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Why the SPLM should be dismantle?

By Peter Gai Manyuon

November 25, 2015 (SSNA) -- Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) is a party that was formed in 1983 where Dr. John Garang became the head of the party after eliminating senior comrades within the movement [in] those days. 

Moreover, when the death of Dr. John Garang came accidently in July 2005, President Kiir took the leadership of the party and eventually, the mission and vision of the party became looting of resources, manipulating rule of law, killing professional Journalists in the Country on daily basis, abusing human rights, lack of democratization processes in the country, killing of civilians, harassing, intimidating, raping, torturing, cannibalism, carrying out mass killing and genocide in the Juba city and eliminating any one who objects dictatorial Leadership existence in South Sudan. Killing civilians on 16th, 17th and 18th of December 2013 in Juba was because of belonging to a certain ethnicity. Those are genuine points to dismantle the party for good in South Sudan for civilian’s safety unless those who have psychological disorder might disputes the reality.

The question might come, is it the SPLM which is the curse or President Kiir is the curse? The answer is both the SPLM and President Kiir Kuethpiny are the curse to the nation. Why God created Kiir Mayardit in South Sudan? Why God took away the lives of good people during the liberation struggle and leave this current President in Juba?

More interestingly, audiences/masses might ask for the definition of the SPLM as the Party in South Sudan. According to my own observation, SPLM can be defined in various ways but first it can be refer as the party that was formed by killers, hooligans, thieves and triblaists leaders in 1983 and is continuing killing the civilians on basis of ethnicity and political affiliation in South Sudan and the leadership structures is control by one ethnicity that call itself rulers of the Nation.

In other word, it can be defined as the “Red bag” that contains rotten thieves, tribalists that always work on what each and individual get and put aside the interest of civilians in the Country.

It could as well be defined as the “black house” where you could get prostitutes, thieves, tribalists, illiterates, Literates, cowboys and village boys  combined together in order to loot the resources of the country using  the slogan of “ the SPLM oyeee, SPLM akuma bi tana” and divisive language characterized by primitiveness, hooliganism , sectarianism and nepotism.

In fact, its formation in 1983 was basically to fight for the rights and aspirations of South Sudanese from North Sudan, which was eventually changed after the Independence of South Sudan in 2011 to looting and dictatorship tendencies in the Country up to this particular period of time, where there is a council of elders that always determine the future of the Country. What a disgrace and shame

Subsequently, after the departure of Dr. John Garang in 2005, the current dictator President Salva Kiir Mayardit was endorsed by the group of SPLM Oyees to lead the people of South Sudan up to this particular period of time where South Sudanese divided themselves based on ethnicities and communities across the country. Newsite meeting of 2005 that proposed Kiir to be the leader in South Sudan is what has lead to the massacre of the civilians in Juba 2013. Anyone who endorsed this illiterate incumbent President in Juba has fully contributed to the killings of the civil population as well.

Hence, since the inception of the Independence of the Republic of South Sudan in 2011 up to date, SPLM has been known as the party that is being  lead by hooligans and professional thieves that aims of looting the resources of the South Sudanese that could be use instead for developing infrastructures, hospitals and schools that citizens should benefits from.

The SPLM is known as the party that always killed innocent civilians on basis of ethnicity. How can such a useless party exist in South Sudan?  Most of the civilians were killed in December 2013 in Juba due to the crisis that emerged within the party that had no connection with civilians in the Country. If SPLM is the party of Ethnicity not for a Country, than this is the right time to dismantle it for good in order for civilians to stay peacefully across the Country. The safety of civilians across the country should be the major concern rather than stomach gains and riches.

Most of the SPLM leaders are tribalists, corrupts, illiterates that is why most of them don’t value human lives and suffering across the Country. Tribalism is being practiced by the leaders within the SPLM as the ruling party. Most of the civilians were killed on the basis of ethnicities and madness that is among the South Sudanese who claimed to be politicians while their upstairs is empty educationally and they lack maturity in thinking as well.  What they always focus at is what one get in order to achieve his/her interest. What a myopic thinking? SPLM is the Curse in South Sudan! Any one supporting the existence of this party is hopeless who only care for his/her stomach not people safety. A country is called “Country” when there are people living in it but if all people are killed on daily basis due to the party politics than, is good to say enough is enough.

