Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

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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22 October 19

South Sudan: UN calls on leaders to speed up peace process

The United Nations is calling upon South Sudan’s leaders to speed up action on the country’s tentative peace deal.

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16 May 19

South Sudan: President warns against planned protests

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned organisers calling for protests on Thursday that any attempt to seize power will be met with “violent resistance”.

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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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18 March 19

S. Sudan rebels call for pressure on Kiir to fund peace process

South Sudan’s leading rebel group is calling for added pressure to be placed on President Salva Kiir to provide funds for implementing the country’s fragile peace process.

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28 September 18

South Sudan President orders army to abide by ceasefire following skirmishes

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the army and security forces to fully observe the country’s ceasefire, following a number of breaches in parts of the country.

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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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