EAST AFRICA SOUTH SUDAN

Rival factions ready to pounce if Salva Kiir stumbles

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir.
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir. © Reuters
Less than a month after he mediated peace talks between Khartoum and rebel groups in Juba, rival South Sudanese clans have already relegated Salva Kiir to the past and are jostling for the pole position if he is unable to hold on to the presidency. [...] (558 words)
Issue dated 15/09/2020 Reading time 3 minutes

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