South Sudan leader names rebels to parliament, agrees power-sharing deal

08 January 2016 - 12:26 By AFP

South Sudan President Salva Kiir named 50 lawmakers from the rebel movement and agreed to share ministerial posts with his rivals in line with a peace deal aimed at ending a two-year civil war. In a decree broadcast on state radio, Kiir announced the appointment of 50 members of parliament named by the rebel side.

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