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.
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
Three weeks ago when Riek Machar tried to return to eastern Africa, he was denied entry by Sudan and Ethiopia. Both countries were traditionally hospitable to him
South Sudan is a country held to ransom by the “gun class”. It’s a zero-sum game for who will be king of the hill in Juba
A peace deal signed between the government and rebels almost a year ago has so far failed to end the conflict