South Sudan Forms Transitional Government of National Unity

South Sudan Forms Transitional Government of National Unity. Photo UN

South Sudan Forms Transitional Government of National Unity
Twenty-seven ministers were sworn in today as part of a new Transitional Government of National Unity of the Republic of South Sudan. The new coalition brings together members from the current government and the armed opposition, who have been at odds for over two years.

From left: Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, First Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan; President Salva Kiir; and James Wani Igga, Second Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan.

UN Photo/Isaac Billy
29 April 2016
Juba, South Sudan
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