Crude oil production in Africa’s newest nation has fallen around 15% as clashes that first erupted in the capital Juba some three weeks ago, spread to six of its 10 states. Some 200,000 people have been displaced and over 1,000 killed.

Among the six affected regions is Unity state on the border with Sudan, home of four of South Sudan’s six oil producing blocks (see map). (CONTINUED - 713 WORDS)