Archive for April 14, 2019

Press Statement: The Sudanese Professionals Association Rejects the April 11 military council, April 12, 2019 

The iconic image of the 22-year old Ms Alaa Salah; Bashir ruled Sudan for 30 years, and Ms Alaa has only known one leader since birth

Sunday, April 14, 2019 (PW) —- We, the Sudanese Professionals Association, reiterate our utter rejection of Thursday’s April 11 internal coup d’état, and its military council follow up press conference. This rejection is informed by the people’s experience and familiarity of the various forms of trickery, absurdity, and farce, particularly from the current regime, who from the very start of its reign did so through false propaganda.

Indeed, the regime could not even come up with a story coherent enough to confuse and destabilize the unity of the popular movement. Their theatrics left little doubt that their play was nothing more than an attempt to window dress same regime that the people have revolted against and sought to uproot.

Our demands are clear, fair, and legitimate. However, the coup perpetrators (Security Committee) are incapable of bringing about the aspired change because they are solely concerned with maintaining their grip on power even if this jeopardizes the country’s stability. As such, they are not in a position to answer to our legitimate demands for the immediate handing over of power to a transitional civil government.


Our Country Is We; We Are Our Country

Posted: April 14, 2019 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Gabriel Kucdid Kachuol, Junub Sudan, Poems.

By Gabriel Kucdit Kachuol, Nairobi, Kenya

The Flag of the Republic of South Sudan

Our country is we

We are our country;

Whatever our country is today,

Whether it is in chaos or in peace,

It is a mirror-image reflecting our own faces;

Can each one of us ask self:

If my country were like me, what kind of country’s it be?

A country is as peaceful as the citizens in it.

A country bleeds because the people stab it.

Our country is crying because we hurt it,

Our youth are dying because we use them as weapons in war.

One thing is certain: our country needs peace.

War, disease, poverty, ignorance afflicts our country,

They afflict and torment us,