News / / 06.30.20

The Daily Nation: South Sudan’s Kiir picks governors for eight States

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardiit Monday night named governors for eight States after a long deadlock over the apportionment.

Jonglei and Upper Nile are the only States left without governors appointed via presidential order. He did not give a reason for the move.

However, weeks ago, the South Sudan Opposition Alliance — a party to the peace accord — rejected Jonglei State saying the party’s initial demand was Upper Nile…

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