FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016 file photo, then South Sudan’s First Vice President Riek Machar, left, looks across at President Salva Kiir, right, as they sit to be photographed following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Kiir on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 was reported by the South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation to have granted amnesty to armed opposition leader Riek Machar and all rebel groups, days after signing a power-sharing agreement in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File)
FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016 file photo, then South Sudan’s First Vice President Riek Machar, left, looks across at President Salva Kiir, right, as they sit to be photographed following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Kiir on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 was reported by the South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation to have granted amnesty to armed opposition leader Riek Machar and all rebel groups, days after signing a power-sharing agreement in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File) Jason Patinkin AP
FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016 file photo, then South Sudan’s First Vice President Riek Machar, left, looks across at President Salva Kiir, right, as they sit to be photographed following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Kiir on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 was reported by the South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation to have granted amnesty to armed opposition leader Riek Machar and all rebel groups, days after signing a power-sharing agreement in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File) Jason Patinkin AP

South Sudan’s president grants amnesty to Machar, all rebels

August 09, 2018 08:35 AM