South Sudan’s Sacked Head of Army Returns to Nation’s Capital

Paul Malong , returned to the capital on Saturday, allaying fears that he would take up arms and further intensify the African nation's three-year civil war. Malong arrived in Juba accompanied by four bodyguards aboard a chartered plane from Yirol, the capital of Lakes state, presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said by phone from Juba.

S. Sudan president threatens personal military operation in Equatoria

The South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir has threatened to personally lead and direct military operations in the Equatoria region, particularly in Yei River county, asserting that he would relocate to the area if armed activities continue to cause insecurity and affect normal traffic for people and government "We will not just sit in Juba. We will go out.