Rebels ratify South Sudan peace deal, nominate Machar for first vice president

Friday September 11 2015

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar. In

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar. In backing peace the deal, the rebel's council nominated Machar as their pick for first vice president, the highest-ranking post allocated to the rebels under the agreement's power-sharing terms. AFP PHOTO | ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER 

By Reuters