Kiir fans flames of ethnic rivalry near Upper Nile oilfields

President Salva Kiir has appointed a Padang Dinka as deputy governor for Upper Nile state, home to over 70% of the country's crude oil output. Though intended as a conciliatry gesture towards this community, it could well spark fresh clashes with Shilluks and Nuers. [...] (459 words)
Issue dated 04/02/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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