Ugandan troops withdraw from South Sudan
Ugandan troops have started withdrawing from South Sudan to comply with a peace deal between South Sudan’s warring factions, Uganda’s military chief said on Monday.
All Ugandan forces – between 2 000 and 3 000 – will have withdrawn from South Sudan by the first week of November, General Katumba Wamala told reporters in Uganda’s capital, Kampala.
S. Sudanese opposition parties back creation of new states
At least 10 South Sudanese opposition parties allied to the President Salva Kiir have supported the expansion of states from the current 10 to 28.
The political parties, which also included that headed by the cabinet affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomuro, said president Kiir had responded to the demands of the people.