SPLM leadership has failed the Country and therefore should be dismantle immediately. If the death of the party is announce I could voluntarily be a chief guest to preside over its burial when given the mandate by all South Sudanese as an Independent Journalist for the Nation. This party is the problematic to everybody and is now turn to a tribal party that is mandated to castrates boys, rape girls and women and carryout genocide across the Country specifically in the Southern Unity State of Leer, Koch, Mayendit. The current killing that is going on in Southern Unity State is motivated by the leaders who called themselves SPLM leaders. People assume that all the civilians in Southern Unity State should be kills in order to reduce votes of Dr. Machar in 2018 coming elections. That is absolutely a childish thinking.

Moreover, Corruption within the SPLM members is something known internationally, regionally and locally. Most of the top fifteen (15) members who are part of the disappearance of 4.5 million dollars are SPLM Leaders. How can a party that always aim of training thieves, killers is allow again ruling the Country for 30 months? Does it mean that; South Sudan has no capable leaders who could be given opportunity apart from this [autocratic] current government functioning with the use of money to kills others?

However, a thief is defined as a person who steals, especially secretly or without open force; one guilty of theft or larceny. The party known as the SPLM is a centre for professional thieves and useless human beings on earth therefore the party deserve to be dismantle for good in order for the South Sudanese people to be safe from sexual harassment, rape, torture, killings and cannibalism that had happened in Juba on 16th, 17th, and 18th of December 2013 respectively.

Anyone who support, SPLM party to exist in South Sudan is a curse to the country and therefore I call upon the living God of the universe and South Sudan should deal with such person properly.

Anyone who is celebrating the unification of the SPLM members is primitive who don’t projects the suffering of South Sudanese in time to come.

The Author is an Independent Journalist and Columnist who has written extensively on Human Rights and Democratization. He could be contacted: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Lost Boys of Sudan are victims of Salva Kiir’s submission to Khartoum trained conmen: It’s time to rethink and strategizes for way forward

By J. Nguen

November 19, 2015 (SSNA) -- The “Lost Boys of Sudan” were young boys and girls who were forced to leave their homes in the late 1980s in Sudan’s bloody Sudan civil war. Some of these boys were forced conscript in disguise of taking them to school in Ethiopia by the Sudan Liberation Movement and Army (SPLM/A). Political correctness made the last point obsolete.

Many of the Lost Boys never came out clearly articulating that they were forced conscript by SPLM/A against their will and that of their parents. They only presented forceful displacement by Khartoum regimes. History must be fair and authentic. The two reasons about the Lost Boys exodus eastward from Sudan mentioned not to compromise facts.

The Lost Boys trekked eastward for months barefoot and without food and water and with only few adults to guide them through at night using stars. In Ethiopia, they only found themselves in encampments, and at time forced to build SPLM/A’s commanders makeshift houses.

This was sarcastic at best, as the boys’ search for save haven it turned out harsh treatments from those who supposed to protect them. Some had guts to say this guerrilla and forcing these boys to hard labor was a permissible tactic preparing them for hard conditions ahead.

They were twenty six thousands (26, 000) Lost Boys in Punyido refugee camp alone. They had no parents of their own. From the beginning, they were treated and considered soldiers yet untrained. For example, at dawn, they would be forced awoke by one single blow of a whistle. They had to sweep and another subsequent whistle marked military-like parade. One must run. Any delay means refusal of obey orders and means few slashes.

Failure to attend parade was considered a severe violation of normal routines and would prompted punishments. Sicknesses were translated as defiance of orders by undisciplined child who ought to be discipline with 50 lashes or more (they used to say; “wad dieu camsin soot” in Arabic). Sometime fines range from going to bush in the morning to cut grass for duration of one week. It was a harsh start in the perspective of a village boys like me and many others.

