Tensions over transitional assembly may tarnish tenth anniversary of independance

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. © Morwan Ali/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Tomorrow, South Sudan turns ten. President Salva Kiir is grasping to hold onto his parliamentary majority as a new assembly is expected to be sworn in. [...] (322 words)
Issue dated 08/07/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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