Kiir rushes elections in bid for quick political gain

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir.
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir. © @StateHouse_J1/Twitter
With only months before a visit from Pope Francis, the South Sudanese president is increasingly in need of renewed legitimacy, after over a decade in power and few results to show for it. He is ready to push the country into a process for which it is ill-prepared. [...] (470 words)
Published on 10/03/2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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