Uganda President threatens South Sudan rebel chief with ‘defeat’ if no ceasefire

Date:

A SPLA soldier gestures as he sits in a vehicle in Juba(Reuters) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday East African countries would have to defeat South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar if he rejected the Juba government’s offer of a ceasefire.

Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!

“We (regional countries) gave Riek Machar four days to respond and if he doesn’t we shall have to go for him, all of us, that is what we agreed in Nairobi,” Museveni told reporters in the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

Asked what that meant, Museveni said: “to defeat him.”

(Reporting by Carl Odera; Editing by Richard Lough and Patrick Graham)

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsolahttps://naija247news.com
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

More like this
Related

Nigeria’s Decarbonization Must Tackle Deforestation and AFOLU Emissions

To envision Nigeria's path to decarbonization is to see...

Global Gas Flaring Surges in 2023 Despite Efforts to Curb Methane Emissions

Gas flaring, a process where oil and gas companies...

Economist Predicts Gradual Decline in Nigeria’s Inflation Starting July

Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives Company, predicts that...

Nigeria’s FX Reserves Peak at $33.58 Billion Amid Naira Stability

Nigeria’s foreign exchange (FX) reserves have reached their highest...
× How can I help you?