Tag Archives: South Sudan

01 March 16

South Sudan: Rebel Officer Quits, Urges Kiir and Machar to Step Aside

A senior military official of South Sudan’s main rebel group has quit and urged former leader Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir to surrender their positions.

26 February 16

South Sudan: Slow Progress on Peace Deal, Rival Bickering Resumes

Pressure is increasing on South Sudan’s rival leaders to put bickering aside and focus on implementing a peace deal that was supposed to end violence in the country August last year.

23 February 16

UN Secretary-General Pays Visit to South Sudan, DRC Next

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting South Sudan in the aftermath of a recent attack on one of the security council’s bases for internally displaced civilians.

22 February 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Denies involvement in Malakal Attack

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has denied accusations from the country’s leading opposition group that his government was involved in the recent attack on a UN base in Malakal.

20 February 16

South Sudan: Gunmen Open Fire on Civilians at UN Base

Gunmen in South Sudan opened fire on civilians at a UN base on Wednesday, according to reports from locals.

20 February 16

South Sudan: Rebel Group Accuses Government of UN Base Attack

South Sudan’s leading armed rebel group has accused “government elements” of carrying out the recent attack on a UN base sheltering internally displaced civilians, according to sources in the country.

17 February 16

South Sudan: UK, US & Norway to Transport Machar Troops into Juba

The UK, US and Norway have vowed to transport Riek Machar’s troops to South Sudan’s capital, apving the way for his return.

15 February 16

Machar Says He Will Return to South Sudan to Take up FVP Role

South Sudan’s leading rebel figure Riek Machar says he will return to South Sudan to take up his position as vice-president.

12 February 16

South Sudan: Rebel Leader Machar Reappointed as Vice-President

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reappointed Riek Machar as the country’s vice-president, in a move that could bring an end to civil war in the nation.

11 February 16

Riek Machar: ‘I’m a Hero. I Created a Country,’ Says South Sudan Rebel Leader

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has called himself a “hero” and the man responsible for bringing independence to the country.


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