The economy is devastated, and more than 2.4 million South Sudanes live as refugees in neighbouring countries that include Uganda, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
It’s the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. One million have crossed into Uganda, and an additional “million or even more” are in Ethiopia, Kenya, DR Congo, and Central African Republic.
The opposition is deeply fragmented…and the command structure of the state army, the SPLA, may even have broken down too.
4.1 in 10,000 people starved to death per day across South Sudan’s Mayendit county – which is about 10 times the average global death rate
The UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo is its largest…and the one in Mali is mostly dangerous, with 70 personnel killed by “malicious acts” since 2013