt


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).
February 23, 2019 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front led by Thomas Cirilo (NAS-TC) Friday dismissed claims by a rebel faction that announced their defection from the group to join the ranks of the government.

On Monday, a group that split from NAS-TC, the Equatoria Non-Allied Forces (ENAF), signed a peace agreement with the government in Yambio mediated by the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Following what he appeared on Thursday at the official TV South Sudan Broadcast Corporation (SSBC) where he expressed their support for the revitalized peace agreement and called on NAS fighters to lay down their arms and to join the peace implementation process.

"NAS military command would like to refute the allegation made by one called Moses Yanga Yoana and six (6) others who were paraded on the SSBC claiming to be NAS members and have now joined the Juba regime," said NAS Spokesperson Suba Samuel Manase in a statement to Sudan Tribune on Friday.

Manase further added that Yanga had defected from the group in March 2018 as he was dismissed on accounts of subversive activities, and became a member of South Sudan United Front SSUF.

"NAS, therefore, has nothing to do with those individual elements," he further stressed.

The holdout NAS-TC has become the main armed group that continue to fight the government forces in the Central and Western Equatoria regions as it rejects the IGAD brokered revitalized peace agreement signed by the government and opposition groups.

The group leader stated recently they would continue to fight the government forces until a new peace agreement is negotiated with the government as they want a new deal that provides more autonomy to the local authorities.

Manase also, said their fighters ambushed a number of government soldiers riding a pickup vehicle "while trying to go into civilian villages around Morobo".

He said the attack meant to protect civilians from "systematic looting, rape and displacement," by the government soldiers.


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  • 23 February 2019 10:52, by South South

    No more NAS. Maj. Gen. Moses Yanga Yoana has crushed them. Those who are hiding in DIASPORA and Uganda can continue to make noises in internet as usual, but a thief called Cirillo cannot sleep well from today. Where is he? In US? In Australia? In UK? IN Aura Park? I think he is in monkeys country.

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    • 23 February 2019 11:25, by Kush Natives

      NAS is just remain in letters, anybody can read the posted billboards on the public places, but doesn’t mean that, whoever read it have an interest in it. So do NAS have a readers? If NAS-TC is consisting as an Equatorian, then whoever have time to laugh can laugh at them. Otherwise NAS-TC have no where to be seen.......!

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      • 23 February 2019 12:13, by jubaone

        1. Jienge losers can’t implement R-ARCISS and are looking for scapegoat. Oh NAS this, oh NAS that.
        2. Why haven’t jienge IDPs in Nimule, Khartoum, Uganda and Kenya returned to their luaks? Cuz there’s no food.
        3. Till now, no cantonment. Where are you going to place Maj Gen Yanga?
        4. Dr. Martin has screwed jienges who foolishly believe NAS is done. Ask nyors for more.

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        • 23 February 2019 12:20, by jubaone

          Even jienge internet warriors can’t afford to return to their luaks and develop them for fear of being killed by their own or starve to death as they have no food except wait for WFP airdrops.If the Kiirminal and Riek successfully implemented this deal, NAS would join. But these are losers. From nothing comes nothing.

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    • 23 February 2019 17:34, by Eastern

      South South,

      Remember there was Julius Tabuley (El Tabani) and Butros.... Sing all your praise songs to the unknown Moses Yanga et al. Once the monkeys rebel in the forest you know what follows..!

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      • 23 February 2019 19:17, by South South

        Sorry, NAS is done, gone, finished and over. Let’s talk about something else, like peace, developing our country and so on.

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        • 24 February 2019 02:38, by The Rhino

          South South,Kush Natives & other trolls,

          Your tribal JCE dumbheads totally deceived and misled you Dinka people with their idea of Jiengeism.Your peace is now dead,Your sudden friend El Bashir is staggering on thin ice and Kiir is loosing allies,sweet!Any jienge found squatting in our territories will be dealt with swiftly.Just as you bastatrds kill innocent people in Equatoria,we’ll punish you..

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          • 24 February 2019 02:48, by The Rhino

            South South,Kush Natives,trolls,

            ..back very hard!You jienges are done,..no money, no plans, no ideas, no future, no nothing!Remember,you murahilin personally chose your own way to hell!You’ve sold and betrayed yourselves.Game over!

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  • 23 February 2019 12:13, by Chiir

    South Sudan is faced with a population with limited no chances of survival. People have nothing to hang on to when taken out of position. Realistically speaking, most of these "mother-bangers" lack survival skills. So, their option is to rebel and start killing others so that they can be rewarded with the positions! Sick!

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  • 23 February 2019 14:48, by Redeemer

    when a leader forces his way with no single idea on how to go about he becomes a leader of his own no followers. SPLM/FD disappeared till it became Pagan FD the same NAS becoming NAS-TC is really shameful

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    • 23 February 2019 16:09, by jubaone

      NAS stands for FEDERALISM, rule of law, progress, opportunity and prosperity for all SS. It’s a complete antithetical to what the jienge republic is. US,Canada,Germany, Brazil, Switzerland etc.all practice one form of federalism or other. Jienge losers only want a centralized system cuz they are incapable alone.

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      • 23 February 2019 17:59, by Chiir

        Talks like these by Mr. Jubaone reduces one to a mere cynic who only embraces ethnicity and village rules. For one second, would you not talk about "Jienge" and instead take on positive thoughts that can put the two communities (Equatorian and Jieng) together.

