Fears South Sudan conflict could infect region

A South Sudanese woman walks with wood to reinforce her house in an isolated makeshift IDP camp for the Dinka ethnic group in an island between Bor and Minkamman, South Sudan, on March 5, 2014. PHOTO | JM LOPEZ

What you need to know:

  • What started as a power struggle between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar in late December quickly split the army and exacerbated ethnic feelings
  • Cash-strapped South Sudan is embroiled in a war that has displaced almost a million people, with many wondering how long the baby nation can last

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