The government of South Sudan says it has sacked 40 of its overseas diplomats after they failed to demonstrate up for get the job done.
In a memo, the South Sudanese foreign ministry mentioned they experienced been on unauthorised depart for months or even yrs.
It reported that following fruitless attempts to get in touch with and persuade them to return to get the job done in the funds, Juba, it experienced no choice but to hearth them.
The assertion said some diplomats experienced been posted to embassies in the United States and Britain, other in missions in Uganda and Kenya.
In the final 3 decades, Juba has closed and downsized embassies owing to the financial damage brought about by 5 several years of conflict.
Approximately 400,000 people today have been killed and a third of its inhabitants displaced.