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South Sudanese in Kenya request President Salva Kiir to put power down
Nairobi Kenya /November 29, 2017
On day 1 of the National dialogue consultation in Nairobi Kenya, have bearly mentioned that South Sudan may be peaceful if president Kiir voluntarily allow other South Sudanese to compete and lead the country.
The National Dialogue consultative session today at Jacaranda hotel in Nairobi Kenya have critically talked of the country’s failure in many aspects.
Several speakers have asked that president Kiir and Riak Machar allow the people of South Sudan to choose different leaders without them in the next elections.
The participants have put it clearly that South Sudan may find it difficult to recover as long as these two persons pursue their desire for power in the Republic of South Sudan.
The problems of South Sudan have been identified as corruption, lack of strong institutions, SPLM a main diatructor, lack of separation of army from politics, politicians lack vision, rape, killing by unknown gunmen, lack of development and other concerns raised.
Participants have critically given views on the government policy of siding with the east rather than the west or else China rather than the United States of America. Some cited that South Sudan was groomed by the US to independence and therefore America deserves an appreciation for her efforts.
Issues of elections were raised and that post elections conflict can be a turmoil starter and therefore fairness in any upcoming elections is paramount though there is a need for peace and repatriation of refugees to South Sudan before any democratic process.
On the other hand the participants have have raised the need for peace as paramount to all other quests in the Republic of South Sudan.
However, the integrity of the National dialogue and how the results of the same will be executed has topped many views on day 1 consultative session.
The sessions of the National dialogue consultation continues in Nairobi on 30th November 2017.