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Kiir Orders Release of Two Machar Colleagues on Death Row

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit has ordered the release of James Gatdet Dak, a former spokesman of opposition leader Riek Machar. In his speech during the peace celebrations in Juba on Wednesday, Kiir said although Gatdet has been sentenced to death, his release is a gesture of peace. In November 2016,

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Two Years Later, Machar Back in Juba for Peace Celebration

South Sudan’s main opposition leader Riek Machar has Wednesday morning arrived in the country’s capital Juba, more than two years after he fled on foot into exile. Machar returned to the country to take part in the peace celebration today. The opposition leader is leading a small delegation. He was received at

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CONFIRMED: Machar to Fly into Juba for South Sudan Peace Celebration

The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group (SPLM-IO) Riek Machar will take part in the national peace celebration the government plan to hold in Juba Tuesday 30 October. The announcement was made in Khartoum on Tuesday, following a meeting between Machar and the members of the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC)

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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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