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Summary: What You Need to Know About South Sudan Power Sharing Deal

South Sudan government and the opposition were on Monday served with a peace proposal to share power in order to end the ongoing conflict in the country. Here is an overview of the deal proposed by the Sudan mediation team: South Sudan presidency -In the transitional period, President Salva Kiir shall continue as President

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S. Sudan: Rebel Appointed Governor Welcomes UN Sanctions Against Him

Koang Rambang, the rebel-appointed governor of Bieh state who was accused of obstructing peace in South Sudan said he welcomes international sanctions against him. UN Security Council is due to vote on Thursday to impose sanctions on opposition governor Koang Rambang, Defense Minister Kuol Manyang, former army chief Paul Malong, Minister

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Sanctions are Not the Solution to South Sudan Crisis – Gov’t

The South Sudanese government Monday has urged the Security Council to reconsider its plan to impose individual sanctions of senior government officials saying this move would affect the regional efforts to end the conflict. The Security Council on Friday 25 May discussed at informal meeting a draft resolution proposed by the

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South Sudan Defence Minister Critically Ill, Rushed to Nairobi Amid UN Sanctions

South Sudan’s Defense Minister Kuol Manyang was Sunday rushed to hospital in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi on Saturday after he became critically ill. Manyang reportedly suffered high blood pressure. "Minister Kuol was admitted to Nairobi Hospital ... due to a medical condition," one of his relatives reportedly told Radio Tamazuj on Sunday. They

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