Africa As famine and violence loom, is this South Sudan's last chance for peace?

Peace talks start again today in Addis Ababa between government and rebel forces as aid agencies say a famine for hundreds of thousands is on the horizon.

By , Correspondent

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With a season of unplanted crops in South Sudan and the United Nations declaring the food security crisis here “the worst in the world,” time is running out to prevent the death by starvation of as many as 50,000 people, analysts say, caught in what is now a seven month civil war.