Salva Kiir (left) and Riek Machar
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South Sudan rivals Kiir and Machar agree peace deal

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict.

The deal calls for an immediate truce and the formation of a transitional government ahead of the drafting of a new constitution and new elections.

The conflict in the world's newest state has left thousands dead and more than one million homeless.

Mariko Oi reports.

  • 10 May 2014
  • From the section Africa
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