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SPLM-in Opposition in the United States to Conduct Election in April

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Re: The SPLM/A-Resistance Movement set to conduct Election: Office of National Secretariat-[25 April 2015], Minneapolis, MN



Date: 28 January 2015

To: All SPLM/A-U.S.A Chapters’ Leaders
From: SPLM/A-USA Election Commission

Dear Comrades,

January 28, 2015 (SSNA) -- The Leadership of the SPLM-A-(USA) led by Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhourgon voted to approve party elections in 2015, and passed on the baton to the Election Commission to take democracy to the finish line. This Leadership is a joint effort from various states chapters’ chairpersons across America; leaders passionate to practice the right we are denied by the Juba regime.

The election commission welcomes the voting result, and will commence with its duties to organize and conduct free and fair elections. Moreover, the committee applauds and praises the leadership’s sustained commitment to democratic ideals, in time of peril. Therefore, the 2015 SPLM/A(USA) Election Committee is pleased to publically announce: The 2015 SPLM/A-(USA) Election for the Office of the National Secretariat will take place on this day [25 April 2015] in Minneapolis, MN [11:00 am Central Time].

The election committee hereby extends an official invitation to: All states chapters’ chairpersons and the leadership of SPLM/A-USA, SPLM/A Youth League and SPLM/A Women’s League to join us in Minneapolis, MN in support of democracy. The invitation also extends to the South Sudanese communities at large; the committee urges all supporters of this resistance movement to attend–all are welcome. There will be interactive activities for all to enjoy.

Last but not least, this goes without saying; The SPLM/A is a national party. Therefore, the committee encourages and welcomes all qualified persons, who condemn the dictatorial regime in Juba to review the election guidelines, and submit their curriculum vitas to the election commission. For datelines and principles that will govern this election, please refer to the election guidelines for more details.


Cde. Matthew Dobuol Ruon
Chairperson, Election Commission -SPLM/A-USA
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The Greater Bor Community of the United States to Hold Leadership Summit in March

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January 28, 2015 (SSNA) -- This is a release to inform all leaderships of Greater Bor Community-USA that there is going to be a leadership summit on 3/28/2015 in Dallas, Texas.

All leaderships from counties, payams, bomas, states, churches, nonprofit organizations and elders and other specially invited persons are asked to attend this extra-ordinary meeting.

This meeting has been way overdue and we are so grateful to the entire higher leaderships of Greater Bor Community-USA, i.e. counties, GB Board and executive for making this happen.

The main theme of the meeting is to evaluate the state of our union as a community and a way forward from its many difficulties.

We are looking forward to seeing you all. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

WHAT: Greater Bor Community Leadership Summit.
WHY: In order to evaluate the state of our union as a community and a way forward from its many difficulties
WHO: All GBC executive, Board, Elders, State, Spiritual, County, Payam, Boma, the leaders of Midwest and East Coast wrestling organizations, those running nonprofit organizations and other invited individuals
WHEN: March 28th, 0800 – 5:00 PM
WHERE: Dallas city, Texas, USA

The GBC national leadership is thankful to the great people of Dallas for doing this once again.

PREPARED AND SIGNED BY: Executive Leadership

SPLM-in Opposition Establishes Youth League in the United States


United States, January 25, 2015 (SSNA) -- Blessed by the Chairman of Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM-IO) Dr. Riek Machar Teny, By the Chairman of the SPLMYL Puot Kang Chol, by the SPLM National Coordinator, Banak Mading Kueth, and by SPLM state chairpersons, we are proud to announce the formation of Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement Youth League (SPLMYL) in United States of America.

The SPLM Youth League is a mass Youth formation of the SPLM; it is committed to the creation of the united, non- ethnic, non-sexist, democratic, federal and a prosperous South Sudan. The Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement Youth League (SPLMYL) was founded in 1985 by Cde. Dr. Riek Machar Teny under the leadership of Cde. Dr.John Garang de Mabior as an organization of the Youth committed to the ideals of democracy, freedom, justice, equality, peace and prosperity.

The MISSION of the SPLMYL is to support the SPLM in establishing a federal state in South Sudan and promote federalism as the only viable system of governance for South Sudan. To actively participate in the struggle to create a federal State and a society inspired by Peace, Freedom, Equality, Justice, Unity, Prosperity and Progress. The SPLMYL will ensure democracy under the rule of law and good governance, to safeguard fundamental human, economic, social, cultural and religious rights and freedoms for the benefit of the Young people.

The VISION of the SPLMYL, born of the liberation struggle and ideology, is to actively participate in the struggle to create a federal, non-ethnic, non-sexist, non-religious, democratic and prosperous South Sudan. As Young South Sudanese we have chosen the path to collective and individual sacrifice against any form of dictatorship, injustice, marginalization and corruption as it was done by our fathers and mothers against the oppressive regimes.


SPLMYL will be leads by the following National Officers, regional coordinators and state chapters:-              




Acting Chairperson

Thiol Kier Kuany

Secretary General

David Mai Tang

Secretary for Political Affairs and Mobilization

Butrous Sila Lasha

Secretary for Administration and Organization


Deputy Secretary for Administration and Organization

Francis Sila Tonshi

Secretary for External Relation

Luak Deng Chuol

Secretary for Labor and Justice

Michael Gatwec Joak

Secretary for Information and Communication

Tut Luot Koway

Deputy for Information and Communication

Khot Hoth Duop

Secretary for Peace and Reconciliation

Albino Matai

Secretary for Training and Research

James Garkoi Dong

Secretary for Finance and Resources Mobilization

Toang Gatkouth Buom

Secretary for Social Welfare and Service-


Secretary for Culture, Education and Student Affairs

John Chuol Ruon










East Coast Regional Coordinator

Peter Buomkouth David

West Coast Regional Coordinator

Nyabang Diew Tut

Midwest Regional Coordinator

Rebecca Nyakier Thor

Southern Regional Coordinator

Gabriel Ruach Gatluak

Southern Region Finance Officer

Michael Madit Chap

 The States leadership Structures will be announce at a later date

 Secretary General- David Mai Tang
SPLM Youth League- USA

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