Tag: civil war

South Sudan cabinet wants big spending boost to heal divisions

The cabinet approved a budget proposal for the 2016/17 fiscal year that caps government spending at 29.6 billion South Sudan pounds ($520 million), a 187 percent rise over the year that ended on June 30.

U.S. seeks progress in deploying new U.N. troops to South Sudan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that South Sudan's leaders needed to recommit to a peace deal.