I am always proud to be part of this favourable stories of our history from my big brother, Kur Garang Deng. Today, April 8, 2016, I have learned a very important piece of history:
1- The day Boma was captured 31 years ago.
2- The brief life histories of Martin Manyiel Ayuel and Nyacigak Ngaciluk
3- The origin and meanings of the local coinage of ‘boma’ and ‘payam’ as the nucleus of our administrative system of government, etc.
Remembering Cdr. Nyacigak Ngaciluk and Cdr. Manyiel Ayuel
I am grateful to share with the public, especially the generation coming after, the origin of the victories of our liberation movement and army (SPLM/SPLA). Today, April 8, 2016, marks 31 years of the capture of our first and permanent town of Boma (South-eastern Jonglei) in 1985.
In fact, the first assault by the Aggreb Battalion on April 1 whereby ‘Boma Fok’ (Upper…
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