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S. Sudan President Wants to Increase Number of States - Again

A spokesman for South Sudan's president has said a committee is looking at whether the war-torn country should add three or four more states to its current total of 28. Ateny Wek Ateny told VOA that a committee led by first vice president Taban Deng Gai was formed last week to study the issue.   Ateny said the people, not President Salva Kiir, are asking for the new states because different ethnic groups have been contesting certain areas.   “In South Sudan, the creation...

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