Jump to navigation

Vol 57 No 10

Published 13th May 2016

South Sudan

Power without responsibility

Familiar faces line up in the new power-sharing government. Will local and international pressure hold it to account?

South Sudan's new post-civil war government, the Transitional Government of National Unity, looks like a return to the status quo ante, before over two years of ruthless fighting erupted in December 2013 between President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his Vice-President, Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon. Riek eventually returned to the capital on 29 April as First Vice-President and the 30-minister TGoNU was announced on the next day.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 2189 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.