Beyond Borders: Civil War in South Sudan Claimed 382,900 Lives – Research

By Soko Directory Team / September 28, 2018



Africa Economy

A new study has revealed that the civil war in South Sudan has claimed at least 382,900 lives, beating Syria and other countries.

According to the London School of Hygiene, the large number of those who have in South Sudan are women and children.

South Sudan is now ahead of Syria whose civil war that started in 2011 is estimated to have claimed the lives of at least 360,000 people. The war in South Sudan started in 2013, shortly after getting its independence from Khartoum.

Source: The East African

Tanzania Rejects A Report by EAC on Sugar Tax Claims From Kenya

A trade war between Kenya and Tanzania seems to be far than over after Tanzania rejected a report by the East African Community about tax claims on Kenyan sugar.

Kenya will now have to continue paying 25 percent levy on sugar and confectioneries exported to Tanzania until “Tanzania is fully satisfied that the industrial sugar used to manufacture sweet, biscuits, chocolate among others from Kenya is not zero-rated in terms of import fees.”

Source: Standard Digital

The United Kingdom Has Injected 45 Million Pounds in Fight Against Malaria in Uganda

The United Kingdom has given Uganda a total of 45 million pounds in the fight against malaria. This is after it emerged 7 percent of all deaths in the country annually are caused by malaria.

Source: Chimp Reports

China To Build Zimbabwe’s New Parliament At A Cost of 230 Million Dollars

China will be constructing the new parliament in Zimbabwe at a cost of 230 million dollars. The amount will be in terms of a loan. China has already confirmed that it will be releasing 46 million dollars to enable the start of groundwork at Mount Hampden, the location of the building and the site for a future Zimbabwean city.

Source CGTN Africa



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