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Latest: South Sudan President Lost Control Of SPLA, More Fighting Resumes!

A smoke emerged at Jebel area as fighting drags on(Photo: Nyamilepedia)
A smoke emerged at Jebel area as fighting drags on(Photo: Nyamilepedia)

July 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit has lost control of the national army, SPLA, according to the military reports.

In addition to sporadic fighting at Jebel, another fighting began near the Juba International Airport and at the army headquarters, Bilpham. No SPLA-IO forces initially occupied this area, however, some alleged that it could be a new defection.

Reports emerging from the SPLA headquarters, Bilpham, echoed that the army on Kiir’s side has divided into two more factions, one loyal to president Salva Kiir and another loyal to different general believed to be the Chief of Staff of SPLA(Juba), Gen. Paul Malong Awan.

It is feared that the new faction is fighting to establish a new leadership, different from that of Kiir and Machar, a report that is yet to be independently verified.

Others believe that the new defection are disgruntled soldiers who now joined the SPLA in opposition to topple Salva Kiir’s leadership.

The Chief of army, Paul Malong, recently returned from Kampala on a private mission.

His appearance on the presidency meeting on Friday was blamed on social media as the triger to the fighting at the presidential house where Machar, Kiir and Wani Igga were holding a press conference.

Contrary to presient Kiir’s recent briefings, the two leaders, Mr. Kiir and Machar, agreed to contain their forces to prevent further escalation, however, Kiir’s forces attacked Marach’s headquarters at Jebel, a sign that the groups are fighting at Jebel and JIA could be loyal to someone else.

The attacks on Jebel were repulsed several times but SPLA-IO did not pursue the SPLA (Juba) over the “no-man” buffer zone between the two forces.

Within the last one hour, sporadic fighting have continued at Jebel as the SPLA-Juba forces persist on fighting on.

Smoke has since emerged at the Jebel site. No one knows what exactly is burning.

 

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33 comments

Pangoto July 10, 2016 at 1:47 am

This is what happens when you have a nation of illiterate fools with guns

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thor July 10, 2016 at 4:53 pm

Salva leadership failed to take our country forward. We need to act now otherwise he will finish our Young generation.

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Beek July 10, 2016 at 1:54 am

Where Machar is going to go then,he should turn themslef in or run to one of UNMISS protection camp.

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Beek July 10, 2016 at 3:54 am

Heavy fighting break out because Money Taps has been shut or turned down by alienation and let them sort it out or let chew their GUNS since they are warmongers.

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Sting July 10, 2016 at 3:57 am

At least you have come to a conclusion of what jallaba foretold

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yor jok July 10, 2016 at 4:23 am

who is that confusing situation again.we want to know his name the new rebellion and were he hail from.

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mha July 10, 2016 at 4:56 am

Another separate Armies will have no position rather then Joining the Mighty IO. and Dr. Riek is going no where this time. no turning back…….

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Vasco July 10, 2016 at 5:05 am

Sons of men has infact met at wrong time as civilians are finish

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mha July 10, 2016 at 5:09 am

Separate armies will have no position rather then joining the Mighty IO. and First Vice Dr. Riek Machar tengy dhurgon is going no where.

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Karab July 10, 2016 at 5:57 am

Fuck the stupid president & his thugs.

Where are equatorians? use the oppertunity to declare your freedom where you will be equal with every one. Join the SPLM IO.

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JOK July 10, 2016 at 7:50 am

Spla in opposition is South sudanese (IS) because the two organisations have one thing in common that is killing the civilian.

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Onzima suleiman July 10, 2016 at 6:37 am

There is need for international organisations should act immediately to shave the lives there.This war does not only affect s sudanese the whole world.

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Hon. Cllr. Felix Reuben Egessa July 10, 2016 at 7:18 am

The two leaders must stop what is going on in S Sudan. They are not greater than Dr. John Mabior Garang. They should respect him! In grave. He did not bring leadership to make S Sudan a playing field.

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JOK July 10, 2016 at 7:38 am

It was rebel forces who started this needless war by killing 5 government soldiers at a checkpoint on Wednesday and on Thursday the same rebel group attacked an area around presidential palance where the leaders were having a meeting regarding the killing of the 5 soldiers and other security issues.

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SB July 10, 2016 at 10:00 am

Guys, What can we do to stop this?

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Joseph July 10, 2016 at 11:00 am

we need to put God the first priority cos with this we are doomed

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Tooo July 10, 2016 at 11:14 am

We need peace nothing else

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We are one July 10, 2016 at 11:19 am

Since the two sides(spla-10 n rebels)cant control themselves then they should move out of the city and get a battle field for themselves and leave civilians out of this

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yar dut July 10, 2016 at 11:52 am

Queen …… am telling you guy’s Paul malong must know the war this times he went to Uganda to acquire more arsnals

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yar dut July 10, 2016 at 11:56 am

let Paul malong fast the big of his evil heart against south Sudan

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Beek July 10, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Our Catholicism pope on earth should tell us about that White smoke.

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Junubi July 10, 2016 at 1:32 pm

The problem in South Sudan is first security, and the South Sudan people need the right leader by voting, other ways it ll be the worst .

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robert anyim lac July 10, 2016 at 4:51 pm

let south Sudan be colonised by the white they are not yet ready for independence

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Hillary Benjamin July 10, 2016 at 8:46 pm

God only can help S. Sudan

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john July 10, 2016 at 9:08 pm

What our priest said is very true, we don’t have leaders in stead we have monkies and devils , sorry for saying this but, it is the facts…

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GatNor July 10, 2016 at 9:40 pm

Mr incompetent Slava Kiir had never been in control to begin with. Had it not been for C-In-C of UPDForces, Mr. Kaguta M7 encouraging this tyranny to reign, Kiir and his groups of thugs would be history.

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bogere simon July 10, 2016 at 10:05 pm

people let them fight because they are stupid and illetrate with bad heart and guns they are doomed from the begining so nothing can help them apart from death

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Ada Hellen Storrs July 10, 2016 at 10:24 pm

This is the fruit of having senseless careless leaders with illiterate armies.first open a military college change ur hearts create peace in ur hearts then u can calm this situation.

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DINGIT NA TUGGö July 11, 2016 at 1:04 am

Beek the dog is crying it is too early, wait and see how we establish FEDERAL RULE

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young moon July 11, 2016 at 1:13 am

The Government and SPLA-10 should come together to a common understanding to stop war and pave away to civilians to live peaceful in the country

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achuakadit July 11, 2016 at 6:37 am

we don’t need propaganda yajama otherwise we are hunting for peace.

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Trever July 11, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Probably it is M7 fueling the war in Southern Sudan. I don’t trust this man

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Nhial Chan Majiok Zieng July 16, 2016 at 2:32 am

M7 should wait 4 Albashir to come and swallow him instead 4 them to fight M7 will only be swallow like water kiir is nothing i canot talk of him

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