Immediately, the Lost Boys were named “Jesh El-mere” (meant the red army resemblance the Russia’s red army). Afterward we learned they were also red Army in both Itang and Dima refugee camps respectively. We had no recollection of their figures. But we were told they were in their thousands too. Regardless, wherever they are, the Lost Boys owed each other everything, life included. There are pretty unique group.

Today, majority of the Lost Boys are in their late 30s and early 40s and no longer children. Ironically, some greys still called the children. At time Khartuomers called the Lost Boys as unruly Dr. John Garang’s children. The unruly part is false but the Lost Boys openly accepts strong association with John Garang in life and death.

Dr. John Garang was our leader and led SPLM/A for 22 years during struggle. He was a father figure until his passing in the helicopter crash in 2005. The flip side and political rhetoric, some projected that John Garang has indoctrinated the lost Boys to certain thinking perspectives and political outlook, which in part, I agreed.

As a matter of fact, Dr. John Garang was a very sensible man and was logically making sense politically.  He has workable programs through his New Sudan vision. His New Sudan Vision meant to liberate Sudan from what he called “minority elites in Khartoum”.

Undeniably, Dr. John Garang was a hard core unionist.  He died believing that Sudan is and will continue to be one nation, which needed only a regime change, not a separation. He wholeheartedly believed that Sudan belongs to black Africans; while Arabs Sudanese are our new guests to Sudan and ought not to be given a piece of land of their own because they never owned one.

I must say, Dr. John Garang meant a lot to the Lost Boys. He valued and promised them a futuristic nation of whom they will be its leaders. He stated this time and time again, without any hesitations. In Ethiopia, he visited us three times in Punyido Refugee Camp, where in our encampments. However, I am explicitly aware of only two of his visits. In those visits, I recall, we sung revolutionary songs demonizing Khartoum regimes and South Sudanese alike, particularly those who were siding with them.

We praised people’s movement leaders. Sadly, after John Garang died, those South Sudanese who dined with Khartoum hijacked our hard won independence, South Sudan. They are what I called Khartoum trained conmen. These are conmen with plans to destabilise South Sudan under comrade Salva Kiir Mayardit.

For example, these Khartoum trained conmen have been very successful destabilising South Sudan by manipulating comrade Salva Kiir Mayardit. Through appeasement, unknowingly Salva Kiir submitted to them. A move which created condition of us verse the rest them, and at time tribal constellations.

The first casualty of the Khartoum trained conmen takeover of South Sudan is “John Garang’s Boys. All of them are now quarantined and labeled enemies of the Sate after missing hang by the neck. In our view, if SPLM die today, they so-called “Garang Boys” share some blames because they allowed themselves outsmart by Khartoum conmen and some were busy looting national funds.

The second casualty of the Khartoum trained conmen is the Lost Boys. The Lost Boys are not valued and promised. Their Garang’s promise to them is denied, vanished in thin air or buried 6 feet down. The Government of South Sudan under Salva Kiir does not recognize the Lost Boys’ contributions, and at time labeled them as enemy of the State when they speak truth about the country state of affairs. This loss of respect, coupled with gradual loss of autonomy is equal to total disenchantment of the Lost Boys.  

The third casualty of Khartoum trained conmen takeover of South Sudan is the destruction of social fabric between tribes in South Sudan. The Khartoum trained conmen preached revenge of 1991 when SPLM/A split and where innocent civilians died in the mixes.

This dogma led to “Juba Nuer Massacre” on December 15th, 2015. Then, there was retaliatory reactions following the killing. This created mistrust and widened the gap between comrades who fought in the bush side by side. This feed to tribal constellation, which is another well placed strategy by the Khartoum trained conmen. For instant, when we wear our tribal hats, it is only the Khartoum trained conmen who find comfort in our midst.  Therefore, ideals of a nation are thrown overboard, and tribes take considerable precedent.

