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South Sudan

The 11 countries relying on the Nile need to reach a deal soon

11 September 2017

by Richard Kyle Paisley More than 300 million people rely on the waters of the River Nile. The Nile river basin contains more than 10% of Africa’s landmass in 11 countries: Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Egypt, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea and [read more]

The Projected Growth in Africa’s Population

24 March 2017

In much of the world populations are already stabilizing or contracting, but in Africa a population explosion is taking place, which, based on the UN’s medium fertility model, could see the population of Africa increase from 800 million in 2000 to 4.38 billion in 2100; an additional 3.576 billion [read more]

UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

8 February 2016

Rise in hunger at harvest time; harsh and prolonged 2016 lean season approaching. Joint FAO-UNICEF-WFP News Release 8 February 2016, Juba – South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people — nearly 25 percent of the country’s population — remain [read more]

The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan

15 January 2016

In July 2015 The Sentry, an initiative of the Enough Project based in Washington DC, United States, issued a Report on corruption and conflict in South Sudan, the following is the Executive Summary of the Report, which can be downloaded from TheSentry.org. “South Sudan was born amid great [read more]