Video / Africa 2 November 2021 Where is South Sudan's Oil Money Going? Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print Loading Video Where is South Sudan's Oil Money Going? Upon South Sudan’s independence in 2011, many hoped the country’s oil wealth would help build the state and lift citizens out of poverty. Instead, politicians have shunted these revenues toward patronage and personal enrichment, feeding internal conflict. Transparency and accountability are badly needed. In this video, Alan Boswell, Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for South Sudan, explains the journey of oil revenues in South Sudan from oil production to the national expenditure budget. Read Crisis Group's full report "Oil or Nothing: Dealing with South Sudan’s Bleeding Finances" Related Tags South Sudan More for you Report / Africa Oil or Nothing: Dealing with South Sudan’s Bleeding Finances Also available in العربية Podcast / Africa Does a Better Decade Lie Ahead for South Sudan?