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Denis Dumo

UPDATE 1-South Sudan's central bank cuts benchmark interest rate to 10%

Jul 07 2020

JUBA, July 7 South Sudan's central bank said it cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

Hundreds killed in South Sudan tribal clashes: ICRC

May 21 2020

JUBA Hundreds of civilians, including three aid workers, were killed in a series of tribal clashes in villages in South Sudan's vast Jonglei state, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday.

South Sudan vice president, wife test positive for coronavirus

May 19 2020

South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny, who serves as defence minister, have tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday. | Video

South Sudan's vice president, wife test positive for coronavirus

May 18 2020

May 18 South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny have tested positive for coronavirus, his office said in a statement on Monday.

South Sudan's Kiir, Machar differ over states, jeopardising unity government

May 08 2020

JUBA South Sudan's fragile government and the peace agreement that formed it are in jeopardy after the country's president and vice president disagreed on how to share out regional states between them.

Now to end 'long suffering': South Sudan's former rebel leader sworn in as first vice president

Feb 22 2020

JUBA Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan's first vice president on Saturday as part of a unity government with his former adversary President Salva Kiir, a tentative step toward peace after years of civil war ravaged the oil-rich yet impoverished nation.

South Sudan set to swear in former rebel leader as first vice president

Feb 22 2020

JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is due to swear in former rebel leader Riek Machar as his first vice president on Saturday after the two men agreed to form a unity government, a move that could definitively end years of fighting in the country.

South Sudan President Kiir appoints former rebel leader vice president

Feb 21 2020

JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir appointed former rebel leader Riek Machar as the country's first vice president on Friday, a day after the two men agreed to form a government of national unity.

South Sudan to form unity government by Saturday deadline

Feb 20 2020

JUBA Oil-rich South Sudan's former rebel leader and its president will form a unity government by Saturday's deadline, they announced on Thursday, quashing fears the deadline would be pushed back again. | Video

Locusts swarm into South Sudan as plague spreads

Feb 18 2020

JUBA Swarms of locusts ravaging crops and grazing land across east Africa have reached South Sudan, already reeling from widespread hunger and years of civil war, the country's agriculture minister said on Tuesday.

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