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South Sudan President Proposes Talks To End Political Crisis

AFRICANGLOBE - The South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is ready for dialogue with his former deputy, Riek Machar whom he accused of masterminding Sunday's coup attempt in the capital, Juba. South Sudan president Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the presidential palace in Juba December 16, 2013

South Sudan Quashes Coup Attempt, Says President Salva Kiir

AFRICANGLOBE - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to his former deputy Riek Machar has been put down. President Kiir said the government was in full control of the capital, Juba, after a night of heavy fighting between soldiers in the presidential guard.

South Sudan: Salva Kiir’s Sacking of Entire Cabinet Reveals Divide

AFRICANGLOBE - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has sacked his deputy and all cabinet ministers to thwart a perceived challenge to his leadership. Kiir and Vice Vice-President Riek Machar have been entangled in a power struggle for months.