SA calls for end of human suffering in South Sudan
South Africa wants the international community to do more to end the ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan where half the country’s population faces extreme hunger following failed rains and civil war.
Speaking after donating foodstuff to a section of Internally Displaced Persons in the capital Juba, Deputy Minister Mashego Dlamini said despite advocating for African solutions for African problems, the African Union alone cannot manage to end one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. The United Nations has warned that the situation in the former Jonglei, Unity and Lakes states could worsen to famine-like conditions if humanitarian aid does not reach the areas.
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