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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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South Sudan MPs Extend Kiir’s Presidential Term for Three Years

South Sudan’s Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) Thursday passed a bill extending the mandate of President Salva Kiir and the legislature for three additional years. President Kiir’s current term which had been extended for three years in July 2015, terminates next August. The government initially threatened to hold elections if the opposition

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S. Sudan Peace Agreement: Machar to be Reinstated as First Vice President

SPLM-IO rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar, would be reinstated in his position as South Sudan’s First Vice President, announced El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed the Sudanese Foreign Minister on Saturday Kampala. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hosted Presidents Omer al-Bashir and Salva Kiir and former South Sudanese President Riek Machar. The leaders of the

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