Report Exposes High-Level Corruption in South Sudan Mining Sector

A new investigative report says South Sudan's promising gold-dominated minerals sector is riddled with corruption involving President Salva Kiir's relatives and inner circle, military leaders, and other high-level officials. The Sentry's report also exposes illegal mining in Eastern Equatoria state, where the governor is said to have ties to numerous mining businesses.

A map of the Eastern Equatoria region in South Sudan.

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