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The Warring South Sudanese Social Media Users Should Stop Their Cocks' Fight and Give Peace a chance

By Deng Kiir Akok

It's almost three years now since the war broke out in Juba on December 15, 2013 between the soldiers loyal to Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the republic of South Sudan and his former Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny.

The war started in Juba and moved to States. And to the saddest, it moved to social media that are operated in and outside the country. Most of these social media fighters are having their bases abroad. How the war is being successfully fought on social media? They fight in this useless way;

Nuer in Diaspora: " You Dinka in Juba, we have finished your Mathiang Anyoor, now we are on our way for Juba so we could crush you with your president."

Dinka in diaspora: " Why did you run away in 2013 and on July, 2016 with your rebels leader, Dr. Riek Machar? You come and you will get us here in Juba, you will face us."

Have you seen that? All these Nuer and Dinka in Diaspora are the one fighting this so-called social media war…

Handbag grabbing: An Open Letter to Women Shoppers of Juba's Markets

By Deng Kiir Akok

Dear women shoppers of Juba City's markets, allow me to convey this message to you to express my personal disappointment with the rampage grabbing of your handbags by criminals out there in the streets or markets.

This happens whenever you go on shopping in Suk (market) Weiwei, Suk Militia, Suk Sita, Suk Konyokonyo, Suk Jebel, Suk Libya, Suk Custom and Suk Juba. Hence, this letter is in response to your daily basis unacceptable suffering from the hands of robbers. I am happy to have spared this little time to write to you on how you would cope with the phenomenon.

I know it well that these robbers are not only targeting your handbags but also targeting men's bags. But since your vulnerability is by far worse than that of men, so these two things can't be compared.

Such activities of grabbing handbags in public didn't exist in then Sudanese and now South Sudanese culture. I put blames for foreign criminals to have imported this culture into our society…

Mabior Garang: A Mama's Boy Politician Of South Sudan

By Deng Kiir Akok

Foremost, I will give thousand of thanks to his father, the freedom fighter, liberator, founder of Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and a great hero, Dr. John Garang de Mabior. He was a man whose his wise thinking gave us this nation called today, South Sudan. We will not forget him in our lives time.

Let's get back to this boy called Mabior Garang, the former Water Resources and Irrigation. He had never been heard in public until August, 2012 when he came out publicly for the first time and criticized the entire leadership in the country under his father's successor, President Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit. In his first-ever interview with McClatchy in Kenya, he blamed the President of turning his back to Dr. John Garang's family of which he (Mabior Garang) belongs.

One year later after December 15, 2013 crisis, his mother, Nyandeng Chol Atem fled to Nairobi saying she was not feeling safe in Juba. She then talked to Media later in Kenya, …

Juba Town Could Be Hideout For Cholera

By Deng Kiir Akok

Opposite Greater Pioneer Operating Company (GPOC) building in Juba town is an incomplete five floors tower rarely called Amara-Pagan and falls south of Al-atiek Mosque. In front of it, are three Toptank containers turned into storing wastes or leftovers from restaurants operating in this Amara. These tanks are put on a bare ground and arranged in line. The building is divided into parts where the first and second floors are for tea and shisha makers. Third and fourth floors fall under restaurants.

Shortly after government and opposition forces fought in early July this year while approaching South Sudan Independence Day celebrations. The government had said earlier that it was not ready to celebrate the 5th Independence Day Anniversary this year but instead will observe the day due to economic hardship present in the country.

As some of the things happen in nature and not according  human plans, there was a suspected cholera outbreak of Juba and some parts of the cou…