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South Sudan History

The history of the South Sudanese in the last two centuries has been linked to that of their neighbors in Sudan, the largest state in Africa until the independence of South Sudan, and to the different colonial invasions suffered in the 19th century by Turks, Egyptians and British. All searched the fertile lands watered by the Nile for slaves among the… Read More »

South Sudan Independence

As a country located in Africa according to ARISTMARKETING, South Sudan held a referendum on whether or not it should remain a part of Sudan between January 9 and 15, 2011. This was part of the 2005 Naivasha Agreement between the central government of Khartoum and the People’s Liberation Army of Sudan. A simultaneous referendum was held in Abyei on the advisability of… Read More »

South Sudan Society

Despite the fact that the country – according to World Bank data – received about 10 billion dollars from oil exports between 2005 and 2012, basic services are scarce. The country’s government allocates funds to primary and secondary education and to hospitals in some major cities, but its contribution is minimal. In some of these centers, non-governmental organizations even pay the… Read More »

South Sudan Geography and Economy

South Sudan or officially the Republic of South Sudan, is the youngest nation in the world, having only emerged in 2011 after a long civil strife. Its capital is Juba, with approximately 250,000 residents, while the total population is about eight million residents. Most of the population is engaged in subsistence agriculture, but the country’s main wealth is oil, from which it produces… Read More »

South Sudan Sightseeing Places

South Sudan finally gained independence on July 9, 2011, and a serious civil war has raged in the region in recent years. Around eight million people live in the approximately 644,000 square kilometer country, which had been an autonomous region in southern Sudan since 2005. The official language in South Sudan is English, but Arabic… Read More »