Breaking: Salva Kiir fires SPLA chief of staff Paul Malong

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President Salva Kiir has issued a decree relieveing Gen. Paul Malong Awan replacing him with James Ajonga, state owned media reports.

General James Ajongo has been promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant General and will assume office tomorrow. He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff in Charge of Administration under 1st Lt Gen. Paul Malong.