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2014/06 In Aweil South County (NBGS) people are imprisoned for farming within the county capital, Malek-alel. The Commissioner says rules were agreed about this, but the Paramount Chief says the chiefs were not consulted. Snippet: In Aweil South County (NBGS) people are imprisoned for farming within ....
2014/05/30 Unity State’s caretaker governor changes all his state ministers and three county commissioners. Snippet: Unity State’s caretaker governor changes all his state ministers and....
2014/03/15 to 2014/04/02 The Commissioner of Mayom County (Unity State) says he has organized the return of 53 cattle stolen by Nuer (South Sudanese) people to Misseriya (Sudanese) of South Kordofan. Snippet
2014/03/17 Soldiers are banned from moving around with firearms in Rumbek Town, by order of the Rumbek Central County commissioner. Snippet
2013/10/08 The torture by lashing of 23 uncharged detainees, and various abuses in office by the commissioner of Yirol West County, are alleged in a press release from Yirol West Youth Union in Juba. This follows the incident at Yirol Boys Primary School on 27th September. The press release also argues that the legitimate work of the local MP, David Deng Athorbei, is being prevented by the commissioner and the acting state governor. Snippet
2013/10/01 Lakes State acting governor, Matur Chut Dhuol, sacks David Mayom Riak as commissioner of Awerial County and replaces him with Andrew Ayueu Karo. Snippet
Reference Mini-review
Stephen Par Kuol, 2013/09/29. The local government In the state of Lacuna [Article] Gurtong. Accessed online.

Testimony by a local government official on the poor state of local government in most counties. Major shortcomings which he identifies are: a lack of effective accountability - and consequent corruption - of county commissioners; a lack of practical resourcing and implementation of the structures outlined in the 2009 Local Government Act; and prevalence of nepotism over meritocracy in appointments.

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