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Africa Forgotten among the forgotten: Foreign refugees in South Sudan's civil strife

Many Eritreans, Somalis, Ethiopians, and others came to South Sudan after 2011 to escape repression or fear. Now they say they have a double portion.

By Jason PatinkinCorrespondent / March 18, 2014

(Photo by Jason Patinkin)
Jason Patinkin

Two years ago when Peter moved here from nearby Eritrea, things looked pretty good: South Sudan was a new country getting international help. The city of Bor, where Peter opened a general store, was along a major corridor of emerging oil wealth and prosperity.