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South Sudanese in Kampala celebrate return of peace

By: Martin Manyiel Wugol

Hundreds of South Sudanese living in Kampala on Sunday converged at South Sudanese Embassy to celebrate the return of peace in South Sudan.

Panda Machol, a representative of SPLM women League said the government was committed to peace and urged the citizens to be responsible when using social media.

She said the usage of bad language must now change to better that demonstrates respect to the leaders, “no more negative public rhetoric because we must give peace a chance.”

In his address to the public, SPLM Uganda chapter chairperson Anthony Angelo Kumbonyeki said they intended to visit refugee camps in West Nile Uganda to disseminate messages of peace and unity among people of South Sudanese.

He appealed to people of South Sudan to forgive one another and reconcile for the sake of the country every one of us has effectively contributed in developing the country.

The South Sudanese ambassador to Uganda Simon Duku Michael who was also the Chief Guest of the event reassured South Sudanese of full implementation of the peace agreement.

“South Sudanese citizens should now have right to celebrate peace by holding their breasts very confidently because peace has finally come and shall be here to stay forever,” he said.

Michael said SPLM led government was for peace adding that there was nothing better than peace at the movement.

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