I felt like crying . . . Not again! There are gun shots going around in Juba! Former soldiers of the SPLA are on the streets demanding to paid their salaries. Sudantribune was quick to report it here.
It is sad how things can go. Of all the people in the movement, SPLM seems to have forgotten their foot soldiers. After getting into government and squandering money, those very soldiers who fought gallantly for change have been thrown to the back.
It is a sad situation for a country does not honour its veterans. These soldiers must be the first to be paid and not cheated of their dues. Who is going to defend the country and fight for the government if the soldiers refuse? How can you expect them to keep peace when they are hungry, knowing tha a hungry man is an angry man.
Salva Kir should listen to voice of reason. His arm length approach to events is going to cause the people of South Sudan dearly, again. He should show strong leadership, rid the country of corruption and restore confidence of the people in his government. Otherwise, the future of South Sudna is hanging in a balance.