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Warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal: AFP journalist

September 12, 2018

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a much-anticipated peace deal at a regional summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday.

The two men signed a document and shook hands to cheers of support in front of a gathering that included regional leaders and delegates, according to an AFP journalist in the room.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.