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A Short Window to Resuscitate South Sudan’s Ailing Peace Deal

A negotiated 100-day extension for naming a unity government has averted a crisis imperilling a ceasefire between South Sudan’s main belligerents.

Regional leaders should use the time to pressure them to agree on how to divide the country into states, an essential step for peace.

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On 7 November, President Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader Riek Machar agreed to a second extension of the deadline for forming a unity government, a…

The 100-day deferral, brokered at an emergency summit in Uganda, comes after a

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