Tuesday , September 19 2017
Home / In The Magazine / THIS WEEK: We can’t afford Independence Day celebrations, Kiir

THIS WEEK: We can’t afford Independence Day celebrations, Kiir

Salva Kiir

THIS WEEK: We can’t afford Independence Day celebrations, Kiir

July 09 is a memorable day for south Sudanese for it’s when Africa’s youngest nation marks its independence and therefore calls for celebration. But, this year nationals were treated to a statement by the president that the country couldn’t organize a ceremony because they had experienced a financial meltdown.

President Salva Kiir wrote that the government had to make this painful decision of cancelling the celebrations because they didn’t feel it was appropriate to spend whatever little funds they have to celebrate when the people are hugely affected by the economic crisis. The six year old country has spent most of its life in civil war which has worsened the economic situation as many have abandoned their businesses and investors abandoned the country.

****

One comment

  1. Ateng Wek Ateng

    South Sudan (Kirr) Spend All The Tax Paid By The Citizens To Buy With The Wepons (guns) To Kill The Nuer Community And Other Tribes. Let Me Tell You The Readers That If Kirr Did Not Step Dwon Or Accept To Renegotiate The Peace Agreement Of 2015 Then South Sudan War Will Keep Continuing After Every Year. Yowero Museveni Kaguta The President Of Uganda Should Be Deleted From Any Negotiation Between Kirr And Dr. Riek Macher. Museveni Angkole Is Supporting Kirr Regime That Is What Other Tribes Should From South Sudan And We Will Delete Them One By One Weather It From Uganda Or South Sudan.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *