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Ethiopia’s Abiy meets Machar, Kiir over stalled peace agreement

South Sudan leaders discuss ties, peace implementation with Ethiopian PM Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua |  South Sudan President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar on Monday met with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali to discuss bilateral ties and outstanding issues in implementing a 2018 peace …

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South Sudan citizens mark Independence Day amid hope for peace

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | As South Sudan marked its 11th independence anniversary on Saturday, many of the country’s citizens are now pinning hope on revitalized peace deal to end years of conflicts and economic hardship. Jackline Mami, a 30-year-old mother of three who runs an open restaurant within …

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Riek Machar tests positive for coronavirus

South Sudan rebel leader-turned-VP tests positive for coronavirus Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan’s first vice president, the former rebel leader Riek Machar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office said Monday. Machar’s wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and “a number of his office staff and …

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