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General Malual Ayom, order http://davescheapbikes.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-comments-endpoint.php the commander of the SPLA Jonglei division that is known by its state capital Bor, viagra dosage http://cgt06.fr/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-render-endpoint.php on Tuesday paraded the animals in front of the UPDF trucks that were exiting the world`s youngest nation after a 21 month peacekeeping mission.
According to the South Sudan`s biggest tribe Dinka culture, white cows are great a great honor and are only handed out during rare occasions. President Museveni is the second prominent person and the first foreigner in history to get them from the ethnic group.
The white cows are normally for paying dowry to the parents of the bride in the cultural norms of the Dinka and there have been only two exceptions.
The first exception was when President Gaafar Muhammad an-Nimeiry who reigned from 1969 to 1985, declared Jonglei as a province in the old united Sudan.
The traditional leaders convened and gave Nimeiry a number of white in appreciation of his decision to grant the area a provincial status.
The second batch of white cows is coming to Uganda, is in appreciation for the deployment of UPDF in South Sudan in late 2013 when the country was engulfed in a bloody internal conflict.
The Ugandan army is credited by observers for preventing a possible genocide since the war had precariously taken ethnic inclination.
Gen. Ayom also told reporters at the UPDF farewell function that white cows are very important items in their culture and Museveni was found worthy to get them.
“The white cows in the great culture of Dinka are not something small. We only give them out for special occasions. UPDF saved us here and this is pretty worthwhile,” Gen. Malual Ayom said.
The UPDF, which entered South Sudan on 19th December 2013 for urgent evacuation of foreign nationals and taking charge of sensitive installations, started withdrawing from the country this week.
Their withdrawal follows the Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed in August by the government of Salva Kiir and the rebels of Dr. Machar.
According to the agreement, all foreign forces are supposed to exit the country. UPDF`s presence in South Sudan was guaranteed by a bilateral agreement known as Status of Forces Agreement signed between the government of Kampala and Juba.
The peace agreement mediated by the region automatically superseded the bilateral agreement hence the withdrawal.
Proline Fc’s most on-form striker Idris Lubega scored his fourth and fifth goals of the season sailing the former topflight giants to a 2-1 win over big league debutants Wakiso United at Nakivubo stadium.
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Proline 2-1 Wakiso- Nakivubo stadium