Kiir says jailed South African adviser, rebel group spokesman to be released


Kiir says jailed South African adviser, rebel group spokesman to be released
South Sudan President Salva Kiir

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir said on Wednesday an imprisoned South African adviser to rebel leader Riek Machar and a rebel group spokesman would be released on Thursday as part of a peace deal.

Kiir told a peace ceremony in Juba that rebel spokesman James Gatdet and South African ex-colonel and adviser to Machar, William Endley would be freed.

“I’ll release him tomorrow and he will be deported to his country,” he said.

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