Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

26 January 18

US ambassador calls South Sudan’s government ‘unfit partner’

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called South Sudan’s government an “unfit partner” on Wednesday, amid failed efforts to implement a ceasefire.

16 January 18

South Sudan: Ex-army chief calls for Kiir to step down

South Sudan’s former army chief has called on President Salva Kiir to step down to prevent the country from sliding into further political chaos, according to a diplomat.

14 January 18

South Sudan: Ceasefire broken by both sides, monitors say

An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s warring political opponents last month says both sides have violated the agreement.

27 December 17

South Sudan: Salva Kiir promises peace in 2018

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has promised his government will comply with the country’s ceasefire and do everything it can to establish peace in 2018.

21 December 17

South Sudan: Rivals agree cease-fire for Christmas Eve

South Sudan’s government and rebel groups have signed a cease-fire agreement during peace talks held in Ethiopia this week.

05 October 17

South Sudan: Rebels kill four soldiers ahead of peace talks

Rebels in South Sudan killed four rebels on Sunday ahead of peace talks aimed at getting the countries peace process back on track.

30 August 17

South Sudan: President says ‘social media conspiracy’ drove refugees to Uganda

South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the mass exodus of South Sudanese refugees to Uganda is the result of a ‘social media conspiracy’ against the government.

17 July 17

South Sudan: Director jailed for not airing president speech

The director of South Sudan’s state television has been arrested for failing to air a live broadcast of President Salva Kiir’s Independence Day speech.

21 May 17

South Sudan: President restructures nation’s army

South Sudan President Salva Kirr made several changes to the country’s army on Monday night – including major leadership changes.

15 May 17

South Sudan: President says ousted army chief “in a fighting mood”

South Sudan President Salva Kiir said on Friday that sacked army chief Paul Malong was ” in a fighting mood” when he last spoke to the military official.


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