March 13, 2018 / 9:33 AM / 10 days ago

South Sudan president fires finance minister, no reason given

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has fired Finance Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau and named Salvatore Garang Mabiordit as his replacement, a statement from Kiir’s office said.

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit attends the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia January 28, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

The decree, read on state radio late on Monday, did not give a reason for the dismissal.

Reporting by Denis Dumo; Editing by George Obulutsa and Alison Williams

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