South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as first vice president. He is formally rejoining the government in the latest effort to bring peace to a nation ravaged by war. The rebel leader returns as first vice president in a transition government which will serve for 36 months. President Salva Kiir hailed the official ending of the war.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- South Sudan Capital: Juba.
- South Sudan Currency: South Sudanese pound.