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IGAD tells South Sudan to suspend 28 states until review

31 January 2016 22:13:05 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

January 31, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – The East African regional block, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), has urged President Salva Kiir and his government to “suspend” the implementation of the 28 states he created, saying the decision was “inconsistent” with the peace agreement signed by warring parties in August 2015. In a communiqué released on Sunday after two days of meeting of the IGAD Council of Ministers, an IGAD policy-making body with membership of foreign ministers (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY , South Sudan Peace Implementation

Vice All News Time31 January 2016 22:13:05


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President Kiir's 28 states are obstacle to peace in South Sudan: Troika

25 January 2016 08:46:06 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

January 24, 2016 (JUBA) – A joint statement issued by the Troika member countries including the United States, United Kingdom and Norway, has blamed President Salva Kiir's government for insisting on the 28 states it created outside the peace agreement, saying this has become an “obstacle to peace” in the young country. The trio countries expressed what they called “deep concern” after the parties to the peace deal signed in August 2015 failed to form a transitional government of national unity (...) - News / South Sudan Peace Implementation

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South Sudan rival peace partners to negotiate solution to 28 states

13 January 2016 07:33:37 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

January 12, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese peace partners have agreed to reopen up the peace agreement for further renegotiation on whether to revoke or confirm the 28 states unilaterally created by president Salva Kiir on 2 October in violation of the peace deal he signed in August 2015 with other opposition parties on the basis of the constitutionally recognized 10 states, government's officials said. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday in the national capital, Juba, shortly after (...) - News / South Sudan Peace Implementation , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Vice All News Time13 January 2016 07:33:37


South Sudan president calls for defence of 28 states despite criticisms

31 December 2015 20:03:31 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

December 31, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, has called on his supporters to defend the creation of 28 states in response to criticisms that the move was a violation of the peace agreement he signed in August with the armed opposition leader, Riek Machar, to end 21 months of civil war in the country. “Everyone has to respect the will of the people. The creation of the states and the appointment of the governors were in fulfilment of the desire of the people, and if (...) - News / Constitutional reforms , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Vice All News Time31 December 2015 20:03:31


News24.com | South Sudan's president creates 28 new states, threatening peace

28 December 2015 12:42:53 News24 Africa

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir made a Christmas Eve decree dissolving the nation's 10 states and creating 28 new ones, a move which may threaten the peace deal signed in August to end the country's two-year civil war.

Vice All News Time28 December 2015 12:42:53


South Sudan legislators warn of tribal war over 28 states constitutional amendment

21 November 2015 06:33:24 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

November 20, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese members of parliament under the leadership of president Salva Kiir have warned of imminent tribal war in the country due to the constitutional amendment which seeks to impose 28 states against the will of the people of the newly founded country. 66 members of parliament in South Sudan who have been loyal to president Kiir have declared objection to a parliamentary vote seeking the approval to amend the constitution to allow expansion of the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY , South Sudan peace process

Vice All News Time21 November 2015 06:33:24


South Sudan armed opposition says 28 states order derails peace agreement

19 November 2015 23:05:38 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

November 19, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan's armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) led by first vice-president designate, Riek Machar, has warned that president Salva Kiir's insistence to unilaterally impose 28 states on the country would derail the implementation of the peace agreement signed in August unless the decision was revoked. President Kiir on 2 October issued a presidential order to create 28 states; expanding the current 10 states on which (...) - News

Vice All News Time19 November 2015 23:05:38


SPLM-IO rejects unilateral creation of 28 states in South Sudan

06 November 2015 06:47:23 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

November 5, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) - The opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/SPLA) said it has rejected the unilateral creation of 28 states in South Sudan by president Salva Kiir Mayardit, raising doubts whether the peace deal signed in August will be implemented without addressing the matter. President Kiir, who signed the peace agreement with the opposition leader and first vice president designate, Riek Machar, in a presidential order on 2 October, (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition , South Sudan peace process

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Troika countries condemn creation of 28 new states for South Sudan

07 October 2015 07:20:09 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

October 6, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – The troika countries, the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK) and Norway, have condemned unilateral decision taken by president Salva Kiir to abandon the current 10 states and create 28 new states, saying this is in violation of the country's constitution and the peace agreement he signed with the opposition factions in August. In a statement issued on Tuesday by the three western nations, they said president Kiir had contradicted the peace agreement he (...) - News / South Sudan peace process

Vice All News Time07 October 2015 07:20:09


Unity state authorities welcome creation of 28 states in S. Sudan.

07 October 2015 05:31:23 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

October 6, 2015 (JUBA) - Authorities in South Sudan's Unity state have welcomed president Salva Kiir's decree on creation of 28 new states in the world's youngest nation. The caretaker governor of the oil producing state, Joseph Nguen Monytuil, argued that the establishment of more administrative units would take not only bring services closer to the people, but also empower people in making decision about their affairs, reduce dependency on oil and develop the manufacturing and agriculture (...) - News / Internal politics within South Sudan's SPLM , Politics

Vice All News Time07 October 2015 05:31:23