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Why doesn’t South Sudan's refugee exodus spur East Africa to action?

11 days ago, 14:24

By: Aly Verjee

Uganda hosts by far the greatest number of South Sudanese refugees, but Sudan also hosts nearly half a million, Ethiopia more than 400,000, and Kenya over 100,000.

Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics.

So why — as the millionth South Sudanese took refuge in Uganda earlier this year, and with the total number of South Sudanese refugee and asylum seekers now more than two million — is there no comparable shift in the political posture of East African states?

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Why doesn’t South Sudan's refugee exodus spur East Africa to action?

11 days ago, 14:24

By: Aly Verjee
Uganda hosts by far the greatest number of South Sudanese refugees, but Sudan also hosts nearly half a million, Ethiopia more than 400,000, and Kenya over 100,000.

Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics.

So why — as the millionth South Sudanese took refuge in Uganda earlier this year, and with the total number of South Sudanese refugee and asylum seekers now more than two million — is there no comparable shift in the political posture of East African states?

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