John Garang used to say, “Khartoum is too deformed to be reform,” so the question is, South Sudan under Khartoum trained conmen too deformed to be reform? Honestly speaking, I have no answer at this time. However, this is why Lost Boys need to rethink and strategize to save the nation from free fall.

Bush life was unpleasant and the Khartoum trained conmen did not experience it. The Lost Boys have struggled in the bush and eventually some excelled educationally with flying colours. I should say, they are the most educated and disenchanted cohort in the nation compare to no other generation in South Sudan. As a matter of fact, some of whom are still in foreign lands making history day by day.

At home (South Sudan), in many fronts, the Lost Boys are the victims of Khartoum trained conmen’s strategy of divide and rule. They have been denied access and continue to be obstructs to participate in the government because Khartoum trained conmen controlled every inch of Salva Kiir’s administration.

The Lost Boys are considered misguided outsiders, and yet, it’s painfully true that there are the liberators. Without their contribution, South Sudan could not have been a nation sooner.

The following are undeniable realities:

First, many of the Lost Boys of Sudan fought in the struggles. They were the food soldiers of the SPLM/A. Second, the Lost Boys mobilized the international community in support of South Sudan and its people and thus led to independence in 2011. To be precise, before the Lost Boys resettled to United States of America, Canada and Australia, the case of civil war in Sudan was silence at the international stage.

When the Lost Boys arrived in these countries, they made the Sudan’s civil war case a priority and their voices were heard. Suddenly, there was a global outcry in support of Sudan civil war victims.

Where do we go from here? Reorganization is the basis solution. It’s time for the Lost Boys Sudan to rethink and strategizes wherever they are. The Lost Boys have a rich past of historical significance. It would be foolish to remain sidetracking. We have learned the hard way in the bush and thus sharpened our nation’s ideals regardless of our tribal enclaves.

This is a friendly message. It’s a brotherly note reminding brothers where we sidetrack. We fought in the bush together as brothers and we also advocated for our people cause at the international forums together with one objective, therefore, it’s time to rethink and come together once again.

The Lost Boys must stop wishful thinking and witch-hunting. We have not delegated our rightful duties yet. We have uncompleted delegated tasks- we must finish them before we call it a day.

Finally is our tribal enclave which the Khartoum conmen preach, rest assured comrades, there will be no nation called Republic of Dinka or Nuer of South Sudan. This is utterly an outdated thinking if it remotely exists. Above all, there will never be an eradication of one ethnic group by the other through barrel of guns. For instant, the Dinka will never exterminate Nuer in South Sudan and vise visa.

Note that those who preach these courses of actions have the intention of destabilising South Sudan with which you and I fought for.

J. Nguen is a South Sudanese concerned citizen living in Canada. He can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The day the wolves in the SPLM dies will be the day South Sudan will be in peace

By: Cde. Sirir Gabriel Yiei Rut

October 24, 2015 (SSNA) -- I was moved and inspired by an article published by Nyamilepedia on 22, October. The Author was one of the finest writer and also my childhood friend. Its title “The Day SPLM Dies is the ‘Day our Country will be Peaceful”.

Well, Millions of south Sudanese knows how bitterly the SPLM/A fought and struggle for our freedom, prosperity and identity. While many too knows how extravagances the SPLM became after achieving the credit for self-determination. They really worked had to destroyed and distorted the hard work they has suffered for.

Without beating through the bushes, the fundamental problem situation we face in South Sudan’s SPLM ruling party is the lack of the moral authority and political will of the President to profoundly change a system that has worked so well to achieve his singular objective of being a President for life, and to be able to bestow patronage on those whose support he must endear to stay in power. Everything about South Sudan; its institutions, its policies, its values, it management practices and its dialogue have been manipulated or engineered to achieve just that. Small wonder, that these habits are now deeply engrained.

In this context, the freedom that was gained as a result of escaping from under Slavery rule from Brother Hassan al Bashir has again been lost to “South Sudan Beny dits”. This seems to have been achieved as unintended consequences rather than by design.

President Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit was once a true freedom fighter and liberator! But look what we have now!

