Conflict Threatens South Sudan’s Development Gains
VOA News: South Sudan Crisis Threatens Development
“…The South Sudanese government announced big plans to begin providing services for its own people after the country won independence in 2011, but the current conflict has changed all that. In December last year, a political dispute between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar descended into violence, leaving at least 10,000 people dead and displacing more than 1.5 million more. As a result, development in the country has been, more or less, put on hold…” (Joselow, 10/23).