Opposition leader Riek Machar leaves South Sudan for Kinshasa
Thursday August 18 2016
South Sudan's former vice president and opposition leader Riek Machar has not been seen in Juba since the July 11, 2016 clashes. AFP PHOTO | ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER
Water and Irrigation Minister, Mabior Garang de Mabior told The EastAfrican that Dr Machar arrived in Kinshasa on Monday in transit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he will be waiting for countries in the region to intervene in the Juba crisis.
The whereabouts of Dr Machar had been a matter of speculation since he left Juba on July 11 when fighting broke out.
Meanwhile, President Kiir has also called for early elections before the end of the life of the transitional government contrary to the agreement.