SOUTH SUDAN

Three years on from its split with South Sudan, Sudan’s economic prospects continue to be highly dependent on its neighbor to the south. The IMF urges subsidy cuts and diversifying the economy.

South Sudan marked its third anniversary of independence on 9 July. It was not a very happy one. Three years on, it has been wracked by civil war and little headway had been made on the many challenges of state building.

The fighting does not necessarily pose any direct security...