December 4, 2015 (JUBA) - A new South Sudanese rebel faction predominantly member of the Latuka
ethnic group which locally identifies itself as Otuho in Eastern Equatoria state has unveiled objectives for taking up arms against the government of president Salva Kiir, saying the government has lost historical vision for the people.
The respondents are from a variety of tribes including Zandi, Baria, Shilluk, Nuer, Baria Moro, Fajelo Latuka
, Morlai, and thus they are from different regions in South Sudan.
3 134 Arabe Dinka Zande Beja (Bedawi) Nuer Bari Latuka
Ingles Tanzania 43.
Now they are the Sudanese People's Liberation Army, and instead of being Madi, Bari, Acholi or Latuka, are primarily from the Dinka and Nuer tribes.
commanders, Martin Kenyi and "Commander Africa" (sic) of the Bari and Latuka tribes, now loosely allied with the Nuer forces of Dr.
The Dinka, partly driven out of their homeland by the Arabs and later by the Nuer, moved down into the border region, home to smaller tribes like the Latuka, Acholi, Bari and Madi, where the Anyanya civil war had its genesis in the middle 1950s.
There are tribes like madi, Acholi, Latuka
, Taposa, Didinga just to name a few," said the official.
This research aimed to study the nutritional status of elderly women in Southern Sudan in both Bari and Latuka tribes (55 years and above).
The objective of the study was to assess the nutritional status of the elderly women in both Bari and Latuka tribes and to identify the health risk factors.
The samples selected were three hundred (300) elderly women, whereby one hundred and fifty (150) were elderly Bari women and one hundred and fifty (150) were latuka elderly women.
Okot Johnson Charles, an intellectual from the area who participated as poll officer, in Torit town, capital of Eastern Equatoria State, said ex-governor Brigadier General Ojetuk who contests independently leads SPLM official nominee, Louise Lobong in polling stations predominately Latuka
areas including Torit town but little in other areas including SPLA barracks.
However our hatred to the policies of the north which we all know that we are doing for a right reason, is not enough because our destiny requests of us, and most importantly at this particular time in our struggle, that we treat each other as south Sudanese and not as Latukas
, Dinkas, Nuers Azandes C*.