19 Jan 2019
"Furthermore, the painful political betrayal of the people of the state is the handing over of the sovereignty of the country to the Ugandan government through the security arrangements."
"The proposed deployment of Ugandan (UPDM) and Sudanese forces (SAF) in the South Sudan territory in key security sensitive locations and in training of the national armed and organised forces, compromises national sovereignty; this mandate should be specified and authorised by the UN SC..."
"Dinka culture does not practice and encourage auction of Dinka Girls as claimed by some feminists, media outlets and activists: A case of Nyalong Ngong Deng from Awerial County of Eastern Lakes State."
"A cab driver whose greying hair disappears in a blue baseball cap grins at me as if he has more than 32 set of teeth. He is trying to win me with a fake smile as if made in China."
" I want to pray that South Sudanese understand that as long as there are unique or exclusive views that keep away the possibility of political, economic, social and cultural equality, it will be hard to achieve true peace."
"I strongly feel the weight of the argument that what South Sudan needs is peace in our hearts, not positions for all! The most important ingredient for peace to reign is GOOD WILL!"
"Jungle Chronicles, gives the reader, especially the younger reader,....a round historical trip, engaging the reader to reflect on the past, present, and future." <br />
"Those days when you use to be able to win with the “vigana defence” are over...so don’t piss on me and tell me it is raining!"<br />
"As long as there are constituencies with villages linked by footpaths, represented by absentee MPs with expensive cars – representation will remain theoretical..! In my upset mind, a good start is to require all MPs to have their official residence within their constituencies – orthey are..."
"We dance to his tunes as if Abyei, Panthou and other areas in between have finally felt the breeze of peace blowing from the North".<br />
"In sum, we are not supporting regime change, but rather we support system change to disincentivize the grand corruption and mass looting of the state."<br /><br />
Denying existence of abductees who have been spotted in one of your ghost houses is another dreadful omen that you are not telling me the truth for me to trust you...celebrations and cocky hugs will not build trust to deliver peace to our people."<br />
"Loneliness imposes writing or reading on me. To others it imposes robbery on them or other forms of subversion...Football stadiums have been radicalised by the female gender. Football is no longer a male domain or the preserve of people with balls."
"They decided to empower the local population to stand united as unique Negroid African entity... Unfortunately, London-Cairo-Khartoum geopolitics betrayed the expectations of Southern Sudanese for self-rule. London preferred appeasing the traditional elites in Khartoum to strike a blow on Cairo."
"...there’s a program underway to push out leaders that don’t fit nicely into the democratic narrative, and to make way for a more malleable new generation of leaders that will accommodate, without pushback, the outside designs for the region."
"Obviously, she made us carry our own ‘cross for the crucifixion.’ We were real fools! Young and dumb, spoiled and illiterate? What a terrible combination!"
"The peace deal signed today in Addis Ababa between the government of South Sudan and armed opposition groups has significant flaws, including failing to address the looting by leaders of state resources and revenues."
"No party should be allowed to roam around without any written document (reference) such as an internal Constitution and expects to share power in the transitional government."
"It is, in fact, contradictory for Gen. Cirillo (NAS) to call for immediate implementation of Federalism during the transitional period through the ongoing Talks when in the first place he wanted “crafting and adopting, through a wide consultative process,a modern, democratic, ..."
"Some people in Juba have no idea who Albino was. The man was a wealthy contractor. In his youth he made adventures in the gold frontiers of Mobutu’s Zaire, before CNN discovered the Congo River."
"Mr. Peter’s approach represents what South Sudan most needs—a culture of challenging authorities/others using ideas, not violence...These rights are so fundamental to our existence as individuals and without them, we are simply slaves of a system we created."
"The real world is not black and white only; there are many other colours and their shades besides. And they matter, too....no tin god can wake up one cloudy morning and declare shutting down the programme"
"By releasing Peter he will also restore confidence in the present peace talks and agreements being undertaken in Khartoum".
"...this haunting memory calls for rethinking the peace process for the parties to negotiate in good faith and sign an agreement that will bring a lasting peace to this great country of millions martyrs."
"But after painting Juba red last week, the once-pregnant osofia bag of dollars has become lighter, the contents having been released into the market."
"Fr Saturnino Lohure, told parliament that there was no force in the world that would prevent the people of Southern Sudan to liberate themselves from the oppression of the Northern ruling class, if they- the Southern Sudanese- decided to do so."
"The regional effort to return peace to South Sudan suffer setbacks due to a web of conflicting interests."
This is a petition developed by CASS which is intended to get the support of South Sudanese everywhere. We particularly want to get ethnic group leaders, academics and other leaders to sign on; but individuals may as well. Please distribute to your lists. We need responses by July 23rd. Thank you.
"The man suffered from oral diarrhoea. When he opened his mouth hate speech escaped unedited. Walls fell. Bridges collapsed. Anarchy".
“Sorry, sister. I don’t know about Japan. Everything here is made in China, including ice cream and the artificial hair on your head. Even your round face looks like made in China.”