Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

09 May 21

South Sudan: President Kiir dissolves parliament in step towards peace

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.

14 April 21

HRW: S. Sudan government reshuffle rewards rights abusers

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s government reshuffle emboldens rights abusers in the country by promoting a top official accused of ongoing human rights abuses.

21 June 20

South Sudan leaders agree landmark deal over control of states

South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached a landmark deal to determine the selection of governors for the nation’s 10 states.

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.

28 December 19

South Sudan President set to pardon prisoners

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the release of a number of prisoners following the inspection of an inmate facility in Juba.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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