South Sudan has cancelled its Independence Day celebrations as it struggles to end a civil war that has left thousands dead and ravaged the economy.
"We decided not to celebrate the July 9 Independence Day, because we don't want to spend that much," Michael Makuei, the minister of information, told reporters on Tuesday.
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