South Sudan Wants New Host for Peace Talks

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar were expected to meet in Addis Ababa on June 20 but government spokesperson Michael Makuei has said that South Africa would be a better option.



  • South Sudan:   Juba Wants New Site for Peace Talks

    VOA, 16 June 2018

    South Sudan's government says it wants a planned meeting between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar to take place outside the countries of the East Africa bloc IGAD. Read more »

Left: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Top-right: South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. Bottom-right: Riek Machar.

  • East Africa:   Chance for South Sudan

    Nation, 12 June 2018

    The signs of tangible movement towards resolving the deadly conflict in South Sudan is good news for the region. President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Dr Riek Machar, have in… Read more »

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