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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Kampala, Uganda

October 27, 2016 (SSB) —- Foremost and for all Mading Aweil Panda, we are all proud of her as sons and daughters of Mading Aweil and that is why we called ourselves Aweilians, so as to show the love for our homeland, where our grand’s and our great grand fathers and great grandmothers and we as the generations were been born there.

Furthermore Aweil if it was an eatable item, we would have been comparing it with honey, Sugar, Apple and if it was a animal, Aweil would be a crest crane of course it was already a symbol, Giraffe and several others beautiful animals, birds and so pose, Aweil is being adore by all South Sudanese started from those who had stayed in Aweil and those who haven’t but just heard about it, do revealed their interest to visited Aweil in order to empirically learned  of what was been said about Mading Aweil. Iam proud to be Aweilian.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

December 10, 2015 (SSB)  —  The game began as Malualkon verse Wanyjok the current county headquarter for Aweil East since 1993, which was proposed by the president of the Republic as state capital for the new state of Aweil east since Northern Bar El Ghazal has been divided into three states, which composed of LOL State with it state capital in Raja, Aweil State remain in the mother town of Mading Aweil and Aweil East in Wanyjok.

The change of Wanyjok has come the meeting which was converged by the chief of general staffs in Malualkon on 7th of November and announce Malualkon as state capital for Aweil East. He also urge Malualkon residents to allow survey  of the town without resistant  and cited example to be him since he is the one which has very many building, that if the survey fail in to his houses I would allow it to pass and accept his houses to be demolish.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Monthly, the bosses reward themselves with huge amounts of dollars, a sum equivalent to the salaries of all the employees of an ministries, ten times

Monthly, the bosses reward themselves with huge amounts of dollars, a sum equivalent to the salaries of all the employees of an ministries, ten times

November 10, 2015 (SSB)  —  The south Sudanese politics since the CPA has been signed in 2005, there is nothing that has been succeeded by the people whom we were nominated in 2005 to represented us both at the South Sudanese autonomy government and government of national unity in Khartoum Sudan, from the one day those representatives were nominated and sent  to Juba and others to Khartoum they hadn’t return to brief people in their constituencies until 2010 Sudanese general election held, that is where their faces appeared after disappearances for 5 years.

They came with money to bribe chiefs , and others hungry poor illiterate village politicians that got their information from nowhere but depend on who a big person had come and tell them this is what I want and this amount of  money is to supported me. The intention of those politicians is to create chaos in the villages to collide clans against other clans, village verse village in order to win without resistant, in fact politicians are the cause of conflicts and death in communities across the nation. That is why today in South Sudan rebellion is used as way of getting rich and ascend to power.

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Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Your need food, seriously?

Your need food, seriously?

October 26, 2015 (SSB)   —  The business is going well in a country where lives of business men and their goods are protected; a good road for big vehicles to pass without any loses up to their destination. Business is a first thing in life of human being, in ancient time business was practice based on barter trade and it is vivacious in achieving development, also it is a cradle of employment. Here in South we only have Uganda as the only country where goods are purchased from and brought to South Sudan, there is no other place.

Uganda is good for Equatorian because they are much closer to it, in Bar El Ghazal and Upper Nile the nearest country to go for purchasing is Sudan, but since 2011 when South Sudan was declared as an independent State there has been no good liaison with Sudan, which really affected people of Bar El Ghazal and Upper Nile regions which made small retails business men to give up in running business because they had no capacities to go to abroad for purchasing.

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Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Map of the 28 states decreed by President Kiir on 2 October 2015

Map of the 28 states decreed by President Kiir on 2 October 2015

October 22, 2015 (SSB)  —  As problem solvers, we need to find the problem of Sudan, what is the problem of Sudan? Our Late Dr John Garang Mabior himself put this question when he was addressing the gathering, as we know well the problem of Sudan was lack of freedom, democracy, inequality and it was not a secular state, Arabs minorities were the one assuming themselves to be the owners of Sudan, that was why South Sudanese and other Sudanese fought them for almost half a century. Garang was disputing the point that was said, South Sudanese were the problem to themselves, says nobody is a problem to anybody in South Sudan, which might be true at that time Dr John was disputing it.

