South Sudan (/ s uː ˈ d ɑː n, -ˈ d æ n / ()), officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from the Republic of the Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition.
South Sudan, also called Southern Sudan, country located in northeastern Africa.Its rich biodiversity includes lush savannas, swamplands, and rainforests that are home to many species of wildlife.
The Strong and Beautiful Message of Sudan’s Young Protesters . Protests set off by economic crisis and misrule have forged a tenuous unity among various ethnic and regional groups.
Independence. On July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan was born, ending more than five decades of war and two civil wars between the peoples of southern Sudan and the government in Khartoum.
South Sudan’s cash-strapped government is spending almost half of the money ear-marked for the country’s fragile peace deal on funding renovations for politicians’ homes.
Civilians fleeing the fighting in South Sudan have taken refuge at U.N. peacekeeping bases, including the one in the capital, Juba.
South Sudan 04 Dec 2018 09:06 GMT. South Sudan: Over 150 women, girls 'raped in 12 days' Armed men, many in uniform, carried out the attacks near the northern city of Bentiu, according to the UN ...