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South Sudan’s Salvar Kiir Awarded Seven Medals

The military command of South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) has awarded Seven medals to President Salva Kiir for his outstanding, long and distinguished military services to the nation during the days of the liberation, and during and the post Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) interim period. The ceremony at which the

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South Sudan Rebel General Overthrows His Boss

A top rebel commander of the South Sudan Liberation Movement (SSLM) has declared himself leader of the movement, ousting his boss General Bapiny Monytuil. The South Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SSLM/A) is a member of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) faction that signed the revitalized peace agreement. General Jacob Nyier told Radio

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South Sudan FVP Taban Deng’s Security Guard Killed

A security guard at the South Sudanese first vice president Taban Deng’s residence in Juba was killed on Sunday. The security guard was identified as Lance Corporal Toang Jal Nyoak. Daniel Justin Boula, spokesperson of the South Sudan Police Service reportedly told Radio Tamazuj that police authorities couldn't immediately ascertain how the

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Observe Cease Fire Agreement – Kiir Orders South Sudan Military

President Salva Kiir has ordered the army and security organs to fully observe the ceasefire agreement which still faces some breaches in Unity and Equatoria 13 days after the signing of the revitalized peace agreement. Kiir made his directive during a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidency in

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South Sudan: Gov’t Soldier Killed as Rebels Ambush Military Convoy

At least one SPLA soldier was killed and several others injured when rebel troops ambushed a military convoy in Wau on Monday, according to military officials. SPLA spokesman Lul Ruai Koang told Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday that the attackers ambushed the military convoy on the road between Wau and Mboro. “One soldier

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Internationally Blacklisted General Named South Sudan Deputy Defense Minister

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has appointed a new deputy defense minister who is under international sanctions for his role in undermining peace in the country. Kiir announced the appointment of General Malek Reuben Riak as his new deputy minister of defense in a decree read out on state TV on

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Machar Sets Stringent Conditions for Him to Attend Peace Celebration in Juba

South Sudan’s opposition leader, Riek Machar, has set conditions for his return to the capital Juba to attend peace celebrations, a senior opposition official said. On Saturday, President Salva Kiir invited Riek Machar to attend peace celebrations in Juba. Manawa Peter Gatkuoth, the deputy head of the SPLM-IO committee for information, told

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Museveni Witnesses Signing of South Sudan Peace Agreement

President Yoweri Museveni has witnessed the signing of the last revitalized peace agreement between warring factions in South Sudan at a ceremony held under the auspices of the regional political bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The President witnessed the signing at the 33rd Extra

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