July 28, 2016, how sad is it to learned that the Chairman of JMEC Festus Mogae seems to not knowing who is the leader of SPLM-IO? in the interview with the BBC focus in Africa, Festus Mogae, said, the idea that the IO will dominated the person is not clear as to who will nominated the person” what shameful is this?
South Sudan faces ongoing political turmoil, following the replacement of Riek Machar as first vice president.
After Dr Machar’s soldiers clashed with President Salva Kiir’s forces, Dr Machar was forced out of the capital. The following week a senior official from his SPLM-In Opposition or SPLM-IO, Taban Deng, was sworn in as first vice president in his place. Dr Machar has rejected his sacking.
So how has the oversight body for the peace agreement responded? Festus Mogae leads the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee. He spoke to the BBC’s James Copnall.
(Photo: Festus Mogae, Head of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee. Credit: BBC News.)