Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

12 July 18

South Sudan: President Salva Kiir’s mandate extended to 2021

South Sudan’s parliament has extended President Salva Kiir’s mandate until 2021 in the war-torn country.

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03 July 18

South Sudan: Government moves to keep Salva Kiir in power until 2021

Lawmakers in South Sudan have submitted a proposal for the extension of Salva Kiir’s presidency until 2021.

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27 June 18

South Sudan: Salva Kiir and Riek Macher sign peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Macher have signed a peace deal after talks initially broke down last week.

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15 June 18

South Sudan: Rebel leader Machar to hold talks with president

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.

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18 May 18

South Sudan president calls on security forces to stop killing citizens

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.

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08 May 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO rejoins ruling party as president asks Machar to return

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).

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26 January 18

US ambassador calls South Sudan’s government ‘unfit partner’

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.

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16 January 18

South Sudan: Ex-army chief calls for Kiir to step down

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.

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14 January 18

South Sudan: Ceasefire broken by both sides, monitors say

An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s warring political opponents last month says both sides have violated the agreement.

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27 December 17

South Sudan: Salva Kiir promises peace in 2018

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.

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