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Riek Machar: I’m Still the First VP of South Sudan

By Al Jazeera,

President Salva Kiir swore in Taban Deng Gai as first vice president of South Sudan on Tuesday, replacing Riek Machar, who hasn’t been seen nor hear from since fighting broke out earlier this month between his forces and those loyal to the president.

In an exclusive interview yesterday, Machar spoke with Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan, criticizing Deng Gai’s appointment. Continue reading Riek Machar: I’m Still the First VP of South Sudan