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Juba hotel expels South Sudan’s NPTC guests over unpaid bill


Africa Palm Hotel JubaApril 21, 2020 (JUBA) - A Juba 4-star hotel has requested the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC) tasked with the oversight of the pre-transitional period to evacuate its 38 rooms as the government failed to pay their accommodation bill for one year.

In a letter sent to the NPTC head Tut Gatluak Manime who is also a close aide to President Salva Kiir on 21 April, the Palm Africa Hotel management said the government did not honour the nearly $2 million bill of the 38 Committee’s guests despite their repeated demands.

"The outstanding hotel accommodation bill of 38 NPTC members for 12 months now amounts to USD 1,999,580 (one million nine hundred ninety-nine thousand five hundred eighty USD), covering the period till April 21, 2020," said the letter, seen by Sudan Tribune.

The hotel’s management pointed out they are no longer in a position to sustain the 38 NPTC guests due to low business volume and the poor condition of rooms.

"Therefore, we request the 32 guests reallocated to another destination by the 30th April 2020. We can only be able to accommodate 6 (Six) rooms only due to their critical duties to the government".

Another hotel in Juba, Crown Hotel, had a similar experience with the NPTC last year.

In a June 29, 2019 notice to the government, Crown Hotel management threatened to close the rooms of the NPTC delegates if bills were not paid.

South Sudanese government had to extend the pre-transitional period for nearly a year because it failed to ensure the needed money to implement the security arrangements and to resolve the number of states issue.


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  • 21 April 2020 23:07, by Jebel Dinka

    Send them to their tukul/luak. They are no good, just licking our resources.

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    • 22 April 2020 04:29, by South South

      They can move to their houses in Juba. This issue of rewarding rebels with free hotel rooms and free Nyantits must stop right now. Oil prices drop below zero, so government has no money.

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      • 22 April 2020 13:59, by Midit Mitot

        South South & other Dinka cockroach,

        Don,t beat your dirties tails, Nuer were not born in hotels but becuase of this peace we have right to stay in.

        Make sure that we (IO) have detected your foolish plan that will result to leave Juba soon.

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        • 22 April 2020 14:03, by Midit Mitot

          Your dirty regime will leave Juba soon,

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        • 22 April 2020 15:04, by South South

          Midit Mitot,

          Shut up your dirty mouth. Nuers need Dinka to be something in everything. Dr. John Led you to be something during SPLA days. Right now, Kiir is leading you to be something. Those Nuers MUST leave hotels and go home. Eating free nyantits and then fart at night to make hotels smell shit is over. Go home Nuer.

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  • 22 April 2020 06:28, by Games

    It wouldn’t be make any difference anyway as nobody has the money in this country to pay the rents or lease in this current crisis.

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    • 22 April 2020 07:30, by South South

      "It wouldn’t be make"
      Shit, stupid Nuer go back to school.

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      • 22 April 2020 10:52, by Games

        South Shit
        Street boy and the idiot we defeated. What are going to do with emptied hotels? None are going to lease or rents them. You better let those gentlemen to stay there till the Covid-19 crisis is over.

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        • 22 April 2020 13:59, by South South

          Games/Mentally Retarded,

          You still writing shit English. Hotels are closed in USA, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Canada and all over the world. South Sudan MUST close hotels too because of virus. Let these wicked Nuers go homes. They eat free things and fart big at night, making everything smell shit.

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  • 22 April 2020 08:15, by Mayendit

    The rebels in South Sudan have been fighting for greedy leadership, big government, big positions and big money for nothing. When we says let us created more States so that more people will have jobs then, Riek Machar against it. When we says take 2 States for governor then, he said he need more this is a nation of confusion.

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    • 22 April 2020 11:06, by Games

      Riek is in Juba, why you guys arrested him if you have a power? Complaining everyday, Riek has done this, that and this without action taken, it shows that you are mouthpiece cowards. You Dinka have been running the country alone for last 6 years. What did you do, nothing. No single hospitals has built, no schools or roads. You can’t feed yourself, while your coynties have not been affecte

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      • 22 April 2020 11:10, by Games

        Cont... Your counties have not been affected by war.
        Please stop provoking Nuer in general. We haven’t forgotten 2013 yet.

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        • 22 April 2020 13:13, by Mayendit

          You are giving us a good answer. Yes, we have the power to make arrested all bad guys if we wanted to. Riek Machar have been defeated Military and there’s no question about that. Primitive living exiled like you can say that word and don’t know the government has upper hand to do anything possible.

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      • 22 April 2020 13:29, by Mayendit

        The war that was fought is a political issues if it was between Nuers people and Dinkas then, 75000 Nuers civilians who runs to Warrap region and many thousands others Nuers who brought to WAU State by the UNMISS wouldn’t be there at all. During the SPLA 21st plus years of civil war in Sudan, were captured Rumbek, Yoril, Tonj, Gogrial and River Bo apart from many more others Equatoria

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      • 22 April 2020 13:49, by Mayendit

        Games please give me a single town you guys have liberated in Upper Nile regions without help from Dinka?. The late William Nyuon Bany took two battalions to attacked Jokow town unfortunately, the mission failed until he returned back asking Garang that, there Will be no successful without Dinkas people and he took two task forces full Dinkas soldiers and the Jokow was captured.

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  • 22 April 2020 09:22, by Nuer bi Bay Dom

    how many times or years South Sudan govt will continue accommodating people in expensive hotel.Even the which suppose to be allocate to public services are being spend on hotel payment.

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  • 22 April 2020 11:55, by Gender Activist Ter Manyang

    Dear Citizens,

    Kindly do not give them your votes when there is an election in future in South Sudan

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    • 22 April 2020 16:02, by Jebel Dinka

      I agree with you activist. These idiots are after money, power and wealth nothing good will ever emanate from them.

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  • 23 April 2020 11:32, by Kwacha Okonyomoi

    Midit, do you people have sense? What is preventing these politicians to go to their houses? For how long are they going to drain the economy of this country while people are suffering without salaries? Shame on them. hey like mowing free food like cattle.

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