In Kaduna State alone, between 10,000 and 20,000 people are estimated to have died in communal conflict since 1980.
Even opposition veteran Tshisekedi’s body has become a source of political tension. The government has not agreed on a location to bury him in Congo and so it has remained in Brussels.
South Sudan can feed itself in peace time. Just six months ago, many parts of the country were bustling with enough food – then if fell of the cliff
The Christian-vs-Muslim dynamic has changed to intra-Muslim fighting along ethnic lines, and government control is restricted to the capital.
A mother in Cameroon named Dayo told an aid worker that she was sometimes so hungry that she was losing her senses. “When somebody spoke to me,” she said, “I couldn’t even tell if it was a man or woman”
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