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Tuesday 20th March 2018

South Sudan President Replaces Foreign Minister

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7Dnews London

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:21 GMT

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Monday August 19th replaced his Foreign Minister Nhial Deng Nhial with his former Gender Minister Awut Deng Acuil as part of a minor tweak to his cabinet, a government spokesperson said, according to Reuters.

Kiir appointed two other ministers for Wildlife, and Roads and Bridges. He also sacked the governors of Twic and Akobo, according to a statement read out on state radio. 

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