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South Sudan Ex-Rebels Join Army After Presidential Amnesty

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has issued a series of presidential decrees calling for former rebel fighters who have accepted the government's amnesty offer to be integrated into the army. "They are now being integrated into our armed forces and other security organs, and some will go to the civil service," Kiir said at the Governors' Forum in Juba this week. The Geneva-based Small Arms Survey has credited Kiir’s amnesty offers with decreasing the number of...

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