Tag Archives: Riek Machar

29 April 16

US Pledges $90m to South Sudan on Condition of Peace

The US has pledged an extra $90m of aid to South Sudan following the arrival of Riek Machar, but threatened fresh sanctions if the country’s reunited leaders fail to establish peace.

28 April 16

South Sudan: Machar Sworn in as First Vice President

South Sudan’s armed opposition leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as the country’s First Vice President following his return to the capital.

27 April 16

South Sudan: Riek Machar Arrives in Juba

South Sudan’s main opposition leader and vice president Riek Machar has arrived in the capital.

25 April 16

South Sudan: Deal Agreed to Bring Machar to Juba

South Sudan’s government has accepted a proposal by the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) that will bring rebel leader Riek Machar back to the capital.

22 April 16

US Criticises Machar’s No-Show in Juba

The US has criticised South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar’s failure to arrive in Juba on Monday.

20 April 16

South Sudan: Rebel Leader Riek Machar Fails to Return to Juba

South Sudan’s main rebel leader and returning vice president failed to arrive in the capital as scheduled on Monday.

15 April 16

South Sudan: Machar in Pagak Ahead of Juba Return

South Sudan’s First Vice President Riek Machar is in Pagak, in the east of South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, ahead of his much-anticipated return to Juba.

08 April 16

South Sudan: Machar to Arrive in Juba 18 April

South Sudan’s returning First Vice President Riek Machar will arrive in Juba on 18 April, his press secretary has announced.

28 March 16

South Sudan: Riek Machar Calls on ‘Internet Warriors’ to Embrace Peace, ‘Stop Hate Speech’

South Sudan’s top rebel leader and returning vice president has called on his nation’s people to embrace peace during a briefing to South Sudanese nationals in Kenya.

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.


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