24 Apr 2019

 

Wrestling For Peace Between Jonglei And Terekake Postponed

"Inter-states wrestling for peace tournament was scheduled for 25th
January, 2019 in Jonglei State at Bor Freedom Square."


By Jo Ngong Akau

Bor, 23 January 2019 (Gurtong) the authorities in Jonglei State have
announced that inter-states wrestling for peace tournament between
Terekake and Jonglei has been cancelled.

Jonglei State minister for Youth, Culture, Sport and Heritage Dut
Abraham Bol says the wrestling for peace tournament was postponed due
to internal issues in Terekeka state that has not be resolved by the
state government.

He urges the wrestlers and the communities of Mundari and Bor Dinka to
be patient and wait until final resolution from Terekake State.

The civil affairs division under the United Nations Mission in South
Sudan (UNMISS), who organized and supported the inter-states wrestling
for peace confirmed that the wrestling will not be held till further
notice.

The inter-states wrestling for peace aim at ironing-out cultural
grievances among the Bor Dinka and Mundari communities.

Inter-states wrestling for peace tournament was scheduled for 25th
January, 2019 in Jonglei State at Bor Freedom Square.

 

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