Ex-Vice President Cries Out: ‘I’m Broke’

By Ola Adeola

A former vice president of an African country has claimed insolvency. Riek Machar, former South Sudan’s VP says he is “broke” and struggling to pay the house rent where he and his family lives, according to The Star newspaper.

Machar, who led a two-year rebellion against President Silva Kiir,  fled to Kenya.

It was also said the South Sudan’s parliament is set to make a declaration freezing Machar’s assets. The embattled reportedly said he hoped he would be heard out by his country’s legislators before they take a decision against him.

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