But today South Sudanese are really the problem to themselves because our problems are an inherited detestation that was planted in us since we were born, we have diversities tribes in South Sudan and those diversities do not have love among themselves, I may think somebody from this tribe is my problem, my enemy I must kill him/her, which is the case in Equatoria, where the Dinka are single out in the travelling buses in the roads to Yei, Terekeka and in Western Equatoria roads.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

October 15, 2015 (SSB)  —  It became a surprise for a good leader to talk like under age child, who doesn’t know differences between good and bad words that he/she air out, because her brain instructed to say anything, but nobody mind it because she still very a child, as per Lado Gore I don’t know how I would properly grade him in his speech that he delivered to South Sudanese in diaspora.

You would not be blame in fact ,because you are the loser of 2010 election to Clement Wani which left you traumatize and lost sense of Wisdom ,since you are thirsty for leadership like your boss ,that is why you said what has come out of your mouth, though you are with Riek Machar in the rebel camp and given second position ,your contribution to that movement is helpless to Riek in term of man power ,because you don’t even have body guard from your community.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Riek Machar and his wife, Angelina Jany Teny, in Khartoum with President Omar Bashir

Riek Machar and his wife, Angelina Jany Teny, in Khartoum with President Omar Bashir

October 13, 2015 (SSB)  —  Riek will be known in history of Sudan and South Sudan as man of trouble, our Late Dr. John Garang de Mabior said in his first defection of 1991 that they will be known in history of our struggle as people who have took us back when we were about to achieve our struggle. Riek in 1991 defect from Garang and declared Nasir faction who fought against the current SPLM/SPLA he again today fighting for chairmanship, in 1991 Riek went and mobilize cleaning army called white army (Jiec bior/Mabior) against the current SPLM/SPLA lead by Dr John and since Garang was a Jaang /Jieng he mobilize his white army to clean Jieng Bor out of Upper Nile but not alone Bor but others Dinka in Upper Nile and Bar El Ghazal were affected by his rebellion.

Riek fought in support of Sudan government to defeat SPLM/SPLA lead by Garang but unsuccessful since those who remain in Garang camp know what let them to the bush, Riek later sign 1997 Khartoum agreement and join the government, all armies went with him to Khartoum and in 2002 he leave for SPLM/SPLA the Garang camp that he was deserted in 1991 because of lack of democracy, freedom, human rights violation etc,. The question should be asked; when he return to the mother SPLM/SPLA did Dr John Garang avoid/follow what make him to disagree in the first place to form his own movement? But since Riek his man of no shame he just return without feeling shame of what he did in the first place but return voluntarily to the movement, what motivated him to return is best known by himself.

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Marol Ariech Mawien, Juba, South Sudan

The true size of Africa

The true size of Africa

September 7, 2015 (SSB)  —  The question above is difficult to be answer because many people might talk about Mamur Gaddafi being a dictator who doesn’t want to give leadership to others as many people are dying because of leadership, civilian killed, displace because of leadership in Africa as a curse.

Gaddafi, a man we lost, we Africans we will not get a man like him and Libyans are regretting today why they killed him because Libya today is different after Gaddafi his death, it has been divide up to 300 and above militia fighting each other, then if Gaddafi was killed because of democracy, what led to the fighting again after they have kill him?

Libyan citizens are always drown or sank in crossing sea to Europe looking for safe places the service that were provided to them by Mamur Gaddafi nobody has manage to provide since Gaddafi was killed because of democracy but why the democracy that he was killed was not achieve?

Gaddafi was a visionary leader of Africa not for Libya, Gaddafi like Dr John Garang these two great men, we will not, ever found them, because John Garang was having a vision of making Africa a great continent like other continents. The killing of Gaddafi was triggering by the enemies of Africa continent those who don’t want Africans to be independent like them.

