Riek Machar

 
More than 100 civilians killed in fresh South Sudan violence, UN says
More than 100 civilians killed in fresh South Sudan violence, UN says
The United Nations said on Wednesday that conflict had intensified in a region of South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of...
Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan
Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan
The deal looked dodgy from the start. Just days before South Africa’s general election in May, outgoing energy minister Jeff Radebe popped up in...
Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan
Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Tuesday urged rebel chief Riek Machar to return to Juba during a speech to parliament in which he vowed to uphold a...
South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal
South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal
South Sudan's warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a...
South Sudan’s bid to build a new army is troubled
South Sudan’s bid to build a new army is troubled
A fortnight ago, the United Nations envoy to South Sudan, David Shearer, noted that, after five years of civil war and many botched peace deals,...
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a much-anticipated peace deal on Wednesday, the latest attempt to end five...
Riek Machar's lonely  'exile' in SA
Riek Machar's lonely  'exile' in SA
A year ago, Riek Machar was vice-president of South Sudan. Now the rebel leader is a de facto prisoner in a farmhouse outside of Johannesburg. Far...
South Sudan's crisis is complex, but there's a way out of war and fragility
South Sudan's crisis is complex, but there's a way out of war and fragility
South Sudan has faced significant challenges since civil war broke out in December 2013. The...
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar 'under house arrest' in Pretoria, says source
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar 'under house arrest' in Pretoria, says source
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar, who fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in August after fierce fighting, is being held in South...
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Former president Thabo Mbeki said South Sudan urgently needed to resolve issues standing in the way of the country moving towards national...
South Sudan deal must sow seeds of peace, says UN
South Sudan deal must sow seeds of peace, says UN
South Sudan's president signed a peace deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict with rebels, but he told regional African leaders at the ceremony that he...
South Sudan: No peace while president in power, says rebel leader
South Sudan: No peace while president in power, says rebel leader
"We don't feel like we have a peace partner with [president] Salva Kiir," Machar told reporters in a luxury hotel in the Kenyan capital, saying...