South Sudan’s parliament has extended President Salva Kiir’s mandate until 2021 in the war-torn country.
Lawmakers in South Sudan have submitted a proposal for the extension of Salva Kiir’s presidency until 2021.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Macher have signed a peace deal after talks initially broke down last week.
South Sudan’s top rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed to attend talks with South Sudan President Salva Kiir next week.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.
South Sudan’s First Vice President and former rebel Taban Deng Gai on Monday formally merged his party with the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called South Sudan’s government an “unfit partner” on Wednesday, amid failed efforts to implement a ceasefire.
South Sudan’s former army chief has called on President Salva Kiir to step down to prevent the country from sliding into further political chaos, according to a diplomat.
An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s warring political opponents last month says both sides have violated the agreement.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has promised his government will comply with the country’s ceasefire and do everything it can to establish peace in 2018.