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South Sudan’s Deputy Military Chief Dies In Kenya

Posted August 22nd, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful South Sudanese military commander and former militia leader, Paulino Matip, has died in a Kenyan hospital after a long illness. Information minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin announced Matip’s death Tuesday, describing him as a champion of peace and reconciliation. Matip switched sides several times during the north-south civil war that killed hundreds of thousands […]

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