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July 2, 2019 (NAIROBI) – Kenya's former vice chairman, Kalonzo Musyoka has been appointed as a particular envoy for peace in war-torn South Sudan.
- Kalonzo Musyoka
The Kenyan opposition chief was appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Overseas Affairs ministry stated.
“His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya has appointed Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, the previous Vice President as his Particular Envoy to the Republic of South Sudan,” partly famous the July 2 letter.
“The Ministry of Overseas Affairs congratulates Dr Kalozo Musyoka on his appointment and stands able to help the Particular Envoy within the supply of his mandate,” it provides.
The appointment of the opposition letter, the letter said, demonstrates Kenya's dedication in the direction of shared prosperity within the area and to the pursuit of lasting peace and safety in South Sudan via the acceleration of the implementation of the Revitalized-Settlement on the Decision of Battle in South Sudan.
Musyoka's new position got here on the time when the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir ended a two-day go to to the East African nation.
On Monday, Kiir was hosted at State Home by Kenyatta, who referred to as on South Sudanese leaders to benefit from present peace within the nation for financial and social improvement features.
In September final yr, South Sudan's rival factions signed a revitalized peace settlement to finish the nation's civil struggle that killed tens of hundreds of individuals and displaced greater than 2 million.