Kiir renames SPLA as South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF)

Kiir renames SPLA as South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF)

October 3, 2018

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, has issued a Republican order and renamed the country’s army, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) as South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF). The order was read out on the state-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC) on Tuesday night. SPLA has been a guerrilla military wing of the SPLM […]

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