South Sudanese children alongside cattle in the town of Yirol on February 12, 2014. Photo: AFP

Money, guns and brides fuel South Sudan's cattle wars

  • Instead of their traditional spears, cowherds now carry automatic rifles that have transformed cattle raids into brutal massacres
  • Bride prices have also soared as donor money poured into the country after its independence from Sudan
Topic |   Africa

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South Sudanese children alongside cattle in the town of Yirol on February 12, 2014. Photo: AFP
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