Since 2011, with the independence of the south, Sudan’s oil revenues have shrunk by 75%. With the trebling of the price of bread last December, and the rate of inflation hovering around 70%, the camels back was finally broken.
Theres an added problem to the latest Ebola outbreak; its in North Kivu Province, a conflict zone where dozens of armed groups operate and decades of fighting have devastated key infrastructure.
Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.
More than 80% of the water reaching Egypt comes from the Blue Nile which originates in Ethiopia.
Sudan: Population Trends