Salva Kiir plays for time in White Nile tributary dredging battle

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir.
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir. © STR/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
The potential dredging of the River Naam, a tributary of the White Nile, is continuing to provoke tensions among Sudan's political class. Egypt wants to go ahead with the project despite the risks to the environment. Salva Kiir, for his part, is giving out contradictory signals. [...] (239 words)
Issue dated 04/11/2022

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