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Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Dinka wrestling matches

Dinka wrestling matches

July 27, 2015 (SSB) —- The law is very clear in term of marriage; it is the opposite sex to married themselves in South Sudan, Kawaja will not have room to impose gay or lesbian marriage in our land South Sudan. But through culture government should have put all that, they stated in the law to functioning, regulation should be there such that the issue of hotels where a girl/women you haven’t marriage go with you in the lodges must be restricted, if a person attempted he/she must to present the evident, that testify she/he is wife or husband to the other sex. (Baled karabu) brothers and sisters we have miss the right direction, which we were supposed to be. The people that were been along respecting South Sudanese have realized now that we are the cheapest people who just could be easily changed; they are no longer respecting us.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

wrestling

July 23, 2015 (SSB) —- I’m with my fellow South Sudanese, we need to maintain our cultures’ dignities, by acting as a people who have known civilization but make sure your culture is the civilization, which you have gain. We need to take away dangerous things in our cultures and keep what is not affecting us. Chinese had still maintain their cultures, they even have Chinese cultural day, England and many western countries kept secrets in their cultures, but they are more advances than us South Sudanese, I don’t know why are we ignoring ourselves, we run away from our cultures, we see them as if they are bad.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Aweil, South Sudan

Dinka wrestling matches

Dinka wrestling matches

July 22, 2015 (SSB)  —-  Today our cultures are abolish in favor of western cultures, we value American, European cultures more than ours, you feel humanity, when you are almost moving naked a boy, a girl or women, you feel humanity if you are practicing something which was not in your culture. There is high rate of prostitution today because of this westernization culture, which you don’t care, a husband go for away matches, while he has wife at home, wife for the same business while her husband is at home, a boy and a girl, exactly why do we devalue our cultures, with the influence from doggy cultures, a culture where human beings act beyond animals thinking, today animals are better than human beings.

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Marol Ariech Mawien, Juba, South Sudan

Dinka wrestling matches

Dinka wrestling matches

July 19, 2015 (SSB) —- According to human right law, everybody has right to culture, that mean you can’t avoid your culture in adoption of other culture which was not yours, the creator is not guilty to created you and pinnacle with your own culture, to govern yourselves through your norms, or rituals. When there was no any system on this world, the system of culture used as way of governing and controlling the bad practice.

Today everybody see his culture as bad culture and he/she adopt other cultures, which do not have system of respect as man as woman, as wife as husband as daughter as son, everybody thinking that his/her existing on this world was through the existing of the new culture that he/she adopted, ignoring the way his/her people were been living thousand years ago up to today.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, South Sudan

South Sudan Rebels: Nuer White Army Fighters

South Sudan Rebels: Nuer White Army Fighters

June 26, 2015 (SSB)  —  There is confusion in what is happening in Western Equatoria State, the fighting broke out in the State’s western county of Mundri as result to it captured by un recognize groups, on Friday of May 22, 2015, a victory which was celebrated by the SPLM.IO who claimed the capturing of the county headquarter where the rebels of Dr Riek Machar release the press statement which was seen in Sudan tribune, the spokesperson in the office of the chairman and commander-in-chief, SPLM/SPLA.IO, do hereby announce the capturing today [Friday] of Mundri town in Western Equatoria state by our gallant forces under the overall command of Major General Elias Lako Jada,” Machar’s spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak said in a statement issued on Friday evening.

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By Marol Ariech Mawien, Juba, South Sudan

unRSS

June 21, 2015 (SSB)  —  It has been circulated in the media that government of the Republic of South Sudan especially H.E president has refuses UNMISS request to allow peacekeepers to bring attack helicopters and UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) equipment’s. President categorically denied the UN request on the basis that U.N. personnel of wanting such weapons and equipment may be an act use of snap caught taking photos, deemed as spies. The refusal of the president to allow demand of peace keepers to bring those equipment’s has been the headlines in the media, and it dominated the house in New York.

