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South Sudan president fires presidential affairs minister


Photo: South Sudan president Salva Kiir sacked on Tuesday the country's minister for presidential affairs Mayiik Ayii Deng was

Photo: South Sudan president Salva Kiir sacked on Tuesday the country’s minister for presidential affairs Mayiik Ayii Deng was

JUBA – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has fired his long-time ally, Mayiik Ayii Deng as the country’s presidential affairs minister, according to a decree read on the state television on Tuesday.

In a separate decree, the Kiir appointed another long-time ally and former foreign minister, Nhial Deng Nhial, as the new minister in the office of the president.

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The decree did not however outlined why Mayiik was removed as he was the first minister to be appointed in the revitalized transitional government of national unity.

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