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Salva Kiir Fires Powerful Army Chief Gen Malong

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    By: Dickens H Okello

  • May 9,2017
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The South Sudan President, Salva Kiir has fired powerful SPLA Chief of Staff, Gen. Paul Mawan Malong.
Kiir who is also the Commander-in-Chief issued a a customary Presidential Decree on Tuesday evening aired on the national broadcaster, SSTV.
Gen. Malong, a close ally of Kiir, has consequently been replaced by Gen. James Ajongo Mawut.

Mawut has been SPLA Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Administration and Finance.

A detailed story will be posted later.

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