South Sudan soldiers ‘unhealthy’ due to food theft: Kiir

South Sudan's president Salva Kiir attends a medals awarding ceremony for long serving servicemen of the South Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the Bilpam, military headquarters in Juba, South Sudan January 24, 2019.REUTERS/Samir Bol

JUBA (Reuters) – Soldiers in South Sudan are hungry and unhealthy because their superiors are pilfering food to sell on local markets, President Salva Kiir said on Thursday. Having only gained independence in 2011, South Sudan’s military has been embroiled in civil conflict for the last five years since Kiir split with former vice president […]

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