South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached a landmark deal to determine the selection of governors for the nation’s 10 states.
South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a transitional coalition government in their latest effort to implement lasting peace after years of civil war.
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.
South Sudan’s government has allocated $40 million in funds to integrate rebel forces into the national army.
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.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the formation of a unity government in the country could be delayed by a year.
South Sudan’s ruling party and leading opposition group have agreed to delay the formation of a unity government by six months.
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.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.
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.