Hunger and fighting persist despite 'peace' in South Sudan

Rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition, a South Sudanese anti-government force, patrol near Kerwa on the South Sudanese side of the border with Uganda, on September 21, 2018 PHOTO | SUMY SADURNI | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The war began in December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

  • Harvests and markets have been disrupted by the war and so people here rely on aid agencies for deliveries of life-saving food.



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