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20210121 SSOMA Press Release in Response to False Information by Dr. Barnaba Marial

The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) notes with deep concern the false statements made by Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Spokesman of the Government of South Sudan’s delegation to the Rome Peace Process, published on Radio Tamazuj website on January 21, 2021 regarding SSOMA, NAS and the discussions on CTSAMVM in the Rome Peace Process.

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20210119 NAS Latest Press Release on Maban Violence

The leadership of the National Salvation Front (NAS) on Tuesday (19 January 2021) condemned the violence against unarmed civilians in Maban County, Upper Nile State urging all armed groups involved to cease targetting civilians and to allow humanitarian access to the areas affected.

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20210114 NAS Humanitarian Committee Reconstituted

Reference to order N0. 05106112.2017 of the formation of National Salvation Front (NAS) National Committee for Humanitarian Affairs, I, Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka, Chairman and Commander-in-Chief of the National Salvation Front, do hereby reconstitute the committee to comprise of the following members:

1. Dr. Wani Lolik - Chairperson
2. Mr. Adil Mallo Oke - Deputy Chairperson
3. Mr. Emmanuel Dele - Secretary
4. Mr. Robert Luga - Member
5. Mr. Caiaphas Philip - Member
6. Mrs. Fawzia Mohammed Said - Member
7. Mr. Oreste Todo Kenyi - Member

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20210107 NAS Latest Press Release on Impending Dry Season Offensive

The Leadership of National Salvation Front (NAS) informs its members, supporters, the people of South Sudan and members of International Community about the on-going military preparations of the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) to launch the dry season offensive on NAS military bases.

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20201230 NAS Dilomatic Mission to Canada

According to order 69/30/12.2020 issued on December 30, 2020 and entitled 'Appointment of members of NAS Diplomatic Mission to Canada', Dr. John Rubena Wani was named Head of the Mission; Mrs. Jennifer Subek, Deputy Head of the Mission; and Mr. Angelo Rino Kiri Secretary.

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20201228 NAS Latest Press Release On Attacks in Loka West

On 21 and 22 December 2020, a force of Kiir's SSPDF under Loka West detachment raped 3 women, maimed 7 others, burned several huts, looted properties, and forced members of a church to drink alcohol...

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20201224 NAS Christmas and New Year's Message

"My Christmas and New Year's message to you this year is that of Courage and Resolve.

The dignity and rights of our people have been undermined by the regime. The regime and elites in Juba have looted the resources of the country while the people of South Sudan continue to languish in abject poverty with no basic services such as clean water, health services, food and education for their children. The time for you, the people of South Sudan to say enough is enough, is now. 'You need to take your destiny into your own hands. The time has come for you to be courageous and resolute to reclaim your rights of freedom and restore your dignity. NAS has heard the voices of the people who, despite the threats to their lives, have openly and frankly told the regime that it has failed the people of South Sudan and therefore it must go. I urge all of you to be courageous and continue to use all forums including
those set by the regime to voice your opinions and demand your rights. No amount of threats, intimidation, and violence will ever defeat the courage and resolve of the people."

Gen. Thomas Cirillo, NAS Chairman and C-in-C

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20201218 NAS Diplomatic Mission to UK

On December 18 2020, Order Number 59/18/12.2020 appointed Mr. Federico Awi Vuni Head of Mission to the United Kingdom (UK); Mr. David L. D. Loro, Deputy Head of Mission; and Mrs. Rita Polino Logali Secretary.

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20201208 NAS Latest Press Release On Brig Gen Kennedy Ongie joining NAS

Statement on Brig Gen Kennedy Ongie Odong, former Section 9 commander of Tafeng Division of the SPLA-IO in Eastern Equatoria State,  who on Saturday, December 5, 2020, joined NAS together with some of his colleagues and several forces under his command.

The press release also calls on all forces in the country who find themselves dissatisfied with Kiir's dictatorial regime and Machar's defunct SPLM-IO to join hands with the popular revolutionary NAS in its struggle 'to restore the people's lost dignity, justice, equality, and freedom'.

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20201208 NAS Diplomatic Mission to Finland and Iceland

Order Number 57/08/12.2020 issued on December 08, 2020, appointed Mr. Yoanes Nyago K. Akol Head of Mission to Finland and Iceland (FINIC); Mr. Malish Festo Badi, Deputy Head of Mission; Mr. Fada Lako M. Kenyi, Secretary; and Mr. Peter Kenyata Lasuba, member.