South Sudan rebel troops flown to Juba for Riek Machar security

Sudan People's Liberation Army-in opposition (SPLA-io) soldiers gather at a containment site in the south Sudanese capital, Juba, on April 7, 2016. A total of 1,370 troops have arrived in Juba as part of security arrangements to pave the way for the return of rebel leader Riek Machar. AFP PHOTO | CHARLES LOMODONG

What you need to know:

  • JMEC chief Festus Mogae has already warned that "formation of a new government will not in itself be a panacea."
  • JMEC was set up by the regional IGAD bloc to ensure a repeatedly broken and delayed August 2015 peace deal is implemented.



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