Zuma tells Riek to reverse war calls
Daniel Danis | October 12, 2016 | 12:26 pm      
First Vice President also the leader of the Sudan people's Liberation
Movement in opposition., Dr. Riek Machar. Photo Credit:
Former First Vice President cum the leader of the Sudan people's
Liberation Movement in opposition., Dr Riek Machar. Photo Credit:

The South African President is urging Dr Riek Machar to reverse his
call for an arms resistance against the Transitional Government of
National Unity.

President Jacob Zuma says a call for new violence will worsen the
situation for the people of South Sudan and plunged the country into
total chaos.

President Zuma was speaking during a joint press briefing with Kenyan
President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, on Tuesday.

“Fighting will only exacerbate the human suffering in South Sudan,” Mr
Zuma stated.

He called on Dr. Riek to pursue peace by returning to Juba:

“We call on Dr Riek Machar to go to Juba and participate in the
Transitional Government.”

Zuma said they have agreed with the government of Kenya to engage the
leaders of South Sudan in meaningful dialogue that will address the

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