We have an inherent limited potential built within our national psyche that continues to arrest our development into a modern State. The logical and apparent solutions to our problems as a nation remain unspoken about, they remain sacrosanct, hidden and yet obvious. Whenever a specific dynamics becomes “undiscussable” this collusion of undiscussable enables that dynamic to quietly seep into the fabric of society. These undiscussables can also be described as “learning disabilities”. Out political parties naturally promote these “learning disabilities” as their leaders seek to hold on to power and purge dissenters.

Leadership development as moral renewal and transformation is the only way out, but I continue to wonder whether we understand what renewal is. It is the metamorphosis of our society both at personal and institutional level. It is not the cosmetic change of titles, names or positions that we will no doubt see in our public institutions and political parties, but the complete and irreversible transformation from a caterpillar to a butterfly at a moral and ethical level.

Effective sustainable change requires looking with new eyes at complexity as well as developing and using new assumptions. Rapid disruptive change is now a permanent feature of the leadership landscape and is not an irregular event to be discussed and resolved at one day conferences. We now need leaders who embrace change and not fight.

In my opinion, there is absolutely no way we can even begin to talk about economic recovery as long as we have this culture of non-accountability, non-delivery, entitlement and toxic patronage. Borrowing more money to pour into a system that is not working is sheer madness. Unless we have a drastic change of direction soon, our country is likely to remain highly indebted and we shall be slaves for ages to some.

I am sure that when a competent, ambitious, strong and God fearing nationals from SPLM take over this government in 2018, we shall be shocked at the extent of the graft which has permeated every sector of our economy. The only way we can stop the rot is by creating a totally new system in South Sudan –a new paradigm of leadership and institutional accountability. I am afraid, however, that this is not going to happen in the short term as long as SPLM’s deadly Wolves are still alive and remains in charge of government.

I have heard horrendous stories of how directors in our State enterprises are milking the system where some have as much as five children whose fees are being paid for by the company while they change luxury cars (V8) like it’s nobody’s business. All this while they are not adding any value at all and are laying off workers. This act from the beast of SPLM has to stop.

You see (Dhuor Reath) the problem is with our political system and leadership which has truly lost the plot. That is why there is so much resistance to any political change because this would not only expose the graft within this government, but would also wrest control of the gravy train from this regime. To move from a predatory state to a developmental and federal state in South Sudan is always going to be difficult.

The sad reality is that this graft does not only exist at State level, but even within the private sector where we have CEOs who have been doing the same job for 11 years and continue to have ridiculous perks even when their companies are not doing well.

We need to reinvent our country and also create a totally new culture of work ethic.

I want to suggest that we focus on the key success factors which I think will unleash our rebirth as a nation.

These include the obvious need for continuous leadership renewal and accountability both in the public and private sector; the rule of law and the protection of private property to allow us to get long-term equity investors into South Sudan; and institutional renewal to get rid of the rot and toxic patronage systems called SPLM. We must see focus on the work ethic and delivery.

Also critical is the promotion of economic freedom and inclusivity so that we can all live up to our full potential. Rapid agriculture revival and industrialization is essential in order to reposition our economy in Eastern Africa while we need to promote human capital preservation and development so that we may fully utilize and employ our human resource assets which remain our competitive advantage.

In addition to the above, the effective and efficient management of our natural resources in order to maximize and spread the benefits is crucial for us to achieve equity. Added to this must be rapid infrastructure rehabilitation and development to improve the quality of life of South Sudanese and attract investors. Above all, we need to see sincere citizen empowerment, food security and poverty alleviation.

If we do not do the above, we shall continue to operate under the bondage of a SPLM looting machine which knows no bounds and our country will never unchain itself from this predatory cabal. The deadly party called SPLM.

Decay, poverty and chaos along with their accoutrements — high criminality, rife prostitution and open racketeering — are there as the clear signs and symptoms of SPLM for all to see.

For sure the wolves in SPLM Party are the one destroying, devastating, tarnishing and smearing bad image on the face of SPLM AS A PARTY and not SPLM as party causing the country to bleed so severely.

The author can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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