February 17, 2013 (BOR) - South Sudan’s vice-president, Riek Machar, visited Jonglei state’s Akobo county on Sunday following clashes that killed over 100 people on 9 February, receiving a negative reception from some angry residents. Machar visited the area to call for calm and express condolences to the families of those who were killed in the attack, which has been blamed on an armed group from the Murle tribe in Pibor county, but his government has been criticised for its slow response (...)
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