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October 6, 2019 (ARUSHA) - The East African Community (EAC) has instituted investigations on why South Sudan should not be suspended from the regional bloc.

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South Sudan’s minister for Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs, Paul (The Niles photo) Mayom Akec

The EAC Council of ministers has directed the secretariat in Arusha to justify why the community should not impose sanctions on the young nation for failing to meet its financial obligations.

The directive reportedly comes at a time when the EAC is facing a financial crisis resulting from some partner state’s failure to pay dues.

Meanwhile, South Sudan’s minister for Trade, Industry and East African Community Affairs, Paul Mayom has requested the regional bloc to give more time to remit its dues instead of suspending it.

He said although South Sudan has been having financial problems, the young nation is working hard to meet its financial obligations.

“The government of South Sudan has always put plans in place to meet its EAC obligations but all these need time to deliver. We have problems with funding though the matter is now with the Ministry of Finance. Therefore, other EAC members and the Assembly should be patient with us,” Mayom told the East African last week.

He added, “It would not be prudent to say that since you Juba has not paid; we will sanction or suspend you…What I know is that we are going to meet our commitments and continue to discharge our responsibilities as a member state that is devoted to pursuing the

Article 146 of the EAC treaty says that the summit may suspend a member state from taking part in the activities of the community if it fails to observe and fulfill the fundamental principles and objectives of the treaty, including failure to meet financial commitments within a period of 18 months.

Each EAC member state is required to pay $8 million annually.

South Sudan, which joined the bloc on September 5, 2016, has not remitted most of its dues, thus accruing a debt of at least $27 million.

(ST)

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  • 7 October 09:09, by Malakal county Simon

    What a shame!! We all know for fact that South Sudan is richer than most of current East African Countries but instead, they want to spend those millions Pounds on weapons and proudly killing their own citizens for being vocal about current incompetent government........

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    • 7 October 09:26, by Pakuai

      Malakal county Simon,
      Watch your language loser. Malakal is an Apagang Dinka/Jieng country and nothing to do with you Nuer losers. Next time, you have very careful with your ’Ngundeng Buong magicians/superstitions’. ’Our Nuer ke Nyantoc’ would go to countries like Kenya, the US, the UK or other countries and would go and brag about anything’ when they are no ones>>>>

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      • 7 October 09:36, by Pakuai

        Our Gambella region is even these days called our ’Nuers ke nyantoc country’ by our enemies. ’Our Anyuaks are the ones who own our Gambella region’. Same with ’Akoba, Pachalla, Gillo, Dimma, Panyudo, Gambella, Jebel Bongo and other countries in our Gambella region’. ’Our Nuers ke nyantoc only own our "Itang, Tharpalm and Bilpalm’, nothing else losers".>>>>

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        • 7 October 11:27, by Malakal county Simon

          Slave/pakuai

          You’re not Anyuak if you’re that jealous about Akobo and Gambella being dominated by Nuer and willing to fight for your losers Anyuak, come and them land.. Case closed......... If this senseless war erupt again, you will lose you own Town Bor for this time for good leave alone talking nonsense blah, blah Akobo or Gambella!

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          • 7 October 11:35, by Malakal county Simon

            Correction,

            You’re not Anyuak if you’re that jealous about Akobo and Gambella being dominated by Nuer and willing to fight for your losers Anyuak, simply come and get it.... If this senseless war erupt again, you will lose your own Town called Bor this time for good leave alone talking nonsense blah blah blah about Akobo and Gambella!!

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            • 7 October 11:40, by Malakal county Simon

              Please please, take my previous advice to you that you should seriously focus on your medical attention or smoke your weed, quietly..

