South Sudan: Salva Kiir signs peace deal

Yesterday, the South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, has signed the peace deal with rebel leader Riek Machar. The signing comes more than a week after Kiir initially refused to sign the negotiated deal. A ceremony was held in the capital Juba and was attended by African regional leaders. The presidents…

South Sudan: rival parties resume peace talks

Reuters reported that South Sudan’s rival parties recommenced peace talks in order to end the 20 months of violence. The international community along is putting the country under a lot of pressure to make a deal to end the bloodshed by the August 17 deadline with the threat of further…