Salva Kiir

 
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their...
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...
South African sentenced to death in South Sudan
South African sentenced to death in South Sudan
A South Sudanese court sentenced a South African retired army colonel to death by hanging Friday for his alleged role in supporting rebels during...
Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss
Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss
On Tuesday evening, President Salva Kiir unceremoniously dismissed army chief Paul Malong, plunging South Sudan into yet more political instability. Malong, once considered the power behind Kiir’s throne, is now fighting for his political life. South Sudan nervously awaits the...
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...

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