A GHANIAN delegation is meeting South Sudanese authorities to discuss the seizure of its weapons earlier this year. The mix-up has left Ghanaian UN peace-keepers defenseless, Ghana’s Defense Minister told DW.
The boxes were labeled as carrying construction material, yet they contained arms. While Ghana claims that they were headed for Ghanaian forces supporting the UN peacekeeping mission, South Sudan suspected the UN of arming the rebels. DW spoke to Ghana’s Defense Minister, Mark Woyongo, who has now sent a delegation to South Sudan to negotiate a release of the weapons. Continue reading Ghana Caught up in South Sudan’s UN Arms Scandal→