A few women MPs at the National Legislative Council (NLC) have expressed their outrage upon discovery of a semi-secretive financial scheme known as the ‘second wife allowance’ that grants financial benefits to their bigamous and polygamous male colleagues and are calling for the immediate castration of this male-only allowance – Saakam has learned.
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
South Sudan is safe and those fleeing the country are only doing so because neighbouring countries Uganda, Sudan and Ethiopia are actively recruiting refugees as refugees – Taban Deng Gai, the second First Vice President of South Sudan and commander-in-chief of the rebels-in-government (SPLA-IO-IG) told reporters this week.FVP Taban Deng accuses neighbours of recruiting refugees as refugees
Pres. Salva Kiir Mayardit signed and approved the deployment of UNSC-backed Regional Protection Forces (RPF) without reading or discussing even with his own-self the weight of the mandate of the UNSC resolution – Dr. Riek Machar, ’the man who nobody appears to want’ said when asked to comment on the recent row between UNMISS and the government of South Sudan over the deployment of the RPF at the airport in Juba.
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Former SPLA Chief of General Staff Gen. Paul Malong is preconditioning that a regional protection force – preferably from Kenya – be present in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, before he sets foot there.
South Sudan is to auction off a field of tractors in order to buy food as both the economic crisis and famine collide in the countryside, Saakam has learnt.