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Is South Sudan’s 3rd Anniversary worth celebrating?

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Three years ago, on July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan gained its independence from the Republic of Sudan. Since then, the world’s youngest country has been crumbling back to a dark past where death, conflict, famine and disease rule (BBC). The conflict – which erupted after President Salva Kiir disposed of his vice-president, […]

Hopes of A New Transitional Government in South Sudan

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Rebels and government officials in South Sudan agreed to end an ongoing conflict and form a transitional government within 60 days (Reuters). This decision followed a summit held by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. South Sudan has been plagued by a civil war for the last six months and more […]