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Recruitment of New Soldiers Threatens South Sudan’s Peace

Sam Mednick Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

YAMBIO, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's rival armed groups are forcefully recruiting civilians, including child soldiers, violating a fragile peace deal signed five months ago.

The evidence from numerous accounts that opposing sides are adding fighters to their ranks is a worrying sign that threatens the country's peace, say officials. ...

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