Opinion

South Sudan is not Africa

South Sudan is unlikely to achieve a lasting peace settlement any time soon, but it is not representative of sub-Saharan Africa. Out of 48 countries south of the Sahara, only Somalia, Burundi, and South Sudan are currently suffering from large-scale internal violence.

Refugees from South Sudan arrive at a centre in Adjumani district in Northern Uganda earlier this year. Photograph courtesy of the United Nations by F. Noy.

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 18, 2016 2:21 PM

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