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              • 7 October 16:25, by Pakuai

                Malakal county Simon,
                Be very careful loser. We have killed most of your losers ’from the Caribbeans’ who smoke a lot of *heroin* in here in Bor, Balliets, Malakal and ’our Nuer ke nyantoc’ so-called *Unity state*. Mr. Malakal county Simon, careful chap. Where is your Riek Machar now? Malakal is ’an Apadang Dinka/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan Sudan country little trash’>>>

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          • 9 October 08:47, by Msudi

            Dear Readers,
            don’t waste your time with pakuai, he lives in Australia.
            Msudi is back and Aluta Continua

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    • 7 October 18:02, by Anthony

      Nuer county simon

      No ur wrong SS is not richer than the other EAC countries. SS was too quick in joining the EAC. It Should’ve joined later.

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      • 7 October 18:19, by The Rhino

        Pakuei,

        You fucking Dinka bangi bastard!What else do you have on plate other than HATRED and RACISM?Don’t spoil your little history knowledge with your fucking repetitive garbage!Check yourself, will you!Jonglei junk!

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      • 8 October 11:51, by Kenyang ll

        Anthony,
        It’s stunning! It’s like entire regime is brain-dead like their President. They would rush to join Islamic Org, ECOWAS, any organization they heard about. Building infrastructure, army, consolidating peace while maintaining peace and mutual contracts with each foreign country should have been forthcoming, not joining. Otherwise, why run away from union with Sudan?

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  • 7 October 09:17, by Eastern

    Kiir is a very bad leader indeed: he does not pay both the internal debts (salaries) and external debts (to ALL the bodies South Sudan is a member of). You can’t eat your cake and have it. Now the world must know this: Kiir is servicing loans from undeclared loan sharks and paying gun runners in the black market...!

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    • 7 October 17:34, by The Rhino

      Eastern,Jubaone,

      Pan Africanism is one thing,national interest of a soverign country like South Sudan or any other country on this planet is another.Shit,fucking Dinka bastards are throwing everything into one basket.They think those African countries/brothers would somehow pity and salvage their corrupt situation in South Sudan by just turning blind eyes on compelling national obligations and...

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      • 7 October 17:43, by The Rhino

        Eastern,Jubaone,

        ..responsibilities they/jienges have gotten into or naively signed for,..fuck!This fucking Dinka idiot called Kiir and his damned followers are indeed hopeless creatures of no value.Why would they expect exoneration from the EAC by ducking their obligations?Dinka regime in Juba must pay that money!End of story!The Tanzanian led voice must keep the pressure high and teach those...

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        • 7 October 17:48, by The Rhino

          Eastern,Jubaone,

          ..savages in Juba to comply by the rules!Why did fucking jienge fools sign to join the EAC in the first place if they cound’nt guarantee to pay the fees?Did they even understand what they’ve signed for?Fuck!

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  • 7 October 09:19, by Eastern

    Paul Mayom Akech, an otherwise clean man from Lakes state, has been made manage the difficult task of face-saving in Arusha...!

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    • 7 October 15:32, by jubaone

      Eastern
      SS was the darling as oyol was flowing like the River Nile and all these East Africans flocked to us. Bandits, thugs, prostitutes, opportunists etc. Foolishly, the jienges thought joining EAC was a free ride and free nyamnyam. With plummeting oyol prices, ravaging war, runaway corruption SS can’t anymore pay for its obligations.Shit 💩

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      • 7 October 16:32, by Pakuai

        jubaone,
        Why would any country be taken as a ’darling by other countries?’ Some losers here in East Africa community (EAC), have have ’a huge population’ like *Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi and Tanzania*, and even our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and our Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) have a huge populations, but where do these vermin think>>>

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        • 7 October 16:39, by Pakuai

          their huge populations would get their ’free lifestyles’ over other people and their countries----South Sudan from? Good luck fellows, that is not going happen under the sun fools. Mr. jubaone, ask Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, Riek Machar, Thomas Cirillo, Paul Kagame, Raila Odinga, Ban Ki Moon and other bunch of globalists to help you come to South Sudan if they can>>>

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          • 7 October 16:50, by Pakuai

            But we have informed you Mr. jubaone piece of trash, *call Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger to help you
            fool if you damn can*. Mr. jubaone, didn’t l tell you a number of times that l am one of the boys who help bombed your cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan out of your ’Yei in 1997’, and that there was not even a single ’Equatorian’ in my ’battalion then?’. It was all the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs>>>

