The official letter written to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The South Sudan Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces eviction for failure to pay accrued undisclosed rent arrears.

According to an April 25 dispatch by Martin Issa Mizani, the Charge d’affairs at the embassy, the landlord will evict them on Tuesday, May 1, five days after the notice.

‘This communication serves as an official notification to headquarters on the nearest fate to this mission and a request so that your office can try to rescue the mission and the image of our beloved country from being tarnished,’ part of the letter to the Acting Under Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reads.

Since Independence in 2011, oil rich South Sudan, the world’s youngest country enjoyed two years of relative peace before descending in a lengthy civil war that pitted President Salva Kiir against his former Vice President Riek Machar, resulting in a devastated economy.