Nimule, 14 January 2019: The implementation of Khartoum peace agreement signed by the South Sudanese warring parties is in doubt, with enthusiasms among supporters both internationally and nationally growing cold, government spokesperson Michael Makuei cast more doubts when he spoke of lack of funds for the formation of the transitional government of National Unity.[TGoNU], this which appears to be the excuse they needed as observed by SSLN. The burning question to be asked is how where they able to indebt the country and borrow from everywhere for the war prosecutions the last 5 years and counting but not for peace? A matter of convenience it seems.
Makui said the implementation phase requires $50 million, he acknowledges Juba doesn't get the needed 50Million US Dollar, and he further says, donor nations such as the US, UK, Canada, Norway have shown no sign to contribute for the implementation of the Peace agreement.
In unrelated utterances, the belligerent information minister states, there is no room for the White Army to be integrated into the formations of the white army while leaving untouched the tribal militia of Kiir composed entire of the Dinka, the Presidential Tiger battalion.
Meanwhile, an official from the Dutch Embassy in Juba, says donor countries are interesting to see justice done to the victims of South Sudan's war, the government needs to accept and implement the recommendation of African Union to establish Hybrid Court to try the perpetrators.
" We want to see justice first for the victims of the war, we want to see the perpetrators be tried in an independent and competent court, this cannot happen anywhere else rather than in the recommended Hybrid High Court by AU.," she said.
" We want impartial, independent and competent Judges to preside over the trial of the perpetrators who have committed war crimes, violence against women in this country," she said.
In other development, as reported here yesterday, the proposed military security meeting between government and armed opposition forces in Eastern Equatoria state in the Madi Corrido which was supposed to take place today the 14 January in undiscovered location did not happen.
This reporter has learned that the commissioner of Pageri, Brigadier Emilio Igga, governor of Torit state, Alberio Oromo, and President Kiir are all opposed and are against the meeting which was organized and facilitated by UNMISS.
The Trio according to reliable sources within the South Sudan army forces, the trio refused to recognize the existence of armed opposition in the Pageri County. This reporter has learned it was with the advice of Emilio Igga to Governor Alberio Oromo, instead advocates forceful clearance of the opposition forces in the region.
In unconfirmed report, our regional reporter Simon Kur has reported, there is recruitment of militia group going on in Aweil, Warrap state, the mission of this recruitment is to be deployed in Pageri during dry season starting in March 2019 March in dry season to clear the land Kiir wants to claim for his tribe the Dinka.