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South Sudanese children shelter in the compound of the St Theresa Roman Catholic cathedral in Juba, July 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
South Sudanese children shelter in the compound of the St Theresa Roman Catholic cathedral in Juba, July 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
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Areas within South Sudan have been mired in renewed fighting since troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and rebels backing former Vice President Riek Machar clashed some two years ago.

This has raised fears of a return to a full-blown conflict after a two-year lull.

In a fledgling country still wracked by food insecurity and simmering conflict, just how close are we to an irreversible war?