Home News Gen Malong to lead South Sudan rebels, but how far can he go? Saturday April 14 2018 South Sudan's former army chief Paul Malong addresses the media after returning to the South Sudan's capital of Juba, May 13, 2017. He has formed a new rebel movement. PHOTO | REUTERS In Summary While he is viewed with suspicion by other rebel groups for having been the architect of the civil war that broke out in 2013, he is now a wanted man by the very government he was protecting. He launched SS-UF on April 9 with the objective of joining the opposition Alliance and ousting President Kiir. The government is now accusing Gen Malong of violence and massive corruption. Advertisement By FRED OLUOCH More by this Author Related Stories Mon Apr 09 16:17:00 EAT 2018 South Sudan ex-army chief forms new rebel group Malong says President Kiir must leave power. Sat Mar 31 13:43:31 EAT 2018 Warring parties in Juba dig in ahead of peace talks Mon Mar 19 18:14:00 EAT 2018 Juba alarmed as ex-army chief travels to Sudan Sat Jan 13 17:10:00 EAT 2018 Is another rebellion brewing in South Sudan? Fri Jan 12 17:55:02 EAT 2018 South Sudan says leaked Malong audio tape is true Advertisement In the headlines Looking back at the Kagame year at AU As head of reform team since 2016, his goal has been to wean the AU off donor funding. Economic trouble in Tanzania? Let in the army Magufuli says the army is being deployed to defend the nation in its economic war. Karamoja: Uganda's tourism frontier Media council sues Tanzania govt over press freedom Ethiopia misses decent toilet target EU: Tanzanian govt pressure on envoy forced his recall How Kenyan police let in Somalia's Shabaab bombers Are refugees in EA welcome or not?