Salva Kiir

 
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...
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...
Will the new deal end conflict in S Sudan?
Will the new deal end conflict in S Sudan?
The peace proposal was tabled by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus, consisting of regional and international actors.
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...
S Sudan marks third anniversary as famine looms
S Sudan marks third anniversary as famine looms
War-torn South Sudan marks its third anniversary of independence on Wednesday, with civil war raging, the young nation divided by ethnic...

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