Violation accusations put South Sudan ceasefire at risk

Late 2017, South Sudan’s warring factions on signed a new agreement to cease military hostilities and protect civilians in the latest effort to calm a devastating civil war. The ceasefire aims to revive a 2015 peace deal that collapsed in 2016 after heavy fighting broke out in the South Sudan capital, Juba. The ceasefire, however appears at risk of collapsing as the warring sides continue to be accused of violations. Aly Verjee of the United States Institute of Peace joins Vincent Makori on Africa 54 to discuss why the South Sudan peace accord remains shaky.

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