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THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni and South Sudan’s sad story

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni and South Sudan’s sad story: Bringing peace puzzles regional big men THE LAST WORD Uganda’s democratic delusions: How Museveni, Besigye and Bobi Wine are birds of a feather that only fly apart ANALYSIS …

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DEAL: Machar and Kiir agree on way forward

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed Thursday to extend by 100 days a deadline to form a power-sharing government, a regional official said, after they failed to resolve outstanding disagreements. The Uganda Tripartite Summit on peace in South …

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Machar and Kiir meet in Uganda as deadline looms

Juba, South Sudan | AFP |  South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar will hold rare face-to-face talks Thursday in Uganda, their representatives said, as time runs out for the rivals to form a power-sharing government. Both sides agreed to a November 12 deadline to join forces …

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‘Machar, Kiir to hold talks in Kampala’

Juba, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) has confirmed that its leader Dr. Riek Machar will travel to Kampala for a planned meeting with South Sudan President Salva Kiir tomorrow. In an interview with Radio Tamazuj,  the deputy spokesman for the SPLM-IO Manawa …

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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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Clooney group calls for action in South Sudan corruption report 

Damning South Sudan Report focuses on regional players, including Uganda London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Hollywood star George Clooney’s investigative project The Sentry on Thursday urged the international community to act over alleged links between global corporations, tycoons and foreign governments and rampant corruption in South Sudan. The Sentry …

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