Tag Archives: Riek Machar

26 February 20

South Sudan leaders form coalition government

South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a transitional coalition government in their latest effort to implement lasting peace after years of civil war.

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21 December 19

South Sudan: Kiir and Machar agree to form unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government in February, even if they fail to resolve ongoing political disputes.

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16 December 19

South Sudan: $40m allocated to integrating rebel forces

South Sudan’s government has allocated $40 million in funds to integrate rebel forces into the national army.

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31 October 19

South Sudan: Machar calls for further unity government delay

The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group Riek Machar has called for another six-month delay on implementing a unity government in another setback to the country’s peace process.

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11 May 19

South Sudan president: Unity government could be delayed by 1 year

South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the formation of a unity government in the country could be delayed by a year.

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06 May 19

South Sudan: Parties agree 6-month delay on unity government

South Sudan’s ruling party and leading opposition group have agreed to delay the formation of a unity government by six months.

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26 April 19

South Sudan: Rebels warn civil war could break out again

Rebels in South Sudan have warned that the country’s bitter civil war could break out again if plans to implement a power-sharing transitional government aren’t delayed for six months.

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23 April 19

South Sudan: President urges rebel leader to return, implement peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.

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31 October 18

South Sudan: Fresh peace deal signed as Riek Machar returns to Juba

South Sudan’s leaders have signed a fresh peace deal as Riek Machar returns to Juba for the first time since he fled the capital more than two years ago.

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16 September 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO accuses government of violating ceasefire

South Sudan’s leading rebel group has accused government forces of attacking its defensive positions, days after both parties signed the “final final” draft of a peace deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.

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