UN warns of "lost generation" in South Sudan's grinding conflict | Africanews
1 months ago, 21 Jan 00:18
Seventy percent of South Sudan’s children are out of school and the young country risks losing a generation that would make it harder to rebuild after conflict ends, a United Nations official said. South Sudan, which split off from its northern neighbour Sudan in 2011, has been gripped by a four-year civil war sparked by political rivalry between incumbent leader Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar. In an interview with Reuters on Friday, Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF’s executive director, ...
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