Tag Archives: Riek Machar

08 May 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO rejoins ruling party as president asks Machar to return

South Sudan’s First Vice President and former rebel Taban Deng Gai on Monday formally merged his party with the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).

28 November 16

Riek Machar Refused Entry into Ethiopia, Sent Back to South Africa

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar was allegedly refused entry into Ethiopia on Monday.

29 September 16

South Sudan: Riek Machar Calls for Armed Fight Against Government

South Sudan’s former vice-president and rebel leader Riek Machar is calling for an armed struggle against President Salva Kiir’s government.

08 September 16

US Envoy Criticises South Sudan President, Opposes Machar Return to Office

US Special Envoy to South Sudan, Donald Booth, says it would be a mistake to reinstate Riek Machar as vice-president in the East African nation.

12 August 16

Riek Machar Flees South Sudan Again

South Sudan’s two-time former vice president has fled the country again after recent violence in the capital, Juba.

31 July 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Sacks Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has once again sacked his deputy, Riek Machar.

25 July 16

South Sudan: President Asks Machar to Return to Juba

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has asked deputy Riek Machar to confirm his return to Juba in the next 48 hours.

18 July 16

South Sudan: Kiir Threatens to Oust Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has threatened to replace Vice-President Riek Machar, according to reports.

09 May 16

South Sudan: Machar Calls For Forgiveness As Clashes Continue

South Sudan’s First Vice-President Riek Machar has called on the people of South Sudan to forgive one another for the sake of peace, as rival sides continue to clash in the country.

02 May 16

South Sudan: Is Peace Even Possible Under Current Leadership?

  Last week South Sudan formed its long-awaited transitional government – eight months after President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar committed to doing so in a peace deal signed last August. In the meantime, fighting between various rival groups in
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