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 Malong, a close ally of Kiir, has consequently been replaced by Gen.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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