The few South Sudanese that do not complain belong to the new elite, comprising of politicians and generals. They are enormously wealthy. “The driver for the present conflict is corruption”, concludes SSUD researcher Awolich. It is therefore important for the leaders in South Sudan to keep or get the power because that alone guarantees access to the wealth of the country.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
South Sudan: “The driver for the present conflict is corruption."
Researcher Abraham Awolich, quoted in South Africa's Mail & Guardian: