Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

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.

17 April 17

Does South Sudan’s conflict qualify as genocide?

On Wednesday, Britain’s International Development Secretary Priti Patel labelled South Sudan’s ongoing conflict as a genocide. Her comments were prompted by a recent visit to the world’s youngest nation where she experienced first hand some of the conditions people are living
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30 January 17

Two South Sudanese opposition officials disappear in Kenya

Two senior officials of South Sudan’s SPLM-IO opposition group have disappeared in Nairobi, Kenya.

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.

14 October 16

Salva Kiir Not Dead, South Sudanese Government Insists

South Sudan’s Information Minister has denied rumours that the country’s president has died.

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.

10 August 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Fires Ministers Allied to Machar

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has fired at least four ministers loyal to former vice president Riek Machar, raising further questions about the country’s peace process.

31 July 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Sacks Machar Once Again

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


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