S Sudan government and rebels reach peace deal

August 11, 2018

 

The president of South Sudan and head of the country’s main rebel group signed a final cease fire and power-sharing agreement last Sunday and hailed a new longed-for era of peace in the country. South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011, but civil war broke out two years later between the government led by Kiir and a rebel movement led by Machar.

 

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