Salva Kiir speaks for the first time about July 8 shootings (Youtube-Clip)
“Nearly two weeks after shooting broke out in the compound of South Sudan’s presidential palace, the country’s president Salva Kiir, has shed some light on the day’s events. Gunfire broke out in the afternoon of July 8 at the presidential palace at a time when Kiir and his two vice presidents were in a meeting at the presidential palace. It then spread to other parts of the capital Juba. The fighting happened just a day before the country was due to celebrate its fifth independence anniversar…” (Africa News, 2016).