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            • 7 October 16:58, by Pakuai

              of the Sudan boys. Mr. Abel Alier nephew was even killed in Yei. I am the one of the boys who help bombed our cloned so-called arabs out of Kapoeta in 2002. I was injured very badly in ’New Kopoeta area’, and there ’was not any single cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan reached who reached ’Torit’. The Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan don’t like ’bullshits’>>>

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              • 7 October 17:05, by Pakuai

                We are the ’Ancient Egyptians’. We want a war. ’Lockichogio, Aleb triangle’, Kakuma, Lake Turkana and other areas in Kenya, we are going to take them back. Gambella region and bomb our enemies to near extinction, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>>

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                • 7 October 17:15, by Pakuai

                  Mr. Eastern and jubaone,
                  Mr. Paul Mayom Akec, is way way well ahead of you cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. He fought the ’best war’ and the ’young boys and girls have taken over’. Mr. Paul Mayom Akec can retire and sleep soundly that his boys/girls are have taken over. East African community (EAC) is where South Sudan belongs, but there are some creeps in *Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania,>>>

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                  • 7 October 17:25, by Pakuai

                    Kenya, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Bantuses in South Africa, our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their Gulf Arab states’ financiers and some of their creeps in between. Fellows. *Islam is not a religion, never had and will never ever will* We want a war, the mighty *US, France and Djibouti armies * would be bombed into ’red sea’ and *Yemen and Saudi Arabia*,>>>

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                    • 7 October 17:33, by Pakuai

                      and pee, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. There are ’oil in Saudi Arabia’ these days. The evils juus (so-called israelis), the devil infested island of England, their mighty US and some of their creeps in between think, they can "drill our oil from Upper Nile to their Saudi Arabia refineries" and get away with with it?!!! Mr. Eastern and jubaone, be very very careful>>>>

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                      • 7 October 17:58, by Anthony

                        "We are the ’Ancient Egyptians’. We want a war. ’Lockichogio, Aleb triangle’, Kakuma, Lake Turkana and other areas in Kenya, we are going to take them back."

                        go back to your homeland egypt. see how they treat charcoal black sudanese and harvest there organs. Maybe attack them instead of fellow black africans.

                        Kakuma,llemni triangle,lake turkana belongs to the Turkana who are Kenyans.

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                • 7 October 17:52, by Anthony

                  Pakuai
                  Haha If your ancient egyptians then how come you’re in south sudan and not egypt? Go back to egypt. Idk how a south eudanese can think there an egyptian, the vast majority of south Sudanese walked naked and never made any advanced civilizations like egypt.

                  Haha a dinka egyptian🤣

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                  • 7 October 18:54, by Pakuai

                    Mr. Anthony,
                    I can can see that you are a piece ’trash who has never smelt’ the ’stench of gun powder in his life’. But a loser who thinks know anything. Be very careful loser next time. Who do you thinks built our ’pyramids?’ Egyptians? My arse, and who are the Egyptians by the way, us,---the Dinkas/muonyjiengs of the Sudan loser?>>>>

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                    • 7 October 19:02, by Pakuai

                      Dinkas are not called ’Dinkas loser’, they are called ’Muounjiengs’ did you you ’name you sorry arse to be called Anthony?’ Not really someone has to name ’you are called ’A or Z’. Loser, we are the ’Ancient Egyptians’. Move your rubbish away from our country and over our people, we are going to bomb you to near ’extinction’ reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>>

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                      • 7 October 19:09, by Pakuai

                        We have ’big BOMBS here in South Sudan’ than Kenya, Abesh, (so-called ethiopia), Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, mighty US and their devil infested island of England. Mr. Anthony, be very very careful piece of trash. No one wants you ’piece trashes’ again in South Sudan>>>

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                        • 7 October 19:18, by Pakuai

