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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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Deadline Set for Kiir-Machar Face to Face Meeting

The regional bloc (IGAD) has set June 30 as the deadline for face-to-face talks between the two South Sudan warring leaders, President Salva Kiir and former first vice-president, Riek Machar. During the 62 extra-ordinary IGAD council of ministers’ session in Ethiopia on Friday, foreign affairs ministers from IGAD member states said

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16 Killed as Machar Rebels, Gov’t Troops Clash in Northern Liech State

Opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar say they clashed with government soldiers today on Wednesday in different parts of Northern Liech State including Guit, Koch and Thar Jath areas. Northern Liech State government officials also confirmed clashes in some areas but denied that there are clashes in Thar Jath

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Machar Rebels Capture Two Areas Around Bentiu, Gov’t Speaks Out

Opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar claim they captured Nhialdiu, Boau and Tharkan areas around Bentiu in Northern Liech State this morning after government troops attacked their defensive positions, a claim the government denies. SPLA-IO deputy spokesman Lam Paul Gabriel reportedly told Radio Tamazuj on Monday that their forces

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Four Soldiers Injured as Machar Rebels Attack Gov’t Vehicle Near Bentiu

Atleast four government soldiers were injured in clashes between opposition forces loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar and government forces near Bentiu on Thursday morning. South Sudan Information minister Lam Tungwar reportedly told Radio Tamazuj on Friday that no deaths have been reported from the clashes. He accused opposition forces of

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S. Sudan Gov’t Planning to Kidnap Refugees in Uganda – Machar Rebels

South Sudan rebels allied to the country’s former First Vice- President Riek Machar claimed that the South Sudanese government was planning to kidnap and track down refugees in Ugandan resettlement camps and Kampala town. Lam Paul Gabriel SPLA-IO deputy spokesperson told news outlet, Sudan Tribune that they got intelligence that the

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