The new alliance of opposition forces has filed a strong worded complaint with IGAD – the regional body trying to mediate a peaceful settlement in the world’s newest nation – accusing the government in Juba of another ceasefire violation after a series of seemingly non-violation associated but highly damaging attacks launched by Juba against interests directly and indirectly related to the members of their group.
Following the shutdown of the telecom firm Vivacell, Ateny Wek Ateny – the Press Secretary in the Office of the President- is said to have ‘hijacked for some minutes’ a talk show of the UN-sponsored Radio Miraya to read and repeat a long list of new MTN mobile telephones numbers (private and official) of himself, senior government officials, institutions and some JCE members.
Authorities in Juba, South Sudan have imposed a ban, effective immediately, on the national anthem of the world’s newest nation, making the singing of it an offence which will be punishable under the country’s treason laws.
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.
A group of extremely talented South Sudanese musicians have said they have had enough of this senseless war and worsening living conditions, and have resolved to act in unified protest by writing only annoying songs and producing crappy music to draw attention to the situation of the world’s newest nation.