Group of generals announce Machar ouster, VP's team dismisses move

Riek Machar

SPLM in Opposition leader Dr Riek Machar during a past interview in Nairobi.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The generals who want Machar out had held a three-day meeting at Meganis at the border with Sudan and agreed for the dissolution of SPLM-IO Political Bureau and the National Liberation Council.

Allies of South Sudan’s First Vice President Riek Machar have dismissed an announcement of his ouster as SPLM-IO leader.

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