S Sudan’s Kiir sacks entire cabinet

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South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir has sacked his entire cabinet, in an apparent power struggle with other senior leaders, BBCreports.

 

Salva Kiir issued a decree dismissing all ministers and deputy ministers, as well as Vice-President Riek Machar.

No clear reason was given for the sackings, but analysts say Kiir and Machar have been embroiled in a power struggle for months.

South Sudan has suffered from chronic economic problems since it split from Sudan in 2011.

 

 

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