South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar speaks to the media about the situation in South Sudan following last week's peace agreement with the government, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
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Respected South Sudan journalist Nhial Bol, who set up the country's first independent newspaper printing press, has quit journalism after threats, reports said Thursday.Seven journalists have been killed so far this year in South Sudan, including a reporter last month shot in an apparently targeted attack, days after President Salva Kiir publicly threatened to kill journalists who reported "against the country".A veteran, outspoken and independent reporter, Bol was repeatedly jailed by the government in Khartoum in north Sudan, before South Sudan broke away.
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