                          Probably you may one of those ’Agar Dinkas/Jiengs’ who always ’double deal’ with enemy. But when it comes to fights, they are bloody nosed like babies. Mr. Anthony, go to school. Where are ’our Nuers ke nyantoc?’. We have killed Mr. Riek Machar in 2016 in Juba if you losers don’t listen. Your Mr. Riek Machar didn’t go to democratic republic of Congo (DRC) or North Sudan, South Africa,>>>>

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                          • 7 October 19:25, by Pakuai

                            Abesh (so-called ethiopia) or El Khartoum. Mr. Anthony, Mr. Salva Kiir is a loser, he let our country and our people be bullied by some ’low lives’ here in our ’IGAD and the AU’ which can just round up and killed the the evils and get away with it. We never ever ever live ’side by side’ with Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Bantuses in Kenya, our arch enemy, the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>

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                            • 7 October 19:32, by Pakuai

                              their financiers, the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Rwandan Bantuses, Tanzanian Bantuses, South African Bantuses, Nigerian Bantuses and some of other Bantuses l failed to mention loser. What ’innovations’ the Bantuses brought to this world apart from ’Dinkas/muonyjiengs of the Sudan Mr. Anthony piece of trash?’>>>>

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                              • 7 October 19:45, by Pakuai

                                probably to ’circumcised our women or boys’. Malual Giernyang and Twic Mayardit ’circumcised’ their boys, but they don’t, circumcised their Dinka/muonyjieng girls. Malual Giernyang and Twic Mayardit live to next ’West African losers’ who worship Arabs and evil juus (so-called israelis). Mr. Anthony, grow up chap. We are the ’Ancient Egyptians’ loser. We are here.>>>>

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                                • 7 October 20:39, by The Rhino

                                  Pakuei/ai,

                                  Powers/people around the world must acknowledge this solemn truth,..that those Pyramids we bewilder today in Egypt were never built by the present Egyptians,nor the then occupiers the Romans,Turks,Middle Eastern slave traders/Arabs,Anglo-Egyptians nor the so called Dinka people,NO!Those 4000 BC.(years before Christ) sealed monuments,are the truest fingerprints of our mysterious........

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                                  • 7 October 20:51, by The Rhino

                                    Pakuai,

                                    ..chosen 12 Biblical tribes on this planet.Jews are definitely one of ours but they are not the real Hebrews.The real Hebrews are squeezed down the Nile,and they are neither the Dinka nor the Nuer!This is according to words of the LORD!I bet The Vatican could bear witness to this claim.The Holy Bible also says,"know the truth, and the truth will set you free"!

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                      • 7 October 20:26, by Anthony

                        Pakuai
                        Muonjiang/jienge/dinka blah blah its all the same thing irrelevant. You’re a retard if u think "Anthony" is my real name. Juwt a random one i thought in my head fool. Ur like thqt mundari retard(rhino) who asked the same thing.

                        Hahaha oh no! He’s going to bomb me!😂😂

                        Man you’re very funny. Keep entertaining and embarrassing yourself you crazy bastard.

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                        • 7 October 20:39, by Anthony

                          Egyptian Pharoah pakuai
                          Mr. Ancient egyptian Please go back to ancient egypt. What’re you doing in SS? Go back and build pyramids in cairo🤣.

                          Haha no way The "Mouonjang" or any other tribe in South sudan could have built the pyramids. They didnt even build them in South sudan fool(except small ones made out of mud and cow poo). The Dinka don’t even have a kingdom and king. Fool.

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                    • 7 October 20:40, by Anthony

                      Ancient Egyptian pakuai

                      Thanks for making me laugh at least. Carry on with your rants Mr. Ancient Egyptian.

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                      • 7 October 22:23, by Pakuai

                        I am the one who will help bomb ’Eastern Jerusalem’ and give it to ’Palestinian people’----fools we have informed you thoroughly. ’Islam is not a religion’, however, the countries that they pay for you losers lifestyles in ’our Gambella region, Kakuama, Northern Uganda, Juba, here in Bor, Guol Yar atong, Bentiu, Wau Acholdit and others, were the evils play games with our people in the name>>>>

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