By Africa Intelligence,
MORE and more top leaders in Juba are defecting, illustrating Salva Kiir’s isolation.
Since late May, the South Sudan government has suffered a series of defections, beginning with General Dar Aturjong, commander of the sixth military division.
Like President Salva Kiir, he is a Dinka from Bahr-el-Ghazal. This is therefore clear evidence that the conflict stems from a major political problem rather than a tribal war. Continue reading South Sudan: Salva Kiir Increasingly Isolated
By Sudan Tribune,
South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has issued a presidential decree removing the vice-president, Riek Machar Teny, and dissolved the whole government.
Kiir in a presidential decree on Tuesday also removed all the ministers and deputy ministers of the government.
He has not appointed a new vice-president or national ministers and deputies.
The president has directed the under-secretaries of the various ministries to run South Sudan’s ministries until further notice. Continue reading President Kiir Fires VP Machar and Dissolves Government