Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

29 September 16

South Sudan: Riek Machar Calls for Armed Fight Against Government

South Sudan’s former vice-president and rebel leader Riek Machar is calling for an armed struggle against President Salva Kiir’s government.

08 September 16

US Envoy Criticises South Sudan President, Opposes Machar Return to Office

US Special Envoy to South Sudan, Donald Booth, says it would be a mistake to reinstate Riek Machar as vice-president in the East African nation.

10 August 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Fires Ministers Allied to Machar

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has fired at least four ministers loyal to former vice president Riek Machar, raising further questions about the country’s peace process.

31 July 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Sacks Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has once again sacked his deputy, Riek Machar.

25 July 16

South Sudan: President Asks Machar to Return to Juba

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has asked deputy Riek Machar to confirm his return to Juba in the next 48 hours.

18 July 16

South Sudan: Kiir Threatens to Oust Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has threatened to replace Vice-President Riek Machar, according to reports.

11 July 16

South Sudan: 300 Killed as Country Goes ‘Back to War’

More than 300 people are reported to have been killed in fresh violence in South Sudan.

02 May 16

South Sudan: Is Peace Even Possible Under Current Leadership?

  Last week South Sudan formed its long-awaited transitional government – eight months after President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar committed to doing so in a peace deal signed last August. In the meantime, fighting between various rival groups in
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30 April 16

South Sudan Forms Transitional Government

South Sudan’s reunited leaders have established a long-awaited transitional government as part of the nation’s peace process.

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.


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