The Heat: South Sudan in crisis

The Heat

South Sudan is at a crossroads, with fears of renewed civil war.

Five years after becoming the world’s newest country, clashes broke out again earlier this summer — leaving hundreds more dead and tens of thousands more displaced.

For more on the situation in South Sudan, CCTV’s Patrick Oyet has this report.

To discuss the current situation in South Sudan:

  • Garang Diing Akuong is South Sudan’s ambassador to the United States and the non-resident ambassador to Canada.

To explore South Sudan’s political and humanitarian crises:

  • Peter Ajak, a Sudanese “Lost Boy” and researcher on the South Sudan team for the International Growth Centre
  • He Wenping, director of African Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Brian Adeba, associate director of policy for the Enough Project