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S. Sudan President Swears In New VP to Replace Machar

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has sworn in a new deputy to replace opposition leader Riek Machar, who went into hiding this month after deadly clashes between his forces and government soldiers.   South Sudan’s new first vice president is Machar’s former peace negotiator, General Taban Deng Gai, who also replaced Machar as head of the opposition party last week.   In his acceptance speech Tuesday, Deng said he will focus on three priorities: ending South Sudan’s conflict,...

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