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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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Museveni Hails Kiir, Machar for Signing Peace Agreement

President Yoweri Museveni has told the people of South Sudan that war should never be used again to solve political arguments between brothers and sisters, saying war is wasteful and this was an unnecessary conflict. “Thank you very much for attending to logic in the end and signing. The grinding stone

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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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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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