What I know, UN is an organization form to govern the world, where all sovereignty states have signed the membership which has all conditions, it surprise me when UN decision is any refusable, it mean they request with condition if you don’t accepted their demand they are going to talk lies against individual or state., because UN to me is an organization which serve the world in the right direction as members states think as well, but now it’s view as they are implementing the needs of supreme states in the other state which is not a right to them.

What is the used of attacking helicopter? Surveillance drone and additional weapons in South Sudan? What are they going to do with such a weapons?, whom are they going to fought with, government or rebels?.

South Sudan as a country has right to purchase such kind of the equipment’s but not UN as an organization to used them in the sovereignty state that mean there are two government in our country South Sudan, UN should respect the system in the country instead of dictating government decision, thinking that they were right at their demand, which will be soon response in New York with government being condemn on his act, doing such is what is called dictatorship how can you force a person to accept your request though it doesn’t favour him/her UN shouldn’t think that they are always at the right truck.

It surprise me when U.N Peacekeeping Chief, Herve Ladsous have however accuses President Kiir for hindering efforts to protect civilians by blocking U.N. attack helicopters and surveillance drones and also for declaring that U.N. personnel caught taking photos will be deemed spies. Kiir has right to not allow any foreigners to brought any dangerous things into the Country, when they are not the authority of the State, the protection of civilians in the country is any deniable but should not be in the extend where they brought in such kind of the equipment. It could be ok when it’s signed by the government and UNMISS under (SOFA).

Where is the trust between UN and government since UN sometime turn against government, in the countries where it has happen, the fresh one was Ivory Coast in Western Africa 2011, president was force and arrest by UN. President Kiir has right to reject their demand which will not be under the government jurisdiction and it is not a crime to reject the request. The mission is allowed to providing protection to the IDPs at the POC sites without doubt but should not proceed to bring anything dangerous which will be a threat to the government, nothing that brought friendship to the neck.

As proverb said that, there was a time where chicken and snake become friends, one day, snake told to the chicken my friend I think we are now the best friends ever in life, so could you allow me to your neck such that you used me as your bead, you be look so beautiful, the chicken said to his friend snake that nothing that related friendship with the neck. It mean chicken did not trust snake, how can government trust UN to bring all the weapons and equipment’s in the country where there is supreme authority.

We all went to the foreign countries, but as a foreigners from other country living in the other country, you are not entitle to take pictures anyhow, without approvable from the authority, so how did UN in South Sudan expected government to just allow taking photos from anything pass near their eyes?. This South Sudan is our country and we are not able to allow non-citizen to do anything they wish to do without rejection from the authority concern, though it is war torn country where a lot of things happening, we as citizens and owners of this nation, have a believe and trust that one very good day, our country South Sudan will be peaceful, stable and developed Nation (insahala).

The current war shouldn’t be used by the people who have hiding agenda to fulfill their expectation in our nation, it cost us a lot and we cannot comfort anybody with it.

The report presented by the UN chief Herve Ladsous to UNSC doing it in order for President Kiir to be seen has somebody who is blocking the peace processes and response with condemnation and also since they have been moving up and down to force sanction to the leaders of South Sudan, they would use such a reports has accuses of sanctions. There is different between purchasing that equipment’s and bringing them to the country and peace processes being block. Protection of civilian is not denying to them that is why their mandate is every year renewable.

Why UN is behaving like African child, here in Africa a child can cry demanding for anything that is not with his/her mother, why does UN think, they are any touchable in their decision or demand. The issue of Toby Lanzer when he was expel by the government, UN was demanding government to reversed their decision, why are they not recognizing any mistake committed by the person that they have assigned for a mission, do they think people working in UN are angels?, or do they think that they shouldn’t be told that they have committed mistakes, it’s really confused which cannot allow anybody to understood their insignia.

Government of the Republic of South Sudan has right to reject any request for more weapons, attack helicopters, surveillance drone and UAVs equipment’s because they have no used. Unless UN has hidden agenda.

John Marol Ariech Mawien is concern South Sudanese living in South Sudan, to be reach at marolnyirou@ymail.com

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