Salva Kiir buys himself a private army

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. © Mohamed Khidir / Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
A hundred South Sudanese soldiers have just returned to Juba having undergone training in Ukraine. They'll form the core of the future special forces that the president wants. [...] (337 words)
Issue dated 14/07/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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