Opposition Forces Accused of Killing S. Sudan Lawmaker

Officials in South Sudan's Yei River state have accused fighters loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar of killing a state assembly lawmaker.  A spokesman for the rebels denied the allegation. Jacob Kwiyansuk was shot dead by unknown gunmen Wednesday in the Ugandan town of Mijale, according to Yei officials. He was killed while meeting with South Sudanese refugees who crossed the border to escape fighting in the Kajokeji area in July 2016. Last month, members of parliament representing the...

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