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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Unaware of an outstanding eviction notice due to months of unpaid rent, South Sudanese students in Zimbabwe have been camping and occupying – in protest – the embassy there for over a month demanding payment of their tuition fees, their allowance and, for some civil serving students – their salaries back home.
Somali state owned satellite television has released footage showing rebel leader Riek Machar and his wife Rebecca Teny receiving a micro-red-carpet reception at the airport in Mogadishu after the duo and their bodyguards were reportedly denied entry into Sudan and Ethiopia.
In an unprecedented move that is bound to have massive ramifications in weeks and months to come in the political climate, the South Sudan National Youth Union (SSNYU) has urged the United States President-Elect Donald J Trump to declare South Sudan as the 51st State of the United States.