Tag Archives: Salva Kiir

28 April 16

South Sudan: Machar Sworn in as First Vice President

South Sudan’s armed opposition leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as the country’s First Vice President following his return to the capital.

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20 April 16

South Sudan: Rebel Leader Riek Machar Fails to Return to Juba

South Sudan’s main rebel leader and returning vice president failed to arrive in the capital as scheduled on Monday.

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24 March 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Sacks Foreign Affairs Minister

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has sacked the country’s foreign affairs minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, following his recent comments about people from Abyei.

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01 March 16

South Sudan: Rebel Officer Quits, Urges Kiir and Machar to Step Aside

A senior military official of South Sudan’s main rebel group has quit and urged former leader Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir to surrender their positions.

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22 February 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Denies involvement in Malakal Attack

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has denied accusations from the country’s leading opposition group that his government was involved in the recent attack on a UN base in Malakal.

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