South Sudan
Kiir takes on Machar on his Upper Nile home turf

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L), and South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar in Juba on 3 April 2022.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L), and South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar in Juba on 3 April 2022. © Peter-Louis Gume/AFP
President Salva Kiir kicked off his election campaign in his stronghold of Bahr-el-Ghazal in July. Now he plans to strike a blow in the stronghold of his main rival. [...]
Published on 27.11.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 4 minutes

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