Home | News    Wednesday 17 August 2016

South Sudan’s new FVP Taban Deng visits Kenya

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

New South Sudan FVP Taban Deng Gai and his delegation upon arrival in Nairobi, Tuesday, 16 August 2016 (ST Photo)
August 16, 2016 (NAIROBI) – The newly appointed South Sudan’s First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, Tuesday arrived to Nairobi for talks with the Kenyan officials on the implementation of the IGAD brokered peace agreement.

Gai, whose appointment to replace Riek Machar, opposition leader and former First Vice President, was accompanied by a number of senior political and security officials of President Salva Kiir’s government.

The delegation include defence minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, cabinet affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomoru, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth of petroleum, Awut Deng Acuil, Akol Koor, head of internal intelligence and Duoth Guet, head of external intelligence, among others.

The visiting South Sudanese delegation is expected to pay a courtesy visit to President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House to discuss a range of issues, including the proposed deployment of regional force to Juba to restore security and protect civilians at risk in the capital.

The visit comes days after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution in New York to deploy up to 4,000-strong force to Juba.

The new first deputy president told a summit of the heads of state and government in Addis Ababa last week that he will step down once Machar returns to Juba to continue with the implementation of the August 2015 peace deal which ended 21 months of civil war in South Sudan.

Kenya is among the countries that will contribute troops to deploy in the South Sudanese capital.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 17 August 2016 13:12, by Redeemer

    Taban stands a high chance to put the Dinka & Nuer problems into rest

    repondre message

    • 17 August 2016 16:03, by Akook

      Only if JCE crown STD with presidency in his crown hotel

      repondre message

      • 17 August 2016 19:21, by Shadrack Nuer Machut

        FVP Taban Deng Gai is a man that God has changed to close the widest gap of hatred & murder btn Dinka & Nuer which was originally created by Dr. Riek Machar Teny in 1991 Dinka-Bor genocide by his white militias he commanded. Souls of innocent Dinka & Nuer will judge this yr 2016. God of poor people, help us! Amen!

        repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


s
Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Sudan: An ailing dictatorship, looming public protest, and desperate evasive tricks 2018-01-16 10:31:43 By TRAYO A. Ali In Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan (the city that knows no secrets, as is always described) the talk there is not about the uncomfortable Weather, which in this Season is (...)

What is going on between Egypt and Sudan? 2018-01-15 08:50:56 By Ahmed H Adam Ongoing tensions in the Red Sea region came to the fore in late December, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan as part of his Africa tour. During the visit, (...)

South Sudan’s vicious tyrant 2018-01-13 09:12:40 By Duop Chak Wuol The Republic of South Sudan is being run by a man with a reputation for having a ruthless heart and tyrannical brain. Salva Kiir's presidency, which promotes tribal divisions (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


South Sudanese rights group call to release political detainees 2017-12-10 07:50:31 THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: 10 DECEMBER 2017: SSHURSA CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE The 10 December usually marks the international human rights day. SSHURSA notes with (...)

Reactions to government agencies’ conspiracy against Greater Bor community 2017-10-08 07:54:31 By Manyok Abraham Thuch & Kuch Kuol Deng A monkey business or a donkey business in the government of the republic of South Sudan against the citizens is unacceptable. Therefore, we as youth (...)

Amnesty calls to release Nubian activists detained over protest for cultural rights 2017-09-12 20:47:54 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2017 Egypt: Release 24 Nubian activists detained after protest calling for respect of their cultural rights Egyptian authorities should (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.