Archive for August 21, 2016


By Ariik Atekdit, Juba, South Sudan

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August 21, 2016 (SSB) —- South Sudan leadership has been shaking since the disappearance of Dr John Garang de Mabior, the former Rebel Leader who was successfully anointed as the First Vice President in the Sudanese government of 2005. Garang was believed to be a good friend to the West and being a man of his own principles. He had established South Sudan’s bush military administration in the name of democracy but maintained it only to his principles of New Sudan and secularism opposed to the dictated Arabized and Islamized Khartoum administrations.

In the beginning Garang’s rebel movement of the Sudan People Liberation Movement and army (SPLM/A) seemed to be opposed to the Western Administrations and ideologies until when Dr John Garang switched from his socialistic ideology to Capitalism in order to get support from United States of America and the European Countries; a business that was made successful in order to weaken the Khartoum regimes or change it in totality.

When this popular man known as Dr Garang de Mabior signed a peace agreement in Nairobi that has given him the position of First Vice President in Khartoum and a President of Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) in Juba, he was made to shortly die in a plane crash before establishing an office for the autonomous government of then Southern Sudan.

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By Deng Kur Deng, Pennsylvania, USA

GBC USA

Meeting of the GBC-USA

August 21, 2016 (SSB) — Our people don’t seem to understand that we are seen as a positive example to many communities in South Sudan and that so many communities look up to us to be a good example. It is worthwhile for our fellow South Sudanese citizens in other states to imitate such good behavior. Searching for a leader is not as easy a task as people perceive it to be because the job is complex and requires maneuvering on a number of problematic issues.

At some point, it is more than likely the case that things will become complicated at the county level if they are not handled carefully. In such an environment, feelings are bound to get hurt in the process but that is what happens when you must lead the people who need protection from organized self-hate individuals.

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By Mach Samuel Peter, Bor, Jonglei State

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August 21, 2016 (SSB) — The governor of Jonglei State Philip Aguer Panyang Jot has said over 100 SPLA/IO soldiers have been killed when over 3,000 SPLA/IO soldiers counter attack Pajut Military barracks under the operation of Mechanized division.

“The Sudan People Liberation army in opposition lost 101 white army soldiers along the trenches and many bodies still being collected in the bushes where the SPLA had flanged them after they (SPLA/IO soldiers) sneaked into the Pajut Military fence,” Aguer said.

“Meanwhile the SPLA lost 20 soldiers,” he continued. The fighting erupted at 5:00 am and the IO soldiers were repulsed and the counter attack at 6:30 am let to such huge lost.

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Accrediting generation, which fought for independent of south Sudan, and zero accreditation for current generation, which is killing south Sudan

By Ajang M. Ajang, Juba, South Sudan

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August 21, 2016 (SSB) —- Trillions of thanksgiving for our heroes and heroines who offered their respective time to bring us freedoms of today. Their bloodshed was not in vans.  I also flush my lovely two blood brothers who lost their lives during struggle then.

My mother and father have really contributed and no fathers and mothers who lost their love one should be left behind.  Without them, there will not be south Sudan today.

Generation before us has shown usability of the youth.  Their images contribute to independent of south Sudan.

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Giant of the SPLM— Comrade Pagan Amum: ‘Take over Temporarily’

By Deng Kur Deng, Pennsylvania, USA

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August 21, 2016 (SSB) — It is rage and concern that has loomed over those whom should be in charge of our country. To give you an idea of how senseless this subject matter is getting. Recently, one of the unknown members of the SPLM—by name, Miss Susan Jambo—called you lazy, visionless, and all sorts of names, but I doubt the credibility of her words, as we all know that you, Comrade Pagan Amum, started the SPLM/SPLA, so you spent 21 years in the bush like many of us. You were very popular among South Sudanese, but your rating as we speak has gone down drastically because of your position against us.

With that in mind, though, how could you be lazy and visionless when you in fact created the vision through which the SPLM/A has succeeded? You are not lazy, nor visionless. You remain one of the icons of the South Sudan regardless of our current differences. Now, like many South Sudanese, I have this surge of anger toward you for betraying us at the time we the people needed your positive contribution. Yes, it is true that the state of anxiety in the country has created all kinds of problems, and you have become one of these problems.

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By Mach Samuel Peter, Bor, Jonglei state

Jonglei state wild director Gen Zackeria Atem, promoted officials and governor of Jonglei State Philip Aguer picture by Mach Samuel

Jonglei state wild director Gen Zackeria Atem, promoted officials and governor of Jonglei State Philip Aguer picture by Mach Samuel.JPG

August 21, 2016 (SSB) — Jonglei State directorate of wildlife on Saturday celebrates the appointed and promoted officers in the service. The newly appointed wildlife officers in the year 2015/2016 are 2 Generals, 17 Major Generals, 60 Brigadier Generals, 54 Cols. 88 Lt Cols, 130 Majors, 412 Captains, 345 Lt. and 496 2nd Lt.

These officers whose increased roles and responsibilities are evidences to ensure the sustainable wildlife species and the respective ecosystem as to encourage and establish conducive tourists in counties in the state and South Sudan as whole, these varieties of species are the to be protected effectively by all of us.

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