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IGAD: South Sudan 'Conducting Full-Scale Offensive' in Unity State

East African bloc nations on Friday blamed the recent surge in violence in South Sudan on forces loyal to President Salva Kiir. In a statement released in Addis Ababa, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) said South Sudanese "government forces have been conducting full-scale military offensives against opposition forces" in more than half of the nine counties in oil-rich Unity state. The statement says the government appears to be expanding its military campaign...

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