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South Sudan President Dismisses Head of Anti-Corruption Panel

November 13, 2011

Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) -- South Sudan’s president has dismissed the head of the country’s anti-corruption commission.

Pauline Riak was removed from the post by presidential decree, according to a statement posted on the government website. Riak was one of more than 60 government officials removed and replaced by presidential decree.

--Editors: Louis Meixler, Digby Lidstone.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jared Ferrie in Juba, South Sudan, at jferrie1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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