Another day and another new republican order in the saga that is South Sudan. This time Saakam has discovered that it has sealed the fate of the extended house-arrest of Gen. Paul Malong by making it official. And it is being described by the many spouses of the detainee as ‘denying him his human rights [to bear future baby Malongs]’ as the order restricts all conjugal visits unless approved in advance by the Chief of Defence Forces of the SPLA, a holy blessing by the SPLA parish-priest and the latest advice from the SPLA-appointed family-planning expert.
A recent Presidential Decree ordering the ‘return-by-choice’ or face ‘deportation’ of non-Equatorian cattle from Jubek State is said to have been erroneously re-issued and re-broadcasted, and the Presidency has come out to publicly correct that mess.
It has emerged that the United Nations Security Council this week has unanimously approved a resolution to create and rapidly deploy a 1,000-strong elite unit, of which Sudan has agreed to contribute 80%, whose sole purpose will be to protect the other regional forces sent there to protect civilians.
The United Nation’s Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has come out and publicly claimed full responsibility for the almost psychopathic behaviour of the President of South Sudan, Pres. Salva Kiir, who – in interviews, public speeches and closed-door diplomatic meetings- continues to adamantly exempt himself of the responsibility of the woes that has befallen the young nation and its people.
South Sudan donors, popularly known by several aliases such as ‘Friends of South Sudan’, Troika (USA, UK and Norway), together with other countries like China, Japan and even Ireland and Somalia have teamed up and are about to finalise a drafted radical plan that aims to revitalise not only the so-called peace process but also catapult the new nation into a futuristic dreamland where war, famine and disease could become ancient history.
Following on from dramas earlier this week the second First Vice President Gen. Taban Deng Gai continues his role in heading the 72 United National General Assembly (UNGA) on behalf of South Sudan. He leads an entourage of over 30 persons, including Foreign Minister Deng Alor and Presidential Advisor Nhial Deng Nhial