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South Sudan’s Machar to meet president, discuss stalled peace deal

9 September 2019, 5:37 PM

Former South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar is due to make a rare visit to the capital Juba on Monday and meet President Salva Kiir, officials said on Monday, raising hopes for progress in a stalled peace process.

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South Sudan critic to return to Juba for implementation of peace deal

7 February 2019, 6:45 PM

A long-time critic of South Sudan President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Thursday to help speed up implementation of a peace deal that is running several months behind schedule.

UN says ‘all sides’ still recruiting fighters in S. Sudan

7 December 2018, 5:16 PM

All sides in South Sudan’s conflict continue to recruit fighters despite a peace deal signed earlier this year, UN rights investigators said Friday.

South Sudan frees rebel chief’s associates to back peace deal

2 November 2018, 8:29 PM

South Sudan freed two associates of rebel leader Riek Machar from prison on Friday, advancing a peace agreement to end almost five years of civil war.

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South Sudan rebel leader Machar returns to mark peace deal

1 November 2018, 2:43 PM

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba on Wednesday to celebrate a peace deal, more than two years after fierce fighting erupted in the city and forced him to flee the country.



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