The Heat: South Sudan’s long road to peace

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The Heat: South Sudan's long road to peace

Just a little more than a year after a peace deal was signed between President Salva Kiir’s government and an opposition group led by former Vice President Riek Machar, South Sudan faces rising tensions.

Machar fled the country this summer, and he’s again calling for war.

The head of one international monitoring group said the country is worse off today than it was before.

CCTV’s Patrick Oyet reports.

To discuss the current situation in South Sudan and the government’s plan:

  • Gordon Buay, South Sudan’s Ambassador for Consular Affairs in North America.
The Heat: South Sudan's long road to peace PT 1

The Heat: South Sudan's long road to peace PT 1

Just a little more than a year after a peace deal was signed between President Salva Kiir’s government and an opposition group led by former Vice President Riek Machar, South Sudan faces rising tensions. CCTV’s Patrick Oyet reports. To discuss the current situation in South Sudan and the government’s plan is Gordon Buay, South Sudan’s Ambassador for Consular Affairs in North America.

To discuss the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan:

The Heat: South Sudan's long road to peace PT 2

The Heat: South Sudan's long road to peace PT 2

To discuss the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is Hilde Johnson, former head of the UN Mission in South Sudan and author of, “South Sudan: The Untold Story" and Brian Adeba, associate director of policy for the Enough Project.