SOUTH SUDAN

 

South Sudan Fighting Spreads To Oil Fields

 

Fears for South Sudan’s immediate economic future were heightened this week as deadly clashes, sparked by an attempted coup by forces loyal to the country’s former vice president, spread to its oil fields in Unity State. Hundreds have already been killed in the conflict which started on 15 December. This has put the international community on alert; US President Barak Obama has called on the clashing...