Middle East

South Sudan says secures $106M from donors, will buy food

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2012, file photo, a woman gathers sorghum spilled by a broken bag after a World Food Programme (WFP) air drop of food supplies, in Yida camp, South Sudan. For thousands of Sudanese smugglers, the civil war and famine in neighboring South Sudan are proving quite profitable. Though much of the border remains sealed, hundreds of communities depend on truckers arriving clandestinely from their northern neighbor to feed their families. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, Fil

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 26, 2017, on page 8.

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