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South Sudan Cabinet sacked

Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2013 | 9:19 AM

South Sudan's president has sacked his entire cabinet, in an apparent power struggle with other senior leaders.

The president issued a decree dismissing all ministers and deputy ministers, as well as his Vice-President.

No clear reason was given for the sackings, but analysts say the President and the Vice-President have been embroiled in a power struggle for months.

South Sudan has suffered from chronic economic problems since it split from Sudan in 2011.


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