Thursday 22 February 2018

Protecting aid

• The President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, has written to 75 current and former senior government officials, offering an amnesty to anyone who returns part of the €3.2bn stolen from state coffers over recent years.

South Sudan is one of the least developed countries in the world and a recipient of massive amounts of international aid. But how much of this aid actually benefits the South Sudan people, if oversight measures are so lax?

A recent World Bank report also revealed that €105m donated to the interim government of Somalia has disappeared.

Please sign in or register with for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss