Both sides in the war were quick to claim that further sanctions against them would damage the peace process.
The process has become more complex as one of the rebel generals has announced that he doesn’t agree with Machar trying to form a transitional government with Kiir. He is rumoured to have split from Machar and taken other rebel commanders with him.
S. Sudan started with much promise. It is oil rich. Revenues from oil provide over 90% of its foreign money. It also has great potential in developing its agriculture. Large tracts of land have abundant water and could be developed.
Meanwhile the country is dependent on the charity of foreign nations to help it feed and clothe the millions who have lost their homes and livelihoods.
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