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Riek Machar Refuses to Meet South Sudan Dialogue Committee

Former South Sudan Vice President Dr Riek Machar has for the second time rejected a request by the National Dialogue Steering Committee to meet him in South Africa. South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa had accepted the task trying to talk to Machar to meet the steering committee. But the committee has

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Kiir Commends Museveni as Uganda, South Sudan Army Propose Joint Training

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has lauded President Yoweri Museveni for the continued support accorded to the war-ravaged, youngest nation on the continent. Kiir, in a message delivered to Museveni by South Sudanese army chief of general staff, General James Ajonga Mawut commended Museveni for the solidarity he has shown for

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Machar Rebels Open Doors for All Defectors to Return

South Sudanese rebels loyal to former first Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar have said doors are open to those who opted to defect because of either administrative problems or personal grievances to return and freely rejoin the armed opposition struggle. The development followed the surprise return of Maj. General Saki Palaoko,

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Tension as South Sudan Governor’s Top Aide is Shot Dead

Unidentified gunmen on Sunday shot and killed a top security officer for the governor of South Sudan’s Imatong state, Tobolio Alberio, sparking tension in the capital, Torit. The deceased, identified as Santo Mawiir, guarded Tobolio, who confirmed the incident, calling for calm. The security officer, according to the governor, was a member

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Bloodbath as Gov’t Forces, Machar Rebels Attack Taban Deng’s Army Base

Rival forces in South Sudan conflict have resumed clashes in Bieh state after armed opposition loyal to the former first vice president Dr. Riek Machar captured a county commissioner together with several other officials. Pro-government opposition faction under the first vice president Taban Deng Gai issued a statement on Sunday saying

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