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S.Sudan talks fail to end impasse over state boundaries

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | The latest round of peace talks between South Sudan’s two rival leaders has failed to strike a deal on the vital issue of internal boundaries, mediators said on Friday. Critics have accused President Salva Kiir of reorganising state boundaries to shore up his power and …

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South Sudan rivals hold rare meeting as peace deal stalls

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan’s president and its armed opposition leader met Wednesday in Juba for a rare sit-down as a deadline looms for the rivals to join forces in a power-sharing government. President Salva Kiir and his former deputy turned foe, exiled rebel chief Riek Machar, …

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Machar back in Juba

  Juba, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT |  Eye Radio in Juba is reporting that Dr Riek Machar has flown in for long overdue talks for his permanent return to the country. The United States recently said it will consider sanctions on leaders in South Sudan if they fail to form …

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Uganda gears up for power export to Juba, Kinshasha

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is considering exporting power to the South Sudan Capital Juba and Kinshasha in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, the Energy and Mineral Development State Minister, Simon Du’janga has revealed. He says Uganda will extend electricity from Owen Falls and Karuma Dams through a …

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South Sudan rebel leader plans return in May: UN envoy

United Nations, United States | AFP | South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar is planning to return to Juba in May under a power-sharing deal that a UN envoy said Tuesday offered the “best chance” of ending the war. UN envoy David Shearer met last week with Machar in his …

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