South Sudan's Machar Will Not Attend Peace Talks
The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development have confirmed that rebel leader, Riek Machar, will not be attending the upcoming high-level peace meeting but will have a representative.
VOA, 18 October 2017
The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed Tuesday that Riek Machar will be a no-show at an upcoming high-level meeting aimed at revitalizing the August 2015… Read more »
President Salva Kiir (R) and Riek Machar (L).
South Sudan: Rebel Chief Machar Rubbishes National Dialogue
East African, 16 October 2017
South Sudan's armed opposition leader Riek Machar has rubbished the national dialogue and instead insisted that the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) peace process… Read more »
South Sudan: Seize This Chance for Peace
IRIN, 18 October 2017
In the coming weeks South Sudan's leadership, the opposition, and a cadre of armed groups are expected to come together to reignite peace talks. For the first time in months, an… Read more »
South Sudan: Opposition Wants Separate Meeting With IGAD
East African, 9 October 2017
The Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement former political detainees (SPLM-FDs) have agreed to a meeting with the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad). Read more »
Thowath Pal Chay, former commander of the Ethiopian Peoples Patriotic Front, have accused Riek Machar of recruiting the Nuer community in Gambela region to fight on his side. Read more »