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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir escalating tensions

November 4, 2017 6:00 pm
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir escalating tensions

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (L) and former military chief of staff Paul Malong (file photo) South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has ordered troops to surround the house of the country’s former military chief of staff, Paul Malong, amid rising political tensions the country’s capital city. Media reports said tensions […]

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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir escalating tensions

6:00 pm
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir escalating tensions

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (L) and former military chief of staff Paul Malong (file photo) South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has ordered troops to surround the house of the country’s former military chief of staff, Paul Malong, amid rising political tensions the country’s capital city. Media reports said tensions […]

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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir declares state of emergency

July 18, 2017 10:30 pm
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir declares state of emergency

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (L) leaves after attending the commemoration of Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) Day at the SPLA headquarters in Juba, South Sudan, on May 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has declared a three-month state of emergency in his home state, where […]

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South Sudan minister denies rumors of President Salva Kiir’s death

October 12, 2016 5:30 pm
South Sudan minister denies rumors of President Salva Kiir’s death

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (Photo by AFP) South Sudan’s government has denied rumors about the death of President Salva Kiir. The government’s announcement of the 65-year-old Kiir’s good health on Wednesday followed days of hearsay over his failing health, which caused worries and raised tensions in the capital Juba. “This […]

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Former South Sudan vice president Riek Machar ends ceasefire with government in Juba

September 25, 2016 8:10 pm
Former South Sudan vice president Riek Machar ends ceasefire with government in Juba

This file photo taken on August 31, 2015 shows Riek Machar, the South Sudanese Rebel Leader, looking on during an interview at his residence in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photos by AFP) South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader has called for war against the government, ending an internationally-backed peace deal. Former vice […]

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South Sudan’s warring parties failed to reach a breakthrough in peace talks in Ethiopia, frustrating mediators

March 7, 2015 7:46 pm
South Sudan’s warring parties failed to reach a breakthrough in peace talks in Ethiopia, frustrating mediators

 “The consequences of inaction are the continued suffering of you, the people of South Sudan, and the prolonging of a senseless war in your country,” the statement said. “This is unacceptable, both morally and politically.” The statement did not say whether there was another round of talks planned, but noted […]

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