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South Sudan: A wrong start for Africa’s newest country

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, South Sudan, Governance, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict

Maggie Fick believes that Africa’s newest country, South Sudan is starting off on the wrong foot [1]: “There has been heavy fighting between the Southern army and an intractable local rebel movement, clashes between fractious units of the northern Sudanese army deployed in the south, an ugly police abuse scandal, and the assassination of a government minister in his office…”