Tag Archives: South Sudan

17 February 16

South Sudan: UK, US & Norway to Transport Machar Troops into Juba

The UK, US and Norway have vowed to transport Riek Machar’s troops to South Sudan’s capital, apving the way for his return.

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15 February 16

Machar Says He Will Return to South Sudan to Take up FVP Role

South Sudan’s leading rebel figure Riek Machar says he will return to South Sudan to take up his position as vice-president.

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12 February 16

South Sudan: Rebel Leader Machar Reappointed as Vice-President

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reappointed Riek Machar as the country’s vice-president, in a move that could bring an end to civil war in the nation.

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11 February 16

Riek Machar: ‘I’m a Hero. I Created a Country,’ Says South Sudan Rebel Leader

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has called himself a “hero” and the man responsible for bringing independence to the country.

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03 February 16

S. Sudan Army Accused of Suffocating 50 Civilians in Shipping Container

Government forces in South Sudan killed 50 civilians last October by forcing them into a metal container during stifling heat, according to a new report.

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30 January 16

Russia Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo, Sanctions

Russia has said it is opposed to placing a UN arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions against President Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.

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28 January 16

UK Urges S. Sudan Rivals to Establish Transitional Government Without Delay

The UK’s Minister for Africa James Duddridge has urged South Sudan’s warring parties to form a transitional government – in accordance a peace deal agreed in August – without delay.

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28 January 16

Sudan Opens Border with South Sudan for First Time Since Split

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has opened the border with neighbouring South Sudan for the first time since the two nations split in 2011.

27 January 16

S. Sudan: Rebel Leader Machar Meets with Ugandan President

South Sudan’s former vice-president, turned rebel leader, Riek Machar has met with Uganda President Yoweri Museveni to seek help with the failed peace deal in South Sudan.

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27 January 16

UN Calls for South Sudan Arms Embargo, Leaders Accused of Killing Civilians

UN sanctions monitors have called for an arms embargo to be placed on South Sudan and sanctions against the country’s president and top rebel leader.

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