South Sudan News
"With both men continuing to command their own separate forces, the journey back to war could be short," said the International Crisis Group in a February report.
Kiir said despite the delays and setbacks, a ceasefire created by the IGAD-brokered deal in 2018,is holding, parties are committed and the country will not go back to war.
The country is still beset with violence and corruption, following decades of inter-tribal, inter-factional conflict.
Kampala says a statement from South Sudanese army spokesperson Maj. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang is false.
Maama Garang wonders whether the youths will be "proud of what they have inherited from us, or will they be liberated enough to ensure that the injustice of today doesn’t turn into hatred of…
Some in the international community warn that South Sudan’s implementation of the peace deal is in peril.
It is not clear why it took two weeks for news of the attack to come out. The Murle, the Dinka and the Nuer have long engaged in a cycle of cattle raids and revenge attacks.
Agreements have led to a reduction in fighting and some progress toward merging the various armed forces into a national army.