South Sudan leaders: We'll have 10 states, we can work on peaceChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 15, 2020
South Sudan leaders agreed to return the country to a system of 10 states and three administrative areas, removing a key hurdle for “peace and unity in the country,“ the presidency said.
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The agreement comes days before a Feb. 22 deadline to form a unified administration between the existing governmnet and rebels opposed to President Salva Kiir’s rule. A previous proposal had called for South Sudan to have 32 states. ■