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      • 23 February 2019 18:09, by Chiir

        ...who knows, Mr. Jubaone could be among those being fed by Jieng and yet deny the beauty and generosity of Jieng. Fuck you for being an ungrateful son of a bitch who only wants to include innocent Equatoria into dirty beliefs about Jieng.

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        • 23 February 2019 20:07, by jubaone

          There you go! Jienge savagery and uncontrollable uncouthness are at play. Only if, your brains were as large as your testicles, you would control your tempers, ya jienge. Bastard.

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          • 24 February 2019 00:50, by Kush Natives

            J1 or Jubaone,
            You’re totally nothing to lose or something to gain! Your wishes came wrong, and will gradually yield none un-taste fruit at all levels! NAS-TC is done. Forget about it!

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          • 24 February 2019 07:46, by Chiir

            You do not know what you are talking about. Speaking of emotion control, you got to clean your dirty mouth before you say anything to people, you imbecile funk!

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            • 24 February 2019 10:26, by jubaone

              As a jienge keep to yourselves and away from Equatoria then I’ve no qualms with you. The moment you overstep and transverse our Equatoria, I bust your ass. That simple. Iam unapologetic and strongly believe in independence. Jienge can’t shit onto a hornets’ nest and expect not to be stung in his naked ass. Jiengelands for jienges Equatoria for Equatorians. That’s the rule. Case closed.

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              • 24 February 2019 12:15, by Chiir

                Jieng will continue to "shit" anywhere in this country. They are citizens like anyone else and thus, have the rights to "shit" whenever they feel like. No one has prevented your jealous ass from "shitting" anywhere in South Sudan. So, find yourself where to shit, okey dokey. Your house belongs to your badass as Equatoria belongs to all; just like Jieng land is. Jiengs welcome you!

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                • 24 February 2019 12:32, by jubaone

                  Jienges, bandits, traders have one thing in common: they are everywhere and exclusively nowhere looking for food, loot and profit. Well, you’ve stooped and showed us your shitholes. Dont wonder if we stick in a wooden peg and bust your ass. Again, you wonder like hungry locusts, we spray you with insecticides. Even monkeys have trees they call home. Settle down bitch.

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                  • 24 February 2019 19:11, by Chiir

                    Shut it, man. You are sick and have nothing tangible discuss. Sorry for having wasted my precious time on some lunatic. And by the way, how ludicrous it is for someone like you to be now asking others to leave when you never asked before 2005 ( I know why). You jealous and coward squirrel. You just carry huge testicles and have nothing to show for them. Bye and do not say shit!

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                    • 24 February 2019 19:39, by jubaone

                      Hopeless jienge miscreant. We Equatorians didnt invite you to settle everywhere you wished. Stop this innate and stupid vagrancy. Oh yes, since 2005, you jienges have had peace in your junk states and yet havent had any progress. Billion $ stolen, bought houses in foreign countries while the rest starved to death..

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                      • 24 February 2019 19:45, by jubaone

                        ..now we young Equatorians aint give you jienges a fuck. You either learn to respect the rest or we bust SS. Equatorians dont need jienges and are completely irrelevant to us; intellectually, economically or otherwise. Keep your jiengeism to yourselves, then we’ve no problems, you fuck with us, we fuck with you. That simple.

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                        • 25 February 2019 15:02, by Redeemer

                          Time is ticking, the more you try to support violence the more you the bitterness within you increases because you are fighting for something impossible. Establishing a country where another tribe cannot stay in the territory on another in thesame country, even a monkey cannot think as such. You will die of bitterness but that dead idea will not materialize. Ask Bakosoro why he gave up?

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                          • 25 February 2019 20:27, by jubaone

                            Nonsense. Did you ever believe SS would separate from Sudan? Did you believe that SS would degenerate and turn into such a shithole worse than Somalia? Did you believe that jienges would be scattered from their luaks and some never to be back? Do you believe that Equatorians drove you out and will do that soon? Equatoria is NOT your home, you’re a visitor and squatter.

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                            • 25 February 2019 20:34, by jubaone

                              Jienges didn’t fight to liberate SS like the rest Junubin so that SS would develop and prosper, jienges fought the jellaba so that they would have free hand to steal, incite chaos and turn SS into a huge stinking jienge luak. SS is worse off than it was b4 2004. The hopelessness in your junk states is a clear indication, liberation of SS was a ticket to anarchy.

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                              • 25 February 2019 20:39, by jubaone

                                If I were a jienge, I’d ask myself what would I have to do once Equatoria goes federalism or at worst breaks off? I pity you cuz instead of using the stolen monies to develop yourselves, you use that to marry and produce countless kids you can’t feed and educate. Result is, most youth turn into criminals and girls into prostitutes. What are you without Equatoria. NOTHING.

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                          • 25 February 2019 21:10, by jubaone

                            Jiengelands must be so bad, that you reject and dislike to live there. What is that madly drives a jienge to want to live elsewhere? Does the jienge love hiS ancestral lands? How can a jienge talk of nationalism or patriotism, when he dislikes his place of origin and innately a perpetual vagabond? What if all jienges migrated to Equatoria, what would be of their junk states?

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  • 1 March 2019 09:43, by wau nar

    Att you all NAS and it supporters or wahat ever you called your self, what are you really fighting for ?,Land,Lebreation or posistions?.Why don’t you idiots fight Arab of North when they were in Juba and every where in Equatoira taking your belove wivies & sisters to slept with them for seven days and leave to go to you guys where were you when Wani ask you guys to joint the movement and refuse

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