Archive for August 1, 2016


By David Aoloch Bion, Juba, South Sudan

Riek Machar with Dak Kueth and Pende Ngong

Human Rights Activist, Jon Pende Ngong (on Black T-shirt) and Prophet Dak Kueth, (Dreadlocked) posed for group photo With Rebel Leaders Dr. Riek Machar and Lt. General Dau Aturjong (standing) in Fangak, South Sudan

August 1, 2016 (SSB) — In Greek mythology,  Pandora   was a woman. She was created by god called Zeus and sent to earth with box of evils in revenge for Prometheus having brought the gift of fire back to the world. Pandora let out all the evils from the box to infect the earth; Hope alone remained with humankind.

Prometheus, a demigod, one of the Titans, who was worshiped by craftsmen. When Zeus hid fire from man, Prometheus stole it by trickery and returned it to earth.

Riek Machar is the Pandora sent by the enemies of South Sudan, these enemies are Kenya, Ethiopia and UN who are calling for military intervention, which is the code name of military invasion

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By David Aoloch Bion, Juba, South Sudan

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The swearing in ceremony of Gen. Taban Deng Ghai as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, photo by Maal Maker Thiong on July 26th, 2016, J-1, Juba

August 1, 2016 (SSB) — There is much celebration of disappearing of former First Vice President Riek Machar Teny from Juba . There is also much celebration about the nomination of Gen Taban Deng Gai as the Chairman and Commander in Chief of SPLM /SPLA IO and his appointment to replace Riek Machar as the First Vice President according to the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ACRSS).

The celebrations would be short- lived unless otherwise Gen Taban does 3 precautionary measures to avoid Riek disrupting the whole peaceful political process, which is widely believed to move the country forward from political turmoil

Gen Taban Deng should not celebrate until October 2016 because Riek Machar is working around the clock to find his way out of the bushes around four states of Yei River, Amadi, Maridi and Ghudue. On the other hand , Riek’s  right hand men , who are James Dak , his spokesman , Mabior Garang  , Minister of Water , Peter Aduok , Minster for Hiher Education  are doing everything possible to